Beauty and the Beast (book)

Plot Summary:

This is a lavishly illustrated new edition of the classic fairy tale. A deep forest; an exquisite garden by a magical palace; an enchanted Beast; and, a promise made to the merchant's youngest daughter, Beauty. The scene is set for the greatest love story ever told...Never before has Beauty been more lovely, the Beast more ghastly, or his palace more miraculous than in this vision conjured up by award-winning illustrator Angela Barrett and fantastical author Max Eilenberg. Poignant and dramatic, this timeless retelling creates a fairytale world that will appeal to romantics of all ages. 'Barrett's paintings are exquisitely dreamy and delicate' - Amanda Craig, "The Times". Max Eilenberg is the author of the children's picture books "Cinderella" (ISBN 978-1-4063-0798-6), illustrated by Niamh Sharkey and Cowboy Kid, illustrated by Sue Heap. Working as a publisher and editor, Max lives in London with his family. [1]