Beauty and the Beast by Marianna Mayer, illustrations by Mercer Mayer I’ve saved the best for last. This is the … Continue reading Beauty and the Beast by Marianna Mayer
Graceling meets Beauty and the Beast in this sweeping fantasy about one girl’s journey to fulfill her destiny and the … Continue reading Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge (Cruel Beauty Universe)
King Midas and the Golden Touch, as told by Charlotte Craft, illustrated by K.Y. Craft (Morrow Junior Books) I’ve always … Continue reading King Midas and the Golden Touch by Charlotte Craft
Set in the 15th c., costumes and knowledge about period dancing provided by Nan Hurlburt. One major change that I … Continue reading The Twelve Dancing Princesses by Ruth Sanderson
Come and mend your broken hearts here. Just when Azalea should feel that everything is before her — beautiful gowns, … Continue reading Entwined by Heather Dixon
“Merrie Haskell’s middle-grade fantasy novel Princess Curse is an imaginative retelling of the fairy tales The Twelve Dancing Princesses and … Continue reading The Princess Curse by Merrie Haskell
Sleeping Beauty, retold by Mahlon F. Craft, illustrated by Kinuko Y. Craft (SeaStar Books) This is a gorgeous illustrated version … Continue reading Two Versions of Sleeping Beauty!