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Starred Review. Grade –This inventive reworking of a fairy tale explores issues of identity, self-perception, and true love. The story features two beautiful. : Golden: A Retelling of “Rapunzel” (Once upon a Time) ( ): Cameron Dokey, Mahlon F. Craft: Books. Cameron Dokey (born ) is an American author. She lives in Seattle, Washington with her Sunlight and Shadow (A Retelling of The Magic Flute); Golden (A Retelling of Rapunzel); Before Midnight (A Retelling of Cinderella); Belle (A.

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I knew exactly who all cameton these characters were by the end of the book. When I was younger, what really appealed to me was the tone of the story, and the very spunky character of Rapunzel. This book is mesmerizing and Rapunzel is a strong heroine who during her journey learns to value herself just as she is.

Cameron has one husband and three cats, and is the author of over a dozen young adult novels. I am most definitely hooked, and it won’t be cameroon last. See more by Cameron Dokey. Plus the whole love-at first-sight thing was sort of clarified.

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If you love fairy tales a definite must read, if you despise them steer clear. How it sometimes doesn’t seem to make the slightest sense, how the plot sometimes seems. I liked that Dokey gave a twist to the “classic” tale of Repunzel. The tale of Sleeping Beauty had a fresh take, but not so much so that audiences couldn’t recognize doeky original fairytale at its core.

Fokey Rapunzel is bald as an eggand she’s not your typical damsel in distress either. It just isn’t as clear as I hoped it would be. I was a little disappointed with the ending, especially since I found the beginning fairly enthralling.

Before Rapunzel’s birth, her mother made a dangerous deal with the sorceress Melisande: And as I said before, it is not recognizable as a world past Rapunzels lived. When I first started this story and learned that Rapunzel was bald, I wasn’t sure how it was going to work; but Dokey put an interesting twist on the Rapunzel tale that made it quite interesting.


Yeah I didn’t xameron I could get on board with this but it worked. The plot line moves along at a great steady pace. But things are soon going to change for her.

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There are other changes to the tale, both Rapunzel caneron my favorite fairy-tale, so you can imagine my skepticism learning the Rapunzel in this version has no hair. I do wish there was more development to this story in the end. It basically felt to me that the author took a story of no more than 50 pages and whipped it up into a longer tale by making the sentences more convoluted and long winded than necessary.

I’d never been a none believer of love-at-first-sight but I never really thought about it in deapth till now. Oh, some wizard had a temper tantrum with gollden sorceress–who is NOT the villain here, but Rapunzel’s mother figure. I was annoyed through out the whole book by the fact that Rapunzel was, get this, completely and totally bald this completely miffed me. goolden

Golden (Once Upon a Time) by Cameron Dokey

Melisande has some very big secrets, ones that change Rapunzel’s life forever – more than just the fact that she is not the biological dokeu of her mother. The book itself wasn’t gollden that bad.

Her favorite read is J. Rapunzel isn’t the maiden in the tower, but a miserably cursed girl destined to be bald for life. A very interesting spin on the dokeh of Rapunzel, this book has two main characters, one of whom cannot grow hair, and the other of whom is the more traditional long-haired woman. Dokey takes away the most well know I really enjoyed this retelling of Rapunzel. More books from this author: Melisande adopts the girl, who remains bald.

I loved the parts with Harry and Rapunzel best. This is a good story for readers of all ages and good for reluctant readers because it is familiar and also not very long. I picked this up as a quick read at the library thinking that it’d be one of those books you read and toss and ended camerno actually REALLY liking it!


It does work out in the end though.

The story begins when Rapunzel’s father is caught stealing rapunzel parsley from the sorceress’ garden for his pregnant wife. One that you can and should not judge someone who is different just because you do not understand them and also that love lies in the eye of the beholder.

I would have read this book in one sitting had life not gotten in the way don’t you hate when that happens!

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Later, Rapunzel and Melisande are forced to leave their home and they travel to a tower. Have you ever read a book wherein, once you dissect its elements, you realize how, to say the least, awful it is on many levels? Golde we have the opportunity to fill the empty, unknown spaces for ourselves, and in them there is room for imagination and for hope. The sorceress finds Rapunzal’s father stealing rapunzel of course from her garde This is a very original take on the classic fairy-tale of Rapunzel.

The main character of domey story is Rapunzel, a girl named after a type of parsley. I liked the idea of this book, but I didn’t really like the book itself. Return to Book Page. Cameron has one husband and three cats, and is th Cameron Dokey is an American author living in Seattle, Washington. And then they lived happily ever after… that was it. Rue, the sorceress’ daughter, is trapped in a tower and she is the owner of long roped locks of golden hair.

I fell in love with Cameron’s Dokey’s changes to the story.

I wanted to hug this book literally when I was done. There are other changes to the tale, both of the superficial cameroj and a bit more significant. Something in Rapunzel’s life changes when she turns