Snoring Beauty

Snoring Beauty Review

Snoring Beauty is a sweetly hilarious spin on the classic fairy tale "Sleeping Beauty." Written in bouncy rhymed verse perfect for reading aloud, this whimsical reimagining from Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen is sure to appeal to children and parents alike.

Tucked in his little bed inside the castle walls, Mouse is eager to get a good night's sleep before his wedding tomorrow. But just as he begins to drift off, he's awoken by a tremendous roar. SNOOOOGA-SNOOOOOM! KER-SCHUPPP! Sleeping Beauty is snoring . . . again! When the handsome Prince Max arrives, Mouse thinks he's found the perfect scheme: He'll convince the prince to kiss Beauty and wake her up! But when Prince Max learns that Beauty is the one making such monstrous noises, will he still want to kiss her . . . or will he run away from the noisy princess, leaving her snoring for another hundred years?

Title:Snoring Beauty

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    Snoring Beauty Reviews

  • Abigail

    Desperate to get some sleep, on the night before his wedding, Mouse is kept awake by the loud snoring of Sleeping Beauty, in whose enchanted castle he lives. When Max the prince arrives, Mouse thinks ...

  • Sherry

    Read to our firsties by the author herself!...

  • Margaret

    I was really enjoying this story of a snoring sleeping beauty until the end. That prince does not deserve Snoring Beauty. I was really disappointed in their marriage. But Marian definitely enjoyed the...

  • Melanie

    A fractured retelling of Sleeping Beauty. In this version a mouse is Sleeping Beauty's roommate. Mouse is getting married the next day and is trying to get some rest. However, the princess is snoring....

  • Nola

    Mouse is getting married and needs a good night's sleep before the big day. However Sleeping Beauty is snoring so loudly, he can't doze off. He thinks his dreams have come true when Prince Max arrives...

  • Margaret Chind

    *I read an ARC.*I truly enjoyed Pirate Princess by this same author and was delighted to hear of another. Overall it was cute and heading in a fun direction. However I do not at all like the ending. A...

  • Donna Mork

    Mouse can't sleep because sleeping beauty is snoring so loudly. A prince comes but doesn't want to wake her up b/c she snores so badly. They try to get her to stop with water and tickling etc. Then th...

  • Bethe

    Fractured fairy tale written in limericks! Not an easy thing to pull off, almost all slowly smoothly....

  • Matthew

    This book would be great for teaching onomatopoeia to younger kids. There are all kinds of great snoring sounds made throughout the story. Very impressive....

  • Ellie  Dynek

    Nice and (somewhat) funny spin on a renowned fairy tale. ...