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Jack and the Beanstalk
Jack and the Beanstalk

Steven Kellogg · William Morrow Co.
Pages: 48
Format: Paperback

Join young Jack as he climbs a giant beanstalk to a magic castle in the clouds. Meet a hen that lays golden eggs and a harp that sings by itself. And don't forget the ogre! This classic fairy tale has been revamped by Kellogg with a vigorous look and "many humorous touches to delight...
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Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China
Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China

Ed Young · Paperstar
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

"Not for the faint-hearted, Lon Po Po (Grandmother Wold) , is a tale of a menacing danger and courage....(Young's) command of page composition and his sensitive use of color give the book a visual force that matches the strength of the story and stands as one of the illustrator's...
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Little Red Riding Hood
Little Red Riding Hood

Jerry Pinkney · National Braille Press
Pages: 40
Format: Book

In this inspired rendering of the classic Grimm Brothers folktale, five-time Caldecott Honor winning artist Jerry Pinkney introduced two favorite children's characters to a new generation: the sly, scary wolf and the sweet little girl in her famous red hood. Readers will squeal with delight...
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Rapunzel: Based on the Original Story by the Brothers Grimm
Rapunzel: Based on the Original Story by the Brothers Grimm

Sarah Gibb · Albert Whitman
Pages: 1
Format: Print book

Beautiful Rapunzel is locked away in a tall, tall tower, visited only by the little creatures of the forest and the witch who has imprisoned her. Until one day a handsome prince, passing by on his horse, is transfixed by the magical sound of Rapunzel singing to her animals friends and knows...
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Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters
Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters

John Steptoe · Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

With beautiful illustrations, Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters Big Book, a Caldecott Honor picture book, is perfect for introducing children to the Cinderella fairytale as well as the history, culture, and geography of the African nation of Zimbabwe. This oversize edition (14 3/4 by 17 5/8 inches)...
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Rumpelstiltskin
Rumpelstiltskin

Kinuko Craft · Dutton Children's Books
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

"Adult and child can delight together in the richness of color, gilt and detail...captured in such art. The story is palinly and gracefully told."--The New York Times Book Review"A lush and substantial offering." -- BOOKLIST
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Anansi the Spider: A Tale from the Ashanti
Anansi the Spider: A Tale from the Ashanti

Gerald McDermott · Weston Woods
Pages: 48
Format: Paperback

Anansi the Spider is one of the great folk heroes of the world. He is a rogue, a mischief maker, and a wise, lovable creature who triumphs over larger foes.In this traditional Ashanti tale, Anansi sets out on a long, difficult journey. Threatened by Fish and Falcon, he is saved from terrible...
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Sleeping Beauty
Sleeping Beauty

J & W Grimm · NorthSouth
Pages: 32
Format: Book

Dusikova's beautiful illustrations make this retelling of the classic Brothers Grimm story a magical addition to any bookshelf. The addition of darling animals throughout the story and cutaway views of the castle will bring children back again and again to look at the pictures. Full color.
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The Snow Queen. Hans Christian Andersen
The Snow Queen. Hans Christian Andersen

Naomi Lewis · Walker
Pages: 64
Format: Paperback

This is a classic translation of one of the world's greatest fairy tales lavishly illustrated with a sumptuous, wintry feel. When Kay is snatched from his home by the beautiful, cruel Snow Queen, his friend Gerda sets out on an epic journey to rescue him. As she searches, she encounters...
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Little Red Riding Hood
Little Red Riding Hood

Trina Schart Hyman · Childcraft Education Corp.
Pages: 26
Format: Paperback

Today's young readers will truly be enchanted by this easy-to-read version of the Brothers Grimm classic illustrated with a fresh, vibrant new look set in an American frontier. Full-color illustrations.
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Little Red Riding Hood
Little Red Riding Hood

Trina Schart Hyman · Holiday House
Pages: 1
Format: Toy

On her way to deliver a basket of food to her sick grandmother, Elisabeth encounters a sly wolf.
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The Princess and the Pea
The Princess and the Pea

Hans Christian Andersen · Floris
Pages: 24
Format: Book

The prince is looking for a true princess to be his wife, but all the girls he meets are too rude, too vain, or too greedy. One stormy night a young woman knocks on the palace door claiming to be a princess, so the queen decides to put her to the test. Will she feel the pea underneath the huge...
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The Ugly Duckling (Caldecott Honor Book)
The Ugly Duckling (Caldecott Honor Book)

Jerry Pinkney · Morrow Junior Books
Pages: 48
Format: Book

For over one hundred years The Ugly Duckling has been a childhood favorite, and Jerry Pinkney's spectacular new adaptation brings it triumphantly to new generations of readers. With keen emotion and fresh vision, the acclaimed artist captures the essence of the tale's timeless appeal: The journey...
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The Tortoise & the Hare
The Tortoise & the Hare

Jerry Pinkney · Little
Pages: 40
Format: Book

This companion to the Caldecott Medal-winning The Lion & the Mouse is Jerry Pinkney's most stunning masterpiece yet. Even the slowest tortoise can defeat the quickest hare, and even the proudest hare can learn a timeless lesson from the most humble tortoise: Slow and steady wins the race!...
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Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves
Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves

Sarah Green · Az Books Llc
Pages: 10
Format: Book

Three of the most thrilling tales from the past are retold on the pages of these books. Helping to convey all the mystery and adventure of stories like Aladdin and Puss-and-Boots are pop-up pictures and magical sounds, which capture the attention of every child!
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The Egyptian Cinderella
The Egyptian Cinderella

Shirley Climo · HarperTrophy
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

Poor Rhodopis! She has nothing - no mother or father, and no friends. She is a slave, from the far-off country of Greece. Only the beautiful rose-red slippers her master gives her can make Rhodopis smile. So when a falcon swoops down and snatches one of the slippers away, Rhodipis is heartbroken....
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Goldilocks and the Three Bears (Picture Puffin Books)
Goldilocks and the Three Bears (Picture Puffin Books)

James Marshall · Puffin Books
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

?What a sweet child,? says a newcomer in town about Goldilocks. ?That?s what you think,? a neighbor replies. For Goldilocks is one of those naughty little girls who does exactly as she pleases?even if that means sampling the three bears? porridge, breaking Baby Bear?s chair, and sleeping...
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Cinderella
Cinderella

Marcia Brown · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Book

There is perhaps no better loved, no more universal story than Cinderella. Almost every country in the world has a version of it, but the favorite of story-tellers is the French version by Charles Perrault. This translation is excellent for story-telling and also for reading aloud. Marcia...
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The Gingerbread Boy
The Gingerbread Boy

Paul Galdone · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

A folk tale classic by Paul Galdone, in a beautiful gift edition with gold foil accents.See if you can keep up with the Gingerbread Boy as he outruns a little old woman, a cow, and even a field full of mowers. With lively illustrations full of spunk and humor, this classic retelling takes...
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The Three Little Pigs
The Three Little Pigs

Paul Galdone · Lakeshore Learning Materials
Pages: 48
Format: Paperback

Retells the fatal episodes in the lives of two foolish pigs and how the third pig managed to avoid the same pigfalls.
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The Great Fairy Tale Disaster
The Great Fairy Tale Disaster

David Conway · Tiger Tales
Pages: 24
Format: Hardcover

The Big Bad Wolf is fed up with blowing down houses. So off he goes in search of a new fairy tale to be in. Wearing the ball gown in Cinderella does not work and is embarrassing. Climbing up the beanstalk and seeing the giant scared the wolf, and getting kissed by the prince in Sleeping...
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Classic Fairy Tales
Classic Fairy Tales

Scott Gustafson · Greenwich Workshop Press
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

This exquisitely illustrated, large format gift book features ten of the most enduring fairy tales of all time. The stories, chosen and edited by the artist, are a balance of 'princess' classics and frolicking adventure tales. Artist Scott Gustafson spent more than four years creating...
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Thumbelina
Thumbelina

Brian Alderson · Candlewick Press
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Luminous illustrations by Bagram Ibatoulline combine with Brian Alderson's wry retelling for a gorgeous gift edition of a well-loved tale.A childless woman visits a witch who gives her a barleycorn - and hidden in its bloom is a tiny girl. For one so small, Thumbelina's life is full of misadventures...
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