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Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations

Jared's Quest: An Unfortunate Fairy Tale Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,520. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
Mina Grime is a Grimm. Jared is her Fae protector, and all around pain in the neck. Then the wheels of fate turn on Jared, and he is given his own quest to complete against his will. Jared has his hands full as he tries to save a bunch of spellbound boys, and capture a beautiful shape-changing Fae.
The Ugly Duckling and Other Tales for Young Ears
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,890. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
The book contains 5 fairy tales, adapted from the work of Hans Christian Andersen to be suitable for reading to modern children of all ages. The stories included are The Ugly Duckling, The Princess and the Pea, The Swineherd, The Emperor's New Clothes and What a Good Man Does is Always Right. The book contains a marker after approximately every five minutes of reading.
Chicken Little
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 480. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: 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.
The Pied Piper of Hamelin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2017 by The Writers of the Apocalypse. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
Rats! Rats everywhere in Hamelin Town! No one can get rid of them... except the Pied Piper. Keenum Spear retells this story while remaining faithful to the original narration (and moral lesson) by Robert Browning.
Spider's Yule Gift: A Children's FolkTale and Polish Pagan Holiday Traditions
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations, Nonfiction » New Age » Witchcraft & wicca
It's the night before the Winter Solstice. All the woodland animals are making gifts for the newborn Sun. But poor Spider doesn't have a gift. What will she do? A traditional Yule tale from Poland returned to its pagan roots, based on the tale told by my father. Also included is information on the Yule holiday in Poland and recipes and tips and ritual ideas to use them in a pagan context.
The Beast With No Beauty
Series: Fairy Tales Retold, Book 6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,810. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
A charming twist to the story of Beauty and the Beast, told completely from the point of view of the beast himself.
20 Animal Stories for Kids Retold with Moral Lessons
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,660. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Set of 20 stories for kids - a retelling of popular stories from Aesop and the Panchatantra - animal fables with moral lessons. These old kids favorites are retold in a modern and humorous style. Familiar stories like 'The four friends and the hunter', 'The tortoise and the geese', etc are retold nicely. Can be read aloud as bed-time stories for kids or can be read by older kids for themselves.
The Pinocchio Complex
You set the price! Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
“The Pinocchio Complex,” is a 2000 word retelling of Pinocchio as a science fiction story with robots on Mars. The short story was previously sold in 2012 to Cosmos.
Little Red - The Real Story of Red Riding Hood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2015 by Dragan Matijevic. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
Forget about that goody two-shoes in the cape! This comic beautifully illustrated version of Red Riding Hood shows the girl in the way you’ve never seen her. In fact, everything in this story is upside down and inside out. Grandma and the Wolf are old friends, the Wolf is terrified of children and Little Red has a very un-angelic streak leading to a very bubbly ending.
The Boy Who Sold The Butter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
This comic is a retelling of the silly Danish folktale, "The Boy Who Sold The Butter." In this story the silly boy's foolish mistake brings him an unexpected reward. Written with first grade sight words, this colorful comic is easy to read and perfect for those who are learning to read.
Marlie the Mermaid Girl
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
Marlie,hates doing chores and eating her veggies. Her biggest wish is to become a fish so that she can spend all of her time swimming. One day while swimming and talking to her fish friends her wish comes true.It is far better than she ever imagined.
Rapunzel is Dead
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,180. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014 by Short Story Day Africa. Categories: 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.

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