Age (years) : 9 - 15
Beauty lives in constant fear of her hyper-fussy and abusive father, who constantly berates her for breaking his strict house rules and criticizes her looks, lack of confidence, and friends. Even Beauty's kind and beautiful mother lives in fear of her husband's temper. After an unbearable birthday party, Beauty and her mother run away to an idyllic seaside resort where they find freedom and a moment of culinary inspiration that leads to a new hobby, income, and a new nickname for Beauty. Her dreams finally come true, and she finally gets the happiness and love she deserves.