Read along and discover the lovely story of Sleeping Beauty. Simply retold with beautiful illustrations throughout, this story tells the tale of Aurora, a princess who is cursed by an evil fairy. When Aurora is 16, she pricks her finger on a spindle and falls asleep for one hundred years. The whole kingdom goes to sleep with her, awaiting the princess's true love to come and break the spell. A fresh look on a timeless classic.
Few fairy tales are more popular and enduring than the story about an enchanted princess who must sleep for 100 years—until a handsome prince comes to wake her with a kiss.
Francesca Rossi graduated from the Scuola Internazionale di Comics (International School of Comics) in Florence. She publishes illustrated books for a number of Italian publishers, and designs book covers and posters. In addition to her work as an illustrator, she conducts workshops in schools and libraries, as well as making and decorating pottery. Francesca lives in Italy.