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Sleeping Beauty

Author: Adèle Geras; Christian Birmingham
Publisher: New York : Orchard Books, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : Primary school : English : 1st Orchard Books edView all editions and formats
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Enraged at not being invited to the princess's christening, a wicked fairy casts a spell that dooms the princess to sleep for one hundred years. The classic tale of SLEEPING BEAUTY is retold by acclaimed author Adele Geras, and joined with detailed paintings that bring the story to life.When the king and queen throw a banquet in honor of the birth of their daughter, they invite all of the fairies, but one, Skura,  Read more...
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Material Type: Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adèle Geras; Christian Birmingham
ISBN: 043958180X 9780439581806
OCLC Number: 52901543
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Other Titles: Sleeping Beauty.
Responsibility: retold by Adèle Geras ; illustrated by Christian Birmingham.
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Enraged at not being invited to the princess's christening, a wicked fairy casts a spell that dooms the princess to sleep for one hundred years. The classic tale of SLEEPING BEAUTY is retold by acclaimed author Adele Geras, and joined with detailed paintings that bring the story to life.When the king and queen throw a banquet in honor of the birth of their daughter, they invite all of the fairies, but one, Skura, who attends the feast, seeking revenge. She curses the baby, but her evil intentions are undone by the good fairy who instead promises years of sleep.The pages are trimmed with exquisite borders to give it a classic feel, and the lavish full-color art is highlighted with black and white sketches.

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