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Animalia Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Kids will love this spectacular illustrated book.
By Graeme Base
(1986)
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The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales Book Poster Image
age 9+
A farcical re-working of 10 familiar fairy tales.
By Jon Scieszka
(1992)
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The Ugly Duckling Book Poster Image
age 6+
Kids will sympathize with ugly duckling's plight.
By Hans Christian Andersen
(1999)
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The Alphabet from A to Y, with Bonus Letter Z Book Poster Image
age 6+
Wild and crazy alphabet humor best for older kids.
By Steve Martin
(2007)
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Once Upon a Marigold Book Poster Image
age 9+
Delightfully offbeat fairytale full of surprises.
By Jean Ferris
(2004)
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Auntie Tiger Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Chinese Red Riding Hood story intended for older kids.
By Laurence Yep
(2008)
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The Fairy Godmother Academy #1: Birdie's Book Book Poster Image
age 9+
Delightful, exciting adventure for girls who love fantasy.
By Jan Bozarth, Andrea Burden
(2009)
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The Witch's Guide to Cooking with Children Book Poster Image
age 9+
Grimm's witch returns to cook again in darkly funny tale.
By Keith McGowan
(2009)
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A World Without Princes: The School for Good and Evil, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
A girls-vs.-boys twist in magic-filled sequel.
By Soman Chainani
(2014)
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The Land of Stories: A Treasury of Classic Fairy Tales Book Poster Image
age 9+
Retold classics provide origin story for blockbuster series.
By Chris Colfer
(2016)
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P Is for Pterodactyl: The Worst Alphabet Book Ever Book Poster Image
age 6+
Wacky alphabet book pokes fun at silent letters and more.
By Raj Haldar, Chris Carpenter
(2018)
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Alphabet Explosion! Search and Count from Alien to Zebra Book Poster Image
age 6+
Artistic alphabet search is clever but tricky.
By John Nickle
(2006)
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Into the Woods Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Overlong, partly successful fairy-tale mash-up.
By Lyn Gardner
(2007)
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