Posts Tagged "Fairy Tales"

Disenchanted: The Trials of Cinderella

Posted in Age-o-Meter: 8-12, Scare-o-Meter: 2

Disenchanted: The Trials of Cinderella

SNATCH A STORY   Close your eyes and listen to the awesome opening to Disenchanted: The Trials of Cinderella (Tyme #2):   First hear from Ella….   …and then from Serge.   THE WICKED READ   Disenchanted: The Trials of Cinderella (Tyme #2) By Megan Morrison Series: Tyme Book Published by  Scholastic, Inc. ISBN-13: 9780545642712 Audiobook Published by Scholastic Audio Narrated by Susan Hanfield & Ramon de Ocampo Age Range: 8 – 12 Years Ella Coach has one wish: revolution. Her mother died working in a sweatshop, and Ella wants every laborer in the...

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Toads and Diamonds

Posted in Age-o-Meter:: 10-14, Scare-o-Meter: 4

Toads and Diamonds

SNATCH A STORY   An Excerpt from the novel Toads and Diamonds: At the well… Diribani dipped her jar into the pool. Full, its weight stretched her tired arms. Grunting with the effort required to lift it above her shoulders, she settled the water jar onto the cloth ring that kept it steady on her head. Tana would be the first to remind her that poor girls earned their every meal, or they didn’t eat. Diribani’s lips twisted in a wry smile. Perhaps she wasn’t as skilled as her stepsister, but she could strive to work as hard. Leaving the pavilion’s shade, Diribani almost tripped over a...

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Grounded: The Adventures of Rapunzel

Posted in Age-o-Meter: 8-12, Scare-o-Meter: 1

Grounded: The Adventures of Rapunzel

SNATCH A STORY   Close your eyes and listen to the amusing opening to Grounded: The Adventures of Rapunzel:   THE WICKED READ   Grounded: The Adventures of Rapunzel (Tyme #1) by Megan Morrison Publisher: Scholastic, Inc. ISBN-13: 9780545642699 Series: Tyme Series Age Range: 8 – 12 Years In all of Tyme, from the Redlands to the Grey, no one is as lucky as Rapunzel. She lives in a magic tower that obeys her every wish; she reads wonderful books starring herself as the heroine; her hair is the longest, most glorious thing in the world. And she knows this because Witch tells...

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Hildie Bitterpickles Needs Her Sleep

Posted in Age-o-Meter: 4-8, Scare-o-Meter: 2

Hildie Bitterpickles Needs Her Sleep

SNATCH A STORY     THE WICKED READ   Hildie Bitterpickles Needs Her Sleep By Robin Newman Illustrated by Chris Ewald Published by Creston Books Age Range: 4 – 8 Years Hildie Bitterpickles is a witch who needs her sleep. Her quiet neighborhood has been turned upside down with the sudden arrival of the old woman in her shoe, big bad wolf, and other fairy tale characters. What will Hildie have to do to get a quiet night’s sleep?   Look For It If You Dare… Local Library | Local Bookstore | Amazon | B&N   FREE & FREAKY Use Magic to Find Hidden...

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