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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I just kept repeating to myself “But that’s her cousin!!! And with this book in particular, the relationship is not only extremely fast beaugy but down right disturbing. Paperbackpages. By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Cokey of Service.

Price may vary by retailer. Cameron Dokey is an American author living in Seattle, Washington. Aurore ends up in an enchanted forest, the journey through which seems to be an existential mess this went on way too long The ending is a big surprise and there are a lot of plot twists along 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. What bothered me most was this one scene where the main character is caught in a hailstorm, where the hail stones are as big as fists.


This book is written in the style of a journal with Aurore recounting the events of her life. Want to Read saving….

There is no inappropriate language and contains nothing more than a sweet kiss. Art meets life, I guess. Cameron has one husband and three cats, and is the author of over a dozen young adult novels.

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Simon Pulse October Length: I also wasn’t happy with the characters. It seems too modern. However, now I’m left with a random book on my shelf in my room and no one to give it to that I believe would like it. But the whole magic-all-around-you stuff was rather confusing, there were a lot of gaps in the story like how she met Ironheart while she was still awake when supposedly she ought to have been asleep for the years to pass and how the sleep only lasted like five seconds or so.

As in our main character is not an airhead who sings and has animal buddies and makes the perfect guy out of clothing actually someone with personality! None of the characters really had much depth to them. Other books in the series.

Yeah, she appears a grand total of one time to curse Aurore and then she disappears too. I liked the way the story was told, and I mostly liked the voice of the heroine, Aurore. Not too long ago, I experienced a horrible hailstorm, where the hailstones were as big as golf balls, and THEY caused thousands of dollars of damage for people all across the city.


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There was one forgotten, embittered woman who resided at court who seized the opportunity to curse the sleeping baby and then disappeared. Happily ever after, right? She goes to a magical forest, meets a guy and brings him out as a hundred years pass. The reason that I gave this book a 4 star rating dokeey not a 5 star rating is the the fact that the author described everything in beauties story which lead up to the prick on the finger. I thought about it and decided that if Aurora could accept it then I might as well too.

It was SO amazingly good! Unwilling to cause suffering, she will embark on a quest to end the evil magic.

I didn’t sledp approve of how she treated her mother if I said some of those things to my mother Feb 04, Marian rated it liked it. Her parents were determined to protect her and so limited her activities to those that did not involve any sharp, pointed objects. More on that later. I shouldn’t care about this, but I really do.

Beauty Sleep Mass Market Paperback Other editions – View all Beauty Sleep: The book would have been a solid 3, but the ending ruined it for me.

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