A Fairytale for Everyone

Hardback

The inclusive LGBTQ+ fairytale collection that has grabbed headlines across the world!

Powerful princesses that slay giants,
and beautiful princes that find true love.
Heroes come in all shapes and sizes in these tales of old and new.

Celebrating a multitude of ethnicities, genders and sexualities, this sparkling collection of 17 short stories takes new and familiar fairy tales and reimagines them in contemporary and inclusive light.

The collection was originally published in Hungary,where the inclusion of LGBTQ+ characters sparked political controversy. It quickly became an important symbol in the fight for equality and against discrimination in Hungary and enjoyed a vast wave of support both within and outside the country.

“I wish I could have read this book when I was a child.” – Sir Ian McKellen

A Fairytale For Everyone is the winner of an English PEN Translates Award.

RRP: £11.99 £14.99

ISBN

978-0-00-850820-3

Publication Date

13-10-2022

Format

Hardback

Pages

192 pages

Dimensions

166x239mm

Product Description

The inclusive LGBTQ+ fairytale collection that has grabbed headlines across the world!

Powerful princesses that slay giants,
and beautiful princes that find true love.
Heroes come in all shapes and sizes in these tales of old and new.

Celebrating a multitude of ethnicities, genders and sexualities, this sparkling collection of 17 short stories takes new and familiar fairy tales and reimagines them in contemporary and inclusive light.

The collection was originally published in Hungary,where the inclusion of LGBTQ+ characters sparked political controversy. It quickly became an important symbol in the fight for equality and against discrimination in Hungary and enjoyed a vast wave of support both within and outside the country.

“I wish I could have read this book when I was a child.” – Sir Ian McKellen

A Fairytale For Everyone is the winner of an English PEN Translates Award.

Author

Boldizsár M Nagy, Illustrated by Lilla Bölecz, Translated by Anna Bentley

Boldizsár M. Nagy is an editor, translator and journalist.Anna Bentley taught English as a foreign language in New York and Kecskemét, Hungary, before moving to Budapest, where she has lived since 2000. She is an experienced translator of books for children and adults, including the picture book Arnica, the Duck Princess, written by Ervin Lázár, named a Times Children’s Book of the Week in 2019.Lilla Bölecz is a Hungarian graphic artist and illustrator, whose work is inspired by, among other things, mysticism, nature and mythology.