Sunday, December 28, 2008

A Book in Review – Diary of a Fairy Godmother

Book Count: 102

Diary of a Fairy Godmother By: Esme Raji Codell
Fiction: young adult, fantasy 170 pages 2005

This is the story of a young witch named Hunky Dory. She goes with her aunt to crash the party welcoming a new born princess named Aurora. She learns about fairy godmothers and after her aunt curses the baby with death on her 16th birthday, Hunky Dory feels sorry for her and changes it to a 100 year sleep. This good act makes her feel like she had never done before and she starts to wonder if she could be a fairy godmother. This story is her working out what she wants to do with her life, stay a witch or risk everything to be a fairy godmother. It also connects with many great folklores on witches and stories about witches and fairy godmothers.

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