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Folk and Fairy Tales

This guide lists books, databases, indexes and web resources that provide information on folk and fairy tales.

Miscellaneous Tales

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At the Back of the North Wind. George Macdonald

Bearskin. Howard Pyle

Beauty and the Beast. Disney

Cinderella. Disney

Cinderella. Barbara Karlin

Cinderella. Kinuko Craft

Cinderella, a Casebook. Alan Dundes

Cinderella; a Play for Children. Ruth Newton

Cinderella and Five Other Fairy Plays. Lindsey Barbee

The Cold Flame. James Reeves

Coll and His White Pig. Lloyd Alexander

The Dancing Princesses; A Play in Four Acts. Martha B. King

Dealing with Dragons. Patricia C. Wrede

Doctor Change. Joanna Cole

The Enchanted Schoolhouse. Ruth Sawyer

The Enchantress. Edgar Parker

The Faun and the Woodcutter's Daughter. Barbara Leonie Picard

A Frog Prince. Alix Berenzy

The Frog Prince, Continued. Story by Jon Scieszka

The Frog Princess. Retold by Laura Cecil

Gianni and the Ogre. Ruth Manning-Sanders

The Giant's Toe. Brock Cole

The Gingerbread Boy. Scott Cook

The Gingerbread Boy. Richard Egielski

The Gingerbread Boy. Retold by Jim Lawrence

The Gingerbread Man. Retold by Jim Aylesworth

The Girl Who Loved the Wind. Jane Yolen

The Golden Key. George Macdonald

The Goldfinch Garden. Barbara Leonie Picard

Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Jim Aylesworth

Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Jan Brett

Goldilocks and the Three Bears. James Marshall

Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Valeri Gorbachev

The Great Quillow. James Thurber

Hänsel and Gretel: A Fairy Opera in Three Acts / Adelheid Wette

Hansel and Gretel. James Marshall

Hansel and Gretel. Glennon William

The Happy Prince. Oscar Wilde

The Happy Prince. Oscar Wilde

Heckedy Peg. Audrey Wood

The High King. Lloyd Alexander

Jack the Giant-Killer. Retold by Jean Lee Latham

James and the Giant Peach. Roald Dahl

The King of the Copper Mountains. English version by Gilliam Hume and Paul Biegel

The King of the Golden River. John Ruskin

The King's Equal. Katherine Paterson

The King's Fountain. Lloyd Alexander

The Legend of Rosepetal. Clemens Brentano

Long, Broad and Quickeye. Adapted and illustrated by Evaline Ness

Martin Pippin in the Daisy-field. Eleanor Farjeon

The Minstrel Knight. Retold by Constance Hieatt

My Friend the Monster. Clyde Robert Bulla

The Nutcracker. Warren Chappell

Nutcracker. E.T.A. Hoffmann

The Nutcracker and the Mouse-King. E.T.A. Hoffmann

Petite Rouge: A Cajun Red Riding Hood

Adventures of Pnocchio. Carlo Collodi

Pinocchio. Walt Disney

Pinocchio. George T. Latshaw (full-length play)

Pipkin. Siegmund Forst

The Plain Princess. Phyllis McGinley

The Plain Princess: A Dramatization of the Book "The plain princess" by Phyllis McGinley.

Pollie Who Did as She was Told. Margaret Baker

The Princess and Curdie. George McDonald

The Princess and the Frog. A. Vesey

The Princess and the Goblin. George McDonald

The Pumpkin Giant. Mary E. Wilkins

Queen Zixi of Ix, or The Story of the Magic Cloak. L. Frank Baum

Raisel's Riddle. Story by Erica Silverman (Jewish version of Cinderella)

Rapunzel and the Witch: A Play in Three Acts. Jack A. Melanos

Rose Daughter. Robin McKinley

Rumpelstiltskin. Margery Evernden (full-length play)

Rumpelstiltskin's Daughter. Diane Stanley

Rumpty-Dudget's Tower. Based on the Fairy Tale by Julian Hawthorne. Diane Goode

Searching for Dragons: The Enchanted Forest Chronicles. Patricia C. Wrede

The Silver Curlew. Eleanor Farjeon

Sleeping Beauty. Disney

The Sleeping Beauty. Told by C. S. Evans

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: A Fairy Tale Play Based on the Story of the Brothers Grimm. Jessie Braham White

The Sorcerer's Apprentice. Charles Johnson 

Spindle's End. Robin McKinley

The Summer Birds. Penelope Farmer

The Surangini Tales. Partap Sharma

Swan Lake. As told by Margot Fonteyn

Swan Lake. Mark Helprin

Taran Wanderer. Lloyd Alexander

The Three Wishes: An Old Story. Margot Zemach

Timimoto's Great Adventure. Frank Francis

Tistou of the Green Thumbs. Maurice Druon

Tom Ass; or, The Second Gift. Ann Lawrence

The Tough Princess. Martin Waddell

The Violin-maker's Gift. Donn Kushner

The Water-babies. Charles Kingsley