A magical, feminist retelling of the much-loved classic fairy tale, featuring an empowered princess and a diverse cast of characters. Brought to life with stunning illustrations, this book is the perfect gift for every child.
Once upon a time a baby princess was born. The kingdom's fairies blessed her with happiness, luck, cleverness, kindness and beauty . . . but one wicked fairy was angry at having been left out of the celebration and placed a wicked curse on the little princess. On her sixteenth birthday, the princess would prick her finger and fall into a deep sleep for a hundred years . . . until a handsome prince would wake her with true love's kiss.
A magical, updated retelling of the classic fairy tale by award-winning author Ursula Jones, brought to life with glorious illustrations by Paola Escobar. A must-have for any child's library.
About the AuthorUrsula Jones (Author)
Ursula Jones is an award-winning author and actress. She has written many books for children, including The Witch's Children and the Queen
, winner of a Nestle Gold Award, The Witch's Children go to School
, winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, and the highly acclaimed The Princess Who Had No Kingdom
. Ursula lives on the English South Coast.Paola Escobar (Illustrator)
Paola Escobar is graphic designer and illustrator from Colombia, working across book publishing and a broad range of print and digital magazines. She currently works as a freelance illustrator from her home in Bogota, where she lives with her husband and her dog Flora.