Beauty and the Beast by Kathleen Olmstead


Beauty and the Beast by Kathleen Olmstead

This is a classic tale beautifully illustrated. It is the latest book from the popular Silver Penny Stories series. It is suitable for children aged 3 to 6. When Beauty's father steals a rose from the Beast's garden, the Beast demands his life in return - unless Beauty comes to live in his castle. Will Beauty ever be able to see that the Beast's ugliness is only skin deep?

About the Author

Kathleen Olmstead is the author of several Classic Starts books, including Anne of Avonlea and Moby Dick, as well as Jacques Cousteau: A Life Under the Sea and Matthew Henson: The Quest for the North Pole, both in the Sterling Biographies series. She has also written three other Silver Penny Story books: Pied Piper of Hamelin (9781402783494), Thumbelina (9781402783524), and The Steadfast Tin Soldier (9781402783517). Linda Olafsdottir has a BFA from the Icelandic Academy of the Arts and an MFA in illustration for the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. Her work has appeared in such publications as Poets and Artists and Creative Quarterly, and she has illustrated two other Silver Penny Story books: The Princess and the Pea (9781402784361) and Thumbelina. Linda lives in Reykjavik with her husband and two children.

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40 pages


Kathleen Olmstead
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Publication date

27th November 2014



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