The Sleeper and the Spindle
Publisher: Bloomsbury Childrens Books
Edition language: English
Neil Gaiman re-imagining the story of Sleeping beauty. Fun read. A bit unexpected. The queen is now going into the wood and try to find out what's happened to the people and sleeping beauty. She found an old woman there. Who is she and why is she not under the same spell? Nice way to ret...
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
Not much to say besides how much I adored this one. It's fairly short, about 80/90 pages with illustrations (e-book version). The illustrations are really what sold this book to me though. They make the story come alive. "The Sleeper and the Spindle" begins with some dwarves who have gone into a ...
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...