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Fairy Tales

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...

Item No. 9780140557398
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...

Item No. 9780316341578
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...

Item No. 9781338673845
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...
Item No. 9780316183567
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."


Item No. 9780140544510
True Story Three Little Pigs ANN ED
Scieszka, Jon

A contemporary classic celebrates its 25th birthday.

Twenty-five years in the Big House and A. Wolf is still sticking to his story: he was framed! As for that huffing and puffing stuff? A big lie. A. Wolf was just trying to borrow a cup of sugar to make his poor old granny a...

Item No. 9780451471956
Wise Fool-Autographed
Archer, Micha

Autographed by illustrator, Micha Archer

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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Calì, Davide

Award-winning creators Davide Calì and Fatinha Ramos's reimagined fairy tale picture book Tourmaline celebrates LGBTQ+ inclusivity and diversity.

When knight after knight tries to rescue the princess and fails, who will succeed in saving her?


Item No. 9781849768702
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...
Item No. 9781566568647
Twelve Dancing Princesses

The talented Brigette Barrager lavishly illustrates this beautiful retelling of the Grimm Brothers' "The Twelve Dancing Princesses." In this fairy tale, twelve princesses wake up every morning to find their shoes are worn out and they are totally exhausted! A handsome suitor discovers that the...

Item No. 9780811876964
Doherty, Kathleen

A modern spin on "The Ant and the Grasshopper," this warm-spirited, woodland tale celebrates the power of community and coming together to share in times of need.

Winter is fast approaching the forest and everyone is storing food for a long hibernation, except Badger who is...

Item No. 9781682634974
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."...
Item No. 9781889910321
Where Do Fairies Go When It Snows?
Walsh, Liza Gardner
Everyone knows fairies love spring flowers and summer sun, but what happens when autumn comes and the days get shorter and colder? Now, Liza Gardner Walsh, acclaimed author of the Fairy House Handbook and Fairy Garden Handbook, explores the matter in a charming children's picture book of rhyming...
Item No. 9781608934133
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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Where's Joon?
Kim, Julie
"Kim's story is absolutely enchanting, but her stupendously vivacious illustrations prove even more memorable. Amplifying details immediately stand out from the first pages"--Terry Hong, Shelf Awareness

Where's Joon?

is the highly anticipated sequel to Where's Halmoni?, ...
Item No. 9781632174154
Who Will Kiss the Crocodile?
Senior, Suzy
In this hilarious retelling of Sleeping Beauty, an angry fairy casts a spell that turns baby Princess Liss into a crocodile who will fall into a deep sleep, only to be woken by a kiss. But who will kiss the crocodile and break the spell?

In this hilarious spin on the traditional...

Item No. 9781680102840
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...
Item No. 9780140547245
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...
Item No. 9780803760899
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
Item No. 9780803722989
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
Winter Tales: Stories and Folktales from Around the World
Casey, Dawn
A beautifully illustrated treasury of winter-themed folktales celebrating diverse heritage and cultural storytelling, including "The Nutcracker," "The Snow Queen," and "The Mitten."

Winter Tales is a fully illustrated treasury of stories celebrating the wonders of the season...

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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
World Full of Nature Stories
McAllister, Angela
This beautiful book of stories takes readers on a journey with 50 tales, featuring themes of nature from all around the world.

Sit back, get comfortable, and delve into this beautifully-illustrated collection of beloved nature stories from every corner of the globe.


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