Snow White's Seven Patches: A Vitiligo Fairy Tale*

Snow White's Seven Patches: A Vitiligo Fairy Tale*

Product Number : 122F91500

  • A modern-day story with the classical theme of good conquering evil
  • This adaptation includes a vain mother who's so clouded by beauty myths that she keeps her own daughter a secret, while plagiarizing the workings of her mind
  • Young readers with vitiligo will look at their own skin patches with a unique lens, finding interesting shapes and stories behind each puffy cloud of white
  • Recommended for ages 6-12

Snow White's Seven Patches: A Vitiligo Fairy Tale is a modern-day story with the classical theme of good conquering evil. You'll find the age-old ingredients of a magic mirror, poisonous apple, dwarfs, and romance here. However, this adaptation includes a vain mother who's so clouded by beauty myths that she keeps her own daughter a secret, while plagiarizing the workings of her mind. Everything falls apart when the good mirror finally speaks the truth.



  • Young readers with vitiligo will look at their own skin patches with a unique lens, finding interesting shapes and stories behind each puffy cloud of white.

  • Readers will be introduced to the firsthand-hurt that plagiarism can cause through Snow White's experience.

  • The loving dwarf family illustrates that helping people in need should be a priority in life.

  • Readers learn that not all princesses look alike.

  • The concept of "beauty is within the eye of the beholder" is exemplified by the prince and magic mirror.






Paperback: 40 pages

Ages: 6-12



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