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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.
Cinderella
Dinorella: A Prehistoric Fairy Tale
Dinorella: A Prehistoric Fairy Tale
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.
Cinder Edna
Cinder Edna
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.
Bigfoot Cinderrrrrella
Bigfoot Cinderrrrrella
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-Elly
Cinder-Elly
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.
Sidney Rella & the Glass Sneaker
Sidney Rella & the Glass Sneaker
Bernice Myers
Sidney Rella becomes a football player with a little help from his fairy godfather.
Cinderella Skeleton
Cinderella Skeleton
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.