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The Cricket's Winter Song
Price: Free! Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
In this beautifully illustrated fresh slant on the classic fable of the cricket and the ant, there are twists and turns aplenty on our journey right into the mysterious City of the Ants. Charlie the chirpy cricket and Arthur the hard-working ant are like chalk and cheese; the question is, will their differences unite them, or destroy them? Only the winter will tell!
Little Red - The Real Story of Red Riding Hood
Price: Free! Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2015. 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.
Vela Kurv Becomes, Part II
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,360. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Vela Kurv is the "new female action hero!" 'Vela Kurv Becomes' is part II in the saga.
Vela Kurv Begins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,550. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
'VELA KURV BEGINS' is the beginning of a new action superhero! This story is a "wrenching science fiction tale" of the birth of a king sent by The One to deliver mankind into a new existence and to seed a line of women because of a sacrificing star in the Constellation Vela; thus the beginning of Vela Kurv. 'Vela Kurv Begins,' is a combustion of science fiction, romance, and space exploration.
Leppy the Leprechaun A Fun and Colorful Children’s Book
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 190. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Holidays & Celebrations, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
Please understand most of the words are imprinted on the illustrations and will not be added to the book's word count. For 3-8 year olds. Leppy is a happy-go-lucky Leprechaun. One day, after climbing off a rainbow, he enters a magic forest. He finds friendship with a talking bird and a big orange toad. Leppy learns a lot while having fun
Pinocchio 2.0
Price: Free! Words: 800. Language: Italian. Published: July 4, 2015 by ZeugmaPad. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
Le favole non passano mai di moda ma si rinnovano con personaggi raccolti dal quotidiano. Questa è la versione di un moderno Pinocchio, con dialoghi in romanesco.
Goldilocks, or the Three Bears
Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
In this retelling of the "Goldilocks, or the Three Bears" fable, Goldilocks must choose between a long walk home on an empty stomach or to throw caution to the wind and enter a strange house that's seemingly empty to find food. This time, however, things are a little different. Will Goldilocks repeat the same actions we all know ahead of time? Will the outcome be the same?
How To Babysit A Changeling: A Feyland Tale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,940. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015 by Fiddlehead Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
When a mortal boy is exchanged for a hideous faerie creature, Marny Fanalua steps up to help her friends in their battle against the Dark Court. (70 page Feyland novella.) *NOTE * The events in this novella occur simultaneously with Feyland: The Twilight Kingdom. Reading the complete Feyland Trilogy first is recommended to avoid spoilers.
The Classroom Fables: Red and Mr. Wolfe
Price: Free! Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
The first story of an updated fairy tale anthology, Red and Mr. Wolfe tells the story of Red Harrison, an eleven year old sixth grader who suffers the fate of his dog eating his homework. He devises a plan to earn an extension by bringing his teacher Mrs. G. a bright red apple. The substitute Mr. Wolfe sees Red with the apple and decides he must have it, dressing like Mrs. G to try and fool Red.
Star Festival: A Novel Excerpt
Price: Free! Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
A young elementary schooler finds a star creature during the Tanabata Festival.
পুতুল পরীর গল্প / Putul porir golpo (Bengali)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,420. Language: Bengali. Published: March 26, 2015 by Ahsan Publication. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
অনেক দিন আগের কথা। বিশাল এক সাম্রাজ্যের বাদশাহ শাহরিয়াজ ছিলেন একজন সুন্দর মনের মানুষ। ধন-দৌলতের অভাব ছিলো না তাঁর। প্রজাদের হাসি-আনন্দের জন্য তিনি ব্যয় করতেন অঢেল টাকা-পয়সা। নিজেও আপন রাজ্যের সীমানা পেরিয়ে দেশ-বিদেশে ঘুরে বেড়াতে পছন্দ করতেন।
TheThree Little Pigs Who Rocked the House Down
Price: Free! Words: 220. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
This book is a spinoff of Three Little Pigs that focuses on the importance of music and freedom for the youth.
O Patinho Feio
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
O conto “O Patinho Feio” ilustra o sentimento de que há um lugar no qual seremos compreendidos e bem recebidos. Nele, uma pata choca uma nova ninhada de lindos patinhos, exceto um deles que era grande demais, desengonçado e cinza. Enfim, era um patinho feio.Nesse conto, H. C. Andersen pede que consideremos que “ter nascido em um terreiro de patos não importa, se você eclodiu de um ovo de cisne.”
Forget-It-Not and What-A-Lot
Price: Free! Words: 610. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Friendship
Forget-It-Not and What-A-Lot were best friends. They did everything together. Until that time they went together to pick berries and ended up picking a fight instead.
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.
Jar 39
Price: Free! Words: 6,070. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
White Rabbit's failed rescue mission to Ali Baba’s house triggers off a series of dilemmas. He is obliged to postpone his return to Wonderland. Alice cannot go to Wonderland without White Rabbit to direct her. The Duchess's Tea Party is postponed until he returns. Furthermore, the publishers are unable to bring out a new edition unless they ensnare White Rabbit.
Jack’s Wagers (A Jack O’ Lantern Tale)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,570. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
The story of the only ordinary man who has a feast day dedicated to him that by now is celebrated the world over. From the Celtic Samhain to modern Halloween, but hardly anyone knows his story. Who was Jack? Why do we celebrate him on Halloween night?
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
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“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.
The Ninety-Ninth Bride
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,590. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014 by Book Smugglers Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Middle East
Dunya is just fifteen years of age when her father, the Grand Vizier, gives her over to the mad Sultan for his bride. Ninety-eight Sultanas before Dunya have been executed at the break of dawn following their first night with their new husband. But on her own wedding night, the ninety-ninth bride finds help from the mysterious and beautiful Zahra, who proposes to tell the Sultan a story...
The Astronomer Who Met The North Wind
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014 by Book Smugglers Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations, Fiction » Children’s books » Family / General
Once upon a time, high in the northern mountains, there lived a great astronomer and his daughter. Though Minka was clever and loved the stars as much as her father, no one believed she would ever become an astronomer—for this was not a path meant for little girls. But on her twelfth birthday, the North Wind blows at Minka’s window, beckoning her to leave safety and warmth of her bedroom.