June 25, 2018

#BookReview: Dark Tales: Beauty and the Beast: A Modern Retelling by Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve, Pete Katz #Giveaway

About the Book:

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

This modern retelling of the classic fairy tale of Beauty and the Beast is told here in a graphic novel format. 

More than 100 pages of illustrated action, adventure, and love teach a lesson to look beyond the surface and learn to love what’s underneath. 

A merchant takes shelter in a castle during a thunderstorm and ends up striking a bargain with its beastly master. 

His youngest daughter, Beauty, returns to the castle to live in exchange for a restoration of the family’s previous wealth. 

Beauty befriends Beast, but longs to see her family again. 

He allows her to visit her former home, but when she doesn’t return at the designated time, consequences ensue.

Reviewed By: Endy 
Publisher: Canterbury Classics
Recommended Age: All Ages
Genre: Graphic Novels (Classics) 
How I Acquired this book: Publisher 
About the Author:
Pete Katz is a half-Irish, half-Greek illustrator born in the East End of London, UK. He has been a freelance illustrator for over ten years and has worked for clients including Oxfam, Harvey Nichols, and the British Museum. He is a member of the international Bad Apple Artist Collective and produces portraits and other commissions, as well as working on graphic novels.

Noteworthy experiences while reading this book: YES!! 

Check out author's other books? Yes
Recommend this book? Yes

Notes and Opinions:  This book was amazing! I loved the original story to Beauty and the Beast as well as the Disney Movie (both of them). This was a wonderful modern retelling was perfect! I couldn't put it down and I don't want to give it away! Belle was a great character and so was the Beast I loved every minute of this title and if you are a fan of this tale then you should check this out. 

Go Into This One Knowing: Amazing! 

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