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Newfangled Fairy Tales, Book #2: Classic Stories with a Funny Twist

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This collection of ten contemporary fairy tales--the second in the critically acclaimed series--puts a delightful new spin on classic stories and themes. Michelle Koszlowski desparately wantes to be a princess until her wish comes true and she discovers what a pain royal life can be. The Little Tailor brags to everyone about his bravery until a giant comes along and teaches him a lesson. Rapunzel is held captive in a high-rise apartment by an urban witch who owns a pizza parlor. A postmodern wolf refuses to eat the bratty Little Red Riding Hood and her sickly grandmother. Hansel is so obsessed with candy that he steals Gretel's piggy bank and runs off to the Old Witch's Candy Factory.

This collection of ten contemporary fairy tales--the second in the critically acclaimed series--puts a delightful new spin on classic stories and themes. Michelle Koszlowski desparately wantes to be a princess until her wish comes true and she discovers what a pain royal life can be. The Little Tailor brags to everyone about his bravery until a giant comes along and teaches him a lesson. Rapunzel is held captive in a high-rise apartment by an urban witch who owns a pizza parlor. A postmodern wolf refuses to eat the bratty Little Red Riding Hood and her sickly grandmother. Hansel is so obsessed with candy that he steals Gretel's piggy bank and runs off to the Old Witch's Candy Factory.

Synopsis:

Here is the second book of 10 entertaining fairy tales with delightfully newfangled twists, including "Rumpelstiltskin, Private Eye, " in which the hero must solve the mystery of who is turning straw into gold.

About the Author

Bruce Lansky, the creator of this series and author of the story "The Girl Who Wanted to Be a Princess" is also the creator and editor of the Girls to the Rescue series and the Can You Solve the Mysteries series. He is also a best-selling children's poet. His poetry anthologies include No More Homework! No More Tests! and Rolling in the Aisles.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780689822117
Editor:
Lansky, Bruce
Publisher:
Meadowbrook Press
Author:
Lansky, Bruce
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Anthologies
Subject:
Fairy tales
Subject:
Children's stories, American
Subject:
Children s Fairy Tales-Anthologies
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Newfangled Fairy Tales
Series Volume:
02
Publication Date:
19980931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 8
Language:
English
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
7.5 x 5.5 in 3.99 oz
Age Level:
07-13

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