Fractured Fairytales: Fractured Fairytale
Traditional fairytales with a twist.
A fractured fairytale is a modern version of a traditional folktale.
THIS LIBGUIDE IS PICTURE BOOKS ONLY
- Bigfoot Cinderrrrrella byISBN: 9780399230219Publication Date: 1998It's time for the annual fun-fest, and this year the Bigfoot prince is ready to choose his bride. Rrrrrella, who lives in the prince's forest, is a perfect match, but can she get past her nasty stepsisters and reach the fun-fest in time to win the prince's heart?
- Bubba byISBN: 9780590255066Publication Date: 1997A funny, western version of "Cinderella" - with an unexpected twist.
- Chickerella byISBN: 9780823418046Publication Date: 2005When Chickerella's new step mother and step sisters, Ovumelda and Cholestera, move in, life in the chicken coop takes a turn for the worst.
- Cinder Edna byISBN: 9780688123222Publication Date: 1994Ellen Jackson brings young readers the delightful story of what can be done without the help of a fairy godmother.
- Cinder-Elly byISBN: 9780670844173Publication Date: 1994When today's Cinderella wants to find her Prince Charming, she may need the help of a trash can, a copy machine, or even a glass slipper.
- Cinderella byISBN: 9780439071666Publication Date: 2000Caldecott Honor illustrator (and dog lover) Diane Goode adds her own splash of humor to the fetching tale of a kind and gentle girl who wins the heart of a prince.
- Cinderella's Rat byISBN: 9780395868331Publication Date: 1997When is a rat not a rat? When Cinderella's fairy godmother turns him into a coachman - well, more of a coachboy. And what does the coachboy think of this sudden change?
- Cinderhazel byISBN: 9780590202329Publication Date: 1997An untidy witch named Cinderhazel discovers that Prince Alarming likes dirt as much as she does. This spellbinding twist offers the moral that even the messiest folks can live happily, and filthily, ever after.
- Ella's Big Chance byISBN: 9780689873997Publication Date: 2004In this version of the Cinderella tale set in the 1920s, Ella has two men courting her--the handsome Duke of Arc and Buttons the delivery boy.
- Prince Ciders byISBN: 9780399215025Publication Date: 1988-03-21A fairy grants a small, skinny prince a change in appearance and the chance to go to the Palace Disco.
- Princess Smartypants byISBN: 9780399214097Publication Date: 1987Princess Smartypants enjoys being an independent Ms. and has no intention of getting married. When family pressure mounts, she agrees to look for a mate but sets the candidates tasks that are impossible.
- Rufferella byISBN: 9780439256179Publication Date: 2001In this hip and expressive fairytale, a dog named Rufferella, whose owner would like to turn him into a female! Their outrageous adventures teach readers to appreciate others for who they are.
- The Paper Bag Princess byISBN: 9780920236826Publication Date: 1992The Princess Elizabeth is slated to marry Prince Ronald when a dragon attacks the castle and kidnaps Ronald. In resourceful and humorous fashion, Elizabeth finds the dragon, outsmarts him, and rescues Ronald --- who is less than pleased at her un-princess-like appearance.
- Cinderelephant byISBN: 9780545532853A classic tale with a gigantic twist! "Cinderelephant, make my breakfast!" "Cinderelephant, mop the floor!" Poor Cinderelephant!
- Peeping Beauty byISBN: 9780823411702Publication Date: 1995A hen-ballerina aspires to stardom and foils a fox-agent.
- Sleeping Ugly byISBN: 9780698115606Publication Date: 1997When beautiful Princess Miserella, Plain Jane, and a fairy fall under a sleeping spell, a prince undoes the spell in a surprising way.
- Snoring Beauty byISBN: 9780152163143Publication Date: 2008An adaptation of the traditional tale, featuring a sleeping, snoring princess who is rescued by a prince after being cursed by a bad fairy.
- The Legend of Sleeping Bunny byISBN: 9780375815416Publication Date: 2003A curse by an angry fairy puts a bunny princess to sleep for a hundred years.
- Waking Beauty byISBN: 9780399246159Publication Date: 2008Everyone knows Sleeping Beauty has to be woken with a kiss, except Prince Charming. Every time the fairies watching over her try to tell him, he interrupts with his ideas of how to wake her.
LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD
- Betsy Red Hoodie byISBN: 9780061468704Publication Date: 2010Betsy 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.
- Carmine byISBN: 9780618387946Publication Date: 2005While a little girl who loves red--and loves to dilly-dally--stops to paint a picture on the way to visit her grandmother, her dog Rufus meets a wolf and leads him directly to Granny's house.
- Honestly, Red Riding Hood Was Rotten! byISBN: 9781404866737Publication Date: 2011The Big Bad Wolf, who claims to be a vegetarian, tells his side of the story of Little Red Riding Hood and her granny.
- Little Red byISBN: 9780810957831Publication Date: 2005In this version of the Grimm fairy tale, Thomas--who is called Little Red--discovers a wolf in disguise at his grandmother's house and ingeniously uses ginger ale to save the day.
- Little Red Riding Hood byISBN: 9780689801457Publication Date: 1995When Little Red Riding Hood sets off to deliver muffins to her grandmother, you can bet that a big bad wolf isn't far behind!
- Red Riding Hood and the Sweet Little Wolf byISBN: 9781589251175Publication Date: 2013When Little Wolf, who doesn't want to be a Big Bad Wolf, is sent to catch dinner, she meets Red Riding Hood and the two of them come up with a solution.
- The Wolf's Story byISBN: 9780763627850Publication Date: 2005Everyone knows there are at least two sides to every story, and if you believe in the big-eared, sharp-toothed villain of LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD, there's a logical explanation for everything.
THE THREE LITTE PIGS
- Happy Birthday, Big Bad Wolf byISBN: 9781553373681Publication Date: 2011When the Big Bad Wolf comes knocking on the door of the Pig family, he finds himself surprised with a birthday party, and he forgets why he really came to see them.
- Hog-Eye byISBN: 9780395742761Publication Date: 1995Getting onto the wrong school bus was the pig's first mistake. Her second was choosing to take the path through the forest. The next thing she knows, a wolf has grabbed her and thrown her into a sack, all the while singing a song about soup.
- Huff and Puff byISBN: 9781419701702Publication Date: 2012Loosely based on the folktale about the three little pigs, these three pigs have a different surprise for the wolf who is trying to blow their houses down.
- Tell the Truth, B. B. Wolf byISBN: 9780375856204Publication Date: 2010When Big Bad Wolf, who now lives at the Villain Villa Retirement Residence, is invited to tell his story at the library, he faces the truth about what he did to the three little pigs and decides to make amends.
- The Three Little Gators byISBN: 9780807578247Publication Date: 2009A delightfull retelling of the three little pigs story. Three little gators strike out on their own in an east Texas swamp.
- The Three Little Pigs byISBN: 9780810989412Publication Date: 2010In this quirky, artsy retelling of The Three Little Pigs, the pigs and their homes are nods to three famous architects Frank Gehry, Phillip Johnson, and Frank Lloyd Wright and their signature homes.
- The Three Little Rigs byISBN: 9780060581183Publication Date: 2005"Little rig, little rig, let me come in!" "Not by the chrome on my chinny chin chin." "Then I'll crash and I'll bash and I'll smash your house in." When the three little rigs set out to build their own garages, each one thinks that his is going to be the strongest. But then the big bad wrecking ball comes to call and threatens to smash their new homes to smithereens. The brothers learn that it's only by bravery and teamwork that they can win the day.
- The Three Little Tamales byISBN: 9780761455196Publication Date: 2009While the three little tamales cool off on a windowsill, a tortilla rolls by. "You will be eaten. You better run!" he tells them. And so the tamales jump out the window. The first runs to the prairie and builds a house of sagebrush. The second runs to a cornfield and builds a house of cornstalks. The third runs to the desrt and builds a house of cactus. Then who should come along but Señor Lobo, the Big Bad Wolf, who plans to blow their houses down!
- The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig byISBN: 9780689815287Publication Date: 1997When it comes time for the three little wolves to go out into the world and build themselves a house, their mother warns them to beware the big bad pig. But the little wolves' increasingly sturdy dwellings are no match for the persistent porker, who has more up his sleeve than huffing and puffing.
- The Three Ninja Pigs byISBN: 9780399255144Publication Date: 2012Practice makes perfect in this kick-butt fractured fairy tale Why do wolves think they can come to town and blow all the houses down? These three little pigs just aren't going to take it from that bully anymore!
- The Three Pigs byISBN: 9780618007011Publication Date: 2001The three pigs escape the wolf by going into another world where they meet the cat and the fiddle, the cow that jumped over the moon, and a dragon.
- The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs byISBN: 9780140544510Publication Date: 1996A spoof on the three little pigs story, this time told from the wolf's point of view.
- Wait! No Paint! byISBN: 9780060282707Publication Date: 2001The three little pigs are in their usual trouble with the big bad wolf, until a mysterious Voice gets involved and mixes things up.
- Where's the Big Bad Wolf? byISBN: 9780618181940Publication Date: 2002Detective Doggedly, a pair of cows, and a sheep who looks very familiar are all nearby each time three pigs get in trouble, but the big bad wolf is conspicuously absent.
- Wolf Won't Bite! byISBN: 9781442427631Publication Date: 2012Come along on a wild circus adventure about three little pigs who have captured a wild wolf.
- A Frog Prince byISBN: 9780805004267Publication Date: 1989Rebuffed by the princess after retrieving her golden ball, a noble frog sets out to find a more suitable mate.
- Snog the Frog byISBN: 9780764158247Publication Date: 2005Here's an amusing new twist on the well-known fairy tale situation in which a frog becomes a handsome prince when he is kissed by a beautiful princess. Can Snog the Frog also be transformed by a kiss?
- The Frog Prince, Continued byISBN: 9780140542851Publication Date: 1994After the frog turns into a prince, he and the Princess do not live happily ever after and the Prince decides to look for a witch to help him remedy the situation.
- The Hog Prince byISBN: 9780525479000Publication Date: 2009On the advice of a mixed-up fairy, Eldon the hog tries to achieve his princely ambitions by kissing the perfect mate.
THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA
- Princess Pigtoria and the Pea byISBN: 9780545156257Publication Date: 2010A pretty new princess-and-the-pea picture book for little people who love preposterous play with the letter P!
- The Princess and the Peas and Carrots byISBN: 9781609052508Publication Date: 2012"Most of the time, Rosebud is Good Princess Rosebud, but she can become Princess Fussy. This new rendition of The Princess and the Pea features a little girl who needs certain things to be 'just so.'"
- The Princess and the Pizza byISBN: 9780823416837Publication Date: 2002Princess Paulina needs a job. Ever since her father retired from his throne to become a carpenter, Paulina has had no use for her princess skills. When she hears that Prince Drupert is looking for a princess to marry, Paulina can't pass up the opportunity to put her princessing skills into practice.
- The Very Smart Pea and the Princess-to-Be byISBN: 9780375826269Publication Date: 2003The pea gives its own version of what happened in the fairy tale, "The Princess and the Pea," from the time of its birth in the Palace Garden until it helps arrange a royal marriage.
GOLDILOCKS & THE THREE BEARS
- Deep in the Forest byISBN: 9780525286172Publication Date: 1976In this clever, wordless turnabout on the Goldilocks story, a curious bear cub wreaks havoc in the cabin of a pioneer family out for a walk.
- Dusty Locks and the Three Bears byISBN: 9780805058628Publication Date: 2001A Western-style retelling of the traditional tale about a little girl who finds the house of bear family and makes herself at home.
- Goldie and the Three Bears byISBN: 9780060000080Publication Date: 2003In this story, loosely based on that of Goldilocks, Goldie, who has yet to find a friend to "love with all her heart," makes an unplanned visit to the house of some bears.
- Goldie and the Three Hares byISBN: 9780061253140Publication Date: 2011When Goldilocks, running from the three bears, falls down a rabbit hole and hurts her foot, a family of hares tries to help but she proves to be a very loud, demanding, and tenacious guest.
- Goldie Locks Has Chicken Pox byISBN: 9780689829819Publication Date: 2002When Goldie Locks comes down with chicken pox, she is teased by her brother and is unable to visit with Bo Peep, Little Red, and other friends.
- Goldilocks and Just One Bear byISBN: 9780763661724Publication Date: 2012Little Bear is all grown up and Goldilocks is a distant memory. One day, Little Bear wanders out of the woods and finds himself lost in the Big City. What are the chances of him bumping in to someone who remembers exactly how he likes his porridge?
- Goldilocks and the Seven Squat Bears byISBN: 9780316083584Publication Date: 2010The seven squat bears are a hardworking bunch. After a long day of working in the mines, they return home to find a giantess sleeping on their beds...ALL SEVEN OF THEIR BEDS! Panic ensues, but one enterprising bear decides the solution to their giant problem is a prince! But are they off to find a giant-slaying prince? Or a princess-marrying prince? Or both?!
- Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs byISBN: 9780062104182Publication Date: 2012When three hungry dinosaurs lay a trap hoping to catch something to eat, Goldilocks who never listens to warnings, walks into their house and springs the trap.
- Goldilocks Returns byISBN: 9780689825378Publication Date: 2000Thirty years after Goldilocks first met the three bears, she returns to fix up their cottage and soothe her guilty conscience.
- Let's Go Camping with Mr. Sillypants byISBN: 9780517597743Publication Date: 1995When Mr. Sillypants gets lost on a camping trip, he has a dream about "The Three Bears."
- Me and You byISBN: 9780374349080Publication Date: 2010An urban retelling of the classic Goldilocks and the Three Bears story, told from the baby bear's perspective.
- Mr. Wolf and the Three Bears byISBN: 9780152164232Publication Date: 2002It's Baby Bear's birthday and Mr. Wolf is throwing a party. He and Grandma Wolf have whipped up lots of tasty snacks. And the Three Bears have just arrived!Then Goldilocks--the rudest girl in the neighborhood--barges in. Who invited her?
- Rubia and the Three Osos byISBN: 9781423112525Publication Date: 2010The "Oso "family is going out for a stroll, and Rubia has her eye on their empty "casita." A nice bowl of "sopa," a comfortable chair, a "perfecta" little bed Who wouldnt want to open la "puerta" and come in?
- Somebody and the Three Blairs byISBN: 9780531058787Publication Date: 1991In a reversal of the Goldilocks story, a bear explores the home of the three Blairs while they are out.
- The Goldilocks Variations byISBN: 9780763662684Publication Date: 2012Everyone knows what happened when Goldilocks met the three bears. But when she encounters a whopping thirty-three bears, the strange-talking Bliim, or even three little pigs, the stories end a bit differently.
- Yours Truly, Goldilocks byISBN: 9780689816086Publication Date: 1998Presents the correspondence of Goldilocks, the three pigs, Baby Bear, Peter Rabbit, and Little Red Riding Hood as they plan to attend a housewarming party for the pigs and avoid the evil wolves in the forest.
THREE BILLY GOATS GRUFF
- The Three Billygoats Gruff and Mean Calypso Joe byISBN: 9780689828249Publication Date: 2002In this bright and breezy retelling of the Brothers Grimm storytime favorite, the three Billygoats Gruff find themselves yearning for the delectable treats on the other side of their island. However, to get there, they first must cross a bridge...a bridge guarded by Calypso Joe, the self-proclaimed "meanest troll dis part of de island."
- The Three Silly Billies byISBN: 9780689858628Publication Date: 2005Three billy goats, unable to cross a bridge because they cannot pay the toll, form a car pool with The Three Bears, Little Red Riding Hood, and Jack of beanstalk fame to get past the rude Troll.
- The Three Silly Girls Grubb byISBN: 9780618141838Publication Date: 2002Skippity-skip-skip. One after the other, three silly sisters skip over a bridge on their way to school. But before she can cross to safety, each sister must face Ugly-Boy Bobby, a bully who hides in a hole beneath the bridge.
- Three Cool Kids byISBN: 9780316236669Publication Date: 1995This retelling of "The Three Billy Goats Gruff" is set in the heart of a city where an enormous rat tries to keep three goats from crossing the street.
JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
- Jack and the Giant Barbecue byISBN: 9780761461289Publication Date: 2012A hilarious southwestern twist on Jack and the Beanstalk.
- Kate and the Beanstalk byISBN: 9780689825507Publication Date: 2000Fee, Fi, Fo, Fum'un, I smell the blood of an Englishwoman. Be she alive or be she dead, I'll grind her bones to make my bread. Mary Pope Osborne's funny, magical retelling of the favorite tale featureS a new and inspiring heroine named Kate for today's audience.
- The Giant and the Beanstalk byISBN: 9780060000103Publication Date: 2004In this version of the traditional tale, a young giant chases Jack down the beanstalk to rescue his beloved hen and meets other Jacks from various nursery rhymes along the way.
- Trust Me, Jack's Beanstalk Stinks! byISBN: 9781404866751Publication Date: 2011The giant tells what really happened when Jack kept climbing up the beanstalk and sneaking into his house.