Forgotten Fairy Tales of Brave and Brilliant Girls

Susanna Davidson, Rosie Dickins, Rob Lloyd Jones and Andy Prentice

Age: 7+


Series: Illustrated Story Collections

Forgotten Fairy Tales of Brave and Brilliant Girls

By: Susanna Davidson, Rosie Dickins, Rob Lloyd Jones, Andy Prentice

Illustrated by Isabella Grott, Alessandra Santelli, Maria Surducan

Series : Illustrated Story Collections

Age 7+

In stock

Once known, now largely forgotten, these empowering fairy tales have been brought together to inspire a new generation of readers. Discover heroines who outwit giants, fight evil, awaken sleeping princes and, of course, live happily ever after. With a foreword by Kate Pankhurst, author of Fantastically Great Women who Changed the World.
208 pages
245.2 x 176.5mm
Hardback ISBN:
Key Stage:
Publication Date:
September 2019
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Susanna Davidson
Susanna writes fiction and non-fiction for Usborne. Her favourite things to write about are small monsters and talking animals. She used to live in London but now lives in a cottage on the edge of some woods. She is only sorry there are no bears or witches in them.

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Rosie Dickins
Rosie Dickins grew up in England and Hong Kong. An avid reader, she always loved dreaming up her own stories. After studying literature at Oxford University, art in Paris and plenty of travelling, she settled in London, where she works for Usborne Publishing. She has written over a hundred children's books, from award-winning information books to fiction.

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Rob Lloyd Jones
Rob studied Egyptology at university, but never thought he'd do much with it. Since joining Usborne in 2005, he's written loads of books about Ancient Egypt, and on topics ranging from space to the story of Islam. He is also the author of several award-winning historical adventure novels, and a hopeless cook.

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Andy Prentice
Ever since he read the Spy's Guidebook when he was eight, Andy has wanted to write books for Usborne. He's very happy that he got to fulfill his dream. As well as writing books and stories for Usborne, Andy has published several fantasy novels about demons and dark magic. He likes playing board games and making up imaginary worlds.

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This book, telling us stories almost lost to history, is so exciting and so very different to the versions of the fairy tales available when I was young.

Kate Pankhurst

Children from 4 upwards will lap up these female-focussed tales of derring do, cunning and magic, with no a Prince Charming in sight.

The Green Parent

Inspirational, intriguing, and starring the feisty girls that time forgot.

Lancashire Post

A fabulously illustrated collection of eight forgotten fairy tales featuring girl who step outside their traditional roles, make their own decisions and empower themselves.


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