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Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin

Liesl Shurtliff · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 264
Format: Print book

This funny fractured fairy tale goes behind the scenes of Rumpelstiltskin. New York Times Bestselling author Liesl Shurtliff "spins words into gold [Kirby Larson, Newbery Honor winner]."In a magic kingdom where your name is your destiny, 12-year-old Rump is the butt of everyone's...
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The Flint Heart

Katherine Paterson · Candlewick Press
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

A robust and wildly entertaining fairy tale, freely abridged from Eden Phillpotts's 1910 fantasy and wryly retold by Katherine and John Paterson.An ambitious Stone Age man demands a talisman that will harden his heart, allowing him to take control of his tribe. Against his better judgment,...
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Ella Enchanted

Gail Carson Levine · HarperCollinsPublishers
Pages: 238
Format: Paperback

How can a fairy'sblessing be such a curse?At her birth, Ella of Frell was the unfortunate recipient of a foolish fairy's gift--the "gift' of obedience. Ella must obey any order given to her, whether it's hopping on one foot for a day and a half, or chopping off her own head! But strong-willed...
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The Fairy Tale Detectives

Michael Buckley · Harry N. Abrams
Pages: 284
Format: Hardcover

With the winning combination of Nancy Drew meets Shrek, this first book in the new Sisters Grimm series will entertain with a hilarious mix of mysteries and fairy tale twists.In the tradition of Lemony Snicket's Series of Unfortunate Events and The Spiderwick Chronicles comes a new humorous...
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A Question of Magic

E. D. Baker · Bloomsbury
Pages: 262
Format: Print book

Serafina's life takes an amazing turn when she is summoned to her great-aunt's cottage to become the new Baba Yaga! But leaving behind her home, her family, and the boy she loves isn't easy. As Serafina grows into her magical new role, she discovers that strangers can ask her one question...
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The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making

Catherynne M Valente · Square Fish
Pages: 247
Format: Book

"One of the most extraordinary works of fantasy, for adults or children, published so far this century." -- Time magazine, on the Fairyland seriesTwelve-year-old September lives in Omaha, and used to have an ordinary life, until her father went to war and her mother went to work....
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Fairy Tale Comics: Classic Tales Told by Extraordinary Cartoonists

Various Various Authors · First Second
Pages: 125
Format: Print book

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFrom favorites like "Puss in Boots" and "Goldilocks" to obscure gems like "The Boy Who Drew Cats," Fairy Tale Comics has something to offer every reader. Seventeen fairy tales are wonderfully adapted and illustrated in comics format...
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The Witch's Guide to Cooking with Children

Keith McGowan · Square Fish
Pages: 180
Format: Book

When Sol and Connie Blink move to Grand Creek, one of the first people to welcome them is an odd older woman, Fay Holaderry, and her friendly dog, Swift, who carries a very strange bone in his mouth. Sol knows a lot more than the average eleven-year-old, so when he identifies the bone as a human...
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The Witch's Boy

Michael Gruber · Thorndike Press
Pages: 389
Format: Hardcover

Lump, the ugliest boy in the world, is abandoned in the forest, where he is found and taken in by a witch. With a bear for a nanny, a genie as a servant and only a cat to talk to, the household is a strange one, but Lump grows up knowing nothing but love. Until one day he has to go out and face...
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Ivy and the Meanstalk

Dawn Lairamore · Holiday House
Pages: 227
Format: Print book

Having saved her kingdom from the dastardly designs of a scheming prince inIvy's Ever After, fourteen-year-old Princess Ivy and her dragon friend, Elridge, have little time to rest on their laurels, for Ardendale is once again being threatened. It seems that many years ago a magical harp...
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The Runaway Princess

Kate Coombs · Farrar Straus and Giroux
Pages: 279
Format: Print book

"A dragon darkens our dells. A witch haunts our woods. Bandits roam our moors" . . . King Stromgard swept on. "In the tradition of so many monarchs, I offer my daughter's hand in marriage and half my kingdom to the prince who can rid us of these evils, restoring peace and prosperity...
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The Goose Girl

Shannon Hale · Bloomsbury
Pages: 383
Format: Paperback

A New York Public Library "100 Titles for Reading and Sharing"A Texas Lone Star Reading List BookA Josette Frank Award WinnerA Utah State Book Award WinnerA Utah Speculative Fiction Award Winner
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The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom

Christopher Healy · Walden Pond Press
Pages: 31
Format: Paperback

Prince Liam. Prince Frederic. Prince Duncan. Prince Gustav. You've never heard of them, have you? These are the princes who saved Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Snow White, and Rapunzel, respectively, and yet, thanks to those lousy bards who wrote the tales, you likely know them only as Prince...
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Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

Grace Lin · Routledge
Pages: 550
Format: Hardcover

In the valley of Fruitless mountain, a young girl named Minli lives in a ramshackle hut with her parents. In the evenings, her father regales her with old folktales of the Jade Dragon and the Old Man on the Moon, who knows the answers to all of life's questions. Inspired by these stories,...
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The Goat-Faced Girl

Leah Marinsky Sharpe · David R. Godine
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Like many good fables, this story opens with a found-ling left rather inconveniently, if not surprisingly in the woods. A large lizard, ever conscious of tripping hazards, picks up the infant and takes her home, where she soon grows into a pretty, pampered, and generally useless young woman...
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A Tale Dark and Grimm

Adam Gidwitz · Puffin Books
Pages: 256
Format: Book

Hansel and Gretel walk out of their own story and into eight other classic Grimm (and Grimm-inspired) fairy tales. An irreverent, witty narrator leads us through encounters with witches, warlocks, dragons, and the devil himself. As the siblings roam a forest brimming with menacing foes,...
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Breadcrumbs

Anne Ursu · Walden Pond Press
Pages: 312
Format: Book

The winner of numerous awards and recipient of four starred reviews, Anne Ursu's Breadcrumbs is a stunning and heartbreaking story of growing up, wrapped in a modern-day fairy tale. Once upon a time, Hazel and Jack were best friends. But that was before he stopped talking to her and disappeared...
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Golem

David Wisniewski · Clarion Books
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

Retold from traditional sources and accompanied by David Wisniewski's unique cut-paper illustrations, Golem is a dramatic tale of supernatural forces invoked to save an oppressed people. It also offers a thought-provoking look at the consequences of unleashing power beyond human control....
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Rapunzel's Revenge

Shannon Hale · Bloomsbury
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Rapunzel escapes her tower-prison all on her own, only to discover a world beyond what she'd ever known before. Determined to rescue her real mother and to seek revenge on her kidnapper would-be mother, Rapunzel and her very long braids team up with Jack (of Beanstalk fame) and together...
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A Story, a Story

Gail E Haley · Aladdin Books
Pages: 36
Format: Paperback

Winner of the Caldecott Medal Once, all the stories in the world belonged to Nyame, the Sky God. He kept them in a box beside his throne. But Ananse, the Spider man, wanted them -- and caught three sly creatures to get them. This story of how we got our own stories to tell is adapted from...
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The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell

Chris Colfer · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 455
Format: eBook

Alex and Conner Bailey's world is about to change, in this fast-paced adventure that uniquely combines our modern day world with the enchanting realm of classic fairy tales.The Land of Stories tells the tale of twins Alex and Conner. Through the mysterious powers of a cherished book of stories,...
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Juniper Berry

M. P. Kozlowsky · Walden Pond Press
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Be careful what you wish for.Young Juniper Berry knows her mother and father aren't the same people they used to be. Of course, they're no longer struggling actors - they're now the most famous movie stars in the world. But it's more than that. She can't shake the feeling that something...
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Fables

Arnold Lobel · Harper & Row
Pages: 40
Format: Paperback

'Short, original fables with fresh, unexpected morals poke subtle fun at human foibles through the antics of animals. . . . The droll illustrations, with tones blended to luminescent shading, are complete and humorous themselves.' -- Association of Library Service to Children, ALA.
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The Amaranth Enchantment

Julie Berry · Bloomsbury
Pages: 308
Format: Hardcover

A delightful fairytale by a lyrical new voice.When Lucinda Chapdelaine was a small child, her parents left for the royal ball and never returned. Ever since, Lucinda has been stuck in perpetual servitude at her evil aunt's jewelry store. Then, on the very same day, a mysterious visitor...
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Dragonborn

Toby Forward · Bloomsbury
Pages: 344
Format: Paperback

When Flaxfield the great wizard dies, his apprentice, Sam, is left alone. With only his dragon at his side, Sam sets out on his quest to find a new master. But there are dangerous forces who want Sam's powers for themselves. When Sam is tricked into making a mortal error, the only one who can save...
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