Book Reviews

AGE
7
QUALITY
 
A fairy's reward and punishment backfire.
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By Gail Carson Levine
(2004)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Rumplestiltskin revealed! Why he did what he did.
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By Michael Gruber
(2005)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
A cat takes a boy back through time.
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By Lloyd Alexander
(2005)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
A high-spirited tale full of humor.
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By Babette Cole
(1986)
AGE
9
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A farcical re-working of 10 familiar fairy tales.
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By Jon Scieszka
(1992)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Kids will sympathize with ugly duckling's plight.
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By Hans Christian Andersen
(1999)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Delightful story is a surefire attention-grabber.
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By Jon Scieszka
(1996)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Retelling of classic brims with passion and grace.
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By Paul O. Zelinsky
(1997)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Reassurance that each family is unique, special.
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By Catherine Anholt
(2000)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Magical fairy tale weaves rich tapestry for all.
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By Julie Andrews Edwards
(2006)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Overlong, partly successful fairy-tale mash-up.
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By Lyn Gardner
(2007)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Fairytale too raucous and silly for sleepy time.
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By Bruce Hale
(2008)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Clever, fun fairy tale with positive messages.
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By Sharon Creech
(2007)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Delightfully offbeat fairytale full of surprises.
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By Jean Ferris
(2004)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Captivating artwork makes classic wolf tale howl.
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By Jerry Pinkney
(2007)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Busy retelling of Red Riding Hood is a winner.
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By Melissa Sweet
(2005)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Classic reprint full of wordplay and silly humor.
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By James Thurber
(1950)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Chinese Red Riding Hood story intended for older kids.
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By Laurence Yep
(2008)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Magical mystery about a boy, his dog, and an odd little man.
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By Philippa Pearce
(2009)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Fantasy tale of adventure and intrigue in colonial India.
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By Antonia Michaelis
(2008)

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