Snow White and the Enormous Turnip
The idea behind the book
I only had a few weeks to write these books (the Fairytale Jumbles) … so I wrote them in the rain in Devon, in the airport at Las Vegas, in my friend’s house in Albuquerque and in my bed at home. Then my publishers said “can you write another” (they didn’t want one of them) so I wrote it in the car park before my dancing lesson. Sometimes I have to write anywhere!
Snow White lives with the seven dwarves, safely in the wood. She likes to spend her time planting seeds and gardening. When a turnip sticks fast in the clay, she and the dwarves need more help to pull it out. So when a kind old lady offers Snow White a piece of tart to give her energy, she accepts. But is the kind old lady all she seems?
Written by Hilary Robinson
Illustrated by Simona Sanfilippo
Published by Wayland
Year published: 2008
ISBN 978 0 7502 5521 9