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DetailsBeauty is a kind and gentle soulbeautiful not only to look at, but pure of heart and possessing great courage. Her father, once a rich merchant, loses his fortune at sea and the family comes upon hard times. And then one day, the merchant hears one of his ships had been saved!The entire family rejoices as he sets out to claim his lost fortune, promising to bring back gifts for all his children. But all Beauty asks for is a rose. A strange twist of fate leads the merchant to an enchanted castle, where his every need is taken care of and great riches are at his disposal. But there is not a soul to be seen!Who is the master of the castle, where are the servants?The merchant finds out as he plucks a rose for Beauty. A frightening beast stands before him! And he says only Beauty can now save her father.What will happen now? Read this enchanting fairy tale about a most unlikely love, about how the beauty of the heart conquers all that is bad and evil.ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont first published Beauty and the Beast in 1756, as a tale for the entertainment of juvenile readers. She was a French author who wrote the best known version of Beauty and the Beast. Her first work, the moralistic novel The Triumph of Truth (Le Triomphe de la vérité), was published in 1748. She published approximately seventy volumes during her literary career Most famous were the collections she called "magasins," instructional handbooks for parents and educators of students from childhood through adolescence. She was one of the first to include folk tales as moralist and educational tools in her writings. She has written 14 Fairy Tales.
SKU Code PRK B 5107 Weight in Kg 0.2500 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9789380070865 Author Name JEANNE-MARIE LEPRINCE DE BEAUMONT Publisher Name OM KIDZ