TWISTED TRADITIONAL TALES

Hear another side to the story with these mixed up versions

of your much-loved classics...

For the classic versions go to

TRADITIONAL

TALES

The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs! by Jon Scieszka

You may think you know the story of the Three Little Pigs - but only one person knows the real story. And that is Mr A. Wolf. His tale starts with a birthday cake for his dear old granny, a bad cold and an even worse reputation. The rest (as they say) is history. A hilarious retelling of a classic.

The Pea and the Princess

by Mini Grey

We all know the story of the Princess and the Pea. But has anyone stopped to think about how all this might have felt for the pea in question? No. So here, for the first time, straight from the pea, is the truth about this much-loved, oft-repeated fairytale.

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Little Red 

by Bethan Woollvin

Little Red Riding Hood meets a wolf on her way to visit her grandmother. The wolf is hungry, and Red Riding Hood looks tasty... So far, so familiar. But this Little Red Riding Hood is not easily fooled. In this defiant interpretation of the traditional tale, the cheeky, brave little girl seizes control of her own story.

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Inside the Villains

by Clotilde Perrin

An extraordinary lift-the-flaps book that reveals the secrets of the most famous fairy-tale villains - the giant, the wolf and the witch - with interactive flaps, a twist on well-known tales, and personality cards for each villain. For age 4+.
 

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The Great Fairy Tale Disaster 

by David Conway

Once there lived an old Big Bad Wolf. He no longer has any huff and puff to blow down the Pigs' houses so he scampers off into the pages of the Fairy Tale book to find a new one. He tries one tale after another, but things never quite work to plan. Will he find a fairy tale that suits him?

Goldilocks and Just the One Bear by Leigh Hodgkinson

Goldilocks is now grown up with a family and a smart apartment, so how will she react to coming home and finding that a very lost bear has been scoffing porridge, breaking chairs and sleeping in beds? Will she be cross, or is finally time to make amends?

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The Wolf's Story by Toby Forward

Recounted in the conversational voice of a New York wheeler-dealer, this funny version is retold from a fresh perspective – the Wolf's! Full of humorous revelations and surprises, the story shows how a series of misunderstandings and accidents leads to the Wolf's vilification.

Jack and the Baked Beanstalk

by Colin Stimpson

In a 1950's-style future, Jack and his mum run a little burger cafe. They are close to broke, so when Jack buys a can of baked beans with their last pennies, his furious mother throws it out of the window - starting a GIGANTIC baked beanstalk adventure!

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The Three Horrid Pigs 

by Liz Pichon

Mother Pig has had enough of her three horrid little pigs, so she sends them on their way. The first two pigs build their houses by stealing straw and pinching twigs. The third pig is so lazy, he moves into a hen house! Will the big, friendly wolf help them see the error of their ways?

Beware of the Storybook Wolves by Lauren Child

Every night, Herb's mother reads him a story. Sometimes it's about a big bad wolf with sharp teeth who terrifies little children, but luckily it always turns out 'happily-ever-after'. But what will happen to Herb when the wolves escape from his book? Will they gobble him up? Or will it all end happily-ever-after?

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