East of the Sun and West of the Moon book cover.

East of the Sun and West of the Moon

East of the Sun and West of the Moon is a popular Norwegian fairytale that tells the story of a young girl who sets out on a perilous journey to rescue her beloved prince from a curse.

An illustration of a red rose.

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast is a classic fairy tale that was originally written by French novelist Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve in the early 18th century.

It tells the story of a beautiful young woman named Beauty who is forced to live with a terrifying beast in order to save her father’s life. Despite the beast’s fearsome appearance, Beauty comes to see that he is kind and gentle, and ultimately learns to look beyond appearances.