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Beauty Sleep: A Retelling of "Sleeping Beauty" - Cameron Dokey
Beauty Sleep: A Retelling of "Sleeping Beauty"
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"ONCE UPON A TIME" IS TIMELESS The Princess Aurore has had an unusual childhood. Cursed at birth, Aurore is fated to prick her finger at the age of sixteen and sleep for one hundred years -- until a prince awakens her with a kiss. So, to protect her, Aurore's loving parents forbid any task... show more
"ONCE UPON A TIME" IS TIMELESS The Princess Aurore has had an unusual childhood. Cursed at birth, Aurore is fated to prick her finger at the age of sixteen and sleep for one hundred years -- until a prince awakens her with a kiss. So, to protect her, Aurore's loving parents forbid any task requiring a needle. Unable to sew or embroider like most little princesses, Aurore instead explores the castle grounds and beyond, where her warmth and generosity soon endear her to the townspeople. their devotion to the spirited princess grows as she does. On her sixteenth birthday, Aurore learns that the impending curse will harm not only her, but the entire kingdom as well. Unwilling to cause suffering, she will embark on a quest to end the evil magic. The princess's bravery will be rewarded as she finds adventure, enchantment, a handsome prince, and ultimately her destiny
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9781416940142 (1416940146)
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
Series: Once Upon A Time Fairytales
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By Singing Light
By Singing Light rated it
4.0
Another fairy tale re-telling, this time of Sleeping Beauty. It’s interesting to compare this to Robin McKinley’s Spindle’s End, which I also love. This was MUCH shorter, but very well done. I liked the fact that I really didn’t know exactly what was going to happen next. At the same time, I think I...
Miss Clark
Miss Clark rated it
I remember enjoying this one. I know I liked that the one character that it seems like they are going to villify, they don't! It has absolutely nothing on "Waking Rose," by Regina Doman, another retelling, extraordinaire, of "Sleeping Beauty," but this one is still an enjoyable one.
Flying Kick-a-pow!
Flying Kick-a-pow! rated it
3.0
This book is okay. Mostly, it has a good plot. But the ending is really weird and confusing.
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