Kroll, J. (2011, Jan 24-Jan 30, 2011). Fairy tales getting grimmer. Variety, 421(4), 4,6.

Zipes, Jack (2011). The meaning of fairy tale within the evolution of culture. Marvels & Tales, 25(2), 221-243. Retrieved from


History of Fairytales:

Beauty and the Beast:

Heiner, H.A. (1999, January). The history of beauty and the beast. Retrieved from http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/beautybeast/history.html

Le Prince de Beaumont, J. (n.d.). Beauty and the beast. Retrieved from http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/beauty.html

Le Prince de Beaumont , J. (1757). Beauty and the beast. (p. 48). CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. Retrieved from http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/5784403-beauty-and-the-beast.


Heiner, H. (1999, January). History of Cinderella. Retrieved from http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/cinderella/history.html

Grimm, J., and Grimm, W. (1884). Cinderella ( M. Taylor, Trans.). In Grimm's Household Tales, vol.1. Retrieved from http://classiclit.about.com/library/bl-etexts/grimm/bl-grimm-cinderella.htm

Levine, G.C. (2012). Ella enchanted. New York, NY: HarperCollins Publishers

Dokey, C. (2010). Before midnight: A retelling of "cinderella." New York, NY: Simon Pulse.

Little Mermaid:

Anderson, H.C. (2007) The little mermaid. Retrieved from http://hca.gilead.org.il/li_merma.html

Heiner, H.A. (2003, December). Modern interpretations of little mermaid. Retreived from http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/littlemermaid/themes.html

Heiner, H.A. (2003, December) History of little mermaid. Retrieved from http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/littlemermaid/history.html

Tagliabue, J. (2010, April 27). A little danish mermaid comes up for air in China. New York Times. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/28/world/europe/28copenhagen.html?_r=0.

Little Red Riding Hood:

Ashliman, D.L. (Ed.). (2011). Little red riding hood. Folklore and Mythology Electronic Texts. Retrieved from http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/type0333.html

Sleeping Beauty:

Heiner, H.A. (1999, January). The annotated sleeping beauty. Retrieved from http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/sleepingbeauty/index.html

World of Tales. (2008). Brothers Grimm and their fairy tales. Retrieved from http://www.worldoftales.com/fairy_tales/Grimm_fairy_tales.html

Book Reviews:

Barchilon, J. (1988). Confessions of a fairy-tale lover. The Lion and the Unicorn, 12(2), pp. 208-223. DOI: 10.1353/uni.0.0207

Christina Johnston:

Blake, L. (2012). Snow White and the Huntsman. New York, NY: Poppy.

Flinn, A. (2009). A Kiss in Time. New York, NY: HarperTeen.

McKinley, R. (2005). Beauty. New York, NY: HarperTeen.

Viguie, D. (2003). Midnight Pearls. New York, NY: Simon Pulse.

Amy Matlack:

Dixon, H. (2011). Entwined. New York, NY: Greenwillow Books.

Kantor, M. (2005). If I Have a Wicked Stepmother, Where’s My Prince? New York, NY: Hyperion Books.

Vande Velde, V. (2000). The Rumplestiltskin Problem. New York, NY: Houghton Mifflin.

Yolen, J. (1992). Briar Rose. New York, NY: Tor Books.

Tracy O’Brien:

Dokey, C. (2006). Golden. New York, NY: Simon Pulse.

Donoghue, E. (1997). Kissing the witch: Old tales in new skins. New York, NY: Joanna Cotler Books.

Medley, L. (2006). Castle Waiting. Seattle, WA: Fantagraphics Books.

Napoli, D.J. (2004). Bound. New York, NY: Atheneum Books for Young Readers.

Margaret O. Oluwanifise:

Carpenter, S. (2010). The Grimm curse: Once upon a time is now. New York, NY: Amazon Digital Services.

Flinn, A. (2009). Beastly. New York, NY: Perfection Learning.

McKinley, R. (1998). Rose daughter. New York, NY: ACE.

Pearce, J. (2010). As you wish. New York, NY: HarperTeen.

Pearce, J. (2011). Sisters red. New York, NY: Hodder Children's Books.

Rebecca Thompson:

Berry, J. (2009). The amaranth enchantment. New York, NY: Bloomsbury.

Hale, S. & Hale, D. (2008). Rapunzel’s revenge. New York, NY: Bloomsbury.

Levine, G. C. (2006). Fairest. New York, NY: HarperCollins.

Meyer, M. (2012). Cinder. New York, NY: Feiwel and Friends.

Shusterman, N. (2005). Red rider’s hood. New York, NY: Dutton Children’s Books.

Further Reading:

Altmann, A.E. & De Vos, G. (2001). Tales, then and now: More folktales as literary fictions for young adults. Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited.
Ashliman, D.L. (1996). Folktexts: A library of folktales, folklore, fairy tales, and mythology. Retreived from http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/folktexts.html

Callison, T.A. (n.d.) Sources for the analysis and interpretation of folk and fairy tales. Retrieved from http://www.folkandfairy.org/

Frankel, V. (n.d.). Novel-length fairy tale adaptations. Retrieved from http://frankelassociates.com/calithwain/fairytalenovels.htm

Fraser, B. (1997, February 26). Fractured fairy tales. Retrieved from http://people.ucalgary.ca/~dkbrown/fft.html

The ipl2 Consortium. (n.d.) Fairy tales: Reading and research. Retrieved from http://www.ipl.org/div/pf/entry/48473

The Library Privateer. (2011, July 9). Favorite young adult fairytale adaptations. Retrieved from http://thelibraryprivateer.wordpress.com/2011/07/09/favorite-young-adult-fairytale-adaptations/

National Geographic Society. (1996). Brothers Grimm: Fairy tales, history, facts, and more. Retrieved from http://www.nationalgeographic.com/grimm/index2.html

Scholastic, Inc. (2013). Fractured fairy tales and fables with John Sciezska. Retrieved from http://teacher.scholastic.com/writewit/mff/fractured_fairy.htm

Tatar, M. (2002). The annotated classic fairy tales. New York, NY: Norton.

Young Adult Library Services Association. (2011, April 11). Fairy tale novels for young adults. Retrieved from http://wikis.ala.org/yalsa/index.php/Fairy_Tale_Novels_for_Young_Adults

Zipes, J. (2002). The Oxford companion to fairy tales. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.