"[...]ecstatically before she answered: "A white satin dress, please, dear Papa, and shoes to match, with silver roses on them, and a silver rose for my hair." Or it might be a string of diamonds, a great feathered fan, a boar-hound to be her stately guardian. "The real Beauty," he reminded her one day, "was content with a single rose from a garden." "I know," she said, and for a moment lost her brightness; but then, "I think that's lovely in a story," she told him. "Yes." She acted it. "'Bring me a white rose, Papa. I don't want anything else.' But she would, you know, when it came all faded. But I'm glad the story lets her say that." But he had slightly changed the form of his question on this latest morning.[...]."
- Paperback | 260 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 12.19mm | 376.48g
- 24 Jul 2015
- United States
- black & white illustrations