Wednesday, September 09, 2015
My Favorite Fractured Fairy Tales
A serious young shepherdess finds there is more than one way to keep a wolf from eating her sheep.Cinderella's Stepsister and the Big Bad Wolf by Lorraine Carey (2015).
A new take on an old tale.Frog Prince Continued by Jon Scieszka and Steve Johnson
When the princess kissed the frog, he did turn into a prince -- however, the two of them did NOT live happily ever after.
Rumpelstiltskin's Daughter by Diane Stevens
Rumpelstiltskin's daughter may not be able to spin straw into gold, but she is more than a match for a monarch whose greed has blighted an entire kingdom
True Story of the Three Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith
The wolf provides his own outlandish version of what really happened when he tangled with the three little pigs.
Wide Awake Princess by Katherine Paterson
This beauty is sleeping no more; a clever princess shows her people how to make better lives for themselves
Wolf Who Cried Boy by Bob Hartman
Little Wolf is tired of eating lamburgers and sloppy does, but when he tricks his parents into thinking there's a boy in the woods, they could all miss a chance for a real feast.
Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine
Goose Chase by Patrice Kindl
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