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Beauty and the Beast

Written by Ursula Jones

Illustrated by Sarah Gibb

Beauty and the Beast Synopsis

Enter a world of enchantment with classic fairy tale, Beauty and the Beast. When Beauty is sent to live in an enchanted castle with a mysterious beast, she discovers that things are never quite as they seem ... But can she break the curse and find true love before it's too late? Discover all the magic and excitement of the original fairy tale in this glorious picture book retelling. With exquisite, intricately detailed illustrations from Sarah Gibb and a sumptuous, gold-foiled cover - this is a book to treasure for years to come. 'Ursula Jones' sparkling retelling of Beauty and the Beast is gloriously offest by Sarah Gibb's bright, striking illustrations' - Good Book Guide

Beauty and the Beast Press Reviews

One of the best retellings of my all time favourite fairy tale. Stunningly illustrated by Sarah Gibb and enchantingly retold by Ursula Jones. * Bath Chronicle * Exquisitely detailed style... elegant retelling of Beauty and the Beast... will grace any library shelves. * The School Librarian * Ursula Jones' sparkling retelling of Beauty and the Beast is gloriously offset by Sarah Gibb's bright, striking illustrations. * Good Book Guide * Beautifully illustrated and as enchanting as the movie by the same name, this new version of a classic tale is perfect for reading to a little princess with a vivid imagination. * Daily Record * Sarah Gibb's cleverly contrasting illustrations make this version of the fairytale classic one to treasure. * Cork Evening Echo * Some picture books are also works of art and Sarah Gibb's elegant illustrations, and particularly her silhouettes, make this an example. Jones returns to the traditional 18th Century tale for this stunning publication. * Newcastle Journal * Stylishly illustrated by Sarah Gibb. * Sunday Express *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781408312728
Publication date: 5th September 2013
Author: Ursula Jones
Illustrator: Sarah Gibb
Publisher: Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 32 pages

About Ursula Jones

Ursula Jones is an award-winning author and actress. She has written many books for children, including The Witch's Children and the Queen, winner of the Nestle Gold Award, and The Witch's Children go to School, winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize. Ursula lives in London and France. Sarah Gibb studied at Central St Martin's College of Art and the University of Brighton. Her illustrations have appeared in publications all over the world, including Vogue, Elle and Time Magazine. Sarah has illustrated many books for children, including the bestselling Tiara Club series. She lives in London with her husband and ...

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