PW wrote, "Block sets out to revisit nine fairy tales, filling her stories with gritty, even headline-grabbing issues. The darkness of"/>
 

THE ROSE AND THE BEAST: Fairy Tales Retold

Francesca Lia Block, Author, Suza Scalora, Illustrator
Francesca Lia Block, Author, Suza Scalora, Illustrator . HarperCollins $6.95 (240p) ISBN 978-0-06-440745-8
Reviewed on: 07/30/2001
Release date: 08/01/2001

In a starred review, PW wrote, "Block sets out to revisit nine fairy tales, filling her stories with gritty, even headline-grabbing issues. The darkness of these conflicts and subjects proves the strength of the magic she describes: the transfiguring power of love." Ages 12-up. (Aug.)

Note: Additional reviews of children's books can be found in the Children's Religion section (p. 82).

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