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Beauty and the Beast

Written & illustrated by Jan Brett
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Jan 1, 1989
Publication Date
32
Pages
5-8
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Originally published in 1989, this luminous reissue of an all-time favorite fairy tale will attract an even wider audience with its romantic new jacket and a shortened text.

Exquisite illustrations of Beauty and her mysterious suitor, the Beast, are set in a magical castle where animals dressed in period costumes serve them. Woven into glorious tapestries throughout are hidden clues hinting at the Beast’s secrets, setting Brett’s version apart from others.

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Who Wrote Beauty and the Beast

author & illustrator
Jan Brett

With over thirty four 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.As a child, Jan Brett decided to be an illustrator and spent many hours reading and drawing. She says, “I remember the special quiet of rainy days when I felt that I could enter the pages of my beautiful picture books. Now I try to recreate that feeling of believing that the imaginary place I’m drawing really exists. The detail in my work helps to convince me, and I hope others as well, that such places might be real.”

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780399257315
Publication Date:
January 1, 1989
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2011013311
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0399257314
Lexile® Level:
860L
ATOS® Book Level:
5.3
Accelerated Reader® Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
30521
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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