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Thornspell

Helen Lowe

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ISBN : 9780375891502
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146 pages
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Helen Lowe reimagines the Sleeping Beauty story from the point of view of the prince who is destined to wake the enchanted princess in this lush, romantic fantasy-adventure.Prince Sigismund has grown up hearing fantastical stories about enchantmentsMoreHelen Lowe reimagines the Sleeping Beauty story from the point of view of the prince who is destined to wake the enchanted princess in this lush, romantic fantasy-adventure.Prince Sigismund has grown up hearing fantastical stories about enchantments and faie spells, basilisks and dragons, knights-errant and heroic quests. Hed love for them to be true—hes been sheltered in a country castle for most of his life and longs for adventure—but they are just stories. Or are they?From the day that a mysterious lady in a fine carriage speaks to him through the castle gates, Sigismunds world starts to shift. He begins to dream of a girl wrapped, trapped, in thorns. He dreams of a palace, utterly still, waiting. He dreams of a man in red armor, riding a red horse—and then suddenly that man arrives at the castle!Sigismund is about to learn that sometimes dreams are true, that the world is both more magical and more dangerous than he imagined, and that the heroic quest he imagined for himself as a boy . . . begins now.From the Hardcover edition.