Fierce Fairytales: & Other Stories to Stir Your Soul (Hardback)
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Fierce Fairytales: & Other Stories to Stir Your Soul (Hardback)

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Hardback 176 Pages / Published: 06/09/2018
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Wild Ember’s author reinvents 'Once Upon a Time' in a sumptuous collection of illustrated poems and stories. A refreshing, inspiring feast of artistry and imagination.

Feminist Fairytales for Young and Old.

Await no princes to save you
through their lips touching yours
whilst you are in unwilling slumber.
Wake each other up instead.

Reimagining traditional tales, this empowering collection of stories, poems and beautiful hand-drawn illustrations gives Once Upon a Time a much-needed modern makeover.

Gone are the gender stereotypes of obliging lovers, violent men and girls that need rescuing. Instead, lines blur between heroes and villains and you'll meet brave princesses, a new kind of wolf lurking in the concrete jungle and a courageous Gretel who can bring down monsters on her own.

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
ISBN: 9781409181590
Number of pages: 176
Weight: 240 g
Dimensions: 202 x 136 x 20 mm

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“Spellbinding tales that will stir your soul!”

You may think you know these characters and are familiar with what happens, but think again. These fairytale stories have been written with a twist. Fierce characters and strong female voices. Expect the unexpected.... More

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“Powerful and original”

I received a copy of this in exchange for review, and when I requested it, I hadn't realised it was predominantly poetry. Opening it to find poetry inside was a lovely surprise - what an original way to examine... More

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“Beautiful and empowering!”

A stunning collection of modern day tales based on familiar fairytales, written to inspire and empower anyone who reads it. I read this in only a few sittings and read several out to anyone who would listen! A... More

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