A Whole New World: A Twisted Tale
What if Aladdin had never found the lamp? This paperback edition of the first book in the A Twisted Tale line will explore a dark and daring version of Disney's Aladdin. Plus, it includes an excerpt of book two, Once Upon a Dream, a twist on Disney's Sleeping Beauty! When Jafar steals the Genie's... show more
What if Aladdin had never found the lamp? This paperback edition of the first book in the A Twisted Tale line will explore a dark and daring version of Disney's Aladdin. Plus, it includes an excerpt of book two, Once Upon a Dream, a twist on Disney's Sleeping Beauty! When Jafar steals the Genie's lamp, he uses his first two wishes to become sultan and the most powerful sorcerer in the world. Agrabah lives in fear, waiting for his third and final wish.To stop the power-mad ruler, Aladdin and the deposed princess Jasmine must unite the people of Agrabah in rebellion. But soon their fight for freedom threatens to tear the kingdom apart in a costly civil war. What happens next? A Street Rat becomes a leader. A princess becomes a revolutionary. And readers will never look at the story of Aladdin in the same way again. Praise for A Whole New World: "A magic carpet ride of a book! A fun and unpredictable retelling of the classic Aladdin story, a must-read for all of us Disney fans!" -Melissa de la Cruz
Publish date: 2016-07-26
Publisher: Disney Press
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
Series: Twisted Tales (#1)
Well this one was a letdown. I read the twisted tales about Beauty and the Beast and loved how that was set up. This one takes a look at Aladdin and Jasmine and what would have happened if Jafar got to use the lamp and have Genie grant him wishes. I think the biggest problem is that none of the char...
I loved this book. It was a great retelling of Aladdin. Can't wait to read the other two in the series
It isn't called a twisted tale for nothing, for it turns the fable on its head. No more is the romanticized version of Aladdin; in its place is a tougher, grittier, and gorier reimagined rendition. There's still magic, but of a far more sinister kind. In a way, it represents a more accurate picture ...
If you ever read fan fiction you’ll inevitably come across the practically plagiarized fic where the only thing original about said fan fic from cannon is its disclaimer. This book is much like that fic. Okay, it eventually does diverge from cannon but that’s when things get really bad. It’s...
(review originally written 5/6/2015) Pre-read: Man, I want to read this so badly that it's not even funny. "What if Jafar were the first one to summon the Genie", you say?(note: this pre-review has no affiliation with Disney or this book, but I'm just entirely speculating)*coughs*Iago: Ooh, ooh, ooh...