Troubador Role Over Rhymes

Released: 28/02/2022

ISBN: 9781803130828

Format: Paperback

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Role Over Rhymes


Yeh-Shen (Cinders) wants to dance on a TV show. Sleeping Beauty refuses to wake up while she is weaving dreams for us. Puss in Boots is Tom, a tomcat who will become a fashion model even though he is all furry. Jack fells trees in the rainforest until a giant tree teaches him a lesson. Real witches don’t fly or cast wicked spells but you have one at home. A genie is tired of his cramped lamp and gives a little girl some good advice! A lonely queen talks to a mirror with a secret. Pete learns he can fly even when he grows up! The Wolf finds that Riding is a tough cookie. Princess Sgàthach would rather go to university than wear silly hats!

Role over Rhymes is a collection of ten original, alternative fairytale rhymes, featuring recast characters, plot twists, humour, present day settings and tons of magic! The rhymes question stereotypes and portray empowered, self-defined, resilient individuals. They touch on topics such as gender issues, diversity and climate change. The multicultural characters come to life through vivid, colourful illustrations. The steady rhythms and catchy rhymes make them easy to read, remember, learn and perform. Role Over Rhymes can be enjoyed at school as a literacy resource or at home. The rhymes can be read, recited and sung! You will love them.

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