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  • Published: 15 May 2015
  • ISBN: 9780552572323
  • Imprint: Corgi Childrens
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 272
  • RRP: $19.99

Beauty



Reissued as a DFB paperback, this is a retelling of the classic tale. It is a beautifully-woven story of love, courage and magic for young and not-so-young adults.

When the family business collapses, Beauty and her two sisters are forced to leave the city and begin a new life in the countryside. However, when their father accepts hospitality from the elusive and magical Beast, he is forced to make a terrible promise - to send one daughter to the Beast's castle, with no guarantee that she will be seen again. Beauty accepts the challenge, and there begins an extraordinary story of magic and love that overcomes all boundaries. This is another spellbinding and emotional tale embroidered around a fairytale from Robin McKinley, an award-winning American author.

  • Published: 15 May 2015
  • ISBN: 9780552572323
  • Imprint: Corgi Childrens
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 272
  • RRP: $19.99

About the author

Robin McKinley

Robin McKinley is an American writer and has won many awards
in the US, including the Newbery Medal for THE HERO AND THE CROWN and a Newbery Honor for THE BLUE SWORD. She now lives in Hampshire with her husband, author Peter Dickinson, three dogs, a lot of rose bushes and a 1965 cream-coloured MGB convertible.

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Praise for Beauty

Beauty and the Beast, retold by a plain but captivating heroine

The Times

A love story for teenagers that marries realism and fantasy with satisfying imagination, elegance of prose and thoughtful characterisation. McKinley's Beauty is more than skin deep

The Sunday Times

McKinley adds delightful touches of her own . . .

The Guardian

Beauty is a classic reworking of a classic, McKinley wraps it all up together alluringly

T.E.S.

From an award winning author comes this brilliant re-telling which rivals the original

The Good Book Guide

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