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Beauty: A Retelling of Beauty & the Beast

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ISBN13: 9780064404778
ISBN10: 0064404773
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A strange imprisonment

Beauty has never liked her nickname. She is thin and awkward; it is her two sisters who are the beautiful ones. But what she lacks in looks, she can perhaps make up for in courage.

When her father comes home with the tale of an enchanted castle in the forest and the terrible promise he had to make to the Beast who lives there, Beauty knows she must go to the castle, a prisoner of her own free will. Her father protests that he will not let her go, but she answers, "Cannot a Beast be tamed?"

Robin McKinley's beloved telling illuminates the unusual love story of a most unlikely couple: Beauty and the Beast.

Synopsis:

The Newbery Medal-winning author of "The Hero and the Crown" retells the classic fairy tale in this young adult edition, now available in a rack-sized paperback.

About the Author

Robin McKinley's other books include the Newbery Award-winning The Hero and the Crown; Newbery Honor Book The Blue Sword; Sunshine; Spindle's End; Rose Daughter; Deerskin; The Outlaws of Sherwood; and the short story collections The Door in the Hedge; A Knot in the Grain and Other Stories; and, with her husband, the author Peter Dickinson, Water: Tales of Elemental Spirits. She lives in England with her husband, three whippets, and over five hundred rosebushes.Barbara Robinson has written several books for children, including the critically acclaimed The Best Christmas Pageant Ever. She lives in Berwyn, PA.

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Crystal_Dark, August 9, 2013 (view all comments by Crystal_Dark)
This is a wonderful retelling of Beauty & the Beast filled with love and magic that will captivate the reader until the very end and leave you wanting more.
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KimberlyB, May 23, 2010 (view all comments by KimberlyB)
This is a beautiful retelling of Beauty and the Beast. It is very similar to the Disney movie version, but much more grown-up and richer. I highly recommend it to anyone who enjoys the original story. I will be reading more works by this author. 5 stars!
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agbarshabaz, January 2, 2010 (view all comments by agbarshabaz)
best book i couldnt put it down
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780064404778
Other:
McKinley, Robin
Author:
McKinley, Robin
Author:
Cabot, Meg
Author:
Deas, Michael
Author:
by Robin McKinley and Michael Deas
Author:
McKinley, Robin
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Anthologies
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Fairy tales
Subject:
Folklore -- France.
Subject:
General-General
Subject:
Children s-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series Volume:
4
Publication Date:
19930631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
7.58x5.14x.56 in. .39 lbs.
Age Level:
10-14

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