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Publisher Comments:

Just as fairy-tale magic can transform a loved one into a swan, the contributors to this book have transformed traditional fairy tales and legends into stories that are completely original, yet still tantalizingly familiar.

The stories include a Rapunzel whose most confining prison is her loneliness; a contemporary rendering of the Green Man myth; two different versions of Red Riding Hood; a tale that grew out of a Celtic folk song; Sleeping Beauty's experience of her enchantment; two works inspired by the Arabian Nights; and more.

FAIRY TALES TOLD BY

  • Bruce Coville

  • Gregory Frost

  • Neil Gaiman

  • Nina Kiriki Hoffman

  • Kathe Koja

  • Tanith Lee

  • Lois Metzger

  • Christopher Rowe

  • Will Shetterly

  • Midori Snyder

  • Katherine Vaz

  • Jane Yolen

  • Pat York

Synopsis:

Just as fairy-tale magic can transform a loved one into a swan, the contributors to this book have transformed traditional fairy tales and legends into stories that are completely original, yet still tantalizingly familiar.

In this book you will find:

• a Rapunzel whose most confining prison is her loneliness

• a contemporary rendering of the Green Man myth

• two different versions of Red Riding Hood

• a tale that grew out of a Celtic folk song

• Sleeping Beauty's experience of her enchantment

• two works inspired by the Arabian Nights

• and more

In the follow-up to A Wolf at the Door, thirteen renowned authors come together with a selection of new and surprising adaptations of the fairy tales we think we know so well. These fresh takes on classic tales will show you sides of each story you never dreamed of.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780689878374
Subtitle:
Fairy Tales Retold
Editor:
Datlow, Ellen
Editor:
Datlow, Ellen
Editor:
Windling, Terri
Author:
Windling, Terri
Author:
Datlow, Ellen
As Told:
Windling, Terri
As Told:
Datlow, Ellen
Editor:
Windling, Terri
As Told:
Windling, Terri
Publisher:
Aladdin Paperbacks
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Fantasy
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Anthologies
Subject:
Fairy tales
Subject:
Legends, Myths, & Fables - Arthurian
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Publication Date:
April 2005
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
7.78x5.24x.47 in. .27 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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Product details 176 pages Aladdin Paperbacks - English 9780689878374 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Just as fairy-tale magic can transform a loved one into a swan, the contributors to this book have transformed traditional fairy tales and legends into stories that are completely original, yet still tantalizingly familiar.

In this book you will find:

• a Rapunzel whose most confining prison is her loneliness

• a contemporary rendering of the Green Man myth

• two different versions of Red Riding Hood

• a tale that grew out of a Celtic folk song

• Sleeping Beauty's experience of her enchantment

• two works inspired by the Arabian Nights

• and more

In the follow-up to A Wolf at the Door, thirteen renowned authors come together with a selection of new and surprising adaptations of the fairy tales we think we know so well. These fresh takes on classic tales will show you sides of each story you never dreamed of.

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