Alvah N. Belding Library

Twisted Fairy Tales

Check out these fairy tales that are completely twisted and turned upside down...


A Curse as Dark as Gold by Elizabeth C. Bunce
(retelling of Rumpelstiltskin)

Atlantis Rising by T.A. Barron
(retelling of Atlantis and Aladdin)

Beastly by Alex Finn (retelling of Beauty and the Beast)

The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly (retelling of Hansel/Gretel and Little Red Riding Hood)

Cinder by Marissa Meyer (retelling of Cinderella)


Crimson Bound by Rosamund Hodge (retelling of Little Red Riding Hood)


Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Page (retelling of The Wizard of Oz)

Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine (retelling of Cinderella)

Entwined by Heather Dixon (retelling of 12 Dancing Princesses)

Fairest by Gail Carson Levine (retelling of Snow White)

Mechanica by Betsy Cornwell (retelling of Cinderella)

Never Never by Brianna R. Shrum (retelling of Peter Pan)

Princess of the Midnight Ball by Jessica Day George (retelling of 12 Dancing Princesses)

Scarlet by A.C. Gaughen (retelling of Robin Hood)

The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman (retelling of Snow White and Cinderella)

Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson (retelling of Peter Pan)

Wicked by Gregory Maguire (retelling of the Wizard of Oz)

The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh (retelling of 1,001 Arabian Nights)
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