For our Books & Blocks program, we explored building with variations of the Three Little Pigs. I began by retelling the story of the Three Little Pigs with a magnet board, asking children to help me remember the story. Along … Continue reading
“If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be very intelligent, read them more fairy tales.” Happy Birthday Albert Einstein! brainpickings.org
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teachingliteracy: fairytalemood: Definitely Not for Little Ones: Some Very Grimm Fairy-Tale Comics by Rotraut Susanne Berner This is a delightfully witty, slightly scary re-telling of some of the most famous Grimm fairy tales, which is sure to make them accessible … Continue reading
so many books to read, so little time. I LOVE fairy tale retellings! An Epic Chart of 162 Young Adult Retellings | Blog | Epic Reads
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fairytalemood: The Orange Fairy Book illustrated by Tomislav Tomić ‘The stories are taken from those told by grannies to grandchildren in many countries and in many languages – French, Italian, Spanish, Catalan, Gaelic, Icelandic, Cherokee, African, Indian, Australian, Slavonic, Eskimo.’ In … Continue reading
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terriwindling: Today on Myth & Moor: “Little Red Riding Hood” The art above is by Lisbeth Zwerger, Edward Gorey, and Margaret Ely Webb.
A masterly visual storyteller. These words are part of the quotation of the ALMA jury for the 2011 laureate, author and illustrator Shaun Tan. His book Rules of Summer (Hachette, 2013) will be publ… wow. just wow. Thanks to Jules … Continue reading
“If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.” ― Albert Einstein “Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Children already know … Continue reading
Gorgeous illustrations of the Grimm Fairy Tales … collectied in one magnificent volume! brainpickings.org
bookpickings: The Provensen Book of Fairy Tales Alice and Martin Provensen Alice and Martin Provensen’s stunning vintage illustrations for 12 classic fairy tales, from “The Happy Prince” to “The Beauty and the Beast,” by way of feminism and art history.