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Fairy Tales

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
Najjar, Taghreed
A story about facing your fears and accepting differences, inspired by Arabic folk tales.

The villagers are afraid of the "Ghoul." For years, they've tiptoed around the village for fear of disturbing it. The monster doesn't look like them, and it is believed to eat humans.

One day...

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The Grasshopper and the Ants
Pinkney, Jerry
This magnificent rendition of a classic Aesop fable by a Caldecott Medal-winning artist teaches children: Don't put off for tomorrow what you can do today! In this stunning companion to the Caldecott Medal-winning The Lion...
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Legend of the Fog
Schwartz, Joanne

In this traditional Inuit story, a simple walk on the tundra becomes a life-or-death journey for a young man. When he comes across a giant who wants to take him home and cook him for dinner, the young man's quick thinking saves him from being devoured--and in the process,...

Item No. 9781772271362
The Lion and the Mouse
Pinkney, Jerry
Winner of the Caldecott Medal

This New York Times bestselling and award-winning fable of compassion and kindness, as reimagined by legendary artist Jerry Pinkney, is an essential addition to any bookshelf of children's classics.

In award-winning artist Jerry Pinkney's...

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The Little Blue Bridge
Maier, Brenda

The can-do heroine from the acclaimed The Little Red Fort returns in this fresh, feminist spin on The Three Billy Goats Gruff.

"Readers will happily discover that trip-trapping to friendship and cooperation is indeed a pie-worthy prize." -- ...

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The Little Match Girl
Andersen, Hans Christian
The luminous art of three-time Caldecott Honor recipient Jerry Pinkney transforms the nineteenth-century Danish girl of Andersen's tale into a child plucked straight from America's melting pot, shedding new light on the invisibility of the poor among the prosperous-a circumstance as familiar in...
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The Little Match Girl Strikes Back
Carroll, Emma

It only takes one strike . . . A powerful, beautifully illustrated feminist reworking of the classic fairy tale, from award-winning creators Emma Carroll and Lauren Child

"You've got a lot to say for a little match girl."

On the streets of Victorian...

Item No. 9781536233353
The Little Mermaid
Pinkney, Jerry
In this captivating reimagining of Hans Christian Andersen's classic, Caldecott medalist and bestselling artist Jerry Pinkney conjures a poignant friendship story and an epic tale of redemption -- the definitive new version for our time.
Melody, the littlest sea princess, is not...
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The Little Red Hen
Pinkney, Jerry
Caldecott Medal winner Jerry Pinkney enlivens the beloved fable with cheerful and classically beautiful illustrations, making this the ideal edition for every child's library.

As he did with his Caldecott-winning The Lion and the Mouse, Jerry Pinkney has masterfully adapted this...

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The Little Red Riding Hood
Pinkney, Jerry
This spectacular reimagining of one of Grimm's most beloved cautionary tales is brought to life by Caldecott Medal-winning artist Jerry Pinkney. In this inspired rendering of the classic Grimm Brothers folktale, Caldecott Medal-winning artist Jerry Pinkney introduces two favorite children's...
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The Mermaid
Brett, Jan
A New York Times bestselling striking under-the-sea version of Goldilocks with bonus storytelling in the borders, as only Jan Brett could create.

When Kiniro, a young mermaid, comes upon a gorgeous house made of seashells and coral, she is so curious that she goes inside....
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The Odyssey
Hinds, Gareth
With bold imagery and an ear tuned to the music of Homer's epic poem, Gareth Hinds reinterprets the ancient classic as it's never been told before.

"Gareth Hinds brings The Odyssey to life in a masterful blend of art and storytelling. Vivid and exciting, this graphic novel is a...

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The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales (Softcover)
Hamilton, Virginia
"The well-known author retells 24 black American folk tales in sure
storytelling voice: animal tales, supernatural tales, fanciful and cautionary
tales, and slave tales of freedom. All are beautifully readable. With the added
attraction of 40 wonderfully expressive paintings by the...
Item No. 9780679843368
The People Could Fly: The Picture Book (Hardcover)
Hamilton, Virginia
"THE PEOPLE COULD FLY," the title story in Virginia Hamilton's prize-winning American Black folktale collection, is a fantasy tale of the slaves who possessed the ancient magic words that enabled them to literally fly away to freedom. And it is a moving tale of those who did not have the...
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The Pied Piper of Hamelin
Lisbeth Zwerger

A beautiful edition of one of the most enduring and haunting tales by the Brothers Grimm


The town of Hamelin is overrun by a plague of rats,...

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Princess and the Pea
Isadora, Rachel

When a prince sets out to find a princess to marry, he soon discovers this is not a simple task. There is no shortage of so-called princesses, but how can he tell whether or not they are what they claim to be?

Then one night a great storm rages, there comes a knock on the palace...

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The Princess and the Pea (Board Book)
Perkins, Chloe
The classic story of "The Princess and the Pea" gets a fresh twist in this Russian spin on the beloved fairy tale!

The classic tale of a princess and a pea gets a fresh twist in this fourth book of the Once Upon a World board book series. With Russia as the backdrop, and stunning artwork...

Item No. 9781534400191
The Princess and the Warrior
Tonatiuh, Duncan
In the picture book Princess and the Warrior: A Tale of Two Volcanoes, award-winning author and illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh brings a cherished Mexican legend to life.

A Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor Book

ALA/ALSC Notable Children's Book!

"A palette of...

Item No. 9781419721304
The Rough Face Girl
Martin, Rafe
In an Algonquin village by the shores of Lake Ontario, many young women have tried to win the affections of the powerful Invisible Being who lives with his sister in a great wigwam near the forest. Then came the Rough-Face girl, scarred from working by the fire. Can she succeed where her beautiful...
Item No. 9780698116269
Sea-Ringed World PB
Esperon, Maria Garcia
Batchelder Award Honor Book
School Library Journal Best of the Year
Kirkus Best of the Year
Booklist Editors' Choice
Evanston Public Library's 101 Great Books for Kids
Chicago Public Library's Best of the Best
ABC Group Best Books for Young Readers


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The Selkie Girl
MacKay, Janis

Fergus lives with his father by the sea, but is lonely. He wants a friend more than anything.

One day Fergus finds treasure on the beach: a beautiful fur blanket hidden in the rocks. But Fergus doesn't know that his treasure belongs to someone else -- a selkie girl has lost her seal skin...

Item No. 9781782501305
The Skull: A Tyrolean Folktale
Klassen, Jon
A #1 New York Times bestseller!
A Kirkus Book Prize Finalist!
A New York Times Best Children's Chapter Book the Year
A Wall Street Journal Best Children's Book of the Year

Caldecott Medalist and New York Times best-selling author-illustrator Jon...

Item No. 9781536223361
The Snow Queen
Andersen, Hans Christian

Hans Christian Andersen's The Snow Queen, the classic tale of friendship, love, and bravery, is beautifully retold with lavish illustrations by master artist Bagram Ibatoulline.

Best friends Kai and Gerda would do anything for each other. When Kai starts to behave cruelly and...

Item No. 9780062209504
The Snow Queen
Hans Christian Andersen & Edmund Dulac

When Gerda's beloved playmate, Kai, disappears one winter afternoon, all of the grownups give him up as forever lost. But Gerda knows in her heart that Kai can be rescued, and with nothing more than the clothes on her back, she journeys to a far country, populated by an ancient sorceress,...

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