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This beloved fairy tale, based on the classic French telling by Jeanne-Marie Le Prince, is a timeless story of love, sacrifice, and the ability to see past appearances with compassion. When Beauty’s father is punished by the terrible Beast for taking a rose from his garden as a gift for his daughter, she offers herself up in his place, letting the purity of her spirit guide her. Suhaila Elatarin brings this short and sweet telling to life with grace and wonder in an audiobook that will charm listeners young and old.

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Belle, a beautiful young girl, becomes the captive of what seems to be a terrible beast - until she discovers her captor to be an enchanted prince.

Beauty and the Beast is a traditional fairy tale. The original author is unknown. The first published version was a rendition by Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve, and the best-known written version is an adaptation of her work, published in 1756 by Jeanne-Marie Le Prince de Beaumont.

Public Domain (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

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