When a merchant steals a rose from the garden of a terrifying beast, his daughter, Beauty, agrees to go to the beast's palace to save her father's life.
The classic tale of Beauty and the Beast is retold here in a magnificent 'pop-in' format. Each page has three layers of paper, cut to give the impression of a 3D scene. A triumph of paper engineering with wonderful illustrations by Dinara Mirtalipova.
Beauty and the Beast Hardback edition by Katie Haworth
Katie Haworth is an editor and writer originally from New Zealand, where she was a Commissioning Editor at Penguin Books. She is the author of several picture books, including Petunia Paris's Parrot and Emma Jane's Aeroplane and she now works as a Senior Commissioning Editor in London.
Dinara Mirtalipova (Illustrator)
Dinara Mirtalipova is a self-taught illustrator born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. She studied Computer Science at the Tashkent State University of Economics, but her true passion was always patterns and illustration. Raised in Soviet Uzbek culture, Dinara's work is strongly influenced by Uzbek and Russian folklore.
Dinara now works from her home studio in Sagamore Hills, Ohio in the United States. She uses a wide range of materials and tools, including lino blocks, gouache and acrylic.
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