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Spindle's End

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 5,162 Ratings and 677 Reviews

Book Description
Renowned fantasy writer Robin McKinley, author of the lush "Beauty and the Beast" retellings Beauty and Rose Daughter, has produced another re-mastered fairy tale, this time about the dreamy Sleeping Beauty. Much like in the original story, the infant princess, here named Rosie, is cursed by an evil fairy to die on her 21st birthday by pricking her finger on a spindle. That same day, Rosie is whi... More
Book Information
PublisherFirebird Books
BindingPaperback (16 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages432
ISBN-100698119509
ISBN-13978-0698119505
Publication Date05/13/2002
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About Robin McKinley (Author) : Robin McKinley is a published author and an editor of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Robin McKinley include The hero and the crown, Dragonhaven, Chalice, and ... more
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4/21/2011 Peni Griffin said: Vintage McKinley, working around the fact that spindles aren't sharp. An original take on fairies
tags: I read

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3/12/2010 Courtney Rene said: What a fun and twisting journey this book lead me on. Some of the writing was hard to follow and the descriptions were at times overwhelming, but all in all this was a very good story.
tags: I read and highly recommend.

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4/5/2007 Little Willow tagged as: I Read

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