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Summary

Traditional fairytales are full of cliché and gender stereotypes. The silent Rapunzel, the beautiful sweet princesses, ugly, jealous and bitter women, girls that need rescuing, men who take the glory and their new brides being forever grateful and subservient. Good mothers, obliging lovers and pretty objects. 

Nikita Gill's new prose and poetry collection rewrites the fairytale classics and reworks their old-fashioned tropes into new empowering and inspirational stories. Meet the grief-stricken Ursula, the troubled Wendy Darling, the wolf in the concrete jungle and the courageous Gretel, who can bring down monsters on her own.

Read by Nikita Gill.

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©2018 Nikita Gill (P)2018 Orion Publishing Group

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Delighted with this book

I bought this on a whim and am delighted that I did. Transported away from a dreary English day to a magical world.

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fairy-tales with a twist

really fantastic take on fairy tales. Nikita Gills imagination and poetry skills are awesome.

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Powerful

Loved these stories wish I could have read them to my daughters when they were small

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the best book I have ever read

thank you Nikita for writing this book. it is truly the best book I have ever read. I hope generations of girls on raised on these fairy tales