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  - Gracie Guagenti - Goodreads

The vibrant illustrations and appropriate book-size would entice even small children to pick it up. This book begins to tell the tales of Little Red Riding Hood, The Three Little Pigs and others but ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Esme Raji Codell is the author of the best-selling EDUCATING ESME, a memoir for the adult market about her first year teaching in Chicago, as well as several books for kids, including DIARY OF A FAIRY GODMOTHER, HANUKKAH SHMANUKKAH, and SAHARA SPECIAL. This is her first book for Simon and Schuster. You can visit her at www.planetesme.com.

Elisa Chavarri is a freelance illustrator/animator who on most given days can be found working from her studio in her apartment in Northville Michigan which she shares with her husband Matt. She is a native of Lima, Peru. You can visit her at www.elisachavarri.com.

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