CROWNED: Magical Folk and Fairy Tales from the Diaspora
by Kahran and Regis Bethencourt
Publication Date: May 23, 2023
List Price: $35.00
Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
Imprint: St. Martin’s Press
Publisher: Macmillan Publishers
Parent Company: Holtzbrinck Publishing Group
From the New York Times bestselling authors of GLORY, Kahran and Regis Bethencourt of CreativeSoul Photography, comes CROWNED, a collection that completely reimagines how we see our favorite and most beloved childhood fairy and folk tales. Filled with the stunning photography that defines CreativeSoul Photography, this collection features classic fairy tales, African and African American folklore, and exciting new classics–brand new stories created by Kahran and Regis.
CROWNED is a book designed to foster and encourage imagination, equipping young kings and queens with the creativity and ability to overcome any obstacles in their way.
Filled with stunning photography, these magical tales of the diaspora bring to life past, present, and future visions of Black culture to create a society where all kids are created equal and feel empowered to move in the world as their true authentic self.
Included in the collection:
- The Poisoned Apple
- Asha the Little Cinder Girl
- The Little Mermaid
- Sleeping Beauty
- Hansel and Gretel
- Little Red Riding Hood
- Anasi and the Three Trials
- Aku The Sun Maker
- How the Zebra Got His Stripes
- The Legend of Princess Yennenga
- John Henry, the Steel Driving Man
- The Cloud Princess
- And more!
This collection is a must-have for children and parents everywhere and is a joyous celebration of Black beauty and imagination.