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The Wide-Awake Princess

E.D. Baker(Bloomsbury Children’s Books) What if Sleeping Beauty wasn’t an only child? What if she had a younger sister whose only gift from the fairies was that she could not be touched by magic, and that in fact magic recoiled from her? Princess Annabelle has not had a great childhood; her family hold a distance …

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Rapunzel Week (5): The Fairytale Hairdresser

Abie Longstaff (text) & Lauren Beard (illustrations)(Random House Children’s Books) Meet Kitty Lacey, hairdresser extraordinaire with an array of famous clients: from Little Red to Thumbelina, and from the Beast to Father Christmas, they all come to visit when their hair needs a trim. But when she is called to a rather threatening-looking tower, she …

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Rapunzel Week (2): Rapunzel

Retold by Susanna Davidson, illustrated by Desideria Guicciardini(Usborne) This adaptation for newly-confident readers includes bold and simply text with lively comical and brightly-coloured illustrations. I really liked the 18th century feel to the story, specifically in the costumes. I know it is not unusual, but for some reason it really stood out for me!The strength …