Queen of Snow Lib/E: A Snow Queen Retelling (Compact Disc)
A Snow Queen retelling--with a romantic twist
After falling through a magical mirror, Jack stumbles into the Chanted Forest, where fairy-tale characters are real...
He's rescued by Aria, a princess on the run from the evil queen, and together they embark on a quest to gather shards of a mirror so they can use the portal to get away from the Chanted Forest forever.
They will need the help of friends such as Belle, Robin, and Ryding Hood if they have any hope of surviving the deadliest of foes.
But when dark secrets unravel, Jack and Aria must make a difficult choice: Face an evil queen and save the kingdom? Or save themselves and leave the fairytale characters without their happily ever after?
Queen of Snow starts off the Fairytales Reimagined series. An enchanting collection of connected retellings involving all the most-loved fairytale characters in literature.
This book is a delight! It serves a great role as a perfect segue book for those kids who love reading graphic novels, but need to try reading chapter books as well! I’ve loved Kenneth Oppel’s books since I was a kid, and he continues to deliver treasures that are original and unique. Inkling follows Ethan, whose father used to be a very successful comic artist, and now Ethan struggles with his legacy, but things are shaken up when a little ink blot, an inkling, comes to life from his father’s work!! This book is at once charming and touching, and full of bits of chuckle-inducing humor and heart. Inkling is packed with illustrations too, which make it even more fun for those that love art or graphic novels! After Inkling, whenever I see an ink blot or an ink stain, I gasp and think, “IT’S AN INKLING!!”
(Middle Grade, ages 8+) - reviewed by Isabel