The Sleeper & the Spindle
Publish date: 2014
Publisher: William Morrow
Pages no: 49
Edition language: English
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...
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...