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Folk & Fairy Tales
1) Type the following search term into the online catalog search box: folklore
2) Then type the name of the country you are interested in (England, Nigeria, Japan, etc.)
3) Click the Search button, then use the Staley Library Location- Juvenile Collection - 4th Floor limit located on the left side of the screen.
1) Type the following search term into the online catalog search box: fairy tales
2) Click the Search button, then use the Staley Library Location- Juvenile Collection - 4th Floor limit located on the left side of the screen.
Call Number: JUV. PZ8.L773 Ash 2009
Publication Date: 2009-09-01
In this variation on the Cinderella story, Ash grows up believing in the fairy realm that the king and his philosophers have sought to suppress, until one day she must choose between a handsome fairy cursed to love her and the King's Huntress whom she loves.
Beaver Steals Fire by
Call Number: JUV. E99.S2 B43 2005
Publication Date: 2005-11-01
A long time ago, fire belonged only to the animals in the land above, not to those on the earth below. Curlew, keeper of the sky world, guarded fire and kept it from the earth. Coyote, however, devised a clever plan to steal fire, aided by Grizzly Bear, Wren, Snake, Frog, Eagle, and Beaver. These brave and resourceful animal beings raided the land above and risked all to steal fire from Curlew.
Fair, Brown and Trembling : an Irish Cinderella story by
Call Number: JUV. PZ7.S84878 F34 2000
Publication Date: 2001
Providing a lively retelling of an Irish folk tale with deep roots in the Cinderella story, this book has been illustrated with water-colours depicting the landscapes and costumes of 15th-century Ireland.
Hansel and Gretel by
Call Number: JUV. PZ7.7.G3 Han 2014
Publication Date: 2014-10-28
Two abandoned children come upon a gingerbread cottage inhabited by a cruel witch who wants to eat them.
Henny Penny by
Call Number: JUV. PZ8.1.C43 H4 1968
Publication Date: 1984-09-17
A cumulative tale about Henny Penny and her barnyard friends who were literally outfoxed on their journey to tell the king the sky was falling.
The Lion and the Mouse by
Call Number: JUV. PZ8.2.P456 Li 2009
Publication Date: 2009-09-01
In this wordless retelling of an Aesop fable set in the African Serengeti, an adventuresome mouse proves that even a small creature is capable of great deeds when she rescues the King of the Jungle.
Pajaro Verde / The Green Bird by
Call Number: JUV. PZ74.1 .H36 2002
Publication Date: 2002-10-01
Although her mother and sisters make fun of her decision to marry a green bird, to Mirabel he is a prince and so when her family's jealousy endangers him, she sets out to save his life and their love.
La Princesa and the Pea by
Call Number: JUV. PZ8.3.E514 Pr 2017
Publication Date: 2017-09-05
A rhyming twist on a classic fairy tale in which a queen places a pea under a young lady's mattress to see if she is truly a princess. Incorporates Spanish words and Includes a glossary.
Call Number: JUV. PZ8.Z38 R341997
Publication Date: 1997-10-01
A retelling of a folktale in which a beautiful girl with long golden hair is kept imprisoned in a lonely tower by a sorceress. Includes a note on the origins of the story.
Red Ridin' in the Hood by
Call Number: JUV. PZ8.M334 R4 2005
Publication Date: 2005-05-02
Eleven classic tales are retold with an injection of Latino culture, providing a twist on the traditional forms while sustaining a freshness all their own. The title story, "Red Ridin' in the Hood," moves the setting to the barrio, where Red decides to brave dangerous Forest Street in order to reach her abuelita and encounters the menacing wolf in a thumping Chevy lowrider.
The Rose and the Beast by
Call Number: JUV. PZ8.B6175 Ro 2000
Publication Date: 2000-09-19
Nine classic fairy tales set in modern, magical landscapes and retold with a twist.
Snow White Stories Around the World by
Call Number: JUV. PZ8.G95 Sn 2015
Publication Date: 2014-07-01
Retells the classic German version of Snow White, together with three similar tales--Marigo of the Forty Dragons from Albania, The unnatural mother and the girl with a star on her forehead from Mozambique, and The magic needle from Turkey.
A Tale Dark and Grimm by
Call Number: JUV. PZ8.G36 Tal 2010
Publication Date: 2010-10-28
Follows Hansel and Gretel as they walk out of their own story and into eight more tales, encountering such wicked creatures as witches, along with kindly strangers and other helpful folk. Based in part on the Grimms' fairy tales Faithful Johannes, Hansel and Gretel, The seven ravens, Brother and sister, The robber bridegroom, and The devil and his three golden hairs.
The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig by
Call Number: JUV. PZ8.1.T7384 T5 1997
Publication Date: 1997-04-01
An altered retelling of the traditional tale about the conflict between pig and wolf--with a surprise ending.