Beauty and the Beast by Geraldine McCaughrean
(Carolrhoda Picture Books)

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Through her great capacity to love, a kind and beautiful maid releases a handsome prince from the spell which has made him into an ugly beast.
 

About Geraldine McCaughrean

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Children and young adult novelist Geraldine McCaughrean was born in Enfield, England and educated at Christ Church College, Canterbury. She worked as a secretary at Thames Television and later worked for a London publishing house. Her writing career includes the retelling of such classics as "One Thousand and One Arabian Nights," "The Canterbury Tales" and "The Bronze Cauldron: Myths and Legends of the World," which is a collection of stories from all over the world. McCaughrean has won the Whitebread Award for "A Little Lower Than the Angels," the Guardian Prize and Carnegie Medal for "A Pack of Lies," and the Beefeater Children's Novel Award for "Gold Dawn.
 
Published January 1, 1999 by Doubleday. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Political & Social Sciences. Fiction

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The distinguished author and Greenaway Medal-winning illustrator disappoint with this chilly treatment of a cherished fairy tale. In McCaughrean's (My First Oxford Book of Stories) telling, Beauty is

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