Book Reviews

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 Tale Dark and Grimm Book Poster Image
age 10+
Exciting, funny, violent, and touching Hansel & Gretel tale.
By Adam Gidwitz
(2010)
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The Three Little Aliens and the Big Bad Robot Book Poster Image
age 4+
Out-of-this-world twist on timeless tale has dazzling art.
By Margaret McNamara
(2011)
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The Man in the Moon: The Guardians of Childhood Book Poster Image
age 4+
Adventures of young Man in the Moon a perfect bedtime read.
By William Joyce
(2011)
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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Book Poster Image
age 8+
Original American fairy tale more spare, magical than movie.
By L. Frank Baum
(1900)
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Red Riding Hood Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Violent, romantic fairy tale retelling is based on movie.
By Sarah Blakley-Cartwright
(2011)
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Instructions Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Slightly quirky life lessons for the older picture book set.
By Neil Gaiman
(2010)
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Sylvia Long's Thumbelina Book Poster Image
age 5+
Exquisite watercolors bring magic to this classic story.
By Sylvia Long
(2010)
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Yummy: Eight Favorite Fairy Tales Book Poster Image
age 4+
Fun, lauded read stays true to classics, axed wolf and all.
By Lucy Cousins
(2009)
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Beastly Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Contemporary Beauty-Beast tale curses shallow rich kid.
By Alex Flinn
(2007)
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Lips Touch Three Times Book Poster Image
age 15+
Wildly inventive, wonderful fairy tales for mature teens.
By Laini Taylor
(2009)
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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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Princess Hyacinth: The Surprising Tale of a Girl Who Floated Book Poster Image
age 4+
Warm-hearted, beautifully illustrated flight of fancy.
By Florence Parry Heide, Lane Smith
(2009)
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Tiger Moon Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Fantasy tale of adventure and intrigue in colonial India.
By Antonia Michaelis
(2008)
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A Finder's Magic Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Magical mystery about a boy, his dog, and an odd little man.
By Philippa Pearce
(2009)
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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 13 Clocks Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Classic reprint full of wordplay and silly humor.
By James Thurber
(1950)
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Carmine: A Little More Red Book Poster Image
age 4+
Busy retelling of Red Riding Hood is a winner.
By Melissa Sweet
(2005)
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Snoring Beauty Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Fairytale too raucous and silly for sleepy time.
By Bruce Hale
(2008)
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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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