Andrew Lang was a Scots poet, novelist, literary critic, and contributor to the field of anthropology. He is best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales.
Beauty and the Beast is a traditional fairy tale translated by Andrew Lang.
A lovely girl Belle came to the Beast's castle with the exchange of her father's life. The hideous Beast gave her lavish clothing and food to persuade her to marry him, only to be refused each time.
After several months, Belle became homesick and begged the Beast to allow her to go to see her family and she agreed to return to the castle a week later. Due to her wicked sisters' false show of love, Belle broke her promise to go back. She later discovered by using the enchanted mirror that the Beast was lying half-dead of heartbreak. When her tears stroke him, the Beast is transformed into a handsome prince and they lived happily ever after.
Find out more about other interesting stories in this book.
01 - Beauty and the Beast
02 - The Witch in the Stone Boat
03 - The Half-Chick
04 - Hok Lee and the Dwarfs
05 - The Boy and the Wolves retold
06 - The Indian Who Lost His Wife
07 – Trusty John
08 - The Dragon of the North
09 - Puss In Boots
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