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Poisoned Apples: Poems for You, My Pretty - Christine Heppermann
Poisoned Apples: Poems for You, My Pretty
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780062289575 (0062289578)
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Pages no: 128
Edition language: English
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FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt rated it
For more reviews, check out my blog: Craft-CycleWhile this book was not quite what I expected, I still really enjoyed it. Rather than a collection of poetry that retells famous fairy tales (my expectation), this was instead a book of poetry that looks at fairy tales through a contemporary lens to co...
Laine The Librarian
Laine The Librarian rated it
4.0 Fans of Once Upon a Time show
Once upon a time....Those four words have sustained little girls all their live into believing that all they have to do is sing in the woods, be beautiful, courageous, have patience and be kind to others, you will have a wonderful happy ending and a most wonderful man in your life.Then the little gi...
Grimlock ♥ Ultra Magnus
Grimlock ♥ Ultra Magnus rated it
5.0 For teens but for everyone, really
These are poems that turn fairytales on their heads, taking them to the modern time, and calling into question, well, life. Gender roles, anorexia, the beauty myths, and in particular the myth of effortless beauty, questioning why men blame women for their own lack of self-control, the myth of the...
By Singing Light
By Singing Light rated it
0.0 Poisoned Apples
A poetry collection that’s also feminist fairy-tale retellings with a curated selection of photographs. I know of several people who I respect who really loved this one. For me it didn’t quite work and I’m struggling to say way. I think I found the fairy tales too much in service to the feminism, an...
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink rated it
4.0 Poisoned Apples: Or Feminist Fairy Tale Poetry
This collection was such a lovely surprise. When I picked up this book I was expecting a gimmicky, shoddily constructed, collection that might be worth a few laughs. I am very pleased to report my preconceptions were totally off the mark. Instead what I got was a book filled with razor sharp feminis...
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