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Sleeping Beauty

Matt Beames

Publisher: Aurora Metro Books

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A Sleeping Beauty for our times! Role reversal brings a new aspect to a much-loved tale.
 
The world spins and the cycle of seasons turns as the Guardians of the Year gather to tell each other stories. As a new Winter begins it is time to tell another tale…
 
A kingdom is in peril, its people driven to flee their homes as a dark forest covers the land. The King and Queen are missing and Prince Roland, only heir to the kingdom, lies sleeping, cursed never to awaken…All seems lost, and it falls to one young woman with a strong heart, aided by strange companions, to find her way to the castle at the heart of the enchanted forest. Once there, it will take a genuine act of love to break the curse and free the kingdom.
 
A story about friendship, drawing on myth and folklore, Sleeping Beauty is an exciting and enchanting new adaptation of the well-loved story.

 
“A heartwarming tale of friendship and the power of storytelling. Matt Beames has taken the traditional story of Sleeping Beauty and adapted it for a modern audience”
 
Sleeping Beauty - Review 2017

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