The Sleeper and the Spindle
Publish date: 01-10-2014
Pages no: 68
Edition language: English
I realized while reading the book that I had already read it before - probably as a short story somewhere - and I remembered it quite differently. I enjoyed it, especially the art, though I found the ending a bit lacking, especially compared to what I thought it would be.
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