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Fairy Tales

The Secret Lives of Unicorns (Softcover)
Seraphini, Temisa
If you thought unicorns were imaginary, think again. Anatomy, evolution, life cycle, magical properties: prepare to learn just how much you didn't know about these fantastic, magical equines. A full encyclopedia of all things unicorns--an upgrade for fans of My Little Pony and fun for...
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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 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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The Snow Queen
Andersen, Hans Christian

A stunningly illustrated retelling of an acclaimed fairy tale

With a mix of naturalistic and surrealistic artwork, this translation captures the spirit of one of Hans Christian Andersen's most famous works. Neighbors Kai and Gerda grow up as best friends. But when Kai is swept away...

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The Spiderwick Chronicles: The Care and Feeding of Sprites
Diterlizzi, Tony
Got Sprites?

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 do make for awesome pets (or, if you prefer,...

Item No. 9781416927570
Tale of Tam Lin
Don, Lari

 Staff Pick...

Janet is forbidden from visiting the woods near her father's castle because legend says that long ago a local boy called Tam Linn was stolen there by the fairy queen and never returned. But Janet isn't afraid of fairy stories...

Deep in the woods, by a well, she meets a fairy knight --...

Item No. 9781782501343
The Tale of the Mandarin Ducks
Paterson, Katherine
Wrtitten by Newbery Medalist Katherine Paterson with painting by Caldecott winning illustrators Leo and Diane Dillon

A beautiful mandarin duck is captured and caged by a greedy lord who wants to show off the bird's magnificent plumage. But the wild creature pines for his mate. When Yasuko, the...

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The Three Billy Goats Gruff
Pinkney, Jerry
A classic read-aloud favorite addressing bullying retold by acclaimed artist Jerry Pinkney.

Jerry Pinkney puts his indelible stamp on another beloved folktale in the same vein as the Caldecott Medal-winning The Lion...

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The Three Billy Goats Gruff
Barnett, Mac

Instant New York Times bestseller!

The MOMENTOUS debut of a groundbreaking Fairy Tale series -- a brilliantly crafted, hilarious twist on this beloved classic, The Three Billy Goats Gruff, from renowned, award-winning, and New York Times bestselling duo and...

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The Tortoise and the Hare
Pinkney, Jerry
This lavish, highly-acclaimed rendition of Aesop's most beloved fable about grit, hope, and resilience is brought to life by Caldecott Medal-winning artist Jerry Pinkney. This nearly wordless companion to the Caldecott Medal-winning The Lion...
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The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs
Scieszka, Jon
You thought you knew the story of the "The Three Little Pigs"... You thought wrong.

In this hysterical and clever fracture fairy tale picture book that twists point of view and perspective, young readers will finally hear the other side of the story of "The Three Little Pigs."


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Wise Fool-Autographed
Archer, Micha

A retelling of twenty-two Middle Eastern folktales about Mulla Nasreddin Hoca, a wise man remembered for his insightful and humorous stories.

Hans Christian Andersen
Among one of Andersen's very earliest stories, "Thumbeline" has been enchantingly illustrated by an internationally acclaimed artist who perfectly captures Thumbeline's charming world with all its dangers and delights. Full color.
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Twelve Dancing Princesses
Sanderson, Ruth
A BEAUTIFUL RETELLING OF THE CLASSIC BROTHERS GRIMM TALE WITH LAVISH FULL-COLOR OIL PAINTINGS. NEW IN PAPERBACK. Ruth Sanderson retells the tale of twelve princesses who dance secretly all night long and how their secret is eventually discovered. Long ago, in the days of princesses, castles, and...
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Uncle Snake - Softcover
Gollub, Matthew

A mysterious and captivating tale explaining the origins of lightining. Something unearthly happens when a boy enters a forbidden cave, and no curandero can change him back to what he was. Only the nahual, a shape-changing magic worker holds out hope: "You are destined to show...

In this mysterious tale set in ancient Mexico, something unearthly happens when a boy enters a forbidden cave. No curandero can change him back. Only the nahual, a shape-changing magic worker, can see beyond the horizon: "You are destined," he tells the boy, "to show the world something new."...
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Viking Gods and Heroes
Wilmot-Buxton, E M

This captivating collection of stories handed down centuries ago from the hardy people of the Far North tells of handsome gods, lovely goddesses, giants, and dwarfs who lived in a land dominated by fire and ice. Twenty-five astonishing tales for young readers recall the dramatic creation of...

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Where's Halmoni?
Kim, Julie
". . . features two young Korean American siblings who take a trip through a magical portal into a land filled with characters from old Korean fables. . . Kim is making a statement about the loss of culture among children of immigrants while also writing a book that returns some of that to them."...
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Who's in Rabbit's House? (Softcover)
Aardema, Verna
A great bedtime story sure to keep children fascinated, Who's in Rabbit's House is a Masai tale told from the perspective of a play within a play. A monster has invaded Rabbit's house, and the other animals must gather to help investigate . . . and scare the monster away. This story teaches...
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Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears (Hardcover)
Aardema, Verna
In this astonishingly beautiful and imaginatively illustrated picture book, Mosquito tells Iguana a tall tale that sets off a chain reaction that ends in jungle disaster. Iguana is so upset at being told such nonsense that he plugs his ears. So, of course, when Python says good morning, Iguana...
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Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears (Softcover)
Aardema, Verna
In this astonishingly beautiful and imaginatively illustrated picture book, Mosquito tells Iguana a tall tale that sets off a chain reaction that ends in jungle disaster. Iguana is so upset at being told such nonsense that he plugs his ears. So, of course, when Python says good morning, Iguana...
Item No. 9780140549058
Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears (Spanish Edition)
Aardema, Verna
A mosquito annoyed the iguana, who frightened the python, who scared the rabbit
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Wild Swans
Knight, Xanthe Gresham
Young Eliza and her eleven brothers' lives are transformed when a plague ravages the Kingdom of the North and kills their mother, the Queen. When their father remarries, their brilliant and "unusual" new stepmother becomes obsessed with finding a cure for the plague and protecting her new family -...
Item No. 9781782853626
Wild Swans
Morris, Jackie
A girl loses her beloved brothers when they are turned into swans by her wicked stepmother. She embarks on a vital quest with one purpose: to find them and turn them back into boys again.
But the task is complicated. She must pick nettles with her bare hands and turn them to yarn, to spin and...
Item No. 9781783528882
Women of Myth
McMenemy, Genn
Uncover the fascinating and complex women from mythology and folklore with this collection of stories profiling powerful goddesses, mighty queens, and legendary creatures.

Get inspired with 50 fascinating stories of powerful female figures from mythologies around the world. From heroines...

Item No. 9781507219416