The Guardian picks ‘Scissorella’ as a Best Book of 2021
The team behind Scissorella: The Paper Princess are absolutely bursting with pride to share that our story has been picked by Imogen Russell-Williams as one of the Best Books for Children and Teens, 2021!
Here’s the review as seen in The Guardian on Saturday 4th December.
“After months of sadness and uncertainty, there is pure enchantment to be found in the year’s best children’s books. For picture-book lovers, Scissorella: The Paper Princess by Clare Helen Welsh, illustrated by Laura Barrett (Andersen), is an extra-special story full of delicate filigree art. Mill worker Lotte, scorned by her siblings, cuts elegant puppets out of paper, trusting hard work over happy endings – until she’s invited to a ball, and meets a prince who loves puppets too. Read more here.”