Beauty Sleep: A Retelling of “Sleeping Beauty” by Cameron Dokey (Oct 24 ) on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Beauty Sleep by Cameron Dokey – “ONCE UPON A TIME” IS TIMELESS The Princess Aurore has had an unusual childhood. Cursed at birth, Aurore is fated to . In this variation on the Sleeping Beauty story, the characters prove sympathetic and the setting romantic, but the lack of tension makes for a.

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Learn more about Amazon Prime. This has become my favorite book. I am a sucker for re-imaginings of fairy tales, and I had read and enjoyed her new take on Arabian Nights The Storyteller’s Daughterbut I could have done without this story.

Open Preview See a Problem? And since Oswald and Aurore are cousins, that means that Ironheart kissed his second cousin.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. I was expecting to be massively disappointed in any retelling of Sleeping Beauty after reading Spindle’s Endbecause, I mean, c’mon. Sorry, but I can’t get passed it. Aurore was a fun character to read about. And did she have to kiss him while he was still old?


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But, really, considering what exactly her mother wanted before Aurore was born and how it was rewarded, and by who the curse was laid, you can hardly blame her for being more strict and controlling than she likely would have been cqmeron.

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By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. And then she left and went into the spooky woods to stop the curse from tearing her kingdom apart. Mar 06, Anastasia Garcia rated it it was ok Recommends it for: It was Oswald’s great-grandson, Charles. caeron

The princess’s bravery will be rewarded as she finds adventure, enchantment, a handsome prince, and ultimately her destiny. The only part that kinda bothered me about this story was the fact that she ends up marrying slee first cousin This was an absolutely charming retelling of Sleeping Beauty that should delight young adult readers and adults everywhere.

Beauty Sleep: A Retelling of Sleeping Beauty by Cameron Dokey

I love fairy tales, but this one was just a little too odd for me. Be the first to discover dkey talent! Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Every other magical aspect of the book I believed.


That aside this retelling is one of the most original of the series; a total heart warmer for all those romantics out there. This item at this price, sold by Amazon.

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The entire time Aurore and Oswald ironically known as Prince Charming are fighting back and forth, I had this vile tingling that kept crawling up and down my spine. Designed by Mahlon F. How long I loved you?

The writing style is charming, and the characters fully imagined. And when you add in that fact that he’s already been married, had kids, and watched his grandchildren grow up over the hundred years she was gone? So right in front of poor Ironheart, Dokry kisses year-old Oswald. Maybe two and a half. I just wonder what made her do it here. It felt far too convenient, to me.

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