Curse of the Thirteenth Fey

Curse of the Thirteenth Fey : The True Tale of Sleeping Beauty

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You think you know the story of Sleeping Beauty, but the real story is far more spellbinding... Gorse is the thirteenth and youngest in a family of fairies tied to the evil king's land and made to do his bidding. When accident-prone Gorse falls ill just as the family is bid to bless the new princess, a fairytale starts to unfold. Sick as she is, Gorse races to the castle with the last piece of magic the family has left--a piece of the Thread of Life. But that is when accident, mayhem, and magic combine to drive Gorse's story into the unthinkable, threatening the baby and the kingdom.
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 290 pages
  • 128 x 194 x 22mm | 200g
  • United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0142427616
  • 9780142427613
  • 2,139,104

Review quote

"A graceful and absorbing look at a familiar villain."
--Kirkus Reviews "Inventive spin on Sleeping Beauty."
--Publishers Weekly
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About Jane Yolen

Jane Yolen is the author of more than three hundred books, including Caldecott winner Owl Moon, The Devil's Arithmetic, and How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night?. Her books and stories have won numerous awards and accolades. She splits her time between Massachusetts and St. Andrews, Scotland.
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Rating details

823 ratings
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5 16% (133)
4 31% (257)
3 37% (301)
2 12% (101)
1 4% (31)
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