|This entertaining story about fairies and goblins tells of adventurous Imelda, who helps her fairy friends devise a plan to turn the toothy, grumpy, mean, and greedy Goblin King into a worm. After he imprisons their Fairy Queen, he is given a chance to be generous, but he remains a bully, and so deserves what he gets. Vivid illustrations of the fairies, who come in all shapes, sizes, colors, genders, and hairstyles and the straightforward, crisp storytelling enrich this brand new fairytale. mjw|
|Title: Imelda And The Goblin King
Author: Briony May Smith
Illustrator: Briony May Smith
Publisher: Flying Eye Books, an imprint of Nobrow Ltd., London
Original Language: English
Hardcover pages: 32
Age range: 5-7
Genre: Picture Book
Author’s ethnicity: English
Author’s residence: Sandhurst, U.K.
Illustrator’s ethnicity: English
Illustrator’s residence: Sandhurst, U.K.
Subjects: Fairies, Fairytales and folklore, Goblins, Pie, Royalty