Fractured Fairy Tales (& Adapted)

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Lists books found in the Doucette Library that are fairy tales that are typically rewritten, updated or a parody of the original story. Books are most often picture books but there are some novels included, as well. Grade levels Kindergarten to grade 9.

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Buy Fairy Tales: The Villain's Version by Kaye Umansky at Mighty Ape NZ. A curse involving a spindle goes terribly wrong for poor old Grimbleshanks. The Queen decides it's time for silly, soppy Snow White to go. Lardine and. Fractured Fairy Tales, Retelling, Children's Literature, Better Love, 20th Anniversary, Love Book, Short Stories, Hand Lettering, Social Media

Short stories: A curse involving a spindle goes terribly wrong for poor old Grimbleshanks. The Queen decides it's time for silly, soppy Snow White to go. Lardine and Angula aren't at all happy about having Ella for a stepsister. Old Maggit just wants to win the Wickedest Witch Contest with her house made of sweets. This is Sleeping Beauty, Snow White, Cinderella and Hansel and Gretel, retold like you've never seen them before! Gr.3-6

Leola and the Honeybears by Melodye Benson Rosales Just Right Books, Anchor Books, Fractured Fairy Tales, University Of Calgary, State University, Goldilocks And The Three Bears, Fairy Tales For Kids, Book Projects, Retelling

Leola and the honeybears : an African-American retelling of Goldilocks and the three bears - University of Calgary

An African-American version of Goldilocks and the three bears.;Suggested for preschool to grade 2.

Read "Ophelia and The Marvellous Boy" by Karen Foxlee available from Rakuten Kobo. In which young Ophelia rescues a magical boy, battles the Snow Queen, and saves the world Eleven-year-old Ophelia might . Books For Boys, Childrens Books, New Books, Good Books, Thing 1, Chapter Books, Fantasy Books, Fantasy Fiction, Read Aloud

NOVEL: Ophelia, a timid eleven-year-old girl grieving for her mother, suspends her disbelief in things non-scientific when a boy, locked in the museum where her father is working, asks her to help him complete an age-old mission. Gr.4-6

While picking berries with her mother, a little girl wanders too far into the woods. When she realizes she is lost, she begins to panic. A large grey wolf . Book Of Life, This Book, New Books, Good Books, Children's Books, Berry Picking, Reluctant Readers, Common Core Reading, First Novel

While picking berries with her mother, a little girl wanders too far into the woods. When she realizes she is lost, she begins to panic. A large grey wolf makes a sudden appearance between some distant trees. Through a series of questions from the wolf, the little girl realizes she had the knowledge and skill to navigate herself--she just needed to remember that those abilities were there all along.

Read "Little Red Riding Sheep" by Linda Ravin Lodding available from Rakuten Kobo. The beloved classic, Little Red Riding Hood, has never had a cuter, more enthusiastic star than Arnold in this witty pic. Little Red Riding, Red Riding Hood, Fractured Fairy Tales, Elementary Library, Class Library, Library Lessons, Library Books, Early Literacy, Read Aloud

Arnold the sheep wants to play Little Red Riding Hood, and he has suggestions on how to make the story better."

Jinx * by Sage Blackwood Ages 8 to 12 In the Urwald, you don't step off the path. Trolls, werewolves, and butter churn–riding witches lurk amid the clawing branches, eager to swoop up the unwary. Good Books, Books To Read, My Books, Amazing Books, Books For Tweens, Tween Books, Photoshop, Fantasy Books, Fantasy Fiction

Jinx - University of Calgary

Jinx -- The wizard's house -- Strange feet -- Werewolves -- The forbidden room -- A journey in the snow -- The Bonemaster -- The spell with something wrong about it -- Tied up in a sack -- Knowledge is power -- Matters of life and death -- A quarrel -- The truce of the path -- Three spells too many -- Unexpected meetings -- Curses -- The Canyon of Bones -- Bonesocket -- The Insistent door -- The Bonemaster's secret -- Among the bones -- Things seen from above -- Widdershins -- Reven's…

Graphic Novel Calamity Jack by Dean Hale, Shannon Hale, and Nathan Hale 4 Stars (Goodreads) Books For Boys, Childrens Books, My Books, Nathan Hale, Steampunk, Jack And The Beanstalk, Tall Tales, Revenge, Bestselling Author

GRAPHIC NOVEL: In this graphic novel interpretation of "Jack and the beanstalk," Jack is a born schemer who climbs a magical beanstalk in the hope of exacting justice from a mean giant and gaining a fortune for his widowed mother, aided by some friends. Gr.4-9

Encore -- What really happened to Humpty? : (from the files of a hard-boiled detective) / by Joe Dumpty as told to Jeanie Franz Ransom ; illustrated by Stephen Axelsen. Detective Theme, Real Detective, Fractured Fairy Tales, Fairy Tales Unit, Fairy Tale Theme, Rhyming Activities, Humpty Dumpty, Mentor Texts, What Really Happened

Detective Joe Dumpty rushes to investigate the mysterious circumstances under which his older brother, Humpty, fell from a wall on his first day as captain of the new Neighborhood Watch program.

Jack and the Beanstalk and the French Fries by Mark Teague - fractured fairy tale for kids Fractured Fairy Tales, Traditional Tales, Fairy Tales For Kids, Jack And The Beanstalk, New Children's Books, Kid Books, Children's Picture Books, Sarah J, French Fries

When Jack trades the family cow for a handful of magic beans, he gets more beans than he ever expected or wanted. It doesn't take long before Jack is tired of eating nothing but beans--no matter how nutritious! But just as he's about to chop down his magic beanstalk, he meets a grumpy giant, who is just as sick and tired of beans as he is.Together, Jack and the giant cook up a plan to plant a vegetable garden full of tomatoes, corn, carrots, and russet potatoes that's bound to satisfy…

You think you know the story of Humpty Dumpty, but then an award-winning picture book like this comes along and continues the story in a surprising way. After the Fall by Caldecott Medal-winning author Dan Santat embraces the struggles and emotional. Dan Santat, Classic Nursery Rhymes, After The Fall, Fallen Book, Get Back Up, The Bad Seed, Humpty Dumpty, Children's Picture Books, Children's Literature

A poignant tale follows Humpty Dumpty, an avid bird watcher whose favorite place to be is high up on the city wall--that is, until after his famous fall. Now terrified of heights, Humpty can longer do many of the things he loves most. Will he summon the courage to face his fear?

Hensel and Gretel: Ninja Chicks – Josh Funk Books List Of Fairy Tales, Dan Santat, Rhyming Pictures, Fractured Fairy Tales, Jack And The Beanstalk, My Themes, Retelling, Little Red, Love Book

#pb10for10: Fairy Tales

It's August 10th! #pb10for10 Day! Check out my 10 Favorite Fairy Tales! And then check out everyone else's!

Nobody Asked the Pea by John Warren Stewig, illustrated by Cornelius Van Wright Boomerang Books, Fractured Fairy Tales, University Of Calgary, Princess And The Pea, Alliteration, Love Fairy, Figurative Language, Cornelius, Retelling

Nobody asked the pea - University of Calgary

"Readers might think they know the story of Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Princess and the Pea,” but some characters in the story wold take issue with them. In this retelling one gets to have a say, even the pea, the crucial member of the cast. This clever version of a favorite fairy tale is perfect for learning all about character and point-of-view. It is in line with the Common Core State Standards for Language Arts." --;Suggested for kindergarten to grade 4.

Buy Straw into Gold: Fairy Tales Re-spun by Hilary McKay, Sarah Gibb and Read this Book on Kobo's Free Apps. Discover Kobo's Vast Collection of Ebooks and Audiobooks Today - Over 4 Million Titles! Book Reviews For Kids, Gold Book, Classic Fairy Tales, Young Adult Fiction, The Better Man Project, Black And White Illustration, Book Summaries, Short Stories, Childrens Books

Short stories "A collection of ten classic fairy tales, reimagined with fresh perspectives and unexpected twists, giving glimpses into happily, and not as happily, ever afters.

The Big Bad Wolf, who claims to be a vegetarian, tells his side of the story of Little Red Riding Hood and her granny. Red Riding Hood Book, Fractured Fairy Tales, Big Bad Wolf, Little Red, Novels, Vegetarian, Fiction, Romance Novels, Romans

The Big Bad Wolf, who claims to be a vegetarian, tells his side of the story of Little Red Riding Hood and her granny.

The name -- Blood and bone -- A bed of peas --The voice of love -- The good mother -- A taste of beauty -- The woodcutter's wife -- The prince. A guilt-ridden prince with a foot fetish seeking his glass slippered dance partner and a beauty contest winner as Snow White's murderous stepmother are featured in two of the original 'grim' plots in this young adult collection loosely based on eight traditional tales. Suggested for grades 7 and up. Fractured Fairy Tales, Traditional Tales, Blood And Bone, Partner Dance, Best Mother, Beauty Contest, The Originals, Prince, Snow

The name -- Blood and bone -- A bed of peas --The voice of love -- The good mother -- A taste of beauty -- The woodcutter's wife -- The prince. A guilt-ridden prince with a foot fetish seeking his glass slippered dance partner and a beauty contest winner as Snow White's murderous stepmother are featured in two of the original 'grim' plots in this young adult collection loosely based on eight traditional tales. Suggested for grades 7 and up.

The Three Little Pigs: The Graphic Novel (Graphic Spin) 3rd Grade Books, Huff And Puff, Big Bad Wolf, Three Little Pigs, Character Illustration, Fairy Tales, Graphic Novels, Spin, Lisa

The three little pigs : the graphic novel - University of Calgary

"When their mother sends them packing, the Three Little Pigs are forced to build houses of their own. They better be sturdy and strong because the Big Bad Wolf is on the prowl, and he's ready to huff and puff his way inside. Will they survive against this hungry beast? Or will the pigs become his next tasty treat?"--Unedited summary from book.;Suggested for grades 2 to 4.

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