Our school has just be granted the status of School of Sanctuary and a part of this, and working with other schools in our trust, we held a Culture Week with our students. In the library, as a part of this, we put up a selection of books that linked to this due to them being on the topic of refugees or sanctuary seekers. This book was one of those titles that was on a list of books that were suggested we buy.
I have always loved the stories that were written by the Brothers Grimm and, although I love Disney, I was looking to read the un-disney-fied versions of the stories. More original versions of the stories.
This book is one of those that we have on the reading list that was created for our new Year 7s to try and get them to read bigger books but also a larger variety of authors than just Liz Pichon and Jeff Kinney.