Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast Review

Award-winning team Mahlon and Kinuko Craft bring us a gorgeous and vivid retelling of the classic story of Beauty and the Beast in this stunningly illustrated picture book.

The tale is as old as time: A man steals a rose from the garden of a beast. His beautiful daughter sacrifices herself to a life in the beast’s castle to protect her father. The beast and the girl fall in love and live happily ever after…

This beloved tale is captured with lyrical prose and lavish illustration. In the spirit of the Crafts’ previous collaborations, their acclaimed fairy-tale retellings of Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty, this timeless tale is brought to life with sumptuous paintings and ornamental detail in this lush picture book to be cherished at story time again and again. 

Title:Beauty and the Beast
Edition Language:English

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    Beauty and the Beast Reviews

  • Marquise

    One of the most beautiful artbook retellings of Beauty and the Beast I've ever seen, and it couldn't have been otherwise with K. Y. Craft as the illustrator.Plot-wise, it's just an abridgement of Mada...

  • ?Marie Gentilcore

    My daughter (age 10) and I read this before bed. It was a lovely telling of the story and the illustrations were outstanding - so beautiful. It was a perfect book to read cuddled together....

  • Abigail

    Author Mahlon F. Craft and illustrator Kinuko Craft, whose earlier collaboration on Sleeping Beauty was a triumph of fairy-tale retelling and artwork, join forces again for this gorgeous picture-b...

  • Margaret Chind

    Read ARC. LOVE! Want a real copy to add to our collection. Review to come.Today has been a miserable pregnancy migraine day. But the light point was when my newly eight-year-old daughter came to me an...

  • Kyleigh

    I heart beauty and the beast :)...

  • Tigress (Warrior Elf)

    K.Y. CRAFT IS GOING TO DO A RETELLING OF BEAUTY AND THE BEAST!Just imagine how beautiful it's going to be! More info here: http://www.kycraft.com/childrens_book......

  • Rachel

    Craft's illustrations haven't changed a bit. Beautiful and enchanting as always....

  • Jen

    I found this book through my local library’s catalog. In this version of Beauty and the Beast a wealthy merchant has three daughters. Two of the daughters are selfish and vain, whereas the other dau...

  • Gustavo Gomez

    Their are many versions of beauty and the beast, but this version gives a whole different meaning to the fairy tale we already know. The story gives a whole new meaning to who beauty and beast are. Th...

  • Mary

    If you have not yet discovered the award winning team of Kinuko and Mahlon Craft, do yourself a favor and check out their gorgeous books. Each one is lavishly depicted. The oil over watercolor in thei...