Category Archives: Fairytale retelling

Other Ever Afters by Melanie Gillman

Other Ever Afters: New Queer Fairy Tales by Melanie Gillman. RH Graphic, 2022. 9780593303191 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover graphic novel Genre: Folk/fairy tales What did you like about the book?  Gillman … Continue reading

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Little Red and the Big Bad Editor by Rebecca Kraft Rector, illustrated by Shanda McCloskey

            Little Red and the Big Bad Editor by Rebecca Kraft Rector, illustrated by Shanda McCloskey, Aladdin, 2022. 9781534469297 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Who Will Kiss the Crocodile? by Suzy Senior, illustrated by Claire Powell

Who Will Kiss the Crocodile? by Suzy Senior, illustrated by Claire Powell. Tiger Tales, 2022. 9781680102840 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover picture book Genre: Fairy tale What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Glass Slippers by Leah Cypess

Glass Slippers (Sisters Ever After, Book 2) by Leah Cypess. Delacorte Press, 2022. 9780593178874 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Fantasy What did you like about the book?  This fractured fairy tale … Continue reading

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Waking Beauty by Rebecca Solnit, with illustrations by Arthur Rackham

Waking Beauty by Rebecca Solnit, with illustrations by Arthur Rackham. Haymarket Books, 2022. 9781642598339 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: ARC (11/22 pub date) Genre:  Fairy tale What did you like about the book? We … Continue reading

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Telling Stories Wrong by Gianni Rodari,  illustrated by Beatrice Alemagna

Telling Stories Wrong by Gianni Rodari,  illustrated by Beatrice Alemagna, translated by Antony Shugaar. Enchanted Lion, c1962, 2022. 9781592703609 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Rapunzel: An Islamic Tale by Fawzia Gilani, illustrated by Sarah Nesti Willard

Rapunzel: An Islamic Tale by Fawzia Gilani, illustrated by Sarah Nesti Willard. Kube Publishing, 2021. 9780860377344  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Fairy tale What did you like about the book? This … Continue reading

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The Robin & the Fir Tree by Jason Jameson

The Robin & the Fir Tree by Jason Jameson. Templar Books, Candlewick Press, c2020, 2021. 9781536220025 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  This handsomely … Continue reading

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The Fairytale Encyclopedia series

Observing the Animals of the Forest with Little Red Riding Hood: Fairytale Encyclopedia by Jana Sedláčková; Štěpánka Sekaninová, illustrated by Linh Dao and Alžbeta Božeková. Albatros Media, 2021. 9788000059419 Learning About the Garden with Sleeping Beauty: Fairytale Encyclopedia by Tereza Němcová … Continue reading

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Red Wolf by Rachel Vincent

Red Wolf by Rachel Vincent. HarperTeen, 2021. 9780062411624 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre: Fantasy What did you like about the book?  In this retelling of the Grimm’s Little Red Riding Hood, Vincent … Continue reading

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