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Beauty and the Beast

Author
Michael Morpurgo, Illustrated by Loretta Schauer
Format
Paperback

Regular price RRP £6.99 In stock special offer

Description

A captivating retelling of the nation’s favourite fairy tale, from the nation’s favourite storyteller, Michael Morpurgo.

After encountering a fearsome beast at a mysterious palace, down-on-his-luck merchant Marco is forced to make a promise in exchange for his life: he must persuade one of his three daughters to...Read more

Publication Date
06-06-2013
ISBN
978-0-00-751340-6
Pages
32

Reviews

”Praise for Michael Morpurgo:'Michael Morpurgo writes brilliantly about war and animals, conveying the big emotions without preaching.”The Guardian
”Praise for Michael Morpurgo:'Michael Morpurgo writes brilliantly about war and animals, conveying the big emotions without preaching.”- The Guardian
”'Champagne quality over a wide range of subjects.”Daily Telegraph
”'Champagne quality over a wide range of subjects.”- Daily Telegraph
”'There are few children’s writers as compelling as Michael Morpurgo.”Daily Express
”'There are few children’s writers as compelling as Michael Morpurgo.”- Daily Express
”'Morpurgo’s gift is to make this long-ago world of danger and heartbreak accessible without ever patronising his young readers.”Sunday Mercury
”'Morpurgo’s gift is to make this long-ago world of danger and heartbreak accessible without ever patronising his young readers.”- Sunday Mercury
”'Morpurgo, as always, is subtle and skillful, and incorporates social and moral issues into his writing without being self-righteous or detracting from the quality of the narrative”Elizabeth Reilly - British Council
”'The former children's laureate has the happy knack of speaking to both child and adult readers.”The Guardian.
”'The former children's laureate has the happy knack of speaking to both child and adult readers.”-The Guardian.