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Title:
Beauty and the beast
Author:
Mayer, Marianna.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Four Winds Press, [1978]

©1978
Physical Description:
44 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 23 x 29 cm
Summary:
Through her great capacity to love, a kind and beautiful maid releases a handsome prince from the spell which has made him an ugly beast.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
740 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 5.0 1.0 52143.
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Added Author:
Added Uniform Title:
Beauty and the beast.
ISBN:
9780590074971
Format :
Book

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Generations of children have been fascinated by the story of the girl named Beauty who grows to love a fearsome beast. This acclaimed best-seller, first published in 1978, transports readers into a world of pure magic and mystery. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.


Author Notes

Marianna Mayer published her first book, Beauty and the Beast, at the age of nineteen. After college, she studied painting at the Art Students League in New York City. She eventually transitioned to writing. Her works include The Unicorn Alphabet, Marcel the Pastry Chef, Baba Yaga and Vasilisa the Brave, and The Adventures of Tom Thumb.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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Publisher's Weekly Review

Also celebrating an anniversaryÄits 30thÄis Whose Mouse Are You? by Robert Kraus, illus. by Jose Aruego. Minimalist art and memorable text are more than the sum of its parts: "Whose mouse are you?/ Nobody's mouse./ Where is your mother?/ Inside a cat," it begins forlornly, but reverses into a joyful ending, with the mouse reuniting his far-flung family and gaining a new brother. (S&S, $17 40p ages 3-7 ISBN 0-689-84052-7; Sept.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved


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