Sleeping Beauty's Daughters
The classic fairy tale of Sleeping Beauty is transformed into a dazzling new story of two sisters fighting a powerful curse by Diane Zahler, the acclaimed author of The Thirteenth Princess. Briskly paced and full of lush descriptions, readers who enjoy the work of Shannon Hale and Gail Carson Levine will be swept away by this spellbinding novel.The daughters of Sleeping Beauty, Princesses Aurora a...
Age Range: 8 - 12 years
Grade Level: 3 - 7
Hardcover: 224 pages
Publisher: HarperCollins; Complete Numbers Starting with 1, 1st Ed edition (August 27, 2013)
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.8 x 8.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 306018
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“A good story with all kinds of 'what ifs' for the girls future. It didn't slam the same old 'happily ever after', which was refreshing. She gives you an outline and you can finish the story in your own mind. I wish, however, the mother hadn't been su...”
d Luna, have grown up in a cliff-top palace by the sea, where they are carefully protected by their parents. No one visits, the girls cannot stray beyond the castle walls, and all sharp objects are forbidden here.But accidents will happen—particularly when an old curse still has power. Soon, in spite of all precautions, Aurora is struggling not to slip into an enchanted sleep.Frantic, the princesses accept the help of a young fisherman named Symon and embark on a daring ocean voyage to find their aunt—a fairy who may be able to break the spell. From fearsome beasts to raging storms, many dangers befall them, yet they must not give up . . . for if Aurora sleeps, she will not wake for one hundred years.