The Book Of Mysteries by J.R. Wallis

Publication Date: 28 May 2020 The Blurb Welcome to the Badlands ... a hidden part of our world full of creatures which most people think exist only in fairy tales and nightmares.Ruby is trying to change the future. Her fate is in the hands of the council as they prepare to decide once and for all … Continue reading The Book Of Mysteries by J.R. Wallis

Roxy & Jones: The Great Fairytale Cover-Up by Angela Woolfe

Publication Date: 7 May 2020 The Blurb A hilarious modern fairy-tale mash-up set in a world in which witches are real, magic is real and fairy tales are not only real ... but recent history. Once Upon a Modern Time, in the city of Rexopolis, in the Kingdom of Illustria, lived twelve-year-old Roxy Humperdinck, half-sister … Continue reading Roxy & Jones: The Great Fairytale Cover-Up by Angela Woolfe

Otto Tattercoat And The Forest Of Lost Things by Matilda Woods

Publication Date: 6 February 2020 The Blurb Otto lives in the frozen city of Hodeldorf, where eternal winter has fallen. When his mother goes missing one icy morning, Otto vows to find her – joining forces with the Tattercoats, a gang of brave orphans. Now they must journey into a dark forest on a heart-racing … Continue reading Otto Tattercoat And The Forest Of Lost Things by Matilda Woods

The Girl Who Speaks Bear by Sophie Anderson

The Blurb Found abandoned in a bear cave as a baby, 12-year-old Yanka has always felt out of place in her small village. When she wakes up to find that her legs have become bear legs, she sets off into the forest to discover who she is, on a journey that takes her from icy … Continue reading The Girl Who Speaks Bear by Sophie Anderson

Inside The Villains by Clotilde Perrin

Meet three of the most well-known and despicable villains from the world of fairytales as you’ve never met them before. The wolf, the giant and the witch in full pop-up, fold-out glory. Each character has a captivating introduction, a beautifully layered character to explore, and then on the full gate-fold, more vital information and a … Continue reading Inside The Villains by Clotilde Perrin

Once Upon A Wild Wood by Chris Riddell

Little Green Rain Cape might just be the smartest and kindest of all of the fairytale characters. Using her common sense and compassion, she sets off for Rapunzel’s birthday party with her strong, straight stick, comfortable, clumpy boots, a backpack full of essentials and her party invitation. Along the way she encounters a whole host … Continue reading Once Upon A Wild Wood by Chris Riddell

Vasilisa the Priest’s Daughter (on challenging stereotypes) by Sophie Anderson

I’m delighted to welcome Sophie Anderson, author of The House With Chicken Legs, to the blog for my stop on the blog tour, to share the first of 15 of her favourite Russian Fairytales.   Fifteen Russian Fairy Tales and What They Mean to Me by Sophie Anderson 1. Vasilisa the Priest’s Daughter (on challenging … Continue reading Vasilisa the Priest’s Daughter (on challenging stereotypes) by Sophie Anderson

The House With Chicken Legs by Sophie Anderson

Publication Date: 3 May 2018 Cover illustration by Melissa Castrillon (@mv_castrillon) Marinka wants to be an ordinary girl, with an ordinary life - a life that allows her to do what other living children do. Most of all, she wants to stay in one place and have friends. Real, living, human friends, not just her … Continue reading The House With Chicken Legs by Sophie Anderson

Hortense And The Shadow by Natalia and Lauren O’Hara

Publication Date: 5th October 2017 Hortense’s shadow follows her everywhere, copies everything she does and never leaves her. She hates it. And it hates her too, doesn't it? Only when she is rid of it, and finds herself in desperate trouble, does she discover it's true value. Stunning, delicate illustrations not only complement, but add … Continue reading Hortense And The Shadow by Natalia and Lauren O’Hara