Tales as Old as Time: Beauty and the Beast Books for Kids of All Ages | BrightlyPosted by Amber Topping Jul 13, The Beauty and the Beast story is a tale as old as time. From Cupid and Psyche to the lesser-known original novel, Beauty and the Beast by Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve in , to the famous abridged version by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont , and ultimately to the Beauty and the Beast adaptations and retellings we watch and read in movies, television, and books today. The movies and series on this list are all adaptations of the fairy tale or are close retellings. Availability is based on U. Beastly is a Beauty and the Beast adaptation for teens. This musical adaptation is part of the film series, Cannon Movie Tales and a fan favorite.
Best retellings of Beauty and the Beast
Also ranked 2 in What are the best books that are eligible for the Hugo Awards. In each episode, a different fairy tale was adapted for television. Grace Draven Goodreads Author. Beast Master, Vol 1 by Kyousuke Motomi - A manga where a young woman befriends a wild classmate.
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Beauty and the Beast is one of a strange species of tale whose retellings have eclipsed the original. Add to Bag. She had a fairly colorful history: after being widowed young by a spendthrift aristocrat, she moved to Paris and became involved with a famous and important playwright, whom she lived with until her death. This version of the story is decidedly for adults, with a fair amount of naturalistic detail, despite the fantasy elements. Beaumont trimmed the story considerably, stripping out the backstories for Beauty, Beast, and their families, truncating the action, and slimming down the cast. The naturalistic elements were downplayed or excised, and the fantasy elements and folkloric motifs emphasized.
Perfect for precocious young readers. The story is great until you reach the middle when it suddenly just ends. Beau and the Beast by Rick R. The Disney classic is a magical masterpiece and its hard to find fault with this animated adaptation.
Many fantastic adaptations exist. Beastly Kendra Chronicles. The and adaptations are also available on DVD though the latter is difficult to find. But the original series is the best.Join us and subscribe. I do not like predictable and this book is not. Beauty is no Cinderella-who is just inanely good-but someone who understands the work of compassion. Sondra Allan Carr Goodreads Author.
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