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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.
Humpty Dumpty Egg-Splodes
by Kevin O’Malley
An enormous Humpty Dumpty returns to seek revenge on the nursery rhyme characters who let him fall.

Monster Goose
by Judy Sierra
A collection of twenty-five nursery rhymes, rewritten to feature vampires, ghouls, mummies, the Loch Ness monster, and other fearsome creatures.

Squids Will be Squids: Fresh Morals for Modern Fables
by Jon Scieszka
Contemporary fables with tongue-in-cheek morals address such topics as homework, curfews, and television commercials.

Yo, Aesop!: Get a Load of These Fables
by Paul Rosenthal
Feathers, frisbees & flying salami -- Clam up! -- A dog's life -- The early worm -- Of mice and boys -- Pickle puss -- Cookie crooks -- Bad hare day -- Sticky situations -- The wolf in sheep's clothing.