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fairy tale retellings | fairy tale retellings

malissa-kent's picture
In this fairy tale retelling, Rumpelstiltskin turns self-centered teenage princesses into well-rounded young women fit to find their One True Love--princes supplied by the Fairy Godmother. Just as a Cinderella-cycle is being completed, Rumpelstiltskin--or Rasp, as others call him--is called to...
jim-c-hines's picture
Cinderella–whose real name is Danielle Whiteshore (nee Danielle de Glas)–does marry Prince Armand.  And if you can ignore the pigeon incident, their wedding is a dream come true. But not long after the “happily ever after,” Danielle is attacked by her stepsister Charlotte, who suddenly has all...
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Shortlisted for 2004 BBC Blue Peter Book Awards Atticus the storyteller leaves his home in Crete and sets out on an epic journey round Greece with Melissa, his faithful donkey. His destination is the competition that takes place at the great Storytelling Festival at Troy. On the way he visits all...
joselle-vanderhooft's picture
Folktales. Fairy stories. Myths and legends. These are the stuff of human life, as changeable from one generation to the next as the humans who tell and re-tell them. Each retelling, each re-imagining breathes new life and new strength into a story, and new life into those who hear it. These 28...