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Fairytales for Feisty Girls by Susannah McFarlane

Title: Fairytales for Feisty Girls Author: Susannah McFarlane Genre: Fairytales, fantasy, children's fiction, short stories Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 29th August 2018 Format: Hardcover Pages: 128 Price: $24.99 Synopsis: Renowned girl hero and feisty author Susannah McFarlane presents an illustrated collection of 'tilted' fairytales featuring girls with smarts. Feisty: typically describes one who is… Continue reading Fairytales for Feisty Girls by Susannah McFarlane

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The Rebirth of Rapunzel by Kate Forsyth

Fairy tales have a long and varied history, from their beginnings in an oral format, to fairy tale collectors such as The Brothers Grimm, and creators such as Hans Christian Andersen, Oscar Wilde and Charlotte-Rose de la Force, author of Persinette. Various authors and collectors have different versions of these tales stemming from different traditions… Continue reading The Rebirth of Rapunzel by Kate Forsyth