JK Rowling’s political fairytale: Monster Ickabog from land of Cornucopia
Set within the legendary land of Cornucopia, the guide talks of a useless king. (Picture: Hachette)
From a magical story, celebrated creator JK Rowling comes up with a fairytale for younger kids aged between seven and 9 years, The Ickabog.
Describing the guide as a ‘political fairytale’, Rowling dug out the script of the guide, drafted between 2003 and 2007, in the course of the pandemic, releasing it in installments on-line. A web based contest was held for illustrations printed within the guide, and 34 illustrations from younger kids world wide, together with eight from India, have been printed within the guide.
Set within the legendary land of Cornucopia, the guide talks of a useless king, a political coup, a delusion a couple of supposed monster, the Ickabog, exploited for political energy and a closing overturning of occasions to revive order and prosperity.