Book Reviews

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age 5+
 
Magical fairy tale weaves rich tapestry for all.
By Julie Andrews Edwards
(2006)
age 5+
 
Exquisite watercolors bring magic to this classic story.
By Sylvia Long
(2010)
age 8+
 
Original American fairy tale more spare, magical than movie.
By L. Frank Baum
(1900)
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age 12+
 
Complex, unique, and satisfying fairy-tale romance.
By Alethea Kontis
(2012)
age 8+
 
Captivating, imaginative story of kids in fairy-tale world.
By Chris Colfer
(2012)
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age 7+
 
Fabulous medieval fairy tale with mighty girl heroine.
By Jorge Aguirre
(2012)
age 10+
 
Fractured fairy tale is clever, touching, and violent.
By Adam Gidwitz
(2012)
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age 4+
 
Folksy yarn gives classic fairy tale Southwest flare.
By Eric A. Kimmel
(2013)
age 10+
 
Second in alt princess series sparkles with wit, girl power.
By E.D. Baker
(2013)
age 15+
 
Wildly inventive, wonderful fairy tales for mature teens.
By Laini Taylor
(2009)
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age 7+
 
Retelling of familiar tale has exquisite art, rich prose.
By Neil Gaiman
(2014)
age 8+
 
Engaging fairy tale spoof is clever and funny.
By Christopher Healy
(2012)
age 8+
 
Wacky, gripping sequel has slapstick, swordplay, sweetness.
By Christopher Healy
(2013)
age 4+
 
Captivating artwork makes classic wolf tale howl.
By Jerry Pinkney
(2007)
age 10+
 
Exciting, funny, violent, and touching Hansel & Gretel tale.
By Adam Gidwitz
(2010)
age 4+
 
Delightful story is a surefire attention-grabber.
By Jon Scieszka
(1996)
age 4+
 
Adventures of young Man in the Moon a perfect bedtime read.
By William Joyce
(2011)
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age 10+
 
Rumplestiltskin revealed! Why he did what he did.
By Michael Gruber
(2005)
age 4+
 
A high-spirited tale full of humor.
By Babette Cole
(1986)
age 6+
 
Kids will sympathize with ugly duckling's plight.
By Hans Christian Andersen
(1999)

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