Santarella

Author: Suzy Senior

, Illustrator: Lucy Semple

£7.99

ISBN: 9781801045032 Category:

PUBLICATION DATE: October 3 2024 (Not yet published - orders will be dispatched on or around publication date)

BINDING: Paperback

EXTENT: 32 pages

DIMENSIONS: 245 x 280 mm

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Santa meets Cinderella in this funny, fractured fairy tale by bestselling author Suzy Senior (Octopants, Unicorn Club, The Hotel for Bugs).

Oh no! It’s a chilly, frosty Christmas Eve and Santa’s hurt his back. He cannot fly the sleigh or even lift his sack! Is Christmas ruined? Not if Cinderella has anything to do with it! Leaving her mean step-sisters behind, she offers to give Santa a hand, and – along the way – travels the world. But Santa has one more gift in his sleigh. Could it be the chance for Cinderella to write her own happily-ever-after?

Packed with a rollicking rhyme and hilarious illustrations from Lucy Semple (Watch Out, Wolf! There’s a Baddie in Your Book) this fab feminist retelling of a classic fairy tale challenges stereotypes and is a joy to read aloud. Fans of fractured fairy tales like Little Red by Bethan Woollvin, Fearless Fairy Tales by Konnie Huq, James Kay and Rikin Parekh, and The Fairytale Hairdresser and Father Christmas by Abie Longstaff and Lauren Beard, will love this joyous story full of festive magic and wonder.

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Meet the author

Suzy Senior

Suzy Senior lives and works at the top of a huge hill in Sheffield. She lives with her family, a small gang of tropical fish and quite a lot of books. She loves writing picture books, making things rh…

Meet the illustrator

Lucy Semple

Lucy Semple lives and works as a children’s illustrator in Nottinghamshire. She loves to create her art digitally but sometimes dabbles in traditional media in her own free time. She can often be foun…