Beauty and the Beast (Paperback)

By Jan Brett

Clarion Books, 9780395557020, 32pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 1990

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (12/8/2011)
Prebound (1/1/1990)
Library Binding (9/1/1989)
Prebound (1/1/1990)

List Price: 7.99*
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This retelling of the classic fairy tale will appeal to children because of its mystery, suspense, and romance, and to adults because of its exploration of the duality in human nature.

About the Author

With more than thirty million books in print, Jan Brett is one of the nation’s foremost author/illustrators of children’s books. Jan lives in a seacoast town in Massachusetts, close to where she grew up. During the summer her family moves to a home in the Berkshire Hills of Massachusetts.

Praise For Beauty and the Beast

"An excellent choice to share with elementary-grade children who can appreciate the sophistication of the art and will enjoy comparing with other versions." Booklist, ALA, Starred Review