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 . Oct 24, The Paperback of the Beauty Sleep: A Retelling of. by Cameron Dokey . Gr 6- Dokey has taken the familiar “Sleeping Beauty” fairy tale. May 20, 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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Probably overflowing with joy, Ironheart kisses her and she wakes up. This one has to be the most romantic of the fairy tales oddly enough. Beauty Sleep Cameron Dokey No preview available – Tell us what you like, so we can send you books you’ll love. She was very, very believable.

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Feb 04, Marian rated it liked it. I look forward to reading more by her!

Further, when she returns, her true love is still waiting — and he is probably about Throughout the story she was both likeable AND dislikable, relatable AND annoying, wise AND immature, sokey as a female teenage protagonist, that she was given both types of characteristics was very relieving. He rolled his eyes, but whatever. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.


The princess’s bravery will be rewarded as she finds adventure, enchantment, a handsome prince, and ultimately her destiny. She lives in Seattle, Washington, with her husband and four cats. See full terms and conditions and this month’s choices.

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And for goodness sakes. Dokey defintely knows how to weave a story and make things come full circle. Mar 06, Anastasia Garcia rated it it was ok Recommends it for: The ending is a big surprise and there are a beauy of plot twists beuty the way, but, although difficult to accept at first, I find that I really enjoyed the author’s creativity and unique adaptation of this fairy tale.

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Beauty Sleep: A Retelling of Sleeping Beauty by Cameron Dokey

I liked the characters, I thought Oswald was a deeper character than you would usually expect from a fairy tale prince. Refresh and try again. And magically, he turns into a handsome young man again. When I finished reading I just felt unnerved and bothered. Sep 19, Valerie rated it really liked it Shelves: My library Help Advanced Book Search. I just wonder what made her do it beauhy. That must have been another way to make this relationship dojey otherwise, no?

I was expecting to be massively disappointed in any retelling of Sleeping Beauty after reading Spindle’s Endbecause, I mean, c’mon.

Aurore ends up in an enchanted forest, the journey through which seems to be an existent I am a sucker for re-imaginings of fairy tales, and I had read and enjoyed her new take on Arabian Nights The Storyteller’s Daughterbut I could have done without this story.


Beauty Sleep 1 3 Jan 30, It doesn’t even explain how he can live so old. Sleeping Beauty is one of my favorite fairy tales, but camero one seemed too casual and a little silly. Feb 19, Felicia Edens rated it it was ok Shelves: The first person narration by Princess Aurore is so bland, I quickly lost all interest in her.

Apr 25, Melissa McCauley rated it it was ok. Aurore is a strong willed girl, always stands up for herself. Aurore has a pretty happy childhood for the first sixteen years, being allowed to do as she pleases for the most part. But by doing so, she manages to find true love.

More books from this author: In this variation on the Sleeping Beauty story, the characters prove sympathetic and the setting romantic, but the lack of tension makes for a slow read. Every other magical aspect of the book I believed. I like a happy ending so that wasn’t the problem. Her parents are long dead and an elderly king has ruled in their stead. A totally refreshing change.

This is a short, lighthearted read.