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April 8, 2013 / peoplesbookprize

The Fairytale Princess By Wendy Jones and Su Blackwell

The People’s Book Prize Spring Collection – today’s highlighted book is:

The Fairytale Princess By Wendy Jones & Su Blackwell

Published by Thames Hudson
ISBN 0978 0500650066
Category 5 to 10 years, with 70 illustrations
Spring 2013


This entrancing collection of seven classic fairytales is organized around the theme of the fairytale princess. Each fairytale is illustrated by photographs of intricate paper sculptures cut from the pages of one of seven books, one for each of the fairytales in the collection.

Author’s Biography

Wendy Jones writes for children and adults. Su Blackwell’s work includes a collaboration with Nicole Farhi, advertising campaigns for Cartier, Crabtree and Evelyn, and Kenzom and illustrations for magazines such as Vogue, Tatler and Harper’s Bazaar.


“Original and exceptional, remarkable for its photographic illustrations of Su Blackwell’s extraordinary paper sculptures.” The Sunday Times

“The Fairytale Princess presents seven fairy tales, beguilingly illustrated by the artist Su Blackwell’s book-cut sculptures. While the tales are faithfully retold, the illustrations invite the reader to step into a paper kingdom where princesses inhabit an enchanting world made from the very books that created them.” The Telegraph Magazine
Price: £14.95
Once again thank you for your comments and for making The People’s Book Prize “a truly democratic book prize decided exclusively by the public”

Peoples Book Prize

23 Berkeley Square, London W1J 6HE Ph. 020 76656605

Patron:  Frederick Forsyth CBE

Founding Patron:  Dame Beryl Bainbridge DBE



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