High-Five to the Hero: 15 favourite fairytales retold with boy power

Vita Murrow (Author) Julia Bereciartu (Illustrator)


What if heroes were celebrated for the power of their hearts instead of their swords? In this stunning anthology - elegantly presented in a green, clothbound hard cover with gold-toned metallic debossing - 15 favourite fairytales have been retold for a new generation.

Meet King Arthur, who rules by listening to others, and Prince Charming, who really wishes people wouldn't typecast him, in this stereotype-busting follow-up to Power to the Princess . Focused on issues including self-image , confidence , LGBTQ , friendship , advocacy and disability , these stories are perfect for sharing between parents and children, or for older heroes and heroines to read by themselves.

Get reacquainted with these caring, considerate and responsible heroes:

  • King Arthur
  • Tom Thumb
  • Sinbad
  • The Emperor With New Clothes
  • Jack and the Beanstalk
  • Rumpelstiltskin
  • Pinocchio
  • The Snow Man
  • Prince Charming
  • King Midas
  • The Pied Piper
  • Quasimodo
  • Hercules
  • The Shoemaker (and the Elves)
  • Anansi

High-five to the hero!

Product Details

£12.99  £12.08
Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Publish Date
1 October 2019

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