Feminist Fairy Tales: The Stepmother Who Dreamed Of Feathers
A fairy tale written for modern, blended families, writer Kristen Grace and illustrator Natasha Alterici combine their gifts to tell a magical story about an very unusual royal family.
Unsatisfied with fairytales which routinely vilify stepmothers, author Kristen Grace wanted to write a story that reflected the truth about the families she knew that were centered around strong and loving stepmothers. "My own daughter has a wonderful stepmother. When I couldn't find a story with a good stepmother in it for her last Mother's Day, I decided I would have to write my own."