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Beauty A Retelling Of The Story Of Beauty And The Beast (Paperback)

Author:  Robin McKinley
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0060753102
ISBN-13: 9780060753108
Sku: 30908306
Publish Date: 8/1/2005
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 7H x 4.5L x 1T
Pages:  325
Age Range:  12 to 16
 
Contrary to the name, 16-year-old Beauty is not the prettiest girl in her family. But she is the cleverest, bravest, and most honorable. When her father makes a promise with a beast who lives in an enchanted castle, Beauty fulfills her father's pledge. A marvelous retelling of a favorite love story.
From the Publisher:
When Beauty's father is imprisoned by the Beast for picking a rose, she agrees to take her father's place and eventually grows to love her gruff captor. An ALA Best Book for Young Adults & Notable Children's Book. Reprint.
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The well-known love story of "Beauty and the Beast" has been expanded to novel length, this time with Beauty an ugly duckling who blossoms in the end. McKinley, a well-known fantasy writer, has endowed the story with three-dimensional characters, from Beauty and her loving family, to the long-suffering Beast. The magic adds another dimension to the story, both humorous and fantastic, and the novel is sure to please all fantasy lovers.

Praise

Association for Childhood Education International
"A beautifully told love story--making the unbelievable believable."

Booklist
"A captivating first-person fantasy novel that explores and expands some of the compelling elements of the original tale."

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"For adults as well as teenagers, the author has created a splendid story."

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Product attributeBook Format:   Pocketbook
Product attributeMinimum Age:   08
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0325
Product attributePublisher:   EOS
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