Rumaysa: A Fairytale: Exclusive Edition (Paperback)
  • Rumaysa: A Fairytale: Exclusive Edition (Paperback)
  • Rumaysa: A Fairytale: Exclusive Edition (Paperback)
  • Rumaysa: A Fairytale: Exclusive Edition (Paperback)
  • Rumaysa: A Fairytale: Exclusive Edition (Paperback)
  • Rumaysa: A Fairytale: Exclusive Edition (Paperback)
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Rumaysa: A Fairytale: Exclusive Edition (Paperback)

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Paperback 240 Pages / Published: 01/04/2021
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Waterstones Says

Blending fairytales and cultures in a witty and playful story of strong-willed female protagonists, Hafiza crafts a world of magic and enchantment with immense skill.

Waterstones Children's Book of the Month for April 2021

Exclusive Edition - a standard edition is available here

Step into a Once Upon a Time where anything is possible . . . Radiya Hafiza's enchanting and funny debut weaves together three stories, spinning the classic fairytale to show that anyone can be a hero.

'Rumaysa, Rumaysa, let down your hijab!'

For as long as she can remember Rumaysa has been locked away in her tall, tall tower, forced to use her magic to spin straw into gold for the evil Witch and unable to leave. Until one day, after dropping a hijab out of her small tower-window, Rumaysa realizes how she might be able to escape ...

Join Rumaysa as she adventures through enchanted forests and into dragon's lairs, discovers her own incredible magical powers and teams up with Cinderayla and Sleeping Sara!

Rumaysa: A Fairytale is a magically fresh, empowering and funny debut, with beautiful inside illustrations by Rhaida El Touny and cover illustration by Areeba Siddique.

Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 2928377056124
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 178 g
Dimensions: 196 x 130 x 17 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'Glitteringly beautiful & heart-thumpingly exciting. I laughed, gasped & cried tears of joy, this is a fairytale reimagining the world has needed for a long time. It's going to dazzle & delight readers of all ages.' - Sophie Anderson, author of The House With Chicken Legs

'This is gorgeous . . . three fairytales reimagined and woven together into a lyrical and funny treat.' - Sophie Wills, author of The Orphans of St Halibut's

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letihawthorn

“Three fairytales retold with wit, diversity, and extra magic!”

I am so grateful to Macmillan Children’s Publishers for the proof copy as i had heard so much about it on Twitter! As a children’s bookseller I am always on the lookout for new books to recommend alongside the... More

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“A bold and fresh mix of Islamic tradition and western fairytale”

On my class bookshelf, to help my charges select their choice of reading material, I have divided the books up into various categories – each labelled accordingly, with some books spanning more than one genre... More

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MakexBelieve

“A diverse, feminist reimagining of three well loved fairytales.”

A diverse, feminist reimagining of three well loved fairytales.

Rumaysa has been trapped in a tower weaving gold from straw for as long as she can remember. She dreams of escape but she's not waiting for a... More

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