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Beauty - Robin McKinley
Beauty
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A strange imprisonmentBeauty 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... show more
A strange imprisonmentBeauty 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.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780064404778 (0064404773)
ASIN: 64404773
Publisher: HarperTeen
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
Series: Folktales (#1)
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LAUREN B. DAVIS
LAUREN B. DAVIS rated it
0.0
Beautifully written; so much so that one overlooks the fact the ending is well known. McKinley asks: What do we want? How does love grow? What does it mean to be at peace with our lives? I loved it. Enjoy.
The Primroses Were Over
The Primroses Were Over rated it
2.0 Beauty
This is one of those books I am almost ashamed to admit I don't love. It's not badly written. It is one of my favorite fairy tales retold. Everyone else seems to love it and talk about it introducing them to fairy tale retellings and fantasy and causing them to find joy in reading for the first ti...
The Romance Addict
The Romance Addict rated it
5.0 Beauty: A Retelling of the Story of Beauty and the Beast
★★★★½
The Romance Addict
The Romance Addict rated it
5.0 Beauty: A Retelling of the Story of Beauty and the Beast
★★★★½
Ruined by Reading
Ruined by Reading rated it
3.0 You're So Vain, You Probably Think This Book is About You
Beastkeeper is a new twist on the Beauty and the Beast fairy tale for middle grade readers, specifically girls. Sarah is an average girl whose family moves frequently—chasing sunlight and warmth. Sarah doesn’t think much of it until one day, her mother leaves the family, and her father grows hairier...
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