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Theo's Princess

by Ellen DeLange, illustrated by Monty Lee
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 10
  • Grade: k to 5
tagged: adaptations

A cute, modern twist to fairy tales. For royal dreamers ages 5 years and up.

Theo had always heard stories about a princess kissing a frog and turning it into a prince. He wished that one day a cute princess would turn him into a prince too. Would Theo succeed in finding his princess?

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Wildflower

by Briana Corr Scott
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: mythical

A stunning, modern reimagining of Thumbelina with an environmental message from the author/illustrator of The Book of Selkie and She Dreams of Sable Island.

You cannot own a wildflower.

An old woman's wish for a child is granted in the form of a thumb-sized girl born inside a flower. Though the child brings the woman much joy, Wildflower cannot be p …

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Come, Read With Me

by Margriet Ruurs, illustrated by Christine Wei
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: books & libraries, nursery rhymes, imagination & play, adaptations, bedtime & dreams

Join two young children as they begin an adventure through a world of books in this story-within-a-bedtime-story. This metered read-aloud pays homage to classic children's literature: readers of all ages will love searching for characters they recognize from fairy tales and beloved picture books amongst the pages. Spiders weave words and mythical d …

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Hello, Rain!

by Kyo Maclear, illustrated by Chris Turnham
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
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A glorious celebration of all the reasons to love the rain!

Internationally acclaimed writer Kyo Maclear has partnered with printmaker Chris Turnham to create a colorful and lively celebration of rain. Flowers bloom in the garden. Umbrellas bloom on the streets. There are puddles for jumping and, later, a cozy home for hot chocolate and books. There …

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Spill the Beans (Whatever After #13)

by Sarah Mlynowski
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: adaptations, humorous stories

The New York Times and USA Today bestselling series!

 

My brother Jonah's dream has come true. We have FINALLY landed in his favorite fairy tale: Jack and the Beanstalk!

It's a lot of fun meeting Jack. But then we accidentally mess up his story, which means Jack can't climb up the magic beanstalk to find the giant's riches. It's time to take matters i …

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Good as Gold (Whatever After #14)

by Sarah Mlynowski
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: adaptations, humorous stories

The fourteenth book in the New York Times and USA Today bestselling series featuring fractured fairy tales for fearless kids!

 

Guess where we are this time? The magic mirror has sent me and my brother, Jonah (plus our puppy, Prince), into the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Fun! There's porridge to taste, chairs to sit on, and beds to nap i …

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The Crosswood

by Gabrielle Prendergast
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: fantasy & magic, siblings

Fourteen-year-old Blue Jasper takes his younger siblings, twins Indigo and Violet, out for a hike to give their mother a break. One moment the twins are scampering in the trees right ahead of him, and the next moment they are gone. As Blue frantically searches for them, a strange woman appears in the forest claiming to be the Faerie Queen Olea of N …

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The Shaman's Apprentice

by Robert McGhee & Megan Kyak-Monteith
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: country & ethnic, native canadian, polar regions, girls & women

Inspired by award-winning Inuk director Zacharias Kunuk’s short film of the same name, The Shaman’s Apprentice tells the story of a young shaman in training who must face her first test—a trip to the underground to visit Kannaaluk, The One Below, who holds the answers to why a community member has become ill.

Facing dark spirits and physical …

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