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Fractured Fairy Tales & Folktales

Schnitzel: A Cautionary Tale for Lazy Louts
Shaw, Stephanie
ISBN: 9781585369577
Grades: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, K-6, Kindergarten

A retelling of “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice”, this is the story of young Schnitzel, the apprentice of a famous wizard. Schnitzel…

The Turnip
Brett, Jan
ISBN: 978-0399170706
Grades: K-6

As with all of Brett’s works, this one is a sure winner. The classic tale of the giant turnip too…

Old MacDonald Had a Truck
Goetz, Steve
ISBN: 978-1452132600
Grades: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Kindergarten

Goetz has transformed the classic Old MacDonald’s farm into a rollicking, revved up hymn to heavy machinery. The text begins…

Interstellar Cinderella
Underwood, Deborah
ISBN: 9781452125329

A modern fairy tale for modern ‘makerspace’ libraries, this spin on Cinderalla is enjoyed by a wide range of Elementary…

The Sky is Falling!
Teague, Mark
ISBN: 9780545632171
Grades: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6

The Sky is Falling is an intriguing twist on the age-old tale, Chicken Little. While it is true to form…

Little Red’s Riding Hood
Stein, Peter
ISBN: 9780545609692
Grades: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Kindergarten

In a fresh and inventive take on Little Red Riding Hood, Stein has retold the story with all the characters…

Mary Englebreit’s Nursery And Fairy Tales Collection

Grades: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Kindergarten

Lots of appealing, spirited illustrations, large text and a good Table of Contents make this a very accessible collection of…

Rockabilly Goats Gruff, The
Crosby, Jeff
ISBN: 978-0-823426-66-9
Grades: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Kindergarten

You’ve all heard about the Troll under the bridge. Man, is he square. This hillbilly fractured folk tale of the…

Little Red Hen, The
Finch, Mary
ISBN: 978-1-84686-575-6
Grades: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Kindergarten

Recipe Ingredients: A busy little hen, a vain rooster, a messy mouse and a tiny grain of wheat. Mix them…

Goldi Rocks and the Three Bears
Schwartz, Corey Rosen
ISBN: 978-0-399-25685-1
Grades: Grade 1, Grade 2, Kindergarten

Children will enjoy this jazzed up fractured folk tale of ‘Goldilocks and the Three Bear.’ The rhyming text helps move…


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