Snow in Summer: Fairest of Them All

Snow in Summer: Fairest of Them All

Format
Paperback
Price
$7.99
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780142421970
  • 272 Pages
  • Puffin Books
  • 10 and up

Overview

An unforgettable take on a favorite fairy tale by multi-award-winning author Jane Yolen

Summer’s life in the mountains of West Virginia feels like a fairy tale–her parents dote on her, and she’s about to get a new baby brother. But when the baby dies soon after he’s born, taking their mother with him, Summer’s life turns grim. Things get even worse when her father marries a woman who brings poisons and magical mirrors into Summer’s world. Stepmama puts up a pretty face and Summer’s father is under her spell, but Summer suspects she’s up to no good–and is afraid she is powerless to stop her.

Praise

“Beautifully written and deliciously scary.”
Publishers Weekly

“Yolen spins an interesting variation of the classic Snow White story.”
Kirkus Reviews

“A well-imagined and well-told addition to collections of retold fairy tales.”
School Library Journal
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