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Scieszka, Jon

Summary: Madcap revisions of familiar fairy tales.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1992

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E Sci

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SCI

Summary: "Dig into folklore from across South America with this collection of comic reimaginations and retellings. The sixth volume of the Cautionary Fables and Fairytales series takes you across the continent -- from Peru, Chile, Columbia, and more!" -- Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Iron Circus Comics 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 LIZ

Harper, Benjamin

Summary: When the young witch, Princess Swampelina, loses her wand in the bog, a beautiful (ugh!) butterfly offers to retrieve it if she will be his friend, but after avoiding him the princess soon finds the butterfly helpful and even rather fun.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, an imprint of Capstone 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 FAR

Woollvin, Bethan

Summary: On her way to Grandma's house, Little Red meets a wolf. Which might scare some little girls. But not this little girl. She knows just what the wolf is up to, and she's not going to let him get away with it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peachtree 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WOO

Funk, Josh

Summary: Jack is not fond of the bossy narrator of his fairy tale! When Jack is told to trade his beloved cow Bessie for some magic beans, throw the beans out the window, climb the ENORMOUS beanstalk that sprouts overnight, and steal from a GIANT, he decides this fairy tale is getting out of control. In fact, he doesn't want to follow the story line at all. Who says Jack needs to enter a life of daring,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: An anthology of folktales from the Pacific Islands reimagined with a modern twist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Iron Circus Comics 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 NIG

Summary: Retells the Disney version of the tale of the beautiful princess whose lips were red as blood, skin was white as snow, and hair was black as ebony.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Western Pub. Co. 1984

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Elya, Susan Middleton

Summary: El prìcipe knows this girl is the one for him. But, as usual, his mother doesn't agree. The queen has a secret test in mind to see if this girl is really a princesa. But the prince might just have a sneaky plan, too ... Readers will be enchanted by this Latino twist on the classic story, and captivated by the vibrant art inspired by the culture of Peru. -- From dust jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ELY

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: JE SPANISH ELY

Grimm, Jacob

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Summary: "When Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published their 'Children's and Household Tales' in 1812, followed by a second volume in 1815, they had no idea that such stories as 'Rapunzel, ' 'Hansel and Gretel, ' and 'Cinderella' would become the most celebrated in the world. Yet few people today are familiar with the majority of tales from the two early volumes, since in the next four decades the Grimms...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2014

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De la Cruz, Melissa

Summary: "Tossed back into the not-so-familiar fairy-tale world of Never After, Filomena Jefferson-Cho and her friends set off on another adventure . . . this time in search of Cinderella's glass slipper. Or rather, glass slippers. It turns out the classic story of Cinderella is full of lies-starting with how Cinderella herself is far from the innocent heroine everyone thinks she is. She's manipulative...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2022

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Brown-Wood, JaNay

Summary: "When taking cornbread to Grandma, Mahogany encounters a hungry wolf and outsmarts him by cleverly hiding in the woods and using her sewing skills to trap him"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2024

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Barnett, Mac

Summary: Once there was a bridge and a terrible and VERY hungry troll lived underneath it. When the three Billy Goats Gruff decide to clip-clop across the bridge to get to the grassy ridge, the troll is already imagining all the way to prepare a delicious goat dinner. But the troll underestimates those seemingly sweet but oh-so-savvy goats!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BAR

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BAR

Weiss, Bobbi J. G.

Summary: In this tale as old as time, Belle is held prisoner in a castle owned by a beast and must help him learn how to be kind.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight, a division of ABDO 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 DIS

Kimmel, Eric A.

Summary: A retelling of the Grimm tale about the fisherman's greedy wife, set in the land of the Aztecs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Two Lions 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 KIM

Summary: Retells the story of a beautiful princess who promises an ugly frog, when her golden ball falls into a deep well, that he can live with her and become her playmate if he returns her ball, in a text with die-cut pages.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michael Neugebauer Publishing Ltd. 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398 GRI

Alperin, Mara

Summary: Presents an adaptation of the tale in which a poor shoemaker becomes successful with the help of two elves who finish his shoes during the night.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tiger Tales 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ALP

Summary: Features favorite Disney fairy tale princesses in short five-minute stories recounting incidents in their tales for families to share.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Press 2011

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Shurtliff, Liesl.

Summary: Twelve-year-old Rump has never known his full name - his mother died before she could tell him. So all his life he's been teased and bullied for his half-a-name. But when he finds an old spinning wheel, his luck seems to change. For Rump discovers he can spin straw into gold. "Magical" gold.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SHU

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SHU

Calonita, Jen

Summary: "Princess Devin didn't come to Royal Academy for fame, glory, or a crown. All she's ever wanted is to be a Magical Creature Caretaker. Just when Devin gets up the courage to ask about following her passion, disaster strikes. The evil Rumplestiltskin and Alva cast a curse that nearly destroys Enchantasia, a new villain is on the rise, and the students of Royal Academy find they now have to share...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Young Readers 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC CAL

Oyeyemi, Helen

Summary: "The prize-winning, bestselling author of Boy, Snow, Bird and What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours returns with a bewitching and inventive novel. Influenced by the mysterious place gingerbread holds in classic children's stories, beloved novelist Helen Oyeyemi invites readers into a delightful tale of a surprising family legacy, in which the inheritance is a recipe. Perdita Lee may appear to be your...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OYE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC OYE

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OYE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Oyeyemi 2019

Summary: An illustrated collection of twenty stories from many Celtic regions, including "The Battle of the Birds, "Finn MacCool and the Scotch Giant," and "The Ship that Went to America."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1999

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fairytales Celtic

Valentino, Serena.

Summary: Sometimes it's all a matter of the choices we make ... What choices did Snow White's stepmother, the Wicked Queen, make that would turn her so evil she would want to cut out her step-daughter's heart? Does it have something to do with the man in the magic mirror? And who is he, really?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Press 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC VAL

Braun, Eric

Summary: In this You Choose adventure Little Red Riding Hood can be a girl in an urban park, a boy in the middle of a war, or the more traditional girl in the forest--the choice is up to the reader.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2016

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED BRA

Gunderson, Jessica

Summary: This You Choose adventure is told from three different perspectives--White Snow is a secret agent in Good Prince's army, looking for a computer with secret codes for a bomb; Mrs. White desperately searches for her runaway daughter Snow; and Charming, towed by his seven loyal sleddogs, goes to rescue his friend and mentor Meteorologist Snow-White, who is trapped in a raging blizzard in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2018

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED GUN

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