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Images of beauty : the ugly duckling : Beauty and the beast

Author: Robert S Oliver; Christina Georgina Rossetti; A A Milne; Marianna Mayer
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The expressions Do not judge a book by its cover, and Beauty is only skin deep, are just two of the many expression meant to remind us that appearances can be deceiving. Beauty is not always good; ugliness is not always bad ... The first story you ... read is a humorous version of a fairy tale. The second is a classic fairy tale. In both, [the reader] will see how beauty can be hidden from some but seen quite  Read more...
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Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert S Oliver; Christina Georgina Rossetti; A A Milne; Marianna Mayer
ISBN: 0395459931 9780395459935
OCLC Number: 20341318
Description: 86 pages : illustrations ; 22 x 27 cm
Contents: The ugly duckling / A.A. Milne. --
The toad / Robert S. Oliver. --
Beauty and the Beast / Marianna Mayer. --
An emerald is as green as grass / Christina Rossetti.
Responsibility: A.A. Milne, Marianna Mayer.

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The expressions Do not judge a book by its cover, and Beauty is only skin deep, are just two of the many expression meant to remind us that appearances can be deceiving. Beauty is not always good; ugliness is not always bad ... The first story you ... read is a humorous version of a fairy tale. The second is a classic fairy tale. In both, [the reader] will see how beauty can be hidden from some but seen quite clearly by others.-p.3.

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