Besides a good story, it is fun to read to figure out which strands of the stories come from where.
She finds refuge in Castle Waiting, a magical castle inhabited by unique characters from various fairy tales.
We loved how strong the female characters were and how the work was able to be both funny and serious.
Our local Library originally had the first book, although it was small and didn't look like much. I LIKE small unimposing books. Somedays they have the best things in them. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Madame Riverotter
I have always loved fairy tales, and I love this graphic novel that takes the fairy tales and turns them sideways. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Amazon Customer
Because I simply love this work and it was in my wish list for a long time. I didn't know this second volume, just the first one, and it was a joy to have it in my hands.Published 14 months ago by Maria Beatriz de Medina
After years of planning to read this series, I finally picked this up from the library. I'd been sort of leery about reading this when it initially released due to Castle Waiting... Read morePublished 19 months ago by ChibiNeko
We were enthralled with this entire series. The characters are fascinating and the illustrations wonderful. We became completely immersed in the castle and the various stories. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Vermont Dad
The Castle Waiting series is a magnificent take on after the "happily ever after" ending. The wonderful characterization, rich back stories, and constant fairy tale and nursery... Read morePublished 21 months ago by hngonagstrng
I bought this for my daughter (12) after she had already read it. She really likes this book and goes back and rereads it often.Published 23 months ago by pia lind-collins
LOVE this series. It respects and builds on fairy tales, but is very thoughtful about the assumptions that underly them.Published on January 4, 2013 by Dr Skylaser