Ink Tales reinvigorates fairy tales and myths from around the world, breaking barriers and challenging stereotypes throughout. Illustrated by Amandeep Singh, in his vibrant signature Indian inks, each story is accessible and visually inspiring.
Bedtime Stories for the End of the World is produced in partnership with the ground-breaking poetry podcast of the same name. The five featured poets draw on their own experience, adding a new dimension to an existing tale. ‘Bedtime Stories for the End of the World’ is a spoken word and poetry podcast about the power of myth and the politics of storytelling.
The podcast asks some of the UK’s top poets to re-imagine their favourite myths, fairy tales and legends - the stories they want to keep and protect for the future. It also involves an annual live event, creating a tangible and accessible experience for existing and new audiences.
Bonnier Books UK and the podcast’s creative team are working together to produce modern re-imaginings of traditional fairy stories aimed at children 12+.
Reimagined tales include East of the Sun West of the Moon, Bluebeard, Philoctetes and the Trinidadian folklore figure ‘douen’.
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