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Believe Me, I Never Felt a Pea!: the Story of the Princess and the Pea as Told by the Princess
by Nancy Loewen Details
A humorous retelling of The Princess and the Pea, as told by the princess--who really was not a princess at all, and was kept awake by her dog.
by Doreen Cronin Details
When the glass kingdom begins cracking, the king and queen fail in their quest to get help from the fairy Bloom, who can work great magic but was banished because of her muddy boots and messiness, so they send Genevieve, an ordinary girl who will do what it takes to save the day.
Fairy Tales for Mr. Barker
by Allan Ahlberg Details
While Lucy tries to read to her dog Mr. Barker, he runs off and she ends up chasing him through a fairy tale world where she helps Goldilocks, Jack, the Three Little Pigs, and Sleeping Beauty escape from their enemies.
Goldilocks and Just One Bear
by Leigh Hodgkinson Details
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.
Grumbles From the Town: Mother-Goose Voices With a Twist
by Jane Yolen Details
This collection of poems is based on Mother Goose rhymes.
Hensel and Gretel, Ninja Chicks
by Corey Rosen Schwartz Details
Ninja sisters Hensel and Gretel must rescue their parents from the cornbread cottage of a wily fox.
Little Bo Peep and Her Bad, Bad Sheep: a Mother Goose Hullabaloo
by A.L. Wegwerth Details
Bo Peep's sheep have gotten away from her, and as she searches for them, the naughty sheep romp through other Mother Goose nursery rhymes, creating chaos wherever they go.
Little Miss Muffet
by Iza Trapani Details
In this expanded version of the traditional nursery rhyme, Miss Muffet has more than just one fright as the reader discovers directorial and prepositional phrases.
Little Red and the Very Hungry Lion
by Alex T. Smith Details
In this version of Little Red Riding Hood, set on the African plains, Little Red realizes what the Very Hungry Lion is up to, and teaches him a lesson before generously sharing her donuts with him.
Miss Muffet, or What Came After
by Marilyn Singer Details
With the help of friendly spider Webster, aspiring violinists Patience Muffet and Little Bo-Peep find personal fulfillment in the court of Old King Cole.
Snoring Beauty
by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen Details
A new spin on "Sleeping Beauty" told from the perspective of a little mouse who can't get to sleep because of the princess's very loud snoring.
The Daring Prince Dashing
by Marilou T. Reeder Details
A daredevil prince meets his perfect Cinderella, and they begin a "most adventurous friendship."
The Sword in the Stove
by Frank W. Dormer Details
Two knights keep finding objects in a stove that belong to their missing friend Harold.
Who's the Grossest of Them All?
by Susan M. Montanari Details
WARNING: Grossest Fairy Tale Ever! A goblin and a troll argue about who is grosser, until a little girl outgrosses them both.
Updated 12/10/2016

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