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Beauty and the Beast

Ursula Jones, Sarah Gibb

5 Reviews

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For National Curriculum Early Years, Interest age: from c 3 years, Fiction, Picture storybooks, Traditional stories (Children's / Teenage)

A sumptuous new retelling of Beauty and the Beast from the creators of the bestselling The Princess Who Had No Kingdom.

Enter a world of enchantment with this magical retelling of Beauty and the Beast. Award-winning author Ursula Jones tells the story with elegance and humour, capturing all the magic and excitement of this timeless fairy tale. Illustrated with exquisite style by Sarah Gibb, this is a beautiful book to pore over and cherish.

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Praise for Beauty and the Beast

  • Stylishly illustrated by Sarah Gibb. - Sunday Express

  • 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

  • Sarah Gibb's cleverly contrasting illustrations make this version of the fairytale classic one to treasure. - Cork Evening Echo

  • 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

  • Ursula Jones' sparkling retelling of Beauty and the Beast is gloriously offset by Sarah Gibb's bright, striking illustrations. - Good Book Guide

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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 a Nestle Gold Award, The Witch's Children go to School, winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, and the highly acclaimed The Princess Who Had No Kingdom. Ursula lives on the English South Coast.

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