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The Red Headphones
By Tiffany High
Price: Free! Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this retelling of the classic fairytale "The Red Shoes", by Hans Christian Andersen, a spoiled boy, Will, throws a tantrum so his mother can buy him some red headphones. He quickly learns they are cursed and can't stop dancing. Even worse, he's a terrible dancer. Will must learn an important lesson about the important things in life; before this curse can be lifted he can finally stop dancing.
Miss Belinda Wimsey, the au pair from Estonia
By Rebecca Sorens
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
Johnny and Jenny are surprised to find Miss Belinda Wimsey at their house after school. Do their mom and dad know the new baby sitter has spikey pink hair and a nose earring?
Legend of the Four Dragons
By David A. Scott
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
Retelling of a ancient Chinese Fairy Tale telling of how the 4 rivers of China came to be.
Ugly Sleeping Beauty
By Jamie Campbell
Series: Fairy Tales Retold, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
A charming twist to the story of Sleeping Beauty, told completely from the point of view of the Wicked Fairy.
The Flying Trunk
By Eliza Charles McCaulay
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 210. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
When Jack loses all his money and is left with only an old trunk that his friend has sent to him, he decides to take plunge. He doesn't know yet what secret lies inside that trunk.
Goodies For Grandmother
By Victoria Zigler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
(5.00 from 1 review)
Brownies share the woods with the fairies, but – unlike the fairies – the brownies are very naughty. They love playing tricks, love stealing anything travellers happen to be carrying through the woods, and love getting people lost. So when one of them spots Ella carrying a basket of goodies, he just can’t resist trying to steal them from her.
The Sly Fox Outfoxed
By Al Molaison
Price: Free! Words: 860. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
(5.00 from 1 review)
as her name suggests, mrs. ima wordlover loves words. for her, word games are fun. but the words making stories are the best. and she dotes the trickster stories. she shares them with her class. and felix the fox is her favorite trickster. in this story felix the fox meets his match. his plan is clever, but it isn’t successful. why does his plan fail?
Jacob and a Dream Come True
By B.R. Baugh
Price: Free! Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
A 12 year old boy named Jacob, who has a peculiar supernatural ability, must endure a sticky situation when he is transferred to a new school, but when he encounters a particular student, he finds out that it is a lot harder to make friends and must find a way to cope with the mess he is in, or face a life time of solitude among his classmates.
An Angel Called Jelly Fish Jim
By Kale Cronkite
Price: Free! Words: 6,580. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
A couple of short stories about an unusual little angel by the name of Jelly Fish Jim and his somewhat unconventional efforts with new arrivals. A promise is made to a little boy; will it be kept? - A town's water supply runs dry and again Jelly Fish Jim get's involved!
Digging for Leprechaun Gold
By Marian Scadden
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,790. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
(For 2 adults to perform for children, with audience participation.) The lazy human, Fergal, doesn't want to work and she won't have to if she can catch a leprechaun and get his gold. Fergal has to use a lot of brain power to catch Ba, a tricky Leprechaun. Will Fergal get Ba? And if she does, will Ba escape? This interactive show is based on the Irish tale The Field of Boliauns. Aye, 'tis.
Rumpelstilskin Tells His Story
By Al Molaison
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
fairy tales never go away. the stories they tell are good ones. young people never get tired of them. adults don’t either. most of the time a fairy tale is told about someone. perhaps, the tale is about little red riding hood. if the main character told the story, how would the story change? what would the rumpelstilskin story be? would we like him more or less? read his story and find out.
Emperor's New Clothes
By Eliza Charles McCaulay
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 490. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
A beautiful enchanting Palace. More beautiful than that were his clothes. The fascinating old story of The Famous King who was known for his vanity, and how he got duped by two clever swindlers. Now illustrated by Eliza Charles McCaulay
Chicken Little
By Eliza Charles McCaulay
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 480. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
Chicute, a happy chicken, starts its day with a pleasant morning, goes over a roller-coaster ride and ends with a wise advice from none other than the King of the Jungle. Enjoy this old enchanting tale with fresh new illustrations from Eliza Charles McCaulay.
Roberto & the Defeat of the Evil Borge of The Golden Kingdom
By Shannon hawkins
Price: Free! Words: 470. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
A young prince prince magician that finds out in a dream how to defeat the Evil Borge.Through a dream.
Jack and the Modern Day Beanstalk
By Reid Carlisle
Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 20. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
A modern take on a classic fairy tale. Jack goes on an adventure to try to make a better life for his family and learns some very valuable life lessons along the way.
Rapunzel is Dead
By Tiah Beautement
You set the price! Words: 17,180. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014 by Short Story Day Africa. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
A vibrant collection of stories by Africa’s younger writers – here Short Story Day Africa has assembled the best seventeen stories from their 2013 competition.
Little Treasure: Children's picture book - Kids book for ages 3-8
By Jiana Z
Price: $2.99 USD. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
Little Treasure -A great story with beautifully illustrated pictures for children - aged 3 - 8. King Leon has everything, from a beautiful castle to gold and jewels. Yet, no matter what he has, he is not happy. Find out how a poor peasant, who has nothing, reveals his secret source of happiness and joy to king Leon.
Little Red Riding Hood
By Rand Whipple
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013 by Box Of Light. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
This is one of the world's most popular children's stories, set in "the mountains where the smell of hickory smoke still rises in the morning and guitars still lullaby the evenings."
El Dragón de Diego, Primer Libro: Espíritus del Sol
By Kevin Gerard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,860. Language: Spanish. Published: December 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
UN JOVEN, UNA LINEA DE SANGRE Y UN MAGNIFICO VIAJE Un niño de origen latino de once anos de edad, gana un concurso de composición para alumnos del sexto grado, el cual se extiende a todo el distrito escolar. Cuando un autor visita su escuela para entregarle el premio, Diego Ramírez no tiene la menor idea de lo mucho que va a cambiar su vida.
Seven At A Whack, A Jack Tale
By Rand Whipple
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013 by Box Of Light. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
Wily Jack brags that he has killed seven in a single blow (flies that is). The local King find out and Jack finds himself ridding the country of boars, unicorns and lions. It's all in a day's adventure for the young man who somehow survives every danger with his wiles and his wit. This retelling of the story by veteran storyteller Rand Whipple has a sly backwoods sense of humor.