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The Restless Girls

(2018)
A novel by

 
 
A dazzling feminist reinterpretation of a classic fairy tale, from the best-selling author of The Miniaturist and The Muse.

For her 12 daughters, Queen Laurelia's death in a motor car accident is a disaster beyond losing a mother. Their father, King Alberto, cannot bear the idea of the princesses ever being in danger and decides his daughters must be kept safe at all costs. Those costs include their lessons, their possessions and, most importantly, their freedom. But the eldest, Princess Frida, will not bend to his will without a fight, and she still has one possession her father can't take: the power of her imagination. And so, with little but wits and ingenuity to rely on, Frida and her sisters begin their fight to be allowed to live.

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Praise for this book

"A beautifully realised, whirling adventure full of the dark glitter of growing up, The Restless Girls is a fierce fairytale for the rebel girl - and boy - generation." - Kiran Millwood Hargrave

"The Restless Girls is wild, wise, generous, ferocious kind of story. It's a tale to read to your children (of both genders) over and over, and for them to read to theirs. It's a book that glows." - Katherine Rundell

"A magical modern retelling of an old fairytale - the exquisite text and illustrations work in perfect harmony." - Jacqueline Wilson


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Used availability for Jessie Burton's The Restless Girls

Hardback Editions

March 2019 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Restless Girls
Author(s): Jessie Burton
ISBN: 1-5476-0072-1 / 978-1-5476-0072-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Children's Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


October 2018 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Restless Girls: Deluxe Slipcase Edition
Author(s): Jessie Burton
ISBN: 1-4088-9753-9 / 978-1-4088-9753-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Children's Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


September 2018 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Restless Girls: A dazzling, feminist fairytale from the bestselling author of The Miniaturist
Author(s): Jessie Burton
ISBN: 1-4088-8691-X / 978-1-4088-8691-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Children's Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

January 2019 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: The Restless Girls
Author(s): Jessie Burton
ISBN: 1-4894-8256-3 / 978-1-4894-8256-3 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda/Audible audio
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


January 2019 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: The Restless Girls
Author(s): Jessie Burton
ISBN: 1-4894-8257-1 / 978-1-4894-8257-0 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda/Audible audio
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


January 2019 : Audio CD
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Title: The Restless Girls
Author(s): Jessie Burton
ISBN: 1-72137-207-5 / 978-1-72137-207-2
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


September 2018 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Restless Girls
Author(s): Jessie Burton
Publisher: Audible Studios for Bloomsbury
Availability: Amazon AU   


September 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Restless Girls
Author(s): Jessie Burton
Publisher: Audible Studios for Bloomsbury
Availability: Amazon CA   


September 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Restless Girls
Author(s): Jessie Burton
Publisher: Audible Studios for Bloomsbury
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

March 2019 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Restless Girls
Author(s): Jessie Burton
Publisher: Bloomsbury Children's Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


September 2018 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Restless Girls: A dazzling, feminist fairytale from the bestselling author of The Miniaturist
Author(s): Jessie Burton
Publisher: Bloomsbury Children's Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU