Not all witches are bad to begin with… Long before Rapunzel was held in her tower by the witch, Gothel, her mother had her own adventures. Magnolia Kingdom is thrown into turmoil when their beloved queen dies leaving behind a newborn daughter, Princess Eleanor. When the king remarries, the future looks bright… until jealousies and accusations threaten the peace of the kingdom. Discover the origins of Rapunzel’s story in this exciting prequel to Rapunzel’s Sister.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Belinda had always dreamed of publishing a book since she was a child, having sent numerous manuscripts to magazines and publishers throughout the years, Her book Rapunzel’s Sister; was based on a drawing created by her daughter Zoe. Together they wrote the story with Zoe illustrating a few of the characters so that her mum could describe them. Belinda is also a keen artist and produced a short picture book, Cooking with Doggy. She loves reading, especially children’s books; her favourites include Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, and most of all, the Harry Potter series. Equally, music is a passion of hers. She grew up playing the piano and violin, but recently took up singing lessons.
ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATOR
Angelo Rinaldi is a digital artist specialising in adventure, animals, book fantasy, historical and more. He has always loved to paint, and was forever competing with his brothers and cousin growing up. He wanted to be a fine art painter but after didn’t get on the degree course he wanted, Angelo decided to try graphic design. There was an illustration module on the course which he really enjoyed, and so it all began. Angelo works from home in a fairly dark room when creating digital media, he’s a bit of a night owl. He loves spending time with his kids when he’s not working, alongside cooking, movies, badminton and a bit of DIY and gardening.