Belle is bored with life in her village. Books are her only escape, and she longs to have an adventure of her own. When her father gets lost on his way home from an inventor’s fair, Belle finds him locked in an enchanted castle. The owner of the castle is a beast who lets her father go when Belle offers to stay in his place. Belle has never met anyone so mean and unhappy. Will her friendship warm the Beast’s cold heart? Can her love break the horrible spell?
In these hardcover books, the stories children love are retold in a lively style just right for family sharing. Bring the timeless appeal of Disney storytelling home and relive the magic again and again.
About the Author
Anne Dahl teaches German at the Deutsches Haus at New York University. She has worked on dictionaries and other languages material for Knopf and other publishers.
From the Paperback edition.