LillyBelle: A Damsel NOT in Distress By Joana Pastro and Illustrated By Jhon Ortiz

Back of Book:At the School for Damsels, LillyBelle enjoys many damsel-in-training classes, like cake baking and vocal training, but the rule that a damsel must be in distress . . . not so much. When she’s captured by one villain after another, LillyBelle will need to use her charm and her wit to save herselfContinue reading “LillyBelle: A Damsel NOT in Distress By Joana Pastro and Illustrated By Jhon Ortiz”

It’s Not Little Red Riding Hood (It’s Not a Fairy Tale) By Josh Funk & Edwardian Taylor

Back of Book:Little Red likes to play by the rules. So when the narrator comes along and asks her to follow the story set out in her fairy tale, she grabs the basket for Grandma and goes. After all, she loves her grandma. But unfortunately, none of the other characters are quite what they’re expecting.…AsContinue reading “It’s Not Little Red Riding Hood (It’s Not a Fairy Tale) By Josh Funk & Edwardian Taylor”

The Poisoned Apple: A Fractured Fairy Tale By Anne Lambelet

Back of Book:  The princess is too sweet, too kind―but the witch knows just how to handle a princess like that. One bite from a painstakingly made poisoned apple should do it! Once the apple is in the hands of the princess, the plan is in motion. But when the kindhearted princess gives the apple away,Continue reading “The Poisoned Apple: A Fractured Fairy Tale By Anne Lambelet”

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”