Books about Fairy Tales

  1. Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

    by Susanna Clarke
    A whimsical tale of two magicians mastering the mysteries of English magic.

    The novel opens in 1806 in northern England with The Learned Society of York Magicians, whose members are "theoretical magicians" who believe that magic died out several hundred years earlier. The ... (Wikipedia)

  2. The Shape of Water

    by Guillermo del Toro
    A mysterious and magical creature is discovered in a hidden government laboratory and liberated by a woman who cannot speak.

    Elisa Esposito, who was found abandoned as an infant with wounds on her neck by the side of a river, is mute and communicates through sign language . She works as a cleaner at a secret government ... (Wikipedia)

  3. The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories

    by Angela Carter
    A collection of subversive, darkly fantastical tales exploring the power of femininity.

    Angela Carter was a storytelling sorceress, the literary godmother of Neil Gaiman, David Mitchell, Audrey Niffenegger, J. K. Rowling, Kelly Link, and other contemporary masters of supernatural ... (Goodreads)

  4. The Neverending Story

    by Michael Ende
    A young boy's quest to save a fantasy world, by restoring its magical power.

    The book opens on Bastian Balthazar Bux , a "fat little boy of ten or twelve," , :,5, whose mother has died and whose father is too distracted by grief to pay much attention to Bastian. While running ... (Wikipedia)

  5. The Doll's House

    by Neil Gaiman
    A dark fantasy exploring the cruelty and power of fairy tales, and the consequences of secrets.

    As part of a manhood ritual, an old man in the desert tells a younger man an ancient story, detailing the tragic love between Dream and Queen Nada. Fearing the consequences of loving an immortal, ... (Wikipedia)

  6. Enchanted Glass

    by Diana Wynne Jones
    A magical adventure of a young boy inheriting a house with a mysterious garden and a hidden world.

    Enchanted Glass is set in the fictional town of Melstone, England. Near the town of Melstone in Melstone House, an old place which Andrew Hope has inherited from his grandfather. With Melstone House ... (Wikipedia)

  7. A Grimm Warning

    by Chris Colfer
    A journey to save a mysterious kingdom, with the help of beloved characters from fairy tales.

    In the third book in the, New York Times, bestselling series by Chris Colfer, the Brothers Grimm have a warning for the Land of Stories. Conner Bailey thinks his fairy-tale adventures are behind ... (Barnes & Noble)

  8. The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales

    by Jacob Grimm
    Classic collection of folktales and children's stories, exploring morality, adventure and magic.

    Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales, collects more than 200 tales set down by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm in the early decades of the nineteenth century, among them some of the best-loved and most famous fairy ... (Barnes & Noble)

  9. Beastly

    by Alex Flinn
    A modern retelling of "Beauty and the Beast" following a high school student's transformation.

    Kyle Kingsbury is rich, handsome, and popular; he is also selfish, shallow, and cruel. He plays a mean practical joke on an outcast girl in his class. The girl is really a witch named Kendra in ... (Wikipedia)

  10. The Tales of Beedle the Bard

    by J.K. Rowling
    Collection of wizarding fables, teaching important lessons of morality and courage.

    The Tales of Beedle the Bard contains five richly diverse fairy tales, each with its own magical character, that will variously bring delight, laughter and the thrill of mortal peril. Additional ... (Goodreads)

  11. Ella Enchanted

    by Gail Carson Levine
    Ella is cursed with obedience and must break the spell to regain control of her life and find true love.

    At birth, Ella is inadvertently cursed by an imprudent young fairy named Lucinda, who bestows on her the "gift" of obedience. Anything anyone tells her to do, Ella must obey. Another girl might have ... (Goodreads)

  12. Beauty: A Retelling of the Story of Beauty and the Beast

    by Robin McKinley
    An unconventional retelling of a classic fairytale, exploring themes of love and transformation.

    Roderick Huston, a wealthy merchant and widower, has three daughters; Grace, Hope, and Honour. When Honour was a child she asked what her name meant and afterwards said she'd rather be named Beauty, ... (Wikipedia)

  13. Witches Abroad

    by Terry Pratchett
    A group of witches embark on a magical quest to stop an evil fairy tale.

    Following the death of the witch Desiderata Hollow, Magrat Garlick is sent her magic wand, for Desiderata was not only a witch, but also a fairy godmother . Having given the wand to Magrat, she ... (Wikipedia)

  14. Fairest

    by Gail Carson Levine
    A tale of self-discovery, as a young girl learns to embrace her true beauty.

    In the kingdom of Ayortha, who is the fairest of them all? Certainly not Aza. She is thoroughly convinced that she is ugly. What she may lack in looks, though, she makes up for with a kind heart, and ... (Goodreads)

  15. The Fairy Godmother

    by Mercedes Lackey
    A young girl's journey to uncover her mysterious past and the magical power that lies within.

    It is about a young woman named Elena, the daughter of a wealthy gentleman. After the death of her mother, her father married a devious social climber with two daughters of her own. Not long after ... (Wikipedia)

  16. Wings

    by Terry Pratchett
    A young girl discovers she has wings and must navigate a world that doesn't understand her.

    Somewhere out there, the ship is waiting to take them home . . . Here's what Masklin has to do: Find Grandson Richard Arnold (a human!). Get from England to Florida (possibly steal jet plane for this ... (Goodreads)

  17. The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales

    by Jon Scieszka
    A collection of absurdly funny fractured fairy tales.

    The star of the book is Jack of Jack and the Beanstalk , who tells the stories and deals with the rest of the cast. There is a very loud and annoying Little Red Hen that comes in to complain about no ... (Wikipedia)

  18. The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs

    by Jon Scieszka
    A humorous reimagining of the classic fairy tale, as told from the wolf's side of the story.

    You thought you knew the story of the “The Three Little Pigs”… You thought wrong. In this hysterical and clever fracture fairy tale picture book that twists point of view and perspective, young ... (Goodreads)

  19. King Bidgood's in the Bathtub

    by Audrey Wood
    A whimsical story of a king who refuses to leave his bathtub and the hijinks that ensue.

    In this raucous tale, the Knight, the Duke, the Queen–and eventually the whole court--all try to lure King Bidgood from his cozy bathtub, but he won't get out! Will anyone be able to solve this ... (Goodreads)

  20. As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride

    by Cary Elwes
    Behind the scenes stories from the making of the cult classic film, The Princess Bride.

    From actor Cary Elwes, who played the iconic role of Westley in The Princess Bride , comes a first-person account and behind-the-scenes look at the making of the cult classic film filled with ... (Goodreads)

  21. The Faerie Queene

    by Edmund Spenser
    A classic tale of heroism, courage, and love in a mythical kingdom.

    The Faerie Queene was the first epic in English and one of the most influential poems in the language for later poets from Milton to Tennyson. Dedicating his work to Elizabeth I, Spenser brilliantly ... (Goodreads)

  22. The Seventh Bride

    by T. Kingfisher
    A young woman marries a wealthy lord, only to discover he's a sorcerer who marries and murders his wives. She must use her wits to survive.

    Young Rhea is a miller’s daughter of low birth, so she is understandably surprised when a mysterious nobleman, Lord Crevan, shows up on her doorstep and proposes marriage. Since commoners don’t turn ... (Barnes & Noble)

  23. Millions of Cats

    by Wanda Gág
    An old man and woman's search for the perfect pet, leading to a chaotic, fantastical world.

    The hand-lettered text, done by the author's brother, , tells the story of an elderly couple who realize that they are very lonely. The wife wants a cat to love, so her husband sets off in search of ... (Wikipedia)

  24. Disney's Beauty and the Beast

    by Teddy Slater
    A powerful story of bravery and self-sacrifice, in which a young woman falls in love with a Beast.

    Come be our guest in the Beast’s castle where teapots talk, spoons dance, and beautiful Belle discovers that things are never quite as they seem. Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is retold in the ... (Goodreads)

  25. The Castle of Crossed Destinies

    by Italo Calvino
    A group of travelers, unable to speak, use tarot cards to tell their stories and reveal their fates.

    A group of travellers chance to meet, first in a castle, then a tavern. Their powers of speech are magically taken from them and instead they have only tarot cards with which to tell their tales. ... (Goodreads)

  26. The Water Babies

    by Charles Kingsley
    A young chimney sweep falls into a magical world of water creatures and learns valuable lessons about kindness and morality.

    Tom, a poor orphan, is employed by the villainous chimney-sweep, Grimes, to climb up inside flues to clear away the soot. While engaged in this dreadful task, he loses his way and emerges in the ... (Goodreads)

  27. A Court of Thorns and Roses

    by Sarah J. Maas
    A young woman's struggle against a magical world, in search of a deadly foe.

    When nineteen-year-old huntress Feyre kills a wolf in the woods, a terrifying creature arrives to demand retribution. Dragged to a treacherous magical land she knows about only from legends, Feyre ... (Goodreads)

  28. Fables & Reflections

    by Neil Gaiman
    A collection of myths and tales about life, morality and the search for answers.

    NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Neil Gaiman's transcendent series SANDMAN is often hailed as the definitive Vertigo title and one of the finest achievements in graphic storytelling. Gaiman created ... (Goodreads)

  29. The Little Mermaid

    by Hans Christian Andersen
    A young mermaid's search for love and freedom, navigating the dangers of human life.

    The Little Mermaid lives in an underwater kingdom with her widowed father (the sea king or Mer-King ), and her five older sisters, each of whom had been born one year apart. When a mermaid turns ... (Wikipedia)

  30. Perrault's Fairy Tales

    by Charles Perrault
    Collection of classic French fairy tales, exploring the power of imagination and morality.

    Here are the original eight stories from the 1697 volume, Contes de temps passé, by the great Charles Perrault (1628–1703) in a translation that retains the charming and unsentimental simplicity that ... (Goodreads)

  31. The Last Unicorn

    by Peter S. Beagle
    A magical journey of a unicorn seeking to restore her lost kind.

    The story begins with a group of human hunters passing through a forest in search of game. After days of coming up empty-handed, they begin to believe they are passing through a Unicorn's forest, ... (Wikipedia)

  32. Through the Woods

    by Emily Carroll
    Dark, surreal tales filled with mysterious creatures and eerie landscapes.

    Discover a terrifying world in the woods in this collection of five hauntingly beautiful graphic stories that includes the online webcomic sensation “His Face All Red,” in print for the first time. ... (Barnes & Noble)

  33. Rumpelstiltskin

    by Paul O. Zelinsky
    A young woman must outwit a magical creature to win back her freedom.

    Richly hued oil paintings complement a story simply and gracefully told." the story for its mystery, and its familiarity. Adults will find that, like most classic fairy tales, this one ... (Goodreads)

  34. The Ladies of Grace Adieu and Other Stories

    by Susanna Clarke
    A collection of enchanting tales of faerie, folklore and romance.

    Following the enormous success of 2004 bestseller and critics' favorite "Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell", Susanna Clarke delivers a delicious collection of ten stories set in the same fairy-crossed ... (Goodreads)

  35. The Goose Girl

    by Shannon Hale
    A young princess must overcome great obstacles to reclaim her rightful throne.

    When crown princess Anidori-Kiladra Talianna Isilee was born, she did not open her eyes until her aunt held her. The woman became her nursemaid and constant companion, nicknaming her Ani and telling ... (Wikipedia)

  36. East

    by Edith Pattou
    A young girl's journey to find a magical cure for her cursed prince, learning life lessons along the way.

    When Arne married the superstitious Eugenia, he agreed to have seven children with her—one for each point of the compass, excluding north. According to the birth-direction superstition held by ... (Wikipedia)

  37. Fables: 1001 Nights of Snowfall

    by Bill Willingham
    Collection of tales that explore themes of heroism, courage, and morality.

    This tale is set in the 19th century, in the early days of Fabletown , when Snow White was sent as an envoy to the lands of the Arabian Fables. But the Arabian Fables are actually offended that a ... (Wikipedia)

  38. The Snow Queen

    by Hans Christian Andersen
    A courageous young girl embarks on a journey to rescue a friend from the clutches of an evil queen.

    Reprinted here for the first time since the 19th century, these color illustrations by T. Pym make the classic Andersen fairy tale even more magical. One of Andersen's best-beloved tales, The Snow ... (Goodreads)

  39. The Paper Bag Princess

    by Robert Munsch
    A young princess rescues her prince from a dragon, learning to stand up for herself along the way.

    Princess Elizabeth plans to marry Prince Ronald, who she thinks is perfect. However, a dragon arrives who destroys her castle, kidnaps Ronald, and burns all her clothes, so she must look for ... (Wikipedia)

  40. The Sword in the Stone

    by T.H. White
    A magical retelling of the Arthurian legend, exploring the power of leadership.

    "Learn. That is the only thing that never fails."–Merlyn the Wizard Before there was a famous king named Arthur, there was a curious boy named Wart and a kind old wizard named Merlyn. Transformed by ... (Goodreads)

  41. Dream Country

    by Neil Gaiman
    A collection of short stories that explore the boundaries of dreams, reality, and fantasy.

    The third volume of the Sandman collection is a series of four short comic book stories. In each of these otherwise unrelated stories, Morpheus serves only as a minor character. Here we meet the ... (Goodreads)

  42. Magyk

    by Angie Sage
    A magical journey of a young girl to save the world from the evil forces of the past.

    The first part of an enthralling new series leads readers on a fantastic journey filled with quirky characters, clever charms, potions and spells. Ages 9+. The 7th son of the 7th son, aptly named ... (Goodreads)

  43. Enchanted

    by Alethea Kontis
    A retelling of classic fairy tales with a modern twist, following the adventures of a young girl and her enchanted family.

    It isn’t easy being the rather overlooked and unhappy youngest sibling to sisters named for the other six days of the week. Sunday’s only comfort is writing stories, although what she writes has a ... (Barnes & Noble)

  44. Saint George and the Dragon

    by Margaret Hodges
    A classic tale of a brave knight who saves a princess from a fierce dragon, with themes of courage and heroism.

    This story begins with a nameless knight riding around the plain who has never been to battle. Despite this the Queene of Faeries sends him to fight a dragon who has been terrorizing their land. He ... (Wikipedia)

  45. The Ordinary Princess

    by M.M. Kaye
    A young princess who rejects her royal identity and embarks on an adventure to find her own special destiny.

    Along with Wit, Charm, Health, and Courage, Princess Amy of Phantasmorania receives a special fairy christening gift: Ordinariness. Unlike her six beautiful sisters, she has brown hair and freckles, ... (Goodreads)

  46. Dorothy Must Die

    by Danielle Paige
    A teenage girl is tasked with overthrowing the wicked witch and restoring order to Oz.

    I didn't ask for any of this. I didn't ask to be some kind of hero. But when your whole life gets swept up by a tornado—taking you with it—you have no choice but to go along, you know? Sure, I've ... (Goodreads)

  47. The Rough-Face Girl

    by Rafe Martin
    A young girl's quest to reclaim her beauty and win the heart of a mysterious man.

    This moving adaptation of the classic children's story Cinderella tells how a disfigured Algonquin girl wins the heart of a mysterious being who lives by the lake near her village. The powerful ... (Goodreads)

  48. Fables - Book One

    by Bill Willingham
    A collection of morality tales and fables featuring anthropomorphic animal characters.

    For the first time ever, Bill Willingham's acclaimed, Eisner Award-winning series FABLES is presented in a deluxe hardcover edition collecting issues #1-10. When a savage creature known only as the ... (Barnes & Noble)

  49. Fables, Vol. 15: Rose Red

    by Bill Willingham
    A collection of stories centered around traditional fairy tale characters and their struggles with morality.

    Winner of Fourteen, Eisner, Awards Every Rose has its thorn. As the Fables of the mundane world try desperately to shield themselves from the withering power of Mister Dark, Rose Red - the Farm's ... (Goodreads)

  50. Fables, Vol. 4: March of the Wooden Soldiers

    by Bill Willingham
    Tales of wit and adventure that follows a group of animals as they traverse a treacherous kingdom.

    Bill Willingham's runaway hit series continues its success in this fourth trade paperback, featuring the rise of a new threat to Fabletown. When Little Red Riding Hood suddenly walks through the gate ... (Goodreads)

  51. Fables, Vol. 12: The Dark Ages

    by Bill Willingham
    An epic tale of survival in a mystical and dangerous world, filled with powerful forces.

    Winner of Fourteen, Eisner, Awards Collateral Damage The great war between Fabletown and the mighty empire of the Adversary is over, and the victorious free Fables have brought their defeated enemy ... (Goodreads)

  52. Grimm's Fairy Stories

    by Jacob Grimm
    Classic collection of folk & fairy tales, offering timeless moral lessons.

    This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. Contains stories such as "The Goose Girl", "Hansel and Grethel", "Cinderella", "The Golden ... (Goodreads)

  53. The School for Good and Evil

    by Soman Chainani
    Two friends struggle to survive a magical school, where fairy tales come to life.

    The first kidnappings happened two hundred years before. Some years it was two boys taken, some years two girls, sometimes one of each. But if at first the choices seemed random, soon the pattern ... (Goodreads)

  54. The Sleeper and the Spindle

    by Neil Gaiman
    A brave princess embarks on a daring quest to save her kingdom from a sleeping curse.

    A thrillingly reimagined fairy tale from the truly magical combination of author Neil Gaiman and illustrator Chris Riddell – weaving together a sort-of Snow White and an almost Sleeping Beauty with a ... (Goodreads)

  55. Spindle's End

    by Robin McKinley
    A young girl is transformed into a princess and embarks on a quest to save her kingdom from an evil fairy.

    In McKinley's version of the classic fairy tale , Sleeping Beauty , a wicked fairy named Pernicia appears on the princess' name-day and places a curse on the baby, claiming that the child will, on ... (Wikipedia)

  56. Entwined

    by Heather Dixon Wallwork
    A fairytale of a princess who must dance her way through twelve magical tasks in order to reclaim her stolen kingdom.

    Azalea, the Princess Royale, is tasked with hosting the annual Yuletide ball the royal family holds on Christmas Eve. The Queen, who is heavily pregnant and ill, summons Azalea to her room to give ... (Wikipedia)

  57. Fables, Vol. 20: Camelot

    by Bill Willingham
    The final battle between the forces of good and evil takes place in Camelot, with the fate of all Fables hanging in the balance.

    Rose Red takes the mantle of Paladin of Hope to rally the Fables in the tragic aftermath of “Snow White.” A new dark age calls for a new Round Table, with modern knights willing to take on a sacred ... (Goodreads)

  58. Rapunzel

    by Paul O. Zelinsky
    A retelling of the classic fairytale of a brave young girl's journey to freedom.

    Surely among the most original and gifted of children's book illustrators, Paul O. Zelinsky has once again with unmatched emotional authority, control of space, and narrativecapability brought forth ... (Goodreads)

  59. Deathless

    by Catherynne M. Valente
    A sweeping fantasy tale of love and revolution in a mythical, fairytale world.

    Marya Morevna and her sisters live with their upper middle class parents in Saint Petersburg before and during the Russian Revolution. Marya witnesses birds transform into handsome young men who ... (Wikipedia)

  60. Big Fish

    by Daniel Wallace
    A son's quest to unravel the truth behind his father's enigmatic life stories.

    A young man (William Bloom), at the deathbed of his father (Edward Bloom), tries to reconcile his memories of his dad with the person he really is. Where as he always saw his father as an ... (Wikipedia)

  61. Walt Disney's Peter Pan

    by Eugene Bradley Coco
    Classic tale of a young boy and his flying adventures to the magical world of Neverland.

    With illustrations and vocabulary the kids can understand, this book provides an easy way for the kids to understand the story (of Peter Pan). It is a must for any children's book collection. ... (Goodreads)

  62. Son of a Witch

    by Gregory Maguire
    A story of redemption set in a fantastical world, as a young man searches for his true identity.

    Liir hid in the shadows of the castle after Dorothy did in the Witch. Left for dead in a gully, the teen is shattered in spirit and body. But silent novice Candle tends him at the Cloister of Saint ... (Goodreads)

  63. There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly

    by Simms Taback
    An old lady swallows a series of increasingly larger animals, with a surprise ending.

    An old favorite as you've never seen it before!, Everyone knows the song about the old lady who swallowed a fly, a spider, a bird, and even worse, but who's ever seen what's going on inside the old ... (Goodreads)

  64. The Frog Princess

    by E.D. Baker
    A young princess is turned into a frog and must find a way to break the spell. Along the way, she discovers the true meaning of love and friendship.

    Princess Emeralda a.ka. Emma isn't exactly an ideal princess. Her laugh is more like a donkey's bray than tinkling bells, she trips over her own feet and she does not like Prince Jorge, whom her ... (Goodreads)

  65. The Wishing Spell

    by Chris Colfer
    Twin siblings embark on a magical adventure to locate a missing magical artifact.

    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 ... (Goodreads)

  66. The Happy Prince and Other Tales

    by Oscar Wilde
    A collection of enchanting stories full of magical creatures, life lessons, and unforgettable characters.

    Oscar Wilde made up these very special fairy stories for children. He was telling them more than stories about princes, giants, nightingales, and roses, he was teaching them about life and the way to ... (Goodreads)

  67. Red Glove

    by Holly Black
    Cassel Sharpe, a con artist, is forced to use his abilities to work for the government. He must navigate dangerous situations and confront his family's dark secrets.

    CURSES AND CONS.,MAGIC AND THE MOB. In Cassel Sharpe's world, they go together. Cassel always though he was an ordinary guy, until he realized his memories were being manipulated by his brothers. Now ... (Goodreads)

  68. Stars Above

    by Marissa Meyer
    A collection of stories set in the world of the Lunar Chronicles, exploring the lives of beloved characters.

    Prepare to see the, New York Times,-bestselling series like you’ve never seen it before, now with new cover art!, A collection of stories set in the world of the Lunar Chronicles continues the #1, ... (Barnes & Noble)

  69. Enchantment

    by Orson Scott Card
    A young boy's adventure through a magical kingdom to save a princess from an evil wizard.

    The protagonist and narrator is Ivan Smetski, a young Ukrainian -American linguist who specializes in Old Church Slavonic , a language from 10th-century Ruthenia . In 1992, Ivan returns to his native ... (Wikipedia)

  70. The Sandman: Endless Nights

    by Neil Gaiman
    A collection of short stories exploring the magical universe of Dream and the Endless.

    'The Sandman' is a series of award-winning graphic novels. It blends modern myth and dark fantasy, in which historical drama, contemporary fiction and legend are interwoven. ... (Goodreads)

  71. The True Story of Hansel and Gretel

    by Louise Murphy
    Two siblings survive perilous journeys, discovering strength and resilience in the face of adversity.

    A poignant and suspenseful retelling of a classic fairy tale set in a war-torn world. In the last months of the Nazi occupation of Poland, two children are left by their father and stepmother to find ... (Goodreads)

  72. The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two

    by Catherynne M. Valente
    September returns to Fairyland to find it in chaos, and must embark on a new adventure to restore order.

    September misses Fairyland and her friends Ell, the Wyverary, and the boy Saturday. She longs to leave the routines of home, and embark on a new adventure. Little does she know that this time, she ... (Goodreads)

  73. The Iron King

    by Julie Kagawa
    A teenage girl's quest to save her kidnapped brother, while discovering her true identity as a fae.

    Meghan Chase has a secret destiny; one she could never have imagined. Something has always felt slightly off in Meghan's life, ever since her father disappeared before her eyes when she was six. She ... (Goodreads)

  74. In the Night Garden

    by Catherynne M. Valente
    A surreal and dreamlike journey through a magical garden, filled with strange creatures and enchanting landscapes.

    A Book of Wonders for Grown-Up Readers Every once in a great while a book comes along that reminds us of the magic spell that stories can cast over us to dazzle, entertain, and enlighten. Welcome to ... (Goodreads)

  75. Snow White

    by Paul Heins
    A retelling of the classic fairy tale of Snow White, with beautiful illustrations and a modern twist.

    At the beginning of the story, a queen sits sewing at an open window during a winter snowfall when she pricks her finger with her needle, causing three drops of red blood to drip onto the freshly ... (Wikipedia)

  76. Valiant

    by Holly Black
    A young girl's adventure to save the faerie kingdom from an evil witch.

    The book follows the life of runaway Valerie Russell in New York. Valerie is the child of a single mother and is quite tomboyish. At the start of the novel, Val attends high school, is a lacrosse ... (Wikipedia)

  77. Disney Sleeping Beauty

    by Michael Teitelbaum
    A retelling of the classic fairytale of Princess Aurora and her three fairy godmothers.

    YOUNG AND OLD fans will love this full-color Little Golden Book retelling of Walt Disney's "Sleeping Beauty"–the story of Princess Aurora and the three good fairies who try to protect her from ... (Goodreads)

  78. The Jolly Postman or Other People's Letters

    by Janet Ahlberg
    A postman's journey to deliver letters to various fairy-tale characters.

    A book with real letters inside! The Jolly Postman has delivered the mail... What could possibly be in the letter from Goldilocks to the Three Bears? There is a message for the Wicked Witch... but ... (Goodreads)

  79. Briar Rose

    by Jane Yolen
    A modern retelling of the classic Sleeping Beauty fairy tale, exploring the horrors of the holocaust.

    The book is divided into two parts, the "home", and the "castle". The ending is part of the "home" section, returning after the castle. The story is based around the German fairy tale of Briar Rose ... (Wikipedia)

  80. Fairy Tales Every Child Should Know

    by Hamilton Wright Mabie
    A collection of classic fairy tales from around the world, including Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, and Little Red Riding Hood.

    There was once a woman who had three daughters, of whom the eldest was named "One Eye," because she had only one eye in the middle of her forehead. The second had two eyes, like other people, and she ... (Barnes & Noble)

  81. Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm: A New English Version

    by Philip Pullman
    Classic tales of magical heroes and heroines, reimagined in a modern setting.

    Two hundred years ago, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published the first volume of Children’s and Household Tales. Now, at a veritable fairy-tale moment—witness the popular television shows Grimm and Once ... (Goodreads)

  82. Princess Sonora and the Long Sleep

    by Gail Carson Levine
    A princess is cursed to sleep for 100 years, and only a prince's kiss can awaken her. But what if she doesn't want to be woken up?

    In this hilarious retelling of "Sleeping Beauty, " Princess Sonora, who is ten times smarter than anyone else, vows to choose for herself the best time to be pricked by the spindle. Full color. ... (Goodreads)

  83. Wildwood Dancing

    by Juliet Marillier
    A young woman's adventure in a magical world of fairies, where she discovers true love and her own power.

    One winter, Jena's father sets out to the coast of Constanța to recover from a serious illness that would kill him if he remained home for the winter. In his absence, he leaves his house, his younger ... (Wikipedia)

  84. Rose Daughter

    by Robin McKinley
    A retelling of the classic fairy tale "Beauty and the Beast" with a modern twist.

    A merchant loses all his money when his ships are lost at sea, and is forced to move his three daughters to a lonely countryside house called Rose Cottage which was left to his youngest, Beauty, in a ... (Wikipedia)

  85. Fables, Vol. 7: Arabian Nights

    by Bill Willingham
    A collection of tales set in the Middle East, featuring magical creatures, kings and mythical creatures.

    Winner of Fourteen, Eisner, Awards Culture Clash With the identity of the Adversary finally revealed to the citizens of Fabletown, it's time to begin making preparations in earnest for the defense of ... (Goodreads)

  86. The Last Ever After

    by Soman Chainani
    The final book in the "School for Good and Evil" series, where Agatha and Sophie must confront their destinies and make a choice between love and power.

    In the epic next chapter of Soman Chainani’s New York Times bestselling series, The School for Good and Evil, everything old is new again as Sophie and Agatha fight the past as well as the present to ... (Goodreads)

  87. Forever Princess

    by Meg Cabot
    A modern fairy tale of princess who must choose between adventure and duty.

    Two years after the ninth book , Mia finds herself preparing for her 18th birthday party, her prom , and her high school graduation within the space of a week. She is in a stable relationship with ... (Wikipedia)

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