There’s a difference between having a fantastic imagination & believing that a magic eel was driving the muffin at the time of the accident.
The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman.
A thrillingly re-imagined fairy tale from the truly magical combination of author Neil Gaiman and illustrator Chris Riddell – weaving together a sort-of Snow White and an almost Sleeping Beauty with a thread of dark magic, which will hold readers spellbound from start to finish.
Available in the UK from the 23rd October
Q:So, since the Throne of Glass books are like Pokemon to you, I feel like you are the go to person for this question: Should I read the bindup of the prequel short stories before the actual first book in the series or somewhere inbetween so I get to know the world and characters first?
What a great question! We recommend reading THE ASSASSIN’S BLADE after reading THRONE OF GLASS because the prequels will make you love the characters even more once you’ve met (and fallen for them) in the first book.
But we could be wrong. ToG fans, what would you recommend?
What a curse we live with – needing others is sort of rubbish, isn’t it?
‘Poetry can teach us about ourselves. It can comfort us when we are in despair. It can bring joy.
But not only that …’ He lowers his voice.
‘It can open us up. It can make our worlds bigger and brighter and clearer. It can transform us.’
Sarah Crossan, Apple and Rain
In need of Friday inspiration? Check out Richard Gerver’s compelling TedX talk about finding a sense of higher purpose.
Richard Gerver is the author of Creating Tomorrow’s Schools Today.
In this rousing call for educational revolution, Richard argues passionately that we must fight harder for our children’s futures and we must do it today!