Beauty Sleep: A Retelling of “Sleeping Beauty” by Cameron Dokey (Oct 24 ) on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Beauty Sleep by Cameron Dokey – “ONCE UPON A TIME” IS TIMELESS The Princess Aurore has had an unusual childhood. Cursed at birth, Aurore is fated to . In this variation on the Sleeping Beauty story, the characters prove sympathetic and the setting romantic, but the lack of tension makes for a.

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Though, I really liked the flow of the story, and the unique perspective on the classic fairy tale. I also wasn’t happy with the characters. She does everything from archery to sheering sheep cqmeron embroidery.

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For warranty information about this product, please click here. This was an easy and fast paced book to read. The Ordinary Princess by M. Aurore was a fun character to read about. The princess’s bravery will be rewarded as she finds adventure, enchantment, a handsome prince, and ultimately her destiny.

So, to protect her, Aurore’s loving parents forbid any task requiring Aurora was beakty but there were things that didn’t quite sit right with me because I’m not sure that I would’ve been able to be happy with how things went down.

See All Buying Options. For that I did enjoy it. It was pretty predictible from the very beginning it was quite clear that Aurore will be with Oswald from the ball scene What I like so much about this series that they are light reads, and you know they’ll make you smile.


It was just a delightful book.

There was one forgotten, embittered woman who resided at court who seized the opportunity to curse bauty sleeping baby and then disappeared. Willing to sell or swap, send me a message. Because of this, most of the catastrophes in this story seem totally unbelieveable. Apr 30, Rosalba rated it it was ok Shelves: He also happens ccameron be… Oswald.

Jun 30, Figgy added it Shelves: Cameron Dokey is the author of nearly thirty young adult novels.

As in the well-known tale, Aurore’s Don’t get me wrong, there are lots of people out there smooching their sisters and brothers and stuff like that, but in a “disney” princess kind of way? Feb 04, Marian rated it liked it.

Not too long, not too short – perfect! Themes of a beauyt magical world, opposites at war with one another and Prince Charming starting out not-so-charming hold a lot of promise. One of them hits her on the head, and she’s fine. Not that she was a dislikeable character per say. Hints abound that Oswald might seek revenge but, in fact, he and year-old Aurore fall for each other. Another bother was the tone of the story. It seems too modern.

Account Options Sign in. Go into this like you haven’t heard the fairy tale before because in all reality I think it’s better than the original Sleeping Beauty.

I swear, there are so many plot holes this book would sink a ship. Probably overflowing with joy, Ironheart kisses her and she wakes beeauty. What threw me off was the ending. The review of this Book prepared by Debbie. Aurore was a great character – headstrong, but she loved her parents so much and tried so hard to be what they wanted.

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I don’t think I can even start to describe this book Before we get into the mess that was the plot, one thing you should know about this book is that the narration style is very casual.

Not to mention the fact that this is supposedly a mysterious and complex world, but when faced by it Aurore’s response is, “Well, this is annoying. First off, I was not expecting Aurore and Oswald to end up together.

Detailed Review Summary of Beauty Sleep by Cameron Dokey

So Ironheart has to watch his supposed true love get married to his father, who is pretty much the same age as him after the kiss, and see him start a family with these children being sixteen, seventeen years younger than he is. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

Thank you for signing up, fellow book lover! In fairy tales they tend to play minor roles, but here they certainly stand out more.

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