The bestselling, award-bedecked Neil Gaiman and Chris Riddell are reunited in this irresistible fairytale reboot, with glorious gold ink adding lustre to a gorgeous new paperback edition.
WINNER OF THE CILIP KATE GREENAWAY MEDAL 2016
A thrillingly reimagined fairytale which weaves together hints of Snow White and Sleeping Beauty with a shimmering thread of dark magic. It will hold readers spellbound from start to finish.
On the eve of her wedding, a young queen sets out to rescue a princess from an enchantment. Sword in hand, this queen will decide her own future - and the princess who needs rescuing is not quite what she seems ...
Lavishly produced and packed with glorious illustrations, this captivating and darkly funny book makes a spectacular and magical gift.
Neil Gaiman has written highly acclaimed books for both children and adults and is the first author to have won both the Carnegie and Newbery Medals for the same work - The Graveyard Book. Many of his books, including Coraline, Stardust, Neverwhere and American Gods, have been adapted for film or TV.
Chris Riddell is an award-winning illustrator and political cartoonist, and was Waterstones Children's Laureate from 2015 to 2017. He is the acclaimed illustrator of J. K. Rowling's The Tales of Beedle the Bard, and remains the only artist to have won the Kate Greenaway medal three times.
Biografie (Neil Gaiman)
Neil Gaiman is the critically acclaimed and award-winning author of novels and a collection of short fiction. Among the many awards he has won are the World Fantasy Award and Bram Stoker Award. Originally from England, Gaiman now lives in America.
Biografie (Chris Riddell)
Chris Riddell studierte Illustration in Brighton und hat zahlreiche Bilderbücher illustriert, hat aber auch schon eigene Geschichten veröffentlicht. Seine Figuren sind bekannt für ihren Witz und für die phantasievollen und faszinierenden Details. Chris Riddell schuf u.a. die Cover für die Kult gewordenen Bücher von Terry Pratchett. Er lebt mit seiner Familie in Brighton. Für seine Illustrationskunst erhielt er 2002 die Kate-Greenaway-Medal sowie den Smarties Book Prize Silver Award