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Bookjacket for  Aesop's Fables

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Aesop's Fables Aesop's Fables / retold by Fiona Waters ; [illustrated by] Fulvio Testa

Retellings of sixty Aesop's fables.


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Animal Tails Animal Tails / Mary Holland

Readers will be fascinated by the many ways animals use their tails: to move on land, swim, warn others, steer, hold onto things, keep warm, balance, fly, attract a mate, and even to defend themselves!

Ebook: https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11909864


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Beauty and the Beast Beauty and the Beast / written by Jessica Gunderson ; illustrated by Thais Damiao

Revisit the tale of Beauty and the Beast. Beauty's father gets lost in the woods and stumbles onto a castle. He reaches for a rose to bring to his daughter--but there's a price. Will Beauty win her freedom, or be trapped in the Beast's castle forever?

Ebook: https://poudre.overdrive.com/library/kids/media/5240592 


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Birrarung Wilam Birrarung Wilam / Aunty Joy Murphy & Andrew Kelly ; illustrated by Lisa Kennedy

Andrew Kelly, Yarra (Birrarung) Riverkeeper, joins Senior Wurundjeri Elder Aunty Joy Murphy to tell of a journey through the past, present, and future of the Birrarung, river of mists and shadows. From sunrise to sunset, we meander our way down the Birrarung, led by the beautiful illustrations of Lisa Kennedy (from the Trawlwoolway people of northern Tasmania) and guided by the spirit of Bunjil, the creator. This story of one river is the story of all our rivers that flow from mountains down through cities and towns to the sea.


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Bloody Mary Bloody Mary / Aubre Andrus

The legend of the ghostly Bloody Mary involves seeing a woman's bloody image appear in the mirror. But where does this eerie legend originate? Some say she is the spirit of Queen Mary I of England. Queen Mary I wanted England to embrace Catholicism, and her bloody persecution of Protestants led to her nickname, "Bloody Mary." No matter its origin, this spooky story has haunted people around the world for centuries.

Ebook: https://poudre.overdrive.com/library/kids/media/4830037


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Charlie Hernández and the League of Shadows Charlie Hernández and the League of Shadows / Ryan Calejo

Steeped in Hispanic folklore since childhood, middle schooler Charlie Hernández learns the stories are true when, shortly after his parents disappearance, he grows horns and feathers and finds himself at the heart of a battle to save the world.

Ebook: https://poudre.overdrive.com/library/kids/media/3962149

Eaudiobook: https://poudre.overdrive.com/library/kids/media/3963285


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Classic Fairy Tales Classic Fairy Tales / Hans Christian Andersen ; illustrations by Francesca Rossi ; text adaptation, Valeria Manferto De F

Collects nine famous fairy tales, including "The Little Mermaid," "The Tinderbox," and "Thumbelina."


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Cook Me a Story Cook Me a Story / Bryan Kozlowski ; illustrated by Laura Wood

A mashup of cookbook and storybook. Welcome to the enchanted world of Cook Me a Story, where the most beloved fairy tales are retold with recipes for families to create and enjoy together. From breakfast adventures to evening stories, anytime is a perfect time for fairy tales and food. Join the fun as children learn to cook with familiar kitchen-time tales such as Goldilocks and the Three Pears, Cinnarella, Plumbelina, and more.


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Crocodile and Hen Crocodile and Hen / text by Joan M. Lexau ; pictures by Doug Cushman

Crocodile is so confused by Hen calling him "brother" every time he gets ready to eat her that he finally goes searching for an explanation of how such a relationship can be.

Eaudiobook: https://poudre.overdrive.com/library/kids/media/8D7BE537-F904-4B7C-9E43-BA9715D3207B

 


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D'Aulaires' Book of Norwegian Folktales D'Aulaires' Book of Norwegian Folktales / edited and Illustrated by Ingri and Edgar Parin d'Aulaire

Twenty-one of the Norwegian folk tales collected by Asbjørnsen and Moe telling of trolls, sprites, princesses, cinderlads, talking cats, and mountains made of glass.


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Delphine and the Silver Needle Delphine and the Silver Needle / Alyssa Moon

When sixteen-year-old Delphine, a dressmaker mouse in Cinderella's chateau, learns of her connection to the Threaded, magical tailor mice of legend, she undertakes an epic quest to claim her identity.

Ebook: https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/13972506


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The Donkey in the Lion's Skin The Donkey in the Lion's Skin / Eric Blair ; illustrated by Diane Silverman

After putting on a lion disguise, a silly donkey amuses himself by frightening all of the animals in the forest until he meets a clever fox.

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Eaudiobook: https://poudre.overdrive.com/library/kids/media/5490042


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The Dragon Slayer The Dragon Slayer / Jaime Hernandez ; with an introduction by F. Isabel Campoy

A collection of three Latin American folktales retold in graphic novel form.


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Fairest of All Fairest of All / Sarah Mlynowski

A fresh, modern spin on a classic fairy tale. In each book, Abby and her younger brother Jonah visit the magic mirror in their basement at night, and the mirror transports them inside a different fairy tale. In the first magical adventure, Abby and Jonah find themselves tangled in Snow White's story.

 

Ebook: https://poudre.overdrive.com/library/kids/media/1712713

Eaudiobook: https://poudre.overdrive.com/library/kids/media/1542178


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Fairy Tale Comics Fairy Tale Comics / [edited by Chris Duffy]

From favorites like "Puss in Boots" and "Goldilocks" to obscure gems like "The Boy Who Drew Cats," this volume has something to offer every reader. Seventeen fairy tales are wonderfully adapted and illustrated in comics format by such noted artists as Raina Telgemeier, Brett Helquist, Cherise Harper, and others.

Ebook: https://poudre.overdrive.com/library/kids/media/1440404


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Fairy Tales of Fearless Girls Fairy Tales of Fearless Girls / Susannah McFarlane ; Beth Norling, Lucinda Gifford, Claire Robertson, Sher Rill Ng

Reimagines four classic fairy tales with a feminist twist.

Ebook: https://poudre.overdrive.com/library/kids/media/5274443


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The Fairy-tale Detectives The Fairy-tale Detectives / Michael Buckley

Orphans Sabrina and Daphne Grimm are sent to live with an eccentric grandmother that they have always believed to be dead.

Ebook: https://poudre.overdrive.com/library/kids/media/1453901

Eaudiobook: https://poudre.overdrive.com/library/kids/media/505410


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Fearsome Giant, Fearless Child Fearsome Giant, Fearless Child / Paul Fleischman ; illustrated by Julie Paschkis

In Fearsome Giant, Fearless Child, Newbery Medal winner Paul Fleischman and Julie Paschkis retell the story of Jack and the Beanstalk, combining many different cultural traditions to create one narrative.

Ebook: https://poudre.overdrive.com/library/kids/media/4659462


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Fly with Me Fly with Me / Jane Yolen, Heidi E.Y. Stemple, Adam Stemple, and Jason Stemple

A family of dedicated birders presents an illustrated tribute to birds featuring a combination of scientific facts, folklore, poems, and songs.


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The Great Bunk Bed Battle The Great Bunk Bed Battle / Tina Kugler

It is time for bed but fox siblings Franny and Fritz are arguing over which is the best bed: the upper bunk or the lower; they try switching but ultimately decide that the very best bed is Fred the dog's bed--so that is where they all curl up to sleep.

Ebook: https://poudre.overdrive.com/library/kids/media/5437528


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Harriet the Invincible Harriet the Invincible / Ursula Vernon

Never a conventional princess, Harriet becomes an adventurer after learning she is cursed to fall into a deep sleep on her twelfth birthday, but after two years of slaying ogres, cliff-diving, and more with her riding quail, Mumfrey, things go awry at home and she must seek a prince to set things right.

Ebook: https://poudre.overdrive.com/library/kids/media/1977642


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High-five to the Hero High-five to the Hero / written by Vita Murrow ; illustrated by Julia Bereciartu

Retells fifteen fairy tales that celebrate heroes for the power of their hearts instead of their swords, including King Arthur, who rules by listening to others, and Prince Charming, who wishes people would stop typecasting him.

Ebook: https://poudre.overdrive.com/library/kids/media/5603036


Bookjacket for  Hippo and Rabbit in Three Short Tales

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Hippo and Rabbit in Three Short Tales Hippo and Rabbit in Three Short Tales / Jeff Mack

Friends Hippo and Rabbit spend the day together having breakfast, playing on the swings, and waiting for a thunderstorm to end.


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Icy comets Icy comets / Chaya Glaser ; consultant Karly M. Pitman, PhD, Planetary Science Institute,Tucson, Arizona

In this book, readers learn about icy comets.

Ebook: https://poudre.overdrive.com/library/kids/media/2099742


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In a Dark, Dark Room In a Dark, Dark Room / retold by Alvin Schwartz ; pictures by Victor Rivas

Seven scary stories to tell at night in front of a fire or in the dark, based on traditional stories and folktales from various countries.

Ebook: https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12456123


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Indonesian Children's Favorite Stories Indonesian Children's Favorite Stories / text by Joan Suyenaga ; illustrated by Salim Martowiredjo

Set in tropical rainforests, on balmy beaches, and in the remote highlands of the Indonesian islands, this multicultural children's book offers a taste of how universal values of bravery, cleverness, true love, kindness and loyalty are transmitted to Indonesian children. It makes a perfect new addition for story time or bedtime reading. Astute princesses, resourceful villagers and daring travelers appear throughout this vast archipelago to tell their stories and charm our children.

Ebook: https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11841793


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Long-tailed Weasels Long-tailed Weasels / Rebecca Sabelko

Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to long-tailed weasels.

Ebook: https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12069743


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The Magic Mirror The Magic Mirror / Anna Staniszewski ; illustrated by Macky Pamintuan

The Ice Princess's magic mirror is broken, one piece is missing, and without it the Enchanted Kingdom is locked in a terrible, unseasonable, heat wave (even the palace is melting); two children, Kara and Zed, are determined to help, but first they must figure out whether the break is the result of the sibling rivalry between the Ice Princess and her sister the Sun Princess--or did the monkey do it?

Ebook: https://poudre.overdrive.com/library/kids/media/4878605


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Mermaids Mermaids / Ashley Gish

A basic exploration of the appearance, behaviors, and origins of mermaids, the aquatic mythological creatures known for their singing. Also included is a story from folklore about how a mermaid returned a beggar s kindness.

Ebook: https://poudre.overdrive.com/library/kids/media/6040868


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Moldylocks and the Three Beards Moldylocks and the Three Beards / Noah Z. Jones

After falling through the refrigerator into the Land of Fake Believe, Princess meets a girl named Moldylocks who takes her to the home of the Three Beards for chili--but when the Beards capture her friend, Princess must come up with a plan to save her.

Ebook: https://poudre.overdrive.com/library/kids/media/2040116


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Mouse Tales Mouse Tales / Arnold Lobel

Papa Mouse has a funny, exciting bedtime story for each of his seven mouse boys. "Will evoke chuckles of glee from preschool listeners and beginning readers".-Booklist. Three-color illustrations. Seven mouse boys lie awake one night, and they ask their Papa to tell them a story. Papa does better than that-he tells them seven stories, one for each boy. Amusing drawings and text provide beginner readers with a collection of tales about the adventures of mice.

Eaudiobook: https://poudre.overdrive.com/library/kids/media/76030


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The Ogre of Rashomon and Other Stories The Ogre of Rashomon and Other Stories / compiled by Vic Parker

Scary short stories from around the world.


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The Phoenix of Persia The Phoenix of Persia / Sally Pomme Clayton ; illustrated by Amin Hassanzadeh Sharif

Iran has an ancient tradition of storytelling and poetry where musicians play instruments to bring stories to life. The most important epic in Iran is called the Shahnameh (pronounced Shaah-naah-meh), which means "The Book of Kings". It was written by the poet Abolqasem Ferdowsi who lived about a thousand years ago. It took over 30 years to write, and has over 50,000 rhyming couplets. The Shahnameh is considered to be one of the greatest epics of world literature. The Phoenix of Persia is about a mythical bird, the Simorgh, one of the most magical characters in the Shahnameh. The Simorgh takes care of a tiny baby, who grows up to become Prince Zal - the hero of many other stories in the Shahanameh.


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Power to the Princess Power to the Princess / written by Vita Murrow ; illustrated by Julia Bereciartu

What if princesses didn’t always marry Prince Charming and live happily every after? This stunning anthology features 15 favorite fairytales retold for a new generation. From Sleeping Beauty who becomes a world-famous sleep disorder specialist to Cinderella who goes on to become Prime Minister to Little Red Riding Hood, the environmentalist and Princess of the Wolves, these princesses are smart, funny, and kind, and can do anything they set their minds to. Retold to create positive role models for children, these feisty, funny fairytales focus on issues such as self-image, confidence, LGBTQ, friendship, advocacy, and disability, teaching that a princess is a person who seeks to help others, is open to learning new things, and looks for ways to add purpose to their lives and the lives of those around them. Power to the princess!

Ebook: https://poudre.overdrive.com/library/kids/media/5603046


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The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine / Mark Twain and Philip C. Stead ; with illustrations by Erin Stead

Based on a set of unfinished Mark Twain notes for a children's story, this is the tale of Johnny, a young boy with a magical ability to speak to animals who sets off to rescue a stolen prince.


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The Raven and the Loon The Raven and the Loon / Rachel and Sean Qitsualik-Tinsley ; illustrated by Kim Smith

In the time before animals were as they are today, Raven and Loon were both white. Their feathers had no colour at all. Raven spent his days swooping through the sky trying to fight off his incessant boredom, while Loon spent her days in her iglu working away on her sewing. One day, too bored to even fly, Raven visited Loon and suggested a sewing game that would give their feathers some much-needed colour. The results are not at all what the two birds expected...

Ebook: https://poudre.overdrive.com/library/kids/media/3225114

Eaudiobook: https://poudre.overdrive.com/library/kids/media/3116700


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Red Red / Liesl Shurtliff

Followed by a wolf, a huntsman, and a porridge-sampling nuisance called Goldie, Red embarks on a quest to find a magical cure for her ailing grandmother.

Ebook: https://poudre.overdrive.com/library/kids/media/2420513


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Ring-tailed Lemurs Ring-tailed Lemurs / Gail Terp

Diagrams, graphs, and fun text help readers explore the lives of ring-tailed lemurs and their place in the wild animal kingdom.

Ebook: https://poudre.overdrive.com/library/kids/media/6040984


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Robin Hood and the Golden Arrow Robin Hood and the Golden Arrow / a retelling by Cari Meister ; illustrated by Necdet Yilmaz

The sheriff has an arrow-shooting contest, hoping to catch the best arrow-shooter, Robin Hood. But a strange man in red wins the prize instead.

Ebook: https://poudre.overdrive.com/library/kids/media/708183


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A Tale Dark & Grimm A Tale Dark & Grimm / Adam Gidwitz

Follows Hansel and Gretel as they walk out of their own story and into eight more tales.

Ebook: https://poudre.overdrive.com/library/kids/media/611645

Eaudiobook: https://poudre.overdrive.com/library/kids/media/528246


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Tales for very picky eaters Tales for very picky eaters / Josh Schneider

A father tells outlandish stories while trying to get his young son, who is a very picky eater, to eat foods he thinks he will not like.

Eaudiobook: https://poudre.overdrive.com/library/kids/media/964618


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Tales of East Africa Tales of East Africa / illustrations by Jamilla Okubo

A collection of folktales from Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania.

Ebook: https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12939758


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The Teeny-tiny Woman The Teeny-tiny Woman / Paul Galdone

Retells the tale of the teeny-tiny woman who finds a teeny-tiny bone in a churchyard and puts it away in her cupboard before she goes to sleep.

Ebook: https://poudre.overdrive.com/library/kids/media/2516971


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The Three Billy Goats Gruff The Three Billy Goats Gruff / Jerry Pinkney

Three billy goats must outwit the big, ugly troll that lives under the bridge they have to cross on their way up the mountain.


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A Very Short, Entirely True History of Unicorns A Very Short, Entirely True History of Unicorns / Sarah Laskow ; illustrated by Sam Beck

Unicorns may not be real, but people have been thinking and talking about them throughout much of human history. This is the entirely true history of how these magnificent mythical creatures have captured our imaginations for thousands of years.

Ebook: https://poudre.overdrive.com/library/kids/media/4538678


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What If You Had an Animal Tail? What If You Had an Animal Tail? / Sandra Markle ; illustrated by Howard McWilliam

What if you woke up one morning and you had sprouted a tail overnight? What If You Had An Animal Tail? -- the next imaginative book in the What If You Had series -- explores what would happen if you looked in the mirror and saw that you had an animal tail! From a peacock's showstopping tail to a scorpion's dangerous stinger, discover what it would be like if you had one of these special tails -- and find out why your own tailbone is just the right one for you!

Ebook: https://poudre.overdrive.com/library/kids/media/3980278


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When Birds Could Talk & Bats Could Sing When Birds Could Talk & Bats Could Sing / Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Barry Moser

A collection of stories, featuring sparrows, jays, buzzards, and bats, based on those African American tales originally written down by Martha Young on her father's plantation in Alabama after the Civil War.


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Where the Mountain Meets the Moon Where the Mountain Meets the Moon / Grace Lin

Minli, an adventurous girl from a poor village, buys a magical goldfish, and then joins a dragon who cannot fly on a quest to find the Old Man of the Moon in hopes of bringing life to Fruitless Mountain and freshness to Jade River.

Ebook: https://poudre.overdrive.com/library/kids/media/206014

Eaudiobook: https://poudre.overdrive.com/library/kids/media/261520


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Where's Halmoni? Where's Halmoni? / written and illustrated by Julie Kim

Searching for their missing grandmother, two Korean children follow tracks into a fantastic world filled with beings from folklore who speak in Korean. Includes translations and information about the folkloric characters.


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The Wide-awake Princess The Wide-awake Princess / E.D. Baker

Annie, younger sister of the princess who would be known as Sleeping Beauty, is immune to magic and stays awake when the rest of the castle falls into an enchanted sleep, then sets out to find a way to break the spell.

Ebook: https://poudre.overdrive.com/library/kids/media/558718


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A World Full of Spooky Stories A World Full of Spooky Stories / written by Angela McAllister ; illustrated by Madalina Andronic

Travel around a world full of spooky stories from all over the globe.

Ebook: https://poudre.overdrive.com/library/kids/media/5985077

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