The Cottage in the Woods
Publish date: 2015-02-10
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
What a unique book. Goldilocks and the Tree Bears told by way of Jane Eyre with a lot of interesting social commentary. If I could I'd give this a 4.5, because though I wasn't totally blown away by it, I was entirely captivated through the whole book - similarly to when I read Jane Eyre or Austen. A...
In two words: absolutely phenomenal. In more than two words:The book opens with Ursula, a she-bear, introducing her story of her time as a governess at The Cottage. From the get-go it has a very "Jane Eyre" feel. But it's so, so much more. Yes, the Bronte-like tone carries throughout the book, but t...