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Sleeping Cinderella and Other Princess Mix-Ups | Book Review

| April 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
Sleeping Cinderella and Other Princess Mix-Ups | Book Review

Your favorite princesses are back in this charming retelling of popular fairy tales.

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Liesl Shurtliff, Author of Red: The True Story of Red Riding Hood | Selfie and a Shelfie

| February 20, 2016 | 21 Comments
Liesl Shurtliff, Author of Red: The True Story of Red Riding Hood | Selfie and a Shelfie

Don’t miss Liesl Shurtliff’s new dark, humorous stand-alone middle grade novel RED: THE TRUE STORY OF RED RIDING HOOD (on sale April 12, 2016)!

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Awaiting the Fairy Godmother, by Jennifer Morse, M.S., PhD | Dedicated Review

| September 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
Awaiting the Fairy Godmother, by Jennifer Morse, M.S., PhD | Dedicated Review

Jennifer Morse, M.S., PhD, challenges readers to venture beyond the traditional fairytale story of Cinderella. She encourages readers to envision more depth for the princess and, in turn, for the readers themselves.

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Off the Page, by Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer | Book Review

| May 23, 2015 | 1 Comment
Off the Page, by Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer | Book Review

Fantasy meets reality in Off the Page, a romantic comedy written for the young adult audience by New York Times bestselling authors Jodi Picoult and her daughter and coauthor, Samantha van Leer.

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My Writing and Reading Life: Jen Calonita, Author of Flunked

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
My Writing and Reading Life: Jen Calonita, Author of Flunked

JEN CALONITA has interviewed everyone from Reese Witherspoon to Justin Timberlake, but the only person she’s ever wanted to trade places with is Disney’s Cinderella. She’s the award-winning author of the My Secrets of My Hollywood Life series.

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Uni the Unicorn, by Amy Krouse Rosenthal | Book Review

| February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
Uni the Unicorn, by Amy Krouse Rosenthal | Book Review

This beautifully illustrated book is a delightful addition to any little girl’s library. Girls who are especially intrigued by fantastical mystical creatures will love the message that yes, Virginia, there just might be a real Unicorn out there.

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Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin, by Liesl Shurtliff | Book Review

| September 16, 2014 | 1 Comment
Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin, by Liesl Shurtliff | Book Review

In Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin, author Liesl Shurtliff crafts an entertaining fractured fairy tale based on the Brothers Grimm character by the same name.

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Character Development: What Makes a Villain a Villain?

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
Character Development: What Makes a Villain a Villain?

What makes a villain a villain? I’ve always been a fascinated—and a little bit terrified—of villains, especially in fairytales. As a child, I couldn’t get enough of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs even if the old witch sent me diving into our couch cushions to hide my eyes.

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My Writing and Reading Life: Sarah Mlynowski

| June 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
My Writing and Reading Life: Sarah Mlynowski

Sarah Mlynowski is the New York Times bestselling author of the Whatever After series as well as Gimme a Call, Don’t Even Think About It, Ten Things We Did (and Probably Shouldn’t Have), How to Be Bad (along with E. Lockhart and Lauren Myracle) and the Magic in Manhattan series. Originally from Montreal, Sarah now lives in the kingdom of Manhattan with her very own prince charming and their fairy-tale-loving daughters.

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The Three Little Pigs and the Somewhat Bad Wolf | Book Review

The Three Little Pigs and the Somewhat Bad Wolf | Book Review

A funny reimagining of the Three Little Pigs story, where the wolf isn’t so much big and bad but just hungry … and a bit grouchy.

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