The first in a funny, deliciously dark, three-part series of twisted classics, written in verse by award-winning poet Joseph Coelho and illustrated by Freya Hartas.
"Such a fun story with excellent illustrations ... with enough familiarity to feel known but with enough difference to make it quirky and original" Malorie Blackman
A yellow moon hangs in a satin sky the night Cinderella, barefoot and in hand-me-downs, slips at the top of the stairs ... and dies . But not for long. The Shadow of Death arrives to breathe life back into her bones and, for three nights only, Cinderella goes forth as ZOMBIERELLA. With her skin as cold as ice and her faithful horse Lumpkin back by her side, can she seek revenge on her three cruel, fake sisters, once and for all?
Crawl out of the grave and step into your mushroom carriage for this haunting and humorous adventure of the undead girl searching for her happily ever after.
This is Book 1 in the Fairy Tales Gone Bad Series. See all Fairy Tales Gone Bad books here.
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Joseph Coelho is a London-born poet and children's author. His poems have been published in several anthologies including Green Glass Beads, edited by Jacqueline Wilson. Joseph has been a guest poet on CBeebies 'Rhyme Rocket' where he was beamed up from 'The Rhyme Rock' to perform his Bug Poem and has featured alongside Michael RosMore about Joseph Coelho
Saviour Pirotta is originally from Malta and now lives in Scarborough, Yorkshire, He is the author of nearly one hundred titles, ranging from non-fiction about pirates to short novels, as well as stories for Barbie magazine, Disney and educational materials for the Teletubbies franchise. He is the author of The Orchard Book of First Greek Myths which has beeMore about Freya Hartas