Beauty and the Beast

Hardcover | July 26, 2016

byMahlon F. CraftIllustratorKinuko Y. Craft

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Award-winning team Mahlon and Kinuko Craft bring us a gorgeous and vivid retelling of the classic story of Beauty and the Beast in this stunningly illustrated picture book.

The tale is as old as time: A man steals a rose from the garden of a beast. His beautiful daughter sacrifices herself to a life in the beast’s castle to protect her father. The beast and the girl fall in love and live happily ever after…

This beloved tale is captured with lyrical prose and lavish illustration. In the spirit of the Crafts’ previous collaborations, their acclaimed fairy-tale retellings of Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty, this timeless tale is brought to life with sumptuous paintings and ornamental detail in this lush picture book to be cherished at story time again and again. 

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Award-winning team Mahlon and Kinuko Craft bring us a gorgeous and vivid retelling of the classic story of Beauty and the Beast in this stunningly illustrated picture book.The tale is as old as time: A man steals a rose from the garden of a beast. His beautiful daughter sacrifices herself to a life in the beast’s castle to protect her ...

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Lovely Beauty, dry your eyes.In this place no danger lies,For when you have a wish or need,You have only to ask and I must heed.A Beauty, beloved for her spirit,a Beast, with a plea for kindness,the spell that encircles them,and the kind of magic only an honest heart may bring . . . The timeless tale of Beauty and the Beast is captured...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 11 × 9 × 0.25 inPublished:July 26, 2016Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060539194

ISBN - 13:9780060539191

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Effectively captures the mystery and magic of this tale in lyrical language. The illustrations are nothing short of gorgeous. There is a certain misty luminosity that carries readers into this forest of illusion.