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Fairy Tales

Puss & Boots
Imai, Ayano

A beloved fairy tale reimagined

A poor shoemaker must close his business as there is no work, but his cat is determined to save the shoemaker from his plight. Using a magnificent pair of boots and a sly plan, the trusty cat tempts a monster and tricks the beast into using his...

Item No. 9789888240715
$17.99
Puss in Boots
Perrault, Charles

Charles Perrault's Puss in Boots has been an irresistible magnet for countless illustrators ever since this classic French tale was first published in 1697. So the question arises: Do we really need another edition of Puss? Presented with Fred Marcellino's magnificent interpretation of...

Item No. 9780312659455
$9.99
Rackham's Fairy Tale Illustrations
Rackham, Arthur
Fifty-five lovely plates, reproduced from rare, early editions, include scenes from Irish Fairy Tales, English Fairy Tales, Hansel and Gretel, Snowdrop and Other Tales, Little Brother & Little Sister, and more.
Item No. 9780486421674
$12.95
Rapunzel
Rogasky, Barbara
A stunningly illustrated version of the beloved fairy tale from a Caldecott Medalist, now digitally restored.

This retelling of a favorite fairy tale, illustrated by award-winning artist Trina Schart Hyman in an edition Publishers Weekly called "spellbinding," has been lovingly...

Item No. 9780823442805
$18.99
Rapunzel PB
Woollvin, Bethan
This humorous retelling of the classic fairy tale spins a delightful, girl power twist, from New York Times Best Illustrated Book-winner Bethan Woollvin.

Rapunzel lives all alone in a tall, dark tower. Under the threat of a witch's fearsome curse, the poor girl seems doomed to a...

Item No. 9781682632796
$8.99
Rapunzel
Brothers Grimm
Award winning author/adapter/illustrator Paul O. Zelinsky's Caldecott Medal Winning book! Perfect for readers of all fairy tales.

"A breathtaking interpretation gives the fairy tale new art-historical roots, with illustrations that daringly-and effectively-mimic the masters of Italian...

Item No. 9780142301937
$7.99
Rapunzel
Isadora, Rachel
Caldecott Honor winner Rachel Isadora's gorgeous collages breathe new life into this classic tale, capturing Rapunzel's striking beauty and the lush African setting?a new home for this story?with wonderful details such as Rapunzel's long dreadlocks and the prince's noble steed?a zebra. Readers will...
Item No. 9780399247729
$17.99
Reading Beauty
Underwood, Deborah


An empowering tale for all kids, Reading Beauty features fun, rhyming text, loveable characters, and a heartwarming ending that will keep young minds entertained.

A irrepressible fairy tale retelling that is sure to charm readers of all ages:

When a fairy's curse--a...
Item No. 9781452171296
$17.99
Robin Hood
Calcutt, David
The champion of the destitute and downtrodden rides again. Meet young Robin Hood before he becomes the hero of Sherwood Forest, and follow along with his band of merry men as his adventures become the stuff of legend. This lavishly illustrated picture book makes a wonderful gift title to complement...
Item No. 9781846867996
$12.99
Rose Red & Snow White (Paperback)
Sanderson, Ruth
A beautiful retelling of the classic Brothers Grimm tale with lavish full-color oil paintings. New in paperback. Red Rose and Snow White are as different as two sisters can be. Even so, they get along and, together with their mother, make a cozy life in their cottage in the woods. Then one night,...
Item No. 9781566569347
$7.95
Saint George And Dragon-PB
Hyman, Trina Schart
Set "in the days when monsters and giants and fairy folk lived in England, " this retelling of a classic and well-loved tale recounts the battle between Saint George and the Dragon - a creature so huge and fearsome that his tail "swept the land behind him for almost half a mile, " and whose "deep...
Item No. 9780316367950
$8.99
Seven Blind Mice-PB
Young, Ed
"It's a pillar," says one. "It's a fan," says another. One by one, the seven blind mice investigate the strange Something by the pond. And one by one, they come back with a different theory. It's only when the seventh mouse goes out-and explores the whole Something-that the mice see the whole truth...
Item No. 9780698118959
$7.99
Seven Voyages of Sinbad - Hardcover
Yeoman, John


The first adventure story, wonderfully illustrated by Quentin Blake. Seven wonderful tales to delight readers (and the read-to!).

Originally part of the Arabian Nights stories, the adventures of Sinbad are among the first adventure stories created to thrill audiences. The son of a rich...

Item No. 9781843651291
$19.99
Snow White
Grimm, Wilhelm K

A Caldecott Honor Book
New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of the Year
New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year

A beautifully illustrated retelling of the classic Grimm's fairy tale about a beautiful princess whose lips were red...

Item No. 9780374468682
$9.99
Snow White
Brothers Grimm

Quentin Greben breathes new life into this beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tale.  The lush illustrations transform the well-known story of the beautiful princess--her lips as red as an apple, her skin as white as snow--into a tale that's new and thrilling. 

Item No. 9780735841161
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Song of Robin Hood
Castagnetta, Grace
A 1946 Caldecott Honor Book

Anne Malcolmson, Grace Castagnetta, and Caldecott medalist Virginia Lee Burton joined forces in 1947 to produce the definitive edition of The Song of Robin Hood. Their triumphant achievement was one of the most distinctive presentations of the...

Item No. 9780618071869
$20.00
Swan Lake
Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich


With flash, the lake was based in a shimmering light, and before him stood the most beautiful woman he had ever seen. "I am the Swan Queen," she said. "I am the swan that you tried to kill."

A prince's love for a swan queen breaks an evil spell in this fairy tale adaptation of the...

Item No. 9780735843295
$19.95
Tales from Arabian Nights
Napoli, Donna Jo
Classic stories and dazzling illustrations of princesses, kings, sailors, and genies come to life in a stunning retelling of the Arabian folk tales from One Thousand and One Nights and other collections, including those of Aladdin, Sinbad the Sailor, and Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves. The...
Item No. 9781426325403
$24.99
Tales from the Brothers Grimm
Grimm, Brothers

A gorgeous collection of familiar and lesser-known Grimm tales, illustrated by one of the greatest children's illustrators of our time

This handsome edition from the well-known collection of fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm contains 11 popular stories. Old favorites such as "Hansel...

Item No. 9789888240531
$29.99
Tatterhood: Feminist Folktales #1
Passed down through generations, these classic folk tales remind us that girls around the world have always been the heroes of their own stories.From Japan to Norway, Scotland to Sudan, Tatterhood brings readers twelve folk tales--and twelve women whose cunning, hard work, and...
Item No. 9781558619296
$14.95
Telling Stories Wrong
Rodari, Gianni

A New York Times/New York Public Library Best Illustrated Children's Book of 2022 Everyone knows how "Little Red Riding Hood" goes. But Grandpa keeps getting the story all wrong, with hilarious results!

"Once upon a time, there was a little girl...
Item No. 9781592703609
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The Adventures of Odysseus
Hugh Lupton

As Odysseus fights to find his way back home after the long and brutal Trojan War, he has to endure harrowing ordeals and adventures, and come to terms with devastating losses. Storytellers Hugh Lupton and Daniel Morden s graphic retelling breathes new life into this great classic.

Item No. 9781846864469
$12.99
The Boy of the Three Year Nap
Snyder, Dianne

Last chance! This book is out-of-print and we don't have many copies left. Get it while you can!

Lazy Taro gets his comeuppance. "The pictures, handsome in every respect, are done in Japanese style, and complement a well-crafted story." -- Booklist, starred review
Item No. 9780395440902
$16.95
The Brownies
Cox, Palmer
Small as mice and sly as foxes, the Brownies are a jovial band of free spirits who emerge in the evenings to roam the countryside while humans sleep. They love sports and games, jolly pranks, and adventures of any kind. Their exuberance and fondness for mischief are exceeded only by their...
Item No. 9780486212654
$7.95
The Care and Feeding of Sprites - Autographed Hardcover

Autographed by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black

Many would have you believe that sprites (or "fairies" as they're often called) are sweet and pretty and ultimately peaceful creatures. But don't let the carefree nature of these dazzling beguilers fool you. Because while they...

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