The Sleeper and the Spindle
Publish date: 01-10-2014
Pages no: 68
Edition language: English
I finally got to read this and I loved it! I haven't read much of Neil Gaiman's stuff, but I don't think I've encountered anything I haven't really enjoyed, and this one was no exception. I didn't actually know much about it before I started (like the fact that it's illustrated omg!), but I knew tha...
I only wanted this book because of the beautiful illustrations. A twist on Snow White and Sleeping Beauty; the story was pretty mediocre.
A beautifully written and quaintly illustrated retelling (sort of) of the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale. The story telling is delightful and the tale has several unusual and surprising twists. This book can be enjoyed by children and adults and I suspect the author wrote it with parents reading to th...
The retelling is clever and funny and the art is engaging and a little old-fashioned feeling, but in a good way. Loved it.Library copy
As a sleeping curse hits the kingdom, the queen postpones her wedding and sets off with three dwarves to free the sleeping princess and end the curse...Neil Gaiman and Chris Riddell team up yet again to present this short fairy tale, a dark combination of Snow White and Sleeping Beauty.As dark fairy...