Thursday, September 17, 2009

Fractured Fairy Tales (a selective list)

Tortured Traditional Rhymes *
Lacerated Legends **
& Murdered Myths

Ada, Alma Flor. Yours truly, Goldilocks

Ahlberg, Allan & Howard, Paul The bravest ever bear

Ahlberg, Janet & Allan. The jolly postman…and other people’s letters

Ahlberg, Allan; ill. Bruce Ingman Previously (2007)

Allan, Nicholas. Cinderella’s bum

Allen, Debbie. Brothers of the knight (Sophisticated Picture book)

Allen, Jonathan. Wolf Academy

Andersen, Hans Christian. The little match –girl (Strikingly unusual illustrations by Kveta Pacovska

The wild swans (ill. Anne Yvonne Gilbert; trans. Naomi Lewis. A picture book version of Andersen’s adaptation of the Grimm Brothers’ traditional story, The six swans).

The swineherd (ill. Lisbeth Zwerger 2008)

Anholt, Laurence. Jack and the dreamsack

Armitage, Ronda; ill. Arthur Robins Small knight and George** (2007)

Arnold, Tedd There was an old lady who swallowed Fly Guy* (2007)

Aslund, Tatiana. Moho the ugly pukeko (2005-NZ) (see Perky the pukeko for a contrast version);

ill. Vasanti Unka The bean’s story * 2007 (variation of both The house that Jack built and Jack and the beanstalk)

Auch, Mary Jane. Peeping Beauty; The princess and the pizza; Beauty and the beaks : a turkey’s cautionary tale (2007)

Babcock, Chris. No moon, no milk! *

Baillie, Allan & Bentley, Jonathan Archie the big good wolf

Bailey, Linda. Gordon Loggins and the three bears

Baker, Keith Hickory dickory dock *(2007)

Ball, Murray Fred the (quite) brave mouse (Sophisticated picture book version of The lion and the mouse) (NZ-2003)

Bang, Molly Goose 1996

Bateman, Teresa; ill. Yayo Keeper of soles (2006)

Bateson Hill, Margaret Chanda and the mirror of moonlight (Indian Snow White variation—2003)

Bee, William Beware of the frog (Princess and the frog variation) 2008

Belcher, Angie; ill. Debbie Tipuna The girls in the kapahaka (NZ) *

Bernheimer, Kate; ill. Nicoletta Ceccoli The girl in the castle inside the museum 2008

Bishop, Gavin. The house that Jack built (NZ) *
Rats (Pied Piper variant) (2007)

Bloom, Becky; ill. Pascal Biet Wolf!

Blundell, Tony. Beware of girls

Bowen, Anne; ill. Stephen Gammell I know an old teacher * (2008)

Briant, Ed . Seven stories (2005)

Briggs, Raymond. Jim and the beanstalk

Brown, Ben; ill. Tracy Duncan The apple (2008)

Brown, Ken. What’s the time, Grandma Wolf? *; The scarecrow’s hat (fable- 2001)

Brown, Ruth. Night-time tale

Browne, Anthony. Into the forest; Little Beauty (Beauty and the Beast variant) (2008)

Butterworth, Nick; ill. Mick Inkpen Jasper’s beanstalk (2008)

Buzzeo, Toni; ill. Mary GrandPre The sea chest ** (2002)

Calmenson, Stephanie. The principal’s new clothes

Cecil, Randy. One dark and dreadful night

Champion, Tom; ill. Glen Singleton Cindy-Ella (2008)

Chapman, Gaye Little Blue (2008)

Chen, Chih-Yuan Guji Guji (Ugly Duckling variant--2004)

Child, Lauren. Beware of the storybook wolves

Child, Lauren; “captured” by Polly Borland The princess and the pea (2005)

Christelow, Eileen Where’s the big bad wolf? (2002)

Christian, Chardi; ill. Freya Blackwood The selkie and the fisherman (2005)

Cohlene, Terri; ill. Doug Keith Something special (Frog Prince variant) 2005

Cole, Babette. Prince Cinders (video also available); Princess Smartypants

Conover, Chris. The adventures of Simple Simon*

Conway, David; ill. Melanie Williamson The great nursery rhyme disaster * (2008)

Cox, Michael; ill. Liz Million Little Fred Riding Hood (2006) (Fiction title—FIC COX)

Cresp, Gael & Cox, David. The biography of Gilbert Alexander Pig

Cruickshank, Margrit; ill. Amanda Harvey Don’t dawdle Dorothy! (1999)

Crummel, Susan Stevens; ill. Dorothy Donohue Ten-gallon Bart (cartoon animal version of High Noon. Collage illustrations 2006)

Daly, Niki Pretty Salma (Little Red Riding Hood variant from Ghana- 2006)

Davis, Aubrey; ill. Dusan Petricic Bone button borscht (Stone soup variation—1995/ 2008)

De Kantzow, Megan; ill. Craig Smith Just you wait! (2004)

Dealey, Erin. Goldie Locks has chicken pox

Derby, Sally; ill. Vincent Nguyen Whoosh went the wind! (modern tall tale 2006)

Donaldson, Julia; ill. Liz Pichon Spinderella (2002);

ill. David Roberts Tyrannosaurus Drip (Ugly Duckling variant- 2007)

Duffy, Carol Ann; ill. Jane Ray The lost happy endings (2006); ill. Nicoletta Ceccoli The tear thief (2007)

Edwards, David; ill. Ashley Wolff The pen that Pa built * (2007)

Elliot, Rachel; ill. Leo Broadley The friendly witch (2005)

Ellwand, David; ill. Christine Tagg Cinderlily : a floral fairy tale (Sophisticated picture book 2003)

Emberley, Rebecca. Three cool kids

Emmett, Jonathan & Cox, Steve. Pigs might fly! : the further adventures of the three little pigs

Ernst, Lisa Campbell. Goldilocks returns (video also available); The gingerbread girl ( 2006)

Evans, Cambria Bone soup (2008)

Fearnley, Jan. Mr Wolf and the three bears

Fierstein, Harvey. The sissy duckling

Forward, Toby; ill. Izhar Cohen The wolf’s story (what really happened to Little Red Riding Hood)

French, Fiona. Snow White in New York

French, Vivian; ill. Jackie Morris Singing to the south : a fairy tale (original fairy tale) 2008

Galbraith, Ben The three fishing brothers Gruff (2006)

Garland, Michael. Miss Smith’s incredible storybook

Gauch, Patricia Lee. Presenting Tanya the ugly duckling

Geraghty, Paul Rotten and Rascal : the two terrible pterosaur twins (modern fable)

Gerstein, Mordecai Carolinda Clatter (2005)

Gleeson, Libby; ill. Craig Smith Where’s Mum?

Goldberg, Myla; ill. Chris Sheban Catching the moon (original tall tale) 2007

Goodhart, Pippa; ill. Colin Paine Arthur’s tractor : a fairy tale with tractors and princesses!

Graham, Bob. Dimity Dumpty: the story of Humpty’s little sister *

Grahame, Kenneth. The reluctant dragon** (video also available)

Gravett, Emily Wolves 2006 (fable)

Gravett, Emily Spells 2008 (Frog Prince variant)

Gray, Christine. The king of Spain’s daughter *

Grey, Mini The adventures of the dish and the spoon * 2006

Grey, Mini. The pea and the princess

Guarnaccia, Steven. Goldilocks and the three bears : a tale moderne

Gurney, Chris; ill. Ross Kinnaird Cindy and the lost jandal 2009

Hartman, Bob. The wolf who cried Boy

Harvey, Damian; ill. Korky Paul Snail’s legs (an original fable/pourquoi tale—2007)

Hathorn, Libby; ill. Gregory Rogers The gift (Pied Piper variant) 2000

Hawken, Kevin The wicked big toddlah (an original tall tale—2007)

Hawkins, Colin & Jackie. Fairytale News

Hoberman, Mary Ann. You read to me, I’ll read to you

Hofmeyr, Dianne; ill. Jude Daly The faraway island ** (2008)

Hopkins, Jackie Mims; ill. Jon Goodell The gold-miner’s daughter : a melodramatic fairy tale (2006)

Hughes, Shirley. Ella’s big chance : a fairytale retold

Ivimey, John W. Three blind mice*

Jamil, Leena; ill. Abdulla al-Ameen The enchanted lake 2007

Johnson, D.B. Four legs bad, two legs good! (fractured version of George Orwell’s Animal farm—2007)

Jones, Carol. What’s the time, Mr Wolf? *

Jungman, Ann; ill. Russell Ayto Cinderella and the hot air balloon (1992/2007)

Katz, Alan; ill. Michael Slack The flim-flam fairies (teacher preview essential) (2008)

Ketteman, Helen. Bubba the cowboy prince : a fractured Texas tale

Khoza, Valanga; ill. Sally Rippin Gezani and the tricky baboon (trickster tale—2003)

Kirk, Daniel. Humpty Dumpty*

Krensky, Stephen; ill. Brad Sneed Big bad wolves at school (2007)

Kressley, Carson; ill. Jared Lee You’re different and that’s super (2005)

Lamm, C. Drew. The prog frince

Langley, Jonathan. The fairytale cake; The princess and the frog

LaRochelle, David; ill. Richard Egielski The end : a backwards fairytale (2006)

Lasky, Kathryn; ill. John Manders Humphrey, Albert and the flying machine (Sleeping Beauty variant—2004)

Leask, Jeffrey. Little Red Rockinghood : a rock opera (includes rap music CD)

Legge, David Bamboozled (Topsy-turvy version of Alice in Wonderland—2005); orig. published 1994

Lendler, Ian. An undone fairy tale

Lester, Helen. Tackylocks and the three bears

Lester, Julius; ill. Jerry Pinkney Sam and the tigers (Little Black Sambo updated--1996

Lloyd-Janes, Sally; ill. Jill Newton Old MacNoah had an ark * (2008)

Lyons, Mary E.; ill. Terry Widener Roy makes a car ** (modern tall tale-- 2005)

McAllister, Angela; ill. Sally Anne Lambert Barkus, Sly and the golden egg (2002)

McCaughrean, Geraldine; ill. Nicki Palin Blue moon mountain (2006)

McClements, George. Jake Gander : Storyville detective (video also available)

McGee, Marni; ill. Ian Beck Winston the book wolf (2006)

McMillan, Dawn; ill. Raymond McGrath Turkey’s in the sleigh tonight *(Old McDonald variation) 2007

McNaughton, Colin. Watch out for the giant-killers (conservation message)

McNaughton, Colin Oops!; Suddenly! (Three Little Pigs variants)

Maddern, Eric; ill. Paul Hess Death in a nut (Sophisticated Picture Book version of a Scottish traditional tale—2005)

Madison, Alan; ill. Giselle Potter The littlest grape stomper (tall tale—2007)

Matsuoka, Mei Footprints in the snow (Big Bad Wolf variant- 2007)

Matthews, Tina Out of the egg (Little Red Hen variant—2007)

Mayhew, James Ella Bella ballerina and the Sleeping Beauty (2007)

Meddaugh, Susan. Cinderella’s rat

Millett, Peter; ill. Lamia Aziz The Anzac biscuit man and other classic Kiwi tales (NZ—2007)

Minters, Frances. Princess Fishtail

Mitchell, Marianne. Joe Cinders

Morris, Jackie The snow leopard (original fable) 2007

Morrison, Toni & Slade. The ant or the grasshopper; The lion or the mouse

Morrison, Yvonne. A Kiwi ‘Night before Christmas’*;

ill. Donovan Bixley Wacko Kakapo (NZ Chicken Licken variant- 2007); The tuatara and the skink (NZ Hare and the tortoise variant-2009)

Mountain, Peter; ill. Bryan Pollard Smelly-locks (an Exceptional Story Book from New Zealand) (2006); The wolf’s revenge (an Exceptional Story Book from New Zealand) (2006)
Murphy, Pat. Pigasus **

Murray, Christine; ill. Della Gibson-Bowthorpe Koro Tom goes fishing (Maori version of The enormous turnip--2008)

Myers, Christopher. Wings** (video also available)

Nelisi, Lino; ill. Elspeth Williamson Sione’s talo (Pacific Island version of The enormous turnip- 1992)

Nolan, Dennis Androcles and the lion (1997)

Nordqvist, Sven Pancakes for Findus (modern tall tale—2007)

Oakley, Graham. Once upon a time : a prince’s fantastic journey

PICT OLF Von Olfers, Sibylle; ill. Sieglinde Schoen Smith Mother Earth and her children : a quilted fairy tale (2007 reprint)

O’Malley, Kevin. Humpty Dumpty egg-splodes *; Once upon a cool motorcycle dude

Osborne, Mary Pope. Molly and the prince

Osment, Michelle; ill. Sunset Perky the pukeko (NZ-- 2006)

Palatini, Margie. The three silly Billies

Pearce, Philippa; ill. Wayne Anderson The squirrel wife : an original fairy tale (2007)

Perlman, Janet. Cinderella Penguin; The emperor penguin’s new clothes; The penguin and the pea

Perret, Delphine The big bad wolf and me (2006)

Petach, Heidi. Goldilocks and the three hares

Potter, Beatrix The tale of Johnny Town-mouse

Price, Hugh. The truth at last about the Little Red Hen

Prior, Natalie Jane; ill. Cheryl Orsini Minnie Pearl and the undersea bazaar (Little mermaid variation) 2007

Provensen, Alice. Punch in New York

Puttock, Simon. Big Bad Wolf is good

Ramos, Mario I am so handsome (2007); I am so strong (2007)
Ransom, Jeanie Franz; ill. Stephen Axelsen What REALLY happened to Humpty?* (2009)

Ray, Jane The apple-pip princess (2007)

Rayner, Mary. The small good wolf

Roberts, Lynn; ill. David Roberts Little Red : a fizzingly good yarn (2005); Rapunzel : a groovy fairy tale (1970s setting—2007)

Robertson, M.P. The egg **; The dragon snatcher **; The great dragon rescue ** The dragon and the gruesome twosome ** (2009) (all variants on the George and the Dragon legend)

Robins, Deri and Jim. The stone in the sword **

Robinson, Hilary & Sharratt, Nick. Mixed up fairy tales

Roddie, Shen; ill. Henning Lohlein My name is Mr Fox (2006)

Root, Phyllis; ill. Mary Grandpre Lucia and the light (2006)

Rosen, Michael; ill. Nick Sharratt Dear Mother Goose (a Lift the Flap book)* (2008)

Rosenthal, Paul. Yo, Aesop! (FIC ROS)

Ross, Tony. A fairy tale; Mrs Goat and her seven little kids

Rymond, Lynda Gene; ill. Nicoletta Ceccoli Oscar and the mooncats* (2008)

Santores, Charles. Three hungry pigs and the wolf who came to dinner

Schotter, Roni; ill. Giselle Potter The boy who loved words (a tall tale—2006)

Scieszka, Jon. The stinky cheese man; True story of the 3 little pigs by A.Wolf
Shannon, David. Alice the fairy

Short, Denise Tani the sea monster (NZ) 2006 (uses elements of traditional folklore, but is not based on any particular Maori legend)

Shulman, Lisa. Old MacDonald had a woodshop *

Sierra, Judy The house that Drac built *; Mind your manners, B.B.Wolf (2007)

Sis, Peter. A small tall tale from the far north

Smallman, Steve; ill. Joelle Dreidemy The lamb who came for dinner (2006)

Smith, Lane. Pinocchio the boy

Speed, Toby. Two cool cows *

Spencer, Kerry Lee. The princess and the pea

Squires, Janet; ill. Holly Berry The gingerbread cowboy (2006)

Steer, Dugald. Just one more story

Steig, William. Shrek!; Roland the minstrel pig

Stevens, Janet and Crummel, Susan Stevens. And the dish ran away with the spoon * (video also available)

Sturges, Philemon. The little red hen (makes a pizza)

Swanson, Susan Marie; ill. Beth Krommes The house in the night * (2008)

Sykes, Julie; ill. Tim Warnes That’s not fair, Hare! (2001)

Tafuri, Nancy Whose chick are you? (Ugly Duckling variant—2005)

Thomas, Joyce Carol. The gospel Cinderella

Todd, Trevor & Denton, Terry. Revenge of the three blind mice *

Tucker, Kathy. Do knights take naps?

Ungerer, Tomi. Zeralda’s ogre

Vail, Rachel; ill. Scott Nash Over the moon* (1998)

Van Allsburg, Chris. The widow’s broom (trickster tale—1992)

Vozar, David. Yo, hungry wolf!

Waddell, Martin. The big bad mole’s coming!

Ward, Helen. The dragon machine

Ward, Jennifer; ill. Steve Gray There was a coyote who swallowed a flea * (2007) (variation on ‘There was an old lady who swallowed a fly’ shelved at 782. 89 WAR—see also fractured fairytale versions of this rhyme by Todd Arnold and Anne Bowen)

Ward, Nick. Who’s been eating my porridge?; A wolf at the door (omnibus volume 2005)

Wattenberg, Jane. Henny-Penny (video also available)

Wells, Rosemary. Max and Ruby’s first Greek myth; Max and Ruby’s Midas **

Wells, Rosemary. The miraculous tale of the two Maries ** (SPICT WEL) (2006)

West, Colin. The king of Kennelwick Castle*

Whatley, Bruce Wait! No paint!

Wiesner, David. The three pigs; The loathsome dragon **

Wilcox, Leah. Falling for Rapunzel; Waking Beauty (2008)

Wild, Margaret. The little crooked house*

Wildsmith, Brian and Rebecca. Jack and the meanstalk

Willis, Jeanne and Brown, Ruth. In search of the giant

Wilson, Tony; ill. Julie Knoblock The thirsty flowers (an original fable- 2008)

Wilson, Tony; ill. Sue deGennaro The princess and the packet of frozen peas (2009)

Wolff, Patricia Rae. The toll-bridge troll

Wormell, Chris. George and the dragon **; In the woods

Yorinks, Arthur; ill. Jos. A. Smith The witch’s child (2007)
(A very comprehensive fairytale website)
(full text versions of the Grimm Brothers’ fairy tales)

* = Tortured traditional rhymes

** = Lacerated legends

Some useful fiction titles in this genre:

FIC HAL Hale, Shannon and Dean; ill. Nathan Hale Rapunzel’s revenge (graphic novel- 2008)

FIC LEV Levine, Gail Carson Ella enchanted (Cinderella variant)
Fairest (Snow White variant)

FIC MCC McCaughrean, Geraldine Peter Pan in scarlet : the official sequel

FIC MAG Maguire, Gregory Leaping beauty and other animal fairy tales

FIC TUA Tu’akoi, Feana; ill Fraser Williamson Freeze, Goldilocks!

Non fiction:
513.26 CAL Calvert, Pam; ill. Wayne Geehan Multiplying menace : the revenge of Rumpelstiltskin 2006

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