Fairly Fairy Tales

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Simon and Schuster, Jan 4, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Parents and children love to play "question" games: Would you eat spaghetti made with gummy worms? Would you wear your clothes backwards all day? Sometimes the answer is "yes" and sometimes it's "no"--but the fun is in the asking. Gifted writer and educator Esme Raji Codell has writtten a book that incorporates fractured fairy tales with this kind of parent-child interplay to create a pitch-perfect combination of bedtime read-aloud and fairytales that will delight children and parents!

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

I'm not sure I agree with the other reviewers who say that the child reader needs to be familiar with all the original tales first. The juxtaposition of old-fashioned and modern is funny enough unto ... Read full review

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User Review  - matthewbloome - LibraryThing

If you're looking for a quick, simple read that goes through a number of classic fairy tales without dragging them out to even remotely full-length, this is the book for you. Basically lacking any ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Esmé Raji Codell is the author of the bestselling Educating Esme, a memoir about her first year teaching in Chicago, as well as several books for children, including Sahara Special and Seed by Seed. You can visit her at PlanetEsme.Blogspot.com.

Elisa Chavarri is an illustrator and artist working from Alpena Michigan where she lives with her brave husband Matt, sweet daughter Lucia, crazy cat Tibbs, and silly dog Pancho. Elisa attended Savannah College of Art and Design where she earned a degree in Animation. She is a native of Lima, Peru. You can visit her at ElisaChavarri.com. 

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