A collection of terrifyingly wicked fairytales and poems from The Times' Talent to Watch, Laura Dockrill Immerse yourself in the magical world of Laura Dockrill; a land where all is not as it seems. Between the covers of this book lie worlds you'll never want to leave, stories familiar and yet strange, and characters old, made new! Dip inside to discover today's Princess and the Pea, the modern Hansel and Gretel, twenty-first century ghouls, monsters and more. Darkly humorous and bone-shatteringly terrifying -- this collection of tales will reel you in and won't let you escape its spell!
Laura Dockrill is a poet and illustrator from South London. A graduate of The Brit School of Performing Arts, twenty-three year old Laura was named one of the top ten literary stars of 2008 according to The Times and was voted Elle's top face to watch out for in 2009. Her sassy and unique way with words has captivated audiences at gigs and festivals everywhere, from Glastonbury to the London Word Festival. She has been at the forefront of the performance poetry movement, having appeared on programmes such as 'Woman's Hour' and 'Newsnight Review'. She continues her whistle-stop tour of the UK festival scene this summer, kicking off by headlining the poetry tent at Latitude and continuing with Camp Bestival, The Big Chill and Underbelly on the Southbank, sponsored by E4.