|"Is this all real? Or has this been happening inside my head?"
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|Beauty and the Beast|
Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve
Squib author J. K. Rowling has noted the difference between this fairy tale and wizarding children's stories: that instead of being in the origin of the heroine's troubles (and personifyed by a "wicked witch"), in wizarding children's stories magic is seen as a tool that must be used properly not to cause as many problems as it fixes.
- The Tales of Beedle the Bard (Mentioned only)