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Fractured Fairy Tales

These slightly warped versions of classic fairy tales and folklore are sure to crack you up. You may check each title's location and availability in the Library's catalog by clicking the title of the book.
Bigfoot Cinderrrrrella
by Tony Johnston
This version of the familiar story in which a mistreated step-child finds happiness with the "man" of her dreams is set in the old-growth forest and features Bigfoot characters.

Cinder Edna
by Ellen B. Jackson
Cinderella and Cinder Edna, who live with cruel stepmothers and stepsisters, have different approaches to life; and, although each ends up with the prince of her dreams, one is a great deal happier than the other.

Cinder-Elly
by Frances Minters
In this rap version of the traditional fairy tale, the overworked younger sister gets to go to a basketball game and meets a star player, Prince Charming.

Cinderella Skeleton
by Robert D. San Souci
A rhyming retelling of the story of a young woman who finds her prince at a Halloween ball despite the efforts of her wicked stepmother. The main characters are skeletons.

Dinorella: A Prehistoric Fairy Tale
by Pamela Duncan Edwards
In this story, loosely based on that of Cinderella but featuring dinosaurs, the Duke falls in love with Dinorella when she rescues him from the dreaded deinonychus at the Dinosaur Dance.

Sidney Rella & the Glass Sneaker
by Bernice Myers
Sidney Rella becomes a football player with a little help from his fairy godfather.