Two retellings (one modern, one traditional) of the classic fable that follows the events of the famous race between the boastful hare and the persevering tortoise. Includes discussion questions and examines the moral of the fable.
How could a big, bad wolf blow down a house? With science! Read along with Professor Everafter as he explains the STEM behind this favorite fairy tale.
Rapunzel, Rapunzel. Let down your hair. Wait, is hair strong enough for a human to use it to climb up a tower? Yes! Professor Everafter explains how using STEM.
Jack climbed up a giant beanstalk that shot straight to the sky. But what would it take for a beanstalk to grow so tall? And how does it stay standing? Professor Everafter and STEM have the answers!
Have you ever wondered how that gingerbread house Hansel and Gretel munched on in the middle of the woods stood up in the first place? Learn the STEM behind the fairy tale with the help of Professor Everafter.
As in the classic tale our Snow White falls under the spell of the evil Queen. But who gets left behind when her Prince arrives?
In the classic Grimm's tale told to children for centuries, our heroine is wise to the Wolf in granda's clothing. But did the story really end there?
Jack and his poor mother follow all the rules of this classic tale. But can they escape the raging Giant?
Poor Hansel and Gretel, cast out on their own by a wicked stepmother. You may think you know how the story ends, but think again!
Goldilocks may have escaped the wrath of the 3 bears, but her luck runs out when this busy-body stumbles into a haunted house.
You may know the story of the downtrodden girl who meets her Prince Charming. But our Cinder-Ella rules the dark night with her new Prince.
Rapunzel with the long dark hair, was the most beautiful girl in the land. But after a deal is made with the witch, Rapunzel is sent to the tower. When a Prince wanders by, the two soon fall in love. Can they outwit the witch or must they suffer from her curse?
When the King asks a soldier to solve a mystery, he has no idea of the mysteries that will be discovered. Follow along and see for yourself, as the princesses dance the night away.
The King and evil Queen are looking for a proper Princess to marry their Prince. When a Princess is found, will they all live happily ever after? Or will they live at all?
Off to Bremen Town go Donkey, Cat, Dog, and Rooster. But music is not on their minds. They’re tired of their cruel masters and set out in search of a better life. Is fate kind to the gang?
Snow White, the Seven Dwarves, and the Adorable Bed and Breakfast is a “fractured fairy tale” that imagines what would happen if Snow White took her amazing cleaning and organizing skills and applied them to business. In this fun and beautifully-illustrated story, Snow White takes control of her own fate and improves the lives of everyone around her, without any help from a prince. This fairy tale retelling is a short chapter book suitable as a read aloud or for young, advanced readers. It's perfect for fans of Ursula LeGuin's Catwings or Ruth Stiles Gannett's My Father's Dragon.
Offers young readers a look at four adventures of the famous English detective, Sherlock Holmes, from stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Offers young readers a look at four magical stories from the "Arabian Nights" and Scandinavia.
Extend cultural boundaries with this collection of fantastic folktales and legends from Latin America.
Offers young readers a look at the adventures of James Butler Hickock and Gold Rush-era hotelier Luzena Stanley Wilson, as well as Western stories by Bret Harte, Mark Twain, and O. Henry.
Retold versions of several classic tales including Rapunzel and The Steadfast Tin Soldier will delight readers.
Offers young readers a look at Jason, King Arthur, and other heroes of myth, history, and literature.
Offers young readers a look at the origins of the tombs, temples, statuary, and other ancient creations known as the "Seven Wonders of the World" and what became of them.
Offers young readers a look at stories that end with surprising changes from the works of O. Henry.
Offers young readers a look at four comic tales, including "The Six Sillies," "Blockhead Hans," and "The Emperor's New CLothes."