A Strange ImprisonmentBeauty Has Never Liked Her Nickname She Is Thin And Awkward It Is Her Two Sisters Who Are The Beautiful Ones But What She Lacks In Looks, She Can Perhaps Make Up For In CourageWhen Her Father Comes Home With The Tale Of An Enchanted Castle In The Forest And The Terrible Promise He Had To Make To The Beast Who Lives There, Beauty Knows She Must Go To The Castle, A Prisoner Of Her Own Free Will Her Father Protests That He Will Not Let Her Go, But She Answers, Cannot A Beast Be Tamed Robin McKinley S Beloved Telling Illuminates The Unusual Love Story Of A Most Unlikely Couple, Beauty And The Beast
Peter Dickinson also a writer, and with whom she co wrote Water Tales of Elemental Spirits in 2001 and two lurchers crossbred sighthounds.Over the years she has worked as an editor and transcriber 1972 73 , research assistant 1976 77 , bookstore clerk 1978 , teacher and counselor 1978 79 , editorial assistant 1979 81 , barn manager 1981 82 , free lance editor 1982 85 , and full time writer Other than writing and reading books, she divides her time mainly between walking her hellhounds, gardening, cooking, playing the piano, homeopathy, change ringing, and keeping her blog.
- 256 pages
- Beauty: A Retelling of the Story of Beauty and the Beast
- Robin McKinley
- 23 May 2017 Robin McKinley