Author(s): Susannah McFarlane
Feisty: typically describes one who is relatively small, lively, determined and courageous. Girls can rescue themselves - just watch Rapunzel, Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella and Thumbelina create their own happily ever afters in this beautiful and emboldening bedtime book. A glorious treasury for young girls - and boys - featuring artwork from four leading Australian illustrators: Beth Norling, Claire Robertson, Lucinda Gifford and Sher Rill Ng.
Renowned girl hero and feisty author Susannah McFarlane presents an illustrated collection of 'tilted' fairytales featuring girls with smarts.
Susannah McFarlane understands kids, and loves creating stories they will enjoy reading. She is best known as the author, creator and publisher of some of Australia's most successful children's book series. She created and wrote the awarding-winning EJ12 Girl Hero series, which sold over 1 million copies and sparked the development of the Girl Hero project (www.girlheroproject.com), plus the EJ Spy School series. She also created and co-wrote (with Louise Park, as Mac Park) the hugely popular D-Bot Squad and Boy vs Beast series; wrote the Little Mates series of alphabet books for under-fives; was series editor for Stuff Happens!, about the everyday challenges boys face; and was the original concept-creator of Go Girl! and Zac Power, two of Australia's leading tween fiction series.