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The sleeper and the spindle

Author: Neil Gaiman; Chris Riddell
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On the eve of her wedding, a young queen sets out to rescue a princess from an enchantment. She casts aside her fine wedding clothes, takes her chain mail and her sword, and follows her brave dwarf retainers into the tunnels under the mountain towards the sleeping kingdom. This queen will decide her own future -- and the princess who needs rescuing is not quite what she seems.
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fairy tales
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gaiman, Neil.
Sleeper and the spindle
(OCoLC)887936800
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Gaiman; Chris Riddell
ISBN: 9781408868539 1408868539 9780062398260 0062398261
OCLC Number: 905346368
Awards: Winner of Kate Greenaway Medal 2016
Description: 1 online resource (66 pages) : illustrations
Responsibility: by Neil Gaiman ; illustrated by Chris Riddell.

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On the eve of her wedding, a young queen sets out to rescue a princess from an enchantment. She casts aside her fine wedding clothes, takes her chain mail and her sword, and follows her brave dwarf retainers into the tunnels under the mountain towards the sleeping kingdom. This queen will decide her own future -- and the princess who needs rescuing is not quite what she seems.

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Spellbindingly illustrated -- Gaby Wood * Saturday Telegraph * Suffused with joy and melancholy and underpinned by the knowledge of where it comes from and where it wants to go... It is absolutely a Read more...

 
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