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

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