Fierce Fairytales

Fierce Fairytales

Fiction & Poetry, Poetry
Hardback Published on: 06/09/2018
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Fierce Fairytales
Powerful and original
I received a copy of this in exchange for review, and when I requested it, I hadn't realised it was predominantly poetry. Opening it to find poetry inside ... READ MORE
Rachael at Altrincham
Fierce Fairytales
Beautiful and empowering!
A stunning collection of modern day tales based on familiar fairytales, written to inspire and empower anyone who reads it. I read this in only a few sitti... READ MORE
Vanessa at Doncaster
Fierce Fairytales
Fierce but wonderful
I can't say this book was what I was expecting when I got my advanced copy (thank you for that by the way). But I thoroughly enjoyed reading these tales wi... READ MORE
Fierce Fairytales
Girls, write your own happy endings....
Fairytales generally involve beautiful princesses, ancient castles, wicked step-mothers, fire-breathing dragons and valiant princes and evoke a feeling of ... READ MORE
Jane E Skudder


Feminist Fairytales for Young and Old.

Await no princes to save you
through their lips touching yours

whilst you are in unwilling slumber.
Wake each other up instead.

Reimagining traditional tales, this empowering collection of stories, poems and beautiful hand-drawn illustrations gives Once Upon a Time a much-needed modern makeover.

Gone are the gender stereotypes of obliging lovers, violent men and girls that need rescuing. Instead, lines blur between heroes and villains and you'll meet brave princesses, a new kind of wolf lurking in the concrete jungle and a courageous Gretel who can bring down monsters on her own.

  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
  • ISBN: 9781409181590
  • Number of pages: 176
  • Weight: 252g
  • Dimensions: 202 x 136 x 20 mm

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Fierce Fairytales
Spellbinding tales that will stir your soul!
You may think you know these characters and are familiar with what happens, but think again. These fairytale stories have been written with a twist. Fierce... READ MORE
Fierce Fairytales
I agree with Tinkerbell
What a beautiful little collection. I've seen Nikita Gill's stuff on Pinterest before and found the short lines of poetry captivating. So when I was ac... READ MORE
Gabriela Miron