Beasts and Beauty: Dangerous Tales

Category: Book
By (author): Chainani, Soman
Illustrated By: Iredale, Julia
Subject:  JUVENILE FICTION / Age 10-14
  JUVENILE FICTION / Fairy Tales & Folklore / General
  JUVENILE FICTION / Fantasy & Magic
  JUVENILE FICTION / Short Stories
Audience: children/juvenile
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published: September 2021
Format: Book-hardcover
Pages: 336
Size: 9.25in x 6.12in
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$ 21.99
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From The Publisher*

You think you know these stories, don't you?

You are wrong.

You don't know them at all.

Twelve tales, twelve dangerous tales of mystery, magic, and rebellious hearts. Each twists like a spindle to reveal truths full of warning and triumph, truths that free hearts long kept tame, truths that explore life . . . and death.

A prince has a surprising awakening . . .                           

A beauty fights like a beast . . .

A boy refuses to become prey . . .

A path to happiness is lost. . . . then found again.

New York Times bestselling author Soman Chainani respins old stories into fresh fairy tales for a new era and creates a world like no other. These stories know you. They understand you. They reflect you. They are tales for our times. So read on, if you dare. 

Review Quote*"Terrifying, chilling, unexpected, and glorious. A must-read for any fairy tale devotee who wants to view classic stories through a new lens."
Review Quote*A volume that transports readers to a place where the lines between beastly natures and beautiful appearances can be difficult to discern. Expertly crafted . . . Chainani's writing is raw in what it lays bare on the page, perfectly appropriate to revisiting these beloved, ubiquitous stories that may have left readers with naïve expectations or dissatisfied conclusions. For any lover of fairy tales who seeks alternative endings.