Fractured Fairy Tales: 10+ Fairy Tales for Ages 3-7

9 Jul

Summer is here! And that means loads of time for kids to experience books in all their glory. This is also a great time to encourage kids to read the books they choose (without having to worry about school assignments) and to try out new genres that they might be interested in learning more about. This series will offer titles for toddlers to teens and include a variety of formats. Each week will focus on a different genre and will follow the same format:

  • Mondays – Titles for Ages 3-7
  • Tuesdays – Middle Grade Titles for Ages 8-12
  • Wednesdays – Young Adult Titles for Ages 13+
  • Thursdays – Nonfiction pairings
  • Friday – Recap of the Week

690483Picture Books

Glass Slipper, Gold Sandal: A Worldwide Cinderella by Paul Fleischman
A Cinderella story that travels around the globe that blends the familiar and introduces the new.

Goldy Luck and the Three Pandas by Natasha Yim
A Chinese retelling of Goldilocks, Goldy Luck wrecks havoc on the home of the family of panda bears.

Interrupting Chicken by David Ezra Stein
“A favorite joke inspires this charming tale, in which a little chicken’s habit of interrupting bedtime stories is gleefully turned on its head.” (Taken from Goodreads)

Interstellar Cinderella by Deborah Underwood
A fairy tale retelling of Cinderella in outer space with an independent heroine who can fix any ship that she gets her hands on.

La Princesa and the Pea by Susan Middleton Elya
“El principe knows this girl is the one for him, but, as usual, his mother doesn’t agree. The queen has a secret test in mind to see if this girl is really a princesa. But the prince might just have a sneaky plan, too… Readers will be enchanted by this Latino twist on the classic story, and captivated by the vibrant art inspired by the culture of Peru.” (Taken from Goodreads)

Little Red Writing by Joan Holub
A brave pencil learns to write a story while escaping the clutches of the ravenous pencil sharpener, the Wolf-3000.

Ninja Red Riding Hood by Corey Rosen Schwartz
A companion to the The Three Ninja Pigs, Wolf is off to the dojo to learn some new moves in the hopes of going after a little girl and her granny, they should be easy targets, right?


Once Upon a Cool Motorcycle Dude by Kevin O’Malley
“When their teacher gives a joint storytelling assignment, a boy and a girl have different ideas of how their fairy tale should evolve. Can they agree on who will live happily ever after? With a cool motorcycle dude and a beautiful princess the possibilities are endless!” (Taken from Goodreads)

Easy Readers

You Read to Me, I’ll Read to You: Very Short Fairy Tales to Read Together by Mary Ann Hoberman
In short rhyming stories, easy text for beginning readers is paired with harder texts for a more advanced reader to share together.

Chapter Books

29100821Fairy Tale Comics: Classic Tales Told by Extraordinary Cartoonists edited by Chris Duffy
“Seventeen fairy tales are wonderfully adapted and illustrated in comics format by seventeen different cartoonists, including Raina Telgemeier, Brett Helquist, Cherise Harper, and more.” (Taken from Goodreads)

The Never Girls by Kiki Thorpe
Four girls go on an adventure in Neverland and aren’t quite ready to leave the magic when Queen Clarion and Tinker Bell find a way to get them home.

The Spell Thief by Tom Percival
“Meet Jack and his talking chicken Betsy, Red, Rapunzel, Hansel and Gretel, and a host of other Little Legends as they have fantastic new adventures! Get to know your favorite fairytale characters like never before in this magical new book series.” (Taken from Goodreads)



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