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Curse of the Thirteenth Fey

The True Tale Of Sleeping Beauty

By Jane Yolen

A reimagining of Sleeping Beauty from a master storyteller

Gorse is the thirteenth and youngest in a family of fairies tied to the evil king's land and made to do his bidding. Because of an oath made to the king's great-great-ever-so-many-times-great-grandfather, if they try to leave or disobey the royals, they will burst into a thousand stars.

When accident-prone Gorse falls ill just as the family is bid to bless the new princess, a fairytale starts to unfold. Sick as she is, Gorse races to the castle with the last piece of magic the family has left--a piece of the Thread of Life. But that is when accident, mayhem, and magic combine to drive Gorse's story into the unthinkable, threatening the baby, the kingdom, and all.

With her trademark depth, grace, and humor, Jane Yolen tells readers the "true" story of the fairy who cursed Sleeping Beauty.

Format: Book
Author: Yolen, Jane
Summary: Accident-prone, thirteen-year-old Gorse, the youngest fairy in her family, falls into a trap while on her way to the palace to bless the newborn princess, Talia, but arrives in time to give a gift which, although seemingly horrific, may prove to be a real blessing in this take-off on the classic tale of Sleeping Beauty.
Title: Curse of the Thirteenth Fey : the true tale of Sleeping Beauty / Jane Yolen.
Publisher Date: New York : Philomel Books, c2012.
Subject: Fairy tales Fairies -- Teen Fiction. Magic -- Teen fiction. Elves -- Teen fiction. Families -- Teen fiction. Prophecies -- Teen fiction.
Isbn: 9780399256646 (hbk.) 0399256644 (hbk.)
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Format: Book
Author: Yolen, Jane
Summary: Accident-prone, thirteen-year-old Gorse, the youngest fairy in her family, falls into a trap while on her way to the palace to bless the newborn princess, Talia, but arrives in time to give a gift which, although seemingly horrific, may prove to be a real blessing in this take-off on the classic tale of Sleeping Beauty.
Title: Curse of the Thirteenth Fey : the true tale of Sleeping Beauty / Jane Yolen.
Publisher, Date: New York : Philomel Books, c2012.
Description: 290 p. ; 22 cm.
Subjects: Fairy tales
Subjects: Fairies -- Teen Fiction.
Subjects: Magic -- Teen fiction.
Subjects: Elves -- Teen fiction.
Subjects: Families -- Teen fiction.
Subjects: Prophecies -- Teen fiction.
LCCN: 2011038847
ISBN: 9780399256646 (hbk.)
ISBN: 0399256644 (hbk.)
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 1
Total Copies: 2
Call Number: TF Yolen