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Beauty [electronic resource] : A Retelling of the Story of Beauty and the Beast. Robin McKinley.

McKinley, Robin. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781497673700 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Open Road Media Teen & Tween, 2014.

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Summary, etc.: Robin McKinley's acclaimed first novel is a brilliant reimagining of the classic French fairy taleI was the youngest of three daughters. Our literal-minded mother named us Grace, Hope, and Honour. . . . My father still likes to tell the story of how I acquired my odd nickname: I had come to him for further information when I first discovered that our names meant something besides you-come-here. He succeeded in explaining grace and hope, but he had some difficulty trying to make the concept of honour understandable to a five-year-old. . . . I said: 'Huh! I'd rather be Beauty.' . . . By the time it was evident that I was going to let the family down by being plain, I'd been called Beauty for over six years. . . . I wasn't really very fond of my given name, Honour, either . . . as if 'honourable' were the best that could be said of me. The sisters' wealthy father loses all his money when his merchant fleet is...
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Subject: Young Adult Fiction.
Folklore.
Genre: Electronic books.

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