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Tales of Beauty and Cruelty

by Kate Petty

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This book is full of beautifully updated classic fairy tales, from The Princess and the Pea to The Ugly Duckling, but there is more to it than that. This book encompasses dreams we know we cannot live, but the fact that they're here, in this book, is comforting.
  morgantown | Feb 16, 2007 |
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A collection of stories about contemporary teenage life inspired by the works of Hans Christian Andersen and incorporating the same timeless themes, such as love, hate, jealousy, greed vanity and pity. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.

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