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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.
Jack & the Giant: A Story Full of Beans
by Jim Harris.
A Southwestern version of the traditional tale, in which a boy climbs to the top of a giant beanstalk and uses his quick wits to outsmart the giant cattle rustler Wild Bill Hiccup.

Kate and the Beanstalk
by Mary Pope Osborne
In this version of the classic tale, a girl climbs to the top of a giant beanstalk, where she uses her quick wits to outsmart a giant and make her and her mother's fortune.