The Princess and the Petri Dish By Sue Fliess & Petros Bouloubasis

Back of Book:Pippa isn’t your usual princess. She prefers Petri dishes to perfecting her curtseying. And when she realizes that she doesn’t like peas, she gets a bright idea that consumes her and almost the whole kingdom. My Review:I received a copy of this picture book from Albert Whitman Publishing in exchange for an honestContinue reading “The Princess and the Petri Dish By Sue Fliess & Petros Bouloubasis”

Little Red Rhyming Hood By Sue Fliess

Back of Book: Because Little Red only speaks in verse, it’s tough for her to make friends. The schoolyard bully, Big Brad Wolf, is always picking on her. One day, her grandma shows her a flyer for a poetry contest, and Little Red thinks it could be her big chance to make a friend. ButContinue reading “Little Red Rhyming Hood By Sue Fliess”

Reading Beauty By Deborah Underwood

Back of Book:  When a fairy’s curse—a deathlike sleep via paper cut—threatens to make her kingdom barren of books, it’s up to space princess Lex to break the spell and bring books back to her people. Set in the universe of the acclaimed Cinderella, this empowering bedtime story will entice young readers with its brave heroine,Continue reading “Reading Beauty By Deborah Underwood”

Seriously, Cinderella Is SO Annoying!: The Story of Cinderella as Told by the Wicked Stepmother By Trisha Speed Shaskan

Back of Book: OF COURSE you think Cinderella was the sweetest belle of the ball. You don’t know the other side of the story. Well, let me tell you… The Story of Cinderella as told by the Wicked Stepmother. My Review: I love using fractured fairytales to show readers a different perspective of different stories.Continue reading “Seriously, Cinderella Is SO Annoying!: The Story of Cinderella as Told by the Wicked Stepmother By Trisha Speed Shaskan”

It’s Not Hansel and Gretel (It’s Not a Fairy Tale) by Josh Funk

Back of Book: Hansel and Gretel will not listen to their storyteller. For one thing, who leaves a trail of bread crumbs lying around, when there are people starving? Not Hansel, that’s for sure! And that sweet old lady who lives in a house made of cookies and candy? There’s no way she’s an evilContinue reading “It’s Not Hansel and Gretel (It’s Not a Fairy Tale) by Josh Funk”

It’s Not Jack and the Beanstalk by Josh Funk

  Back of Book:   Jack is not fond of the bossy narrator of his fairy tale! When Jack is told to trade his beloved cow Bessie for some magic beans, throw the beans out the window, climb the ENORMOUS beanstalk that sprouts overnight, and steal from a GIANT, he decides this fairy tale isContinue reading “It’s Not Jack and the Beanstalk by Josh Funk”

Goldenlocks and the Three Pirates by April Jones Prince

Back of Book: Once upon a seaworthy sloop lived three pirates: the big, pilfering Papa, the medium-sized, menacing Mama, and the small, bonny Baby, a pirate-in-training. They were excellent pirates, but not very good housekeepers, so their gruel wasn’t tasty, their stools weren’t sturdy, and their hammocks weren’t hung properly. Luckily for them, Goldenlocks happenedContinue reading “Goldenlocks and the Three Pirates by April Jones Prince”

Little Red Gliding Hood by Tara Lazar

Back of Book: Little Red Riding Hood straps on ice skates in this fractured fairy tale! A figure-skating enthusiast, Little Red has worn out her skates and must win a pairs competition to earn new ones. But who will be her partner? The Dish is already skating with the Spoon, and Hansel has Gretel. YouContinue reading “Little Red Gliding Hood by Tara Lazar”

La Princesa and the Pea by Susan Middleton Elya

Back of Book: The Princess and the Pea gets a fresh twist in this charming bilingual retelling. El príncipe knows this girl is the one for him, but, as usual, his mother doesn’t agree. The queen has a secret test in mind to see if this girl is really a princesa. But the prince mightContinue reading “La Princesa and the Pea by Susan Middleton Elya”