A timeless story of breathtaking enchantment and fairy-tale romance. To save her beloved father, a beautiful young girl agrees to become the companion of a brutish and very unhappy beast. But as time passes, love works a miraculous change on both their lives.Beautifully narrated by Mia Farrow, and accompanied by an original classical score with 12-piece orchestra.
Mordicai Gerstein's portrayal of Philippe Petit's high-wire walk between the towers of the World Trade Center, The Man Who Walked Between the Towers, won the 2004 Caldecott Medal and was among the most admired books of the year. Now comes a memorable new work, a novel of singular insight and imagination that transports readers to the Old Country.
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Winner of a 2005 Audie Award, this innovative portrait of a musical maverick is narrated by the author.
Charles Ives, a great 20th-century composer, expressed through songs what he heard in the world. This biography of the daring genius plays like a soundtrack of his life and applauds his unique contributions that live on, despite the criticism and public scorn he endured.