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Beauty and the Beast (Micky Maus präsentiert #5)

4.39 of 5 stars 4.39  ·  rating details  ·  14,786 ratings  ·  102 reviews
Belle was bored with her life in a tiny village. She longed for excitement and adventure! And that's just what she found the day she set off to rescue her father from a frightening beast.
40 pages
Published 2002 by Groiler (first published 1941)
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Love the movie, hate, hate, HATE the marketing. The moral, which could not be presented more clearly, is that true beauty comes from within. Belle, the heroine of the story, is an intelligent and sensible girl who's usually got her nose in a book. Throughout virtually the whole film she wears this practical blue dress:


But in 95% of the merchandise - dolls, posters, lunch-boxes etc - she is depicted wearing her admittedly tasteful but rather surprisingly revealing yellow ball gown, gazing up at t
Antoinette Evans
This storybook retelling of the Disney classic Beauty and the Beast is a timeless story about the fallibility of quick judgement and the greatness of inner beauty. Belle's classic story of looking past physical appearance and finding inner beauty is a story that transcends time and culture. Every reader experiences the journey of self-discovery and self-worth that Belle experiences in her pursuit of true love. This story illustrates the transcendence of love as Belle pushes past the physical dis ...more
Ann Ferber
This is a great short read for students that want to tie words in with familiar pictures from the movie. The students already know the characters, so the text will be more approachable for the readers. It tells the classic story of the beautiful woman falling in love with a male despite his beastly features. In the end she is truly rewarded because of her love for him he eventually becomes a prince. I think this is a great moral for a story. It wouldn't have to mean the person you love will beco ...more
Brett, Jan. Beauty and the Beast. New York: Clarion, 1989. Print. Beauty and the Beast is a great and fun book for students to be able to read. This book tells the story of how a princess and a beast fall in love with each-other. This book is probably right for the age ranges of about 6-12. This book is a great book of how to not judge someone based on how they look like along with many other books in today's world. This book is a great example of how much fun it would be to make sure that looki ...more
I must say that I think Beauty and the Beast is one of the best Disney stories. I love how Belle is able to look beyond the physical appearance of the Beast.
Bennett cried when the Beast turned human again. Daddy says it's because this is a girl book and beasts>princes!
Beauty and the Beast is my favorite of all fairy tales. It is a story of the folly of quick judgements and the hope for redemption and the healing powers of love. The beast made a mistake when young and it has cursed his life. The only way to save him is if someone can see beyond him looking like a beast and see the kinder man inside and love him. And belle is just that special person. ( All the wonderful enchanted characters in the castle are a plus!)

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omg i loveeeed this.... shout out to 7th grade!
Krista Basilio
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Chanita Zimmerman
I enjoy this book. I think children can get a very important lesson from this book. I will use this book in the classroom.

This book sets a positive message about being judgemental about looks and appearance. This is a message for children to learn at a very young age because this world have so many bias. I would use this book when children are being judgemental and talking diwn on others expressing the importance of others feelings.
Ceci Raya
It's my favorite princess and my favorite fairy tale in WHOLE WORLD, I just can't stop loving it... This plus the fact that Walt Disney is a FUCKING GENIUS, this was my favorite fairy tale adaption for a book and movie for kids.

I have a crush on the beast and the love that Belle have for him: it remembers me that we can't juge a person for how he looks like. We HAVE to juge the personality, not the way he (or she) looks. Idk, I'm so in love.

(Sorry sorry soooorryyyy if I made a mistake writing th
Liliana Jaramillo

Beauty and the beast is one of my favorite books. Shows a simple girl who is a hero in spite of us being born in a castle Princess. Fight, risking his life to help his father. It's a beautiful tale where the values are the most important love and respect parents, not judge people by their appearance, where pure love overcome all evil.
Dakotah Sporing
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Pooja Naidu
One day i'll own that kind of library! (wistful thinking). Nothing ever beats the fun of being in the world of Disney, isn't it? I can relate more to belle than with any other Disney character, is that bad? I don't really care. ;)
Beauty and the Beast is one of my favorite fairy tales. This book is an abbreviated version of the movie and I thought it was done well. The entire story was captured in a short period of time with short pages and beautiful pictures to help children read the story and stay engaged. The story could be used for a fun read aloud, for a class library or for a variety of introductions to a lesson. One lesson that it could be used for is introducing titles or chapters. The story was broken into differ ...more
Elizabeth Anderson
This teaches many children not to judge others on the way they look. Beauty ends up falling in love with the beast not because of the way he looks but the heart he has and his kindness.
Sam Shaneybrook
Beauty and the Beast is a great children's book for ages 5-8. Beauty and the Beast is about a spell put on a prince to make him a beast until love's fist kiss. Belle, the heroine in the book, goes to the Beast's castle to get her father back, whom is captured. In return for her dad, Belle must stay as the prisoner instead. Beauty and the Beast is a timeless classic about love and liking yourself for who you are. The illustrations in the book are very well done. They are big and the coloring coin ...more
Marie-Josee Larouche
Dec 21, 2014 Marie-Josee Larouche rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: People of love Disney's classic stories, children
Recommended to Marie-Josee by: My mom and aunt
This was one among many Disney classics that was read to me by my mom or aunt as a bedtime story when I was growing up. This story taught me the value of inner beauty, and not focusing on what someone may looks like or their race. We're all the same on the inside, and equally s beautiful. The Prince in this story just needed that reminder. I have always loved this story because of that concept. It teaches children of the importance of making friends and loving others without the care of what one ...more
i think the book is amazing because of belle the beast will be turned back into a prince.
Lo he encontrado tras años sin tener noticias de él. Estaba en casa de mi abuela y tenía que ponerlo aquí.

Fue el primero libro que me regalaron, apenas recuerdo como lo leía -apenas no, no lo recuerdo-, y tampoco sé quién me lo regaló, tengo que preguntar a mi madre.

Creo que fue este libro -y la película- y Bella quienes me inculcaron el placer por la lectura, ver a una protagonista que no paraba de leer me gustó mucho, por eso me identifico tanto con ella, imagino que a muchas otras lectoras l
1. Charles Perrault
2. 80 min
3. 1.Beast 2.Beauty 3.stepsister 4.merchant 5.rose 7.misfortune
4. Have you seen this movie before?
No, I haven't. I didn't know this story yet. I only know beauty and beast is dancing. It kind of commercial message.
5. I have not finished reading this story yet, but I feel this story like a Cinderella. Stepsisters envy Beauty's face, because she is beautiful. Stepsisters want to get a lot of expensive things, but Beauty doesn't need anything. This story like kind
Louisa Nait Bel
i read this book when i was a kid and i liked it and i still do
Beauty and the Beast wasn't like the movie in my eyes but good story.
Brittney Swetmon
tale as old as time. song as old as rhyme. wonderful story
Cyndi Goodgame
Beauty&the Beast's my daughter's favorite and mine, too.
Rakshya Bhatta
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Parker Reynolds
This genre is for fun and down time in the room
My little sister really likes this book!
Siti Bariroh Maulidyawati
Just read it again. And I miss my childhood.
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“I want adventure in the great wide somewhere.
I want it more than I can tell.
And for once it might be grand
To have someone understand
I want so much more than they’ve got planned…”
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