Popularised by and based largely on the Brothers Grimm’s ‘Little Briar Rose’ (and also French author Charles Perrault’s ‘Sleeping Beauty in the Wood’), the fairy tale we now know as Sleeping Beauty has been pulled and twisted into many different incarnations and variations over the years. 1,723 more words
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A thrillingly reimagined fairy tale from the truly magical combination of author Neil Gaiman and illustrator Chris Riddell – weaving together a sort-of Snow White and an almost Sleeping Beauty with a thread of dark magic, which will hold readers spellbound from start to finish.