Fairy Tales Retold

SUBMITTED BY SARAH BRUBAKER

Young Adult books have a popular trend of retelling classic fairy tales with a twist. Here are some of the most successful authors who have retold the stories you know and love:

Jessica Day George, Genre: Fantasy.

Books: Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow retells Beauty and the Beast, and the Princesses of Westfalin trilogy tells the tale of the Twelve Dancing Princesses.

Marissa Meyer, Genre: Sci-fi.

Books: The Lunar Chronicles is a four-book series retelling Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, and Snow White.

Gail Carson Levine, Genre: Fantasy.

Books: Ella Enchanted is the first book in the Enchanted series retelling Cinderella.

Shannon Hale, Genre: Fantasy.

Books: Books of Bayern is a four-book series retelling the story of the Goose Girl.

Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, Genre: Fantasy.

Books: Peter and the Starcatchers is a five-book series retelling Peter Pan.

If you’re looking for more, you can find resources at goodreads.com, Bookmarks Magazine, or ask your local librarian.