In this humorous collection of fairy tale mashups combining modern day technology with fairy tale sensibilities, Rumpelstiltskin and Red Riding Hood are married and running a royal wedding planner venue, Rapunzel has been rescued from her tower and is about to start her happily ever after, and the Grimm Brothers are a group of notorious thieves.
When someone tosses an annoying animated puppet beneath Jack's car to frame him for a hit-and-run homicide one dark and stormy night, the giant killer's mood sours. Someone has forgotten a very important rule: never mess with the baddest bad boy in town.
Sarah Carpenter has three days to pay her rent and less than four dollars in her checking count. At the farmer's market near her home, a mysterious woman offers her a lavender pouch and instructs her to come back in one week and either return the pouch with the items inside or pay five dollars. Sarah takes the pouch and opens herself to the gift of magic.
When Jack's father orders him to sell his beloved cow to the butcher, Jack trades her to a poor man for a pouch of magic beans and gets more magic than he bargained for. A retelling of Jack and the Beanstalk. Approx. 50 pages, illustrated
Joseph Jacobs’ fairytales are magical; but how do you get kids excited about the stories when most translations were written over 100 years ago in a dated English? This is a retelling of one of Jacobs’ most beloved stories: Jack and the Beanstalk.
This book is also available as a larger anthology with even more Jacobs’ stories.
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We all know the time-honored fairy tales of Rapunzel and Jack and the Beanstalk. Or do we? Not everyone gets a happily-ever-after. What about the villains? Why were they so mean? And how did they turn out this way? Author Shea Berkley brings us two tales told from the other point of view, that of the Hag and the Giant. You might never feel the same way about these stories again.
Five of Lisa Anne Nisula's fairy tales, previously published as separate ebooks, together in one volume. Includes Straw and Gold, Jack and the Magic Beans, Mirror on the Wall, The Princess Test, and Snow's Bear.
Favorite Jack tales, retold by storyteller Rand Whipple. This collection includes Jack and the Beanstalk, Seven At A Whack and Jack and the Varmints. Each story has an backwoods 'twang' and a sly sense of humor. Favorite tales told by a favorite storyteller.
What makes a fairy tale Irregular? For one, they're not for children. Also, they're often laugh-out-loud funny. Irregular Fairy Tales are much more fun than a trip to the ball, and less expensive too, when you consider how much interest Fairy Godmothers are charging these days.