Beauty and the Beast by Madame Beaumont is a love story about a beautiful young girl and a monster. At first, the girl is imprisoned in the beast’s castle owing to her father’s misbehavior. However, she is gradually moved by the beast’s gentle and considerate personality, and eventually falls in love with him. In the end, with the girl’s kiss breaking the curse he is under, the beast transforms back into a prince and lives happily with the girl. Beauty and the Beast was made into a Disney film and is widely loved by readers of all ages.