Jeanne-Marie Le Prince de Beaumont was born in Rouen and died in 1780. Her first marriage, in 1743, was annulled after two years. In 1746 she left France to become a governess in London. She was the author of Beauty and the Beast and Other Classic French Fairy Tales. After a successful publishing career in England, she remarried, bore many children, and left England to live the rest of her life in Savoy.
This is a quick and easy read. If you're only familiar with the Disney version, you may not recognize this as the same story but this is how the story originally was written.Published 1 month ago by Kat
What a joy to read the original story of Beauty and the Beast after having loved the story for much of my life! Read morePublished 1 month ago by Nicholas martinez
I loved this book. I do wish that it had the other classic beauty and the beast characters in it though. But those may just be Disney inventions... Idk.Published 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
I didn't see that it was only a few pages long! I was very disappointed.Published 4 months ago by Brooke Hall
I loved getting to know the real story of Beauty and the BeastPublished 4 months ago by Samantha Dotts
The Disney rebelling of this story has stolen the hearts of many, but most people don't know the original version. Unfortunately, this book was translated poorly. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Enyea Var-Govna