Wild Swans–a Giveaway

wild swansThe beloved Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale gets an extended re-telling in this new book by Jackie Morris, author of “East of the Sun, West of the Moon”.  Illustrated with lovely watercolors, it features both a strong  heroine and a more rounded characterization of the wicked stepmother than in the original version.

Jackie  lives in Pembrokeshire, Wales, with children, dogs and cats.  She’s a graduate of the Bath Academy of Art. You can visit her at http://www.jackiemorris.co.uk/blog/

Two readers can win free copies by entering a comment below!

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Tricia is the author of many books for middle grade, most recently "Every Single Second" (HarperCollins) and the third book in the Cody series, "Cody and the Rules of Life" (Candlewick Press). A frequent speaker at schools, libraries, and conferences, she lives in Cleveland OH. You can find out more about her and her work at www.triciaspringstubb.com
  1. I would love to read this book.. Jackie Morris is a great illustrator

  2. I love reading retellings.

  3. This would be perfect for my classroom library. I am always looking for traditional literature for upper grade students. Most of it is written for primary students.

  4. I’ve always loved her art and as a knitter, this is one of my favorite fairy tales!

  5. This makes me remember a saying I have seen at a librarian function recently. “I still believe in 398.2.” 🙂

  6. Wow! I currently have Jackie’s East of the Sun, West of the Moon from the library–just came across it and thought it looked gorgeous! I would love a copy of The Wild Swans!

  7. I can’t wait to see this book. I do love fairy tales and the illustrations look amazing. Thanks for a chance to win.

  8. My students are reading fairy tales, twisted fairy tales and fables. The book looks beautiful!

  9. This was my absolute, all-time favorite fairy tale when I was young. Looking forward to seeing the book!

  10. My little neice would love a copy of this :).

  11. Sounds (and looks) absolutely lovely!

  12. Looks beautiful!

  13. A well done fairy tale retell is one of my favorite things!

  14. This is one of my favorite fairy tale! I read another retelling titled East by Edith Pattou and it ended up be one of my favorite books. I’m so excited for this read!