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Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Cameron Dokey is the author of nearly thirty young adult novels. Her other fairy tales include, The Storyteller’s Daughter. : Golden: A Retelling of “Rapunzel” (Once upon a Time) ( ): Cameron Dokey, Mahlon F. Craft: Books. Golden (Once Upon a Time) by Cameron Dokey – book cover, description, publication history.

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Rapunzel absolutely adores Melisande, the only mother she has ever know. Or…perhaps only a close friend? This is a book I can definitely see myself reading again and again in the future. If you don’t take the time to think through your words, you end up being rude just as often as not. Little to no connection with the love interests, and at times, the characters spoke with a dialect of regency England rather than China. There really isn’t much to say about this story because it was so close to the version we all know, but still a great read.

Maybe Prince Pascal should be the one to reconsider to avoid war? Is there a chance to translate this book into Spanish, so in Argentina we can read it too? I did enjoy the little twist: Well…Golden is totally a complete different retelling.

Mar 31, Michelle rated it liked it Shelves: Jun 24, Maggie McGuigan rated it really liked it. Though there dameron hidden magic in the story, it is more that of ‘love’ and she doesn’t have a Fairy Godmother, but rather just a Godmother. The witch takes Rapunzel and raises her as her own child. The Secret Files of Barry Allen: In the end there are two happy couples and Rapunzel becomes Susan, spending the rest of her life with her love, Harry.


Once: Before Midnight/Golden/Wild Orchid

Designed by Mahlon F. Melisande believes that Rue will be able to break the curse holding Rue in the tower. She has no idea why her mother is Young adult readers will like it because it is a story that is both familiar and unique so that they caneron be surprised but also expectant.

Books by Cameron Dokey. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. By the time I got around to reading this one, I had to force myself to sit long enough to finish it. Are you sure you’re the only tomboy in China? I recommend this book especially I did like Golden well enough, and at least the romance was built up a little bit.

However, things begin to change when Rapunzel reaches the age of Quite a bit of fun and a surprisingly radical tale for one so often stuck up in a tower. I was enjoying it very much and I ran into a cuss word. Why did Cendrillon try to make him feel bad for thinking about it?

The friendship between Raoul and Rilla was wonderful and the fact that there was no real romantic interest between them was also really refreshing.

She makes a bargain with him and his wife. An goldwn twist in the story. Cameron has one husband and three cats, and is the author of over a dozen young adult novels. I feel as if one of the friend’s being in love with another had gotten to be far too overused. Such a fun read!


golcen It just isn’t as clear as I hoped it would be. I found the book to be well written with language that drew me into Rapunzel’s world. I’ve never read a Mulan retelling, so at least that was something new. Not so in Paul O. I really admire Dokey’s work!

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I adored everything about the retelling of these three well known fairy tales. The Rose Bride Nancy Holder. The ending was delightful and definitely a different variation. There are other changes to the tale, both of the superficial nature and a bit more significant. How it sometimes doesn’t seem to make the slightest sense, how the plo 3.

It needed something more to be perfect more detail more feeling and more written about when Rue’s heart finally opens.

It is totally unexpected, but great.

Golden : Cameron Dokey :

While the three versions stories and illustrations all varied slightly, overall, they were very similar. As a somewhat shorter novel I felt the characters were all well established – perhaps a little underdeveloped but I didn’t find myself doubting a character’s behaviour in a certain situation and I felt quite sure I at least understood their dokye at all times. Views Read Edit View history. Lists with This Book. But it didn’t happen!