Belle

A Retelling of "Beauty and the Beast"

By Cameron Dokey
(Simon Pulse, Mass Market Paperbound, 9781416961314, 204pp.)

Publication Date: November 2008

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Belle is convinced she has the wrong name, as she lacks her sisters' awe-inspiring beauty. So she withdraws from society, devoting her time to wood carving. Secretly, Belle longs to find the fabled Heartwood Tree. If carved by the right hands, the Heartwood will reveal the face of one's true love.

During a fierce storm, Belle's father stumbles upon the mysterious Heartwood -- and encounters a terrifying and lonely Beast. Now Belle must carve the Heartwood to save her father, and learn to see not with the eyes of her mind, but with the eyes of her heart.




About the Author
Cameron Dokey is the author of nearly thirty young adult novels. Her other fairy tales include, "The Storyteller's Daughter", "Sunlight and Shadow", and "Golden". She has also written the #1 bestselling "How Not to Spend Your Senior Year". She lives in Seattle, Washington, with her husband and four cats.
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