Thursday, May 24, 2012

Classic Tales for Kids... With a Twist

Clever Takes
Classic tales (fairy, fable, folklore and the like) are always fun to read and have for generations been repeated, re-told, recast and parodied in both books and films. We offer a quick list of recent and classic books with creative, unusual, and amusing takes on familiar stories we all know and share with our kiddos.

The Great Sheep Shenanigans by Peter Bently
Huff & Puff
by Claudia Rueda

Wolf Won't Bite by Emily Gravett
Honestly, Red Riding Hood Was Rotten by Tricia Speed Shaskan
Trust Me, Jack's Beanstalk Stinks! by Eric Mark Braun
The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by A. Wolf; as told to Jon Scieszka
Believe Me, Goldilocks Rocks! by Nancy Jean Loewen
Seriously, Cinderella Is SO Annoying! by Trisha Speed Shaskan
The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig by Eugene Trivizas
Prince Cinders by Babette Cole