A fairy tale revolution is here to remix and revive our favourite stories. These fairy tales reimagined for moderns boys and girls are stories of liberations that don’t need a happily ever after. They have been written with compassion and freedom at their core. The first four titles in the series are from the acclaimed and much loved writers Rebecca Solnit, Malorie Blackman, Kamila Shamsie and Jeanette Winterson.
Solnit reimagines Cinderella in the Cinderella Liberator, Blackman takes on Blueblood, Winterson takes us into the woods with Hansel and Greta and Shamsie explores life as an ugly duckling in Duckling. The stories discuss immigration, climate change, the patriarchy, self-belief, compassion and kindness.
A fairytale revolution is here to remix and revive your favourite stories.
Jeanette Winterson’s fiction has consistently foreshadowed the biggest issues of our times.
‘These new feminist fairy tales are set to be your favourite books of 2020’
‘This is, hands down, a wonderful book – one that even the jaded reader will clasp upon completion with a contented sigh’
-New York Times
‘This is a reminder of hope and possibility, of kindness and compassion, and – perhaps most salient – imagination and liberty. Through the imaginations of our childhoods, can we find out true selves liberated in adulthood’