Themed Booklists Booklists


Fractured Fairy Tales

Find these books and more online at

Fairest of All
by Sarah Mlynowski Details
After moving to a new house, ten-year-old Abby and her younger brother Jonah discover an antique mirror that transports them into the Snow White fairy tale.
Series -
Whatever After
Half Magic
by Edward Eager Details
Faced with a dull summer in the city, Jane, Mark, Katharine, and Martha suddenly find themselves involved in a series of extraordinary adventures after Jane discovers an ordinary-looking coin that seems to grant wishes.
Half Upon a Time
by James Riley Details
In the village of Giant's Hand Jack's grandfather has been pushing him to find a princess and get married, so when a young lady falls out of the sky wearing a shirt that says "Punk Princess," and she tells Jack that her grandmother, who looks suspiciously like the long-missing Snow White, has been kidnapped, Jack decides to help her.
Series -
Half upon a time
Leaping Beauty: And Other Animal Fairy Tales
by Gregory Maguire Details
Eight well-known fairy tales are recast with animal characters.
Rapunzel, The One with all the Hair
by Wendy Mass Details
Rapunzel and Prince Benjamin are both trapped, one in a tower by an evil witch, the other by his royal duties, but when their paths cross, aided by friends and a little luck, conditions change for them both.
Revolting Rhymes
by Roald Dahl Details
Humorous retellings in verse of six well-known fairy tales featuring surprise endings in place of the traditional happily-ever-after.
The Chocolate Touch
by Patrick S. Catling Details
When John Midas acquires a magical gift, everything his lips touch turns into chocolate.
The Frog Princess
by E.D. Baker Details
After reluctantly kissing a frog, an awkward, fourteen-year-old princess suddenly finds herself a frog, too, and sets off with the prince to seek the means--and the self-confidence--to become human again.
Updated 01/24/2013
JavaScript disabled or chat unavailable.

Free wi-fi

Friends of the library

The Library Foundation

Bookmark and Share

Sign up for the newsletter

© Springfield-Greene County Library District