Rumaysa: Ever After
Radiya Hafiza, Rhaida El Touny
Return to a Once Upon a Time where anything is possible . . . Rumaysa: Ever After is the enchanting sequel to Radiya Hafiza’s Rumaysa: A Fairytale – a gorgeously empowering and funny story that spins the classic fairytale to show that anyone can be a hero.
Mirror, Mirrior, on the wall, who’s the fiercest one of all?
Ever since she escaped her tower, Rumaysa has been searching the land, far and wide, determined to find her long lost parents. But after she receives a mysterious invitation from Saira White, Queen of Bishnara, she is soon pulled into a dark, magical adventure, that threatens her own happily ever after . . .
This eagerly anticipated sequel enchantingly intertwines traditional stories of Princesses, Princes, Witches and Beasts with a fresh and empowering perspective, beautifully illustrated by Rhaida El Touny.
Glitteringly beautiful & heart-thumpingly exciting. I laughed, gasped & cried tears of joy, this is a fairytale reimagining the world has needed for a long time. It's going to dazzle & delight readers of all ages -- Sophie Anderson, author of The House With Chicken Legs I loved the three heroines of this wonderful tale, loved how their stories intersected each other and that they were their own rescuers and path-finders. Three classic fairytales, beautifully woven together, sparkling with magic and humour. -- Nizrana Farook, author of The Girl Who Stole an Elephant All the fairytales in this exciting collection are vivid, magical and wonderful - each one spinning the genre on its head and bringing the stories right up to date with their diverse heroines taking centre stage. I just adored it! -- Jasbinder Bilan, author of Asha and the Spirit Bird An enchanting and cleverly woven trio of tales filled with humour, charm, and magic. -- Aisha Bushby, author of A Pocketful of Stars Blending fairytales and cultures in a witty and playful story of strong-willed female protagonists, Hafiza crafts a world of magic and enchantment with immense skill. * Waterstones.com, Best Children's Books to Look Forward to in 2021 * A laugh out loud fairy tale . . . a wonderful, immediately likeable gang of characters, hilarious dialogue and that special tale feeling - of both specificity and universality, of now, then and always . . . a joy to read. -- Louie Stowell, author of The Dragon in the Library Gorgeous, through and through. -- Amy Wilson, author of A Girl Called Owl This is gorgeous . . . three fairytales reimagined and woven together into a lyrical and funny treat. -- Sophie Wills, author of The Orphans of St Halibut's Brown girls take centre stage in the stories of Rumaysa, Cinderayla and Sleeping Sara as Hafiza puts a playful new spin on three classic fairytales . . . woven into a funny, empowering adventure of sisterhood. * The Bookseller, One to Watch *
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