Paperback edition of bestselling book from 2017, with a bonus story in this edition
A collection of thirteen dark, feminist retellings of traditional fairytales from one of Ireland's leading writers for young people.
In the tradition of Angela Carter, stories such as Cinderella and Rumpelstiltskin are given a witchy makeover, not for the faint-hearted.
Intricately illustrated with black and white line drawings, in the style of Aubrey Beardsley, by a new Irish illustrator.
Deirdre Sullivan is from Galway now living in Dublin and working as a teacher. She has established a reputation as a leading Irish YA author, winning the YA Book of the Year Award (Tangleweed and Brine) at the Irish Book Awards in 2017 and the Honour Award for Fiction (Needlework) at the Children's Books Ireland Awards 2017. Her Primrose Leary series was also widely acclaimed; two of the Prim books were shortlisted for the Children's Books Ireland awards; and the final one, Primperfect, was also shortlisted for the European Prize for Literature.