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ISBN13: 9780698119505
ISBN10: 0698119509
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The evil fairy Pernicia has set a curse on Princess Briar-Rose: she is fated to prick her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel and fall into an endless, poisoned sleep. Katriona, a young fairy, kidnaps the princess in order to save her; she and her aunt raise the child in their small village, where no one knows her true identity. But Pernicia is looking for her, intent on revenge for a defeat four hundred years old. Robin McKinley's masterful version of Sleeping Beauty is, like all of her work, a remarkable literary feat.

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A masterful retelling of "Sleeping Beauty." Cursed by the evil fairy Pernicia, Princess Briar-Rose is kidnapped by the young fairy Katriona in order to save her and is raised by Katriona and her aunt. But the determined Pernicia, intent on revenge for a defeat 400 years before, won't give up her search.

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In this bestselling rendition, the story of Sleeping Beauty is told by the Newbery Medal-winning author of "The Hero and the Crown."

About the Author

Robin McKinley has won various awards and citations for her writing, including the Newbery Medal for The Hero and the Crown and a Newbery Honor for The Blue Sword. Her other books include Sunshine; the New York Times bestseller Spindle's End; two novel-length retellings of the fairy tale Beauty and the Beast, Beauty and Rose Daughter; and a retelling of the Robin Hood legend, The Outlaws of Sherwood. She lives with her husband, the English writer Peter Dickinson.

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autumngirl, March 16, 2008 (view all comments by autumngirl)
Spindle's End is an imaginative and exciting re-telling of sleeping beauty. It is written in such a way, that one feels drawn to the characters and feels their sorrows and troubles. I thoroughly enjoyed this book, another of Robin McKinley's successes.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780698119505
Author:
McKinley, Robin
Publisher:
Firebird
Author:
McKinley, Robin
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Subject:
Fairy tales
Subject:
Legends, Myths, & Fables - General
Subject:
Children s-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Firebird
Series Volume:
no. 1
Publication Date:
20020531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
7.74x5.16x1.13 in. .72 lbs.
Age Level:
13-17

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Product details 432 pages Firebird - English 9780698119505 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A masterful retelling of "Sleeping Beauty." Cursed by the evil fairy Pernicia, Princess Briar-Rose is kidnapped by the young fairy Katriona in order to save her and is raised by Katriona and her aunt. But the determined Pernicia, intent on revenge for a defeat 400 years before, won't give up her search.
"Synopsis" by , In this bestselling rendition, the story of Sleeping Beauty is told by the Newbery Medal-winning author of "The Hero and the Crown."
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