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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.
Dear Peter Rabbit
by Alma Flor Ada
Presents letters between such fairy tale characters as Goldilocks, Baby Bear, Peter Rabbit, and the Three Pigs.

Little Lit: Folklore & Fairy Tale Funnies
by Various authors and illustrators

Roald Dahlís Revolting Rhymes
by Roald Dahl
Humorous retellings in verse of six well-known fairy tales featuring surprise endings in place of the traditional happily-ever-after.

The Stinky Cheese Man & Other Fairly Stupid Tales
by Jon Scieszka
Chicken Licken -- The princess and the bowling ball -- The really ugly duckling -- The other frog prince -- Little red running shorts --Jack's bean problem -- Cinderumpelstiltskin -- The tortoise and the hair -- The stinky cheese man -- The boy who cried "cow patty."

Tales from the Brothers Grimm & the Sisters Weird
by Vivian Vande Velde
Presents thirteen twisted versions of such familiar fairy tales as Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, Hansel and Gretel, and The Three Billy Goats Gruff.

Yours Truly, Goldilocks
by Alma Flor Ada
Presents the correspondence of Goldilocks, the three pigs, Baby Bear, Peter Rabbit, and Little Red Riding Hood as they plan to attend a housewarming party for the pigs and avoid the evil wolves in the forest.