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Thistle The Fairy Trickster
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
(5.00 from 1 review)
All fairies love playing games and tricks, and Thistle is no different. So when she gets bored one day while watching to make sure no children are in trouble near the stream, she decides it’s time for a bit of fun. But the other fairies quickly get fed up of her tricks, and when a small boy really does need help they don’t believe her.
School Bells and Fairy Tales
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,950. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
Have you ever wondered what really happened to Jack and Jill, Little Red Riding Hood, Granny, the big bad wolf, the three little pigs, Humpty Dumpty and many of our other long-ago favorite friends? I've wondered about them too, so I searched to find out what really happened to them. This is their almost true story - in an educational kind of way.
It Could'a Been
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
A children’s play with music highlighting three tall tales: Johnny Appleseed, Sal Fink and Febold Feboldson. Johnny loves more than anything to give apple seedlings to passing pioneers. Sal Fink is the daughter of keelboatmen Mike Fink and just as tough and extremely big-hearted. Febold Feboldson is by himself on the great plains of Nebraska and wants neighbors.
Soaring up to the Clouds, Not Knowing Jack
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,730. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014 by June Kramin. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
Join Valerie and Samantha in their fifth adventure: A great new take on the Jack and the Beanstalk tale.
The Red Headphones
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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
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
Here is a magical modern story inspired by Mary Poppins and her creator PL Travers. Johnny and Jenny are surprised to see 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
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Price: $0.99 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
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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
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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
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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
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Price: $0.99 USD. 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 on 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
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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
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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
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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
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Price: $1.25 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.