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I was recently inspired by ShaylaBelle07 to write a Список of some of the retold Fairytales that I have read. Unfortunately I can not remember them all for I have been Чтение Фэнтези Книги since about 5th grade and I am 30 now. In the past few years I have become greatly entranced by retold fairytales, I Любовь to read different versions of some of my Избранное stories. And I like to get versions geared for my children as well. Maybe I will put up a Список of retold fairytales children’s version at another time. I hope I can remember them all, if not I will maybe make another Список at a later time. I am going to put up the Authors, Book titles, and a synopsis of the books, as well as my opinion of the ones that remember what I thought of them (I can read up to 3 или 4 Книги a week so it is hard to remember sometimes. Some are just a mix of Fairytales and some actually focus on one well known story.

The Sisters Grimm Series (By Michael Buckley)
There are 7 Книги in the series:

-The Fairy-Tale Detectives
-The Unusual Suspects
-The Problem Child
-Once Upon a Crime
-Magic and Other Misdemeanors
-Tales from the капот, худ
-The Everafter War


Here is a summary of the first book:
In Book One of the series, we meet two sisters, Sabrina and Daphne, who have been sent to live with their mysterious grandmother, Relda Grimm. From their first день in Ferryport Landing, the sisters begin to unravel a mystery that reveals a family secret. Sabrina and Daphne learn they are descendants of the Brothers Grimm, whose famous book of fairy tales is actually a history book. Snow White, the Three Little Pigs, the Big Bad Wolf—they're all alive and now neighbors of Granny Relda in this community of Everafters, as magical folks like to be called.

But life is not a fairy tale in Ferryport Landing. Someone has set a giant loose on the town, and it's up to the sisters Grimm to stop the giant and find the Everafter behind its murderous rampage. Is it Mayor Charming, formerly Prince Charming, who may have plans to get his kingdom back? или Jack, the erstwhile giant killer, now working at the Big & Tall store?

My Opinion: The Показать Once Upon A Time slightly reminds me of this series. If Ты do not want a serious read it is nice. There are some dramatic moments and some interesting twists with the fairytale characters, but it does seemed geared toward a еще juvenile crowd. Maybe 9 to 13 yr olds would enjoy them more.

Princess School series (by Jane B. Mason and Sarah Hines Stephens)
The Princess School series by Jane B. Mason and Sarah Hines Stephens features Ella, Snow, Rapunzel, and Rose as they attend princess school. They become Друзья and face challenges with their many adventures. There are 7 Книги in the series:

1: If the Shoe Fits
2: Who's the Fairest?
3: Let Your Hair Down
4: Beauty is a Beast
5: Princess Charming
6: Apple-y Ever After
7: Thorn In Her Side

My Opinion: I found these Книги nice light entertainment and I enjoyed seeing some of the fairytale princesses in school together and being friends. This is another Juvenile series that I could see even 9 или 10 yr olds enjoying.

Mercedes Lackey...I Любовь this Author! She has writes some of my Избранное Фэнтези Книги and she has done some wonderful retold fairytales! I especially Любовь two of her series!

Five Hundred Kingdoms
-The Fairy Godmother
-One Good Knight
-Fortune's Fool
-The Snow Queen
-The Sleeping Beauty
-Beauty and the Werewolf (really, really want to read this)

My Opion: These are not necessarily a fairy tale retold, but a mash up of fairytales in a fairytale world. It is еще adult oriented and a lot еще serious then the first ones I listed. But I Любовь her style!

Elemental Masters

-The огонь Rose (Beauty and the Beast)
-The Serpent's Shadow
-The Gates of Sleep
-Phoenix And Ashes
-Wizard of Лондон
-Reserved for the Cat
-Unnatural Issue (I have not read this one yet but want to)
-Home from the Sea (this one has not came out yet)

My Opinion: Each of these is a different fairytale retold and some are easier picked out then others. I enjoyed them all, but once again they are very serious and very adult oriented.

Alex Flinn: She is a good Автор of a few Fairytales that I have read. One of the Книги was made into a movie by the same name: Beastly. I have not read all her books, but I have read these:

A poor shoe repair guy finds adventure and romance with a beautiful princess, six talking swans, two giants, and one magical cloak.

-A Kiss in Time
Sleeping Beauty wakes up in the twenty-first century and goes to South пляж, пляжный in this humorous fish-out-of-water romance

Ever wonder what it was like for the Beast? Find out in this contemporary retelling.

My Opinion: I have read еще interesting books, but they were okay. They were fine amusement and I read through them pretty quickly. I would say junior high and high schooler's would enjoy them as well.

Once Upon A Time novels:
Once Upon A Time is a series of novels published by Simon Pulse, an imprint of Simon & Schuster[1]. The Once Upon A Time novels are usually new retellings of fairy tales featuring a teenaged heroine. Some of the recurring themes and subjects in the Книги are romance, magic, fantasy, intrigue, finding true love, and good conquering over evil in the end.

-The Storyteller's Daughter by Cameron Dokey (A Retelling of The Arabian Nights, published September 2002)

-Beauty Sleep by Cameron Dokey (A Retelling of
Sleeping Beauty, published December 2002)

-Snow by Tracy Lynn (A Retelling of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, published February 2003)

-Midnight Pearls by Debbie Viguie (A Retelling of The Little Mermaid, published June 2003)

-Scarlet Moon by Debbie Viguie (A Retelling of Little Red Riding Hood, published April 2004)

-Sunlight and Shadow by Cameron Dokey (A Retelling of The Magic Flute, published July 2004)

-Spirited by Nancy Holder (A Retelling of Last of the Mohicans and Beauty and the Beast, published November 2004)

-The Night Dance by Suzanne Weyn (A Retelling of The Twelve Dancing Princesses, published November 2005)

-Golden by Cameron Dokey (A Retelling of Rapunzel, published February 2006)

-Water Song by Suzanne Weyn (A Retelling of The Frog Prince, published October 2006)

-Before Midnight by Cameron Dokey (A Retelling of Cinderella, published March 2007)

-The Rose Bride by Nancy Holder (A Retelling of The White and the Black Bride, published June 2007)

-The Crimson Thread by Suzanne Weyn (A Retelling of Rumpelstiltskin, published June 2008)

-Belle by Cameron Dokey (A Retelling of Beauty and the Beast, published November 2008)

-Wild Orchid by Cameron Dokey (A Retelling of the Ballad of Mulan, published February, 2009)

-The Diamond Secret by Suzanne Weyn (A Retelling of Anastasia, published June 2, 2009)

-Winter's Child by Cameron Dokey (A Retelling of The Snow Queen, published September 8, 2009)

-Violet Eyes by Debbie Viguié (A Retelling of The Princess and the Pea, published February 23, 2010)

-The World Above by Cameron Dokey (A Retelling of Jack and the Beanstalk and Robin Hood, published June 8, 2010)

My Opinion: I have not read all of these, but have read most of them. They are very interesting and I would say high school age and up would enjoy them. They are all from different authors and done in different styles, so if Ты do not like one it does not mean Ты would not like one of the others.

Gregory Maguire: He wrote the book Wicked about the Witch from the Wizard of OZ, but he has written some retold fairytales too.

Confessions on an Ugly Stepsister (Cinderella retold) my opinion: I found this book very dark and a bit disturbing)

Mirror Mirror (Snow white retold) my opinion: I can not remember what I thought of this book, but I have found all his Книги Dark and disturbing.

Mette Harrison:

I have only read this one, but there are other fairytales by this Автор at the site above.

Mira, Mirror

Ты know the mirror from the Snow White fairy tale. или do you? One hundred years later, she is still hanging on that wall. This is her quest to be human again.

My opinion: This was a twisted and kind of sad book. I found myself feeling sorry for the mirror. It was a quick read and a juvenile read.

Robin McKinley

She has written some very good Фэнтези Книги and some are retold fairytales:

Spindle's End
All the creatures of forest, field and riverbank knew the baby was special. She was the princess Briar-Rose, cursed by the evil fairy Pernicia on her name-day. But Katriona украл, палантин her away to the small village where Kat lives with her aunt, and they raise the princess as if she were their own. No other human, not even Rosie herself, knows her true identity.
But Pernicia is looking for her, and two village Феи and all the Животные in the realm may not be enough to save her.

Rose Daughter
When their father's business fails, three sisters Переместить to a tiny neglected cottage far away from anything they have ever known. Beauty tends the awkward, unknown, thorny plants that surround it, and when they bloom the following summer an old woman tells her: "Roses are for love. Not silly sweethearts' Любовь but the Любовь that makes Ты and keeps Ты whole . . . there aren't many Розы around any еще because they need еще Любовь than people have to give them to make them flower."
And when Beauty takes her father's place at the terrifying Beast's palace she discovers that the Beast's beloved rose garden is dying.

Beauty: A Retelling of the Story of Beauty and the Beast
Beauty has never liked her nickname. She is thin and awkward; it is her two sisters who are beautiful. But what she lacks in looks she can perhaps make up for in courage.
When her father comes Главная with the tale of an Зачарованная замок in the forest and the terrible promise he had to make to the Beast who lives there, Beauty declares she must go to the castle, a prisoner of her own free will.

My opinion: I can not remember what I thought of these particular books. But I believe I enjoyed them.

Gail Carson Levine

-Ella Зачарованная (Cinderella retold)

-Fairest (Snow White retold)

My opinion: These Книги were amusing and interesting. A great read for Juvenile girls.

Sorry this is all I can remember at this time. I hope Ты find this Список informative and I also hope Ты will pick up some of these Книги and enjoy them as much as I did!
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I dedicate this poem to all of you, who like myself, still believe. I Любовь Ты all!

We’ve been fascinated with them since we were little girls.
Back when we wore our hair in ribbons and curls.
We longed to go to a fancy ball and wear a pretty dress.
Now our lives are full of worry and stress.
All we wanted was to be like the Princess in our Избранное story,
A place filled with nothing but glory.
A place where true loves Kiss can break the most evil of spells.
A land of happily ever afters and wedding bells.
Where the glass slipper always fits,
And a handsome Prince who finds it easy to commit.
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One day, жасмин was in a bad mood. She decided some brightly-colored jewelry might cheer her up but she couldn’t decide which color to wear. Just then a радуга appeared. The Цвета made жасмин feel happy. “I know! I’ll wear a радуга jewelry,” she giggled. The only color jewelry жасмин didn’t wear was her pearl bracelet. “It’s too plain,” she thought, putting in her pocket. жасмин wanted to Показать Аладдин colorful look and headed to the market. She notices how happy everyone was. “Wow, your jewelry looks great,” сказал(-а) Aladdin. “It’s as cheerful as the rainbow!” Jasmine...
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The Дисней Renaissance, one if the most successful times for WDAS from the late 80s to the late 90s (or to some people, the mid 90s).


This era is known for its amazing musicals, вверх notch hand drawn Анимация using the computer, many awards, and great critical and financial success (most of them), and the movie that is known to start this fantastic era is The Little Mermaid, which I think gets too much credit for starting the Renaissance, and I know many will disagree, but hear me out.

The Дисней Renaissance was the time where a lot of money was made, which...
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Эй, everyone! PPGBelle4 here! :) Fhghu and I decided to collaborate on a Список for fun, so why not do one on our prettiest princesses? Here is our Список combined and averaged. Anyway, I hope Ты like it, and please comment!
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FHG: Fhghu
8. Jasmine

FHG Ranking: #9
PPG Ranking: #9
Average Score: 9

FHG: She looks like an alien in my opinion. She has a big nose and extremely large eyes. She just looks weird nearly the whole time. I could only find one good shot of her. ONE. There is only one heroine who is fuglier than her, and is overrated in beauty A LOT. *cough*Meg*cough*.

PPG: Okay,...
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Well, I just listened to all of the German versions of the Холодное сердце Soundtrack, since dclairmont and euny Опубликовано them all here on Fanpop!

I will not include the two opening songs, and fixer upper.

I'll start off by first giving Ты access to the songs, and have Ты formulate your OWN opinion before I present mine. Since, well, I don't want my opinion to sway what Ты would originally think.









Well, I guess Ты should listen to them now?


Do Ты Wanna Build a Snowman?:

Cute. Absolutely adorable. The lyrics are translated in a way that it still has the same...
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Coming in last place in the countdown is Ariel. This spunky little princess sets a good example with her determination and willingness to never give up, even when the going gets tough. But she also was berated by the community for her reckless decisions and called selfish for leaving her family.

8.Snow White
Snow White is known for her upbeat attitude. Her kindness and positivity toward everyone is a good trait that others should imitate. But she is also disliked by the community for her total weakness and inability to stand up for herself, as well as...
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