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Fairy Tales with New Twists - picture books
New twists on traditional fairy tales and nursery rhymes.
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PICTURE BOOKS
  Cover Art: Urgency Emergency. Big Bad Wolf Archer, Dosh
Urgency Emergency. Big Bad Wolf
"A choking wolf is rushed to City Hospital, and a lost little girl in a red coat has been found, looking for her missing granny. What on earth did the wolf eat?"--Provided by publisher
Easy Reader
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  Cover Art: The Fort That Jack Built Ashburn, Boni
The Fort That Jack Built
"In this take-off of the nursery rhyme "The House That Jack Built," Jack builds an amazing fort in the middle of the living room. Unfortunately the rest of his family intrudes when they request their supplies back"-- Provided by publisher.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Snoring Beauty Bardhan-Quallen, Sudipta
Snoring Beauty
"A new spin on "Sleeping Beauty" told from the perspective of a little mouse who can't get to sleep because of the princess's very loud snoring"--Provided by publisher.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Cinders : a Chicken Cinderella Brett, Jan
Cinders : a Chicken Cinderella
Cinders, the most picked upon hen in the flock, becomes the most loved by Prince Cockerel when she arrives at his ball looking so beautiful that even her bossy sisters do not recognize her.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Me and You Browne, Anthony
Me and You
An urban retelling of the classic Goldilocks and the Three Bears story, told from the baby bear's perspective.
Easy Picture Book BROWNE
  Cover Art: Ivan the Terrier Catalanotto, Peter
Ivan the Terrier
A terrier named Ivan keeps interrupting story hour. Ivan loves a good story. Like that one about the three bears or those three gruff billy goats. Where else can a dog find such playmates action fun...or a cookie? Ivan's own good story lands him just where he loves to be. In your lap.
Easy Picture Book CATALAN
  Cover Art: Beware of the Storybook Wolves Child, Lauren
Beware of the Storybook Wolves
When two wolves escape one night from his fairy tale book and threaten to eat him, Herb enlists the reluctant help of Cinderella's fairy godmother.
Easy Picture Book CHILD
  Cover Art: Fairly Fairy Tales Codell, Esme Raji
Fairly Fairy Tales
Offers a different look at some classic stories, as a parent and child read before bedtime.
Easy Picture Book CODELL
  Cover Art: The Great Fairy Tale Disaster Conway, David
The Great Fairy Tale Disaster
When an old Big Bad Wolf, who no longer has enough huff and puff to blow down a house, tries to find a nice relaxing fairy tale for a change, he winds up making a big mess for Cinderella, Rapunzel, and other well-known characters.
Easy Picture Book CONWAY
  Cover Art: The Rockabilly Goats Gruff Crosby, Jeff
The Rockabilly Goats Gruff
Three billy goats outwit a troll that lives under the bridge they must cross on their way to Nanny Mary's Shimmy Shack.
Easy Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: The Really Groovy Story of the Tortoise and the Hare Crow, Kristyn
The Really Groovy Story of the Tortoise and the Hare
A modern rhyme retells the events of the famous race between the boastful hare and the persevering tortoise.
Easy Picture Book CROW
  Cover Art: Cinderelephant Dodd, Emma
Cinderelephant
A lonely elephant mistreated by her warthog cousins charms Prince Trunky with the help of a furry godmouse.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Princess Pigtoria and the Pea Edwards, Pamela Duncan
Princess Pigtoria and the Pea
To make her pigsty of a palace picturesque again, penniless Princess Pigtoria tries to get the pompous porker Prince Proudfoot to propose marriage.
Easy Picture Book EDWARDS
  Cover Art: The Ant and the Grasshopper Emberley, Rebecca
The Ant and the Grasshopper
In this version of the classic fable, a weary ant is energized by the swinging sounds of a grasshopper and his "buggy" band.
Easy Picture Book EMBERLEY
  Cover Art: The Library Gingerbread Man Enderle, Dotti
The Library Gingerbread Man
The exasperating Gingerbread Man, famous for leading a host of townsfolk and animals in a wild chase about the countryside, lives at 398.2 on the library shelves. But the Gingerbread Man is not the type of cookie that stays in one place for very long, and one day he just can't help himself. With a leap and a whoosh, he escapes the librarian's grasp, and the chase for the wily Gingerbread Man is on again!
Easy Picture Book ENDERLE
  Cover Art: The Gingerbread Girl Ernst, Lisa Campbell
The Gingerbread Girl
Like her older brother, the Gingerbread Boy, who was eventually devoured by a fox, the Gingerbread Girl eludes the many people who would like to eat her but also has a plan to escape her sibling's fate.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Dog in Boots Gormley, Greg
Dog in Boots
After reading "Puss in Boots," an adventurous dog sets out to find the perfect pair of shoes to suit his every need.
Easy Picture Book GORMLEY
  Cover Art: The Adventures of the Dish and the Spoon Grey, Mini
The Adventures of the Dish and the Spoon
Having run away together, the Dish and the Spoon from the nursery rhyme "Hey Diddle, Diddle" become vaudeville stars before turning to a life of crime. Their taste for the high life puts them in debt to a gang of sharp and shady characters (depicted as evil knives). A visual treat with new details to discover again and again, here is absurd good fun for the whole family.
Easy Picture Book GREY
  Cover Art: Cinderella : a Fashionable Tale Guarnaccia, Steven
Cinderella : a Fashionable Tale
Retells the classic fairy tale of the young servant girl who experiences a magical night and finally finds her prince. Features illustrations of apparel and accessories inspired by famous fashion designers.
Easy Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: The Emperor's Cool Clothes Harper, Lee
The Emperor's Cool Clothes
Two rascally weavers convince the emperor they are making clothing that will make him look "cool" and will let him know who else is "cool," as well, but when he wears them during the Royal Parade, a child cries out that the emperor has nothing on. Includes author's note about the story's origins.
Easy Picture Book HARPER
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