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Fractured Fairy Tales

Mixed-up versions of traditional tales. Click here for a print-friendly version of this list.
Author Title Call Number
ConwayThe Great Fairy Tale Disaster
When a Big Bad Wolf who no longer has enough huff and puff to blow down a house tries to find a nice relaxing fairy tale for a change, he winds up making a big mess.
JE Conway
GordonHansel and Diesel
Sibling trucks Hansel and Diesel travel into the middle of the junkyard in search of fuel and have a frightening encounter with the Wicked Winch.
JE Gordon
GreyThe Very Smart Pea and the Princess-to-Be
The pea from "The Princess and the Pea" gives its own version of what happened from the time of its birth in the Palace Garden until it helps arrange a royal marriage.
JE Grey
HartmanThe Wolf Who Cried Boy
Little Wolf is tired of eating lamburgers and sloppy does, but when he tricks his parents into thinking there is a boy in the woods, they could all miss a chance for a real feast.
JE Hartman
HodgkinsonGoldilocks and Just One Bear
Little Bear, all grown up, finds himself lost in a noisy, busy city where he happens to bump into someone with golden hair who remembers exactly how he likes his porridge.
JE Hodgkinson
KimmelJack and the Giant Barbecue
When Jack's mother tells him how his father died when a giant stole his barbecue recipes, Jack vows to find the giant and retrieve the book.
JE Kimmel
KimmelmanThe Three Bully Goats
Billy-goat brothers Gruff, Ruff, and Tuff are bullies who rule their meadow, but when they cross Little Ogre's bridge and are mean to the baby animals on the other side, they are in for a surprise.
JE Kimmelman
LevineBetsy Red Hoodie
Betsy Red Hoodie goes to visit her grandma with her friend Zimmo the wolf and her flock of sheep, but Zimmo, her mother, and her grandma have a surprise planned.
JE Levine
McLeodKiss Me! (I'm a Prince)
Ella meets a prince who has been turned into a frog and shows him all the fun he has been missing as a member of royalty.
JE McLeod
McNamaraThe Three Little Aliens and the Big Bad Robot
Three aliens set off to find a new planet for themselves and try to stay away from the Big Bad Robot.
JE McNamara
O'MalleyThe Great Race
When Nate Turtle gets tired of hearing about the speed of Lever Lapin, he challenges the very vain rabbit to a race.
JE O'Malley
OsborneSleeping Bobby
A handsome prince is put into a deep sleep by a curse until he is awakened by the kiss of a brave princess.
JE Osborne
PaulManana, Iguana
Iguana, Conejo, Tortuga, and Culebra are excited about having a spring party, but only Iguana is willing to do the work.
JE Paul
Scieszka and SmithThe Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales
Madcap revisions of ten familiar fairy tales.
JE Scieszka
SteinInterrupting Chicken
Little Red Chicken wants Papa to read her a bedtime story, but interrupts almost as soon as he begins each familiar tale.
JE Stein
TrivizasThe Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig
The three little wolves build increasingly secure homes, but will they ever find a home that can withstand the Big Bad Pig?
JE Trivizas
WhatleyWait! No Paint!
The three pigs are in their usual trouble with the Big Bad Wolf, until a mysterious Voice gets involved and mixes things up.
JE Whatley
WiesnerThe Three Pigs
The three pigs escape the wolf by going into another world, where they meet other fairy tale characters.
JE Wiesner
WilcoxFalling for Rapunzel
A prince asks Rapunzel to throw down her hair so he can rescue her, but she mishears him and throws other objects instead.
JE Wilcox
WillemsGoldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs
Three dinosaurs set a trap for a succulent, unsupervised little girl by making pudding and then leaving the house.
JE Willems
WilsonThe Princess and the Packet of Frozen Peas
Prince Henrik makes a plan to find a wife who is nothing like his royal brother's wife, who he thinks is too sensitive.
JE Wilson

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