Sleeping Beauty

Front Cover
David & Charles Children's Books, Mar 1, 2001 - Juvenile Fiction - 21 pages
9 Reviews
Everyone's favorite story--about a beautiful princess who must sleep for 100 years, until a prince's kiss awakens her--comes to life, ballet-style. Here are the handsome Prince Florimund, wicked Carabosse, the angelic Lilac Fairy, and all the members of this slumbering court. Put on the famous Tchaikovsky score and read it aloud! "About the magic of storytelling."--School Library Journal. "Charming classic ballet stories recommended. Good-sized type and illustrations."--Dance Magazine.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
4 stars
3 stars
2 stars
1 star

Review: Sleeping Beauty

User Review  - Sgivens - Goodreads

Another tale about sleeping beauty with very pretty illustrations and it is a little different then the original tale. Im glad the woodland fairy At least put Auroras parents to sleep with her so they didn't lose their child as they grew without her. Read full review

Review: Sleeping Beauty

User Review  - Kayleena Nielson - Goodreads

Man, I wish I could own his book! The artwork is amazing and it is great for kids that are getting better at reading. I would recommend it for 3-4 graders. I loved how the story is portrayed and the artwork makes you feel like you are in the dream of the story. It is so beautiful. Read full review


Section 1
Section 2
Section 3

1 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2001)

AD+LE GERAS is the celebrated author of many stories and novels, including The Tower Room, Watching the Roses, and Pictures of the Night. She lives in Manchester, England.

Emma Chichester Clark was born in London, England, but grew up in Ireland. In 1975 she went back to England to attend the Chelsea School of Art in London. After completing her undergraduate degree, she enrolled at the Royal College of Art for her master's degree. She was approached by an editor at London publisher Bodley Head to illustrate for her first children's book entitled, Listen to This. Clark is considered one of England's most distinguished picture book creators. She has written and illustrated many of her own picture books while also creating accompanying artwork for numerous stories, picture books, anthologies, and retellings by other writers, including Roald Dahl. In her own books, which include Up in Heaven, The Story of Horrible Hilda and Henry, and the award-winning I Love You, Blue Kangaroo!, she features child, adult, and animal characters in humorous situations that provide realistic portrayals of human feelings and failings. Clark was also a visiting lecturer at Middlesex Polytechnic and City and Guilds School of Art, 1984-86. She had an exhibition of her illustrations at the Thumb Gallery, England, 1984 and 1987.

Bibliographic information