Once upon a time, in the village of Snettering-on-Snoakes in the kingdom of Biddle, Rosella fetched water from the well for the four thousand and eighty-eighth time.
The Fairy’s Mistake
Gail Carson Levine
King Barf isn’t actually named King Barf. His real name is King Bartholomew Archibald Reginald Fife, a fine, kingly name—a name with a great destiny, of course. But I don’t care how handsome or powerful that name makes you. It’s a mouthful. So for short I call him King Barf, though I’d never say it out loud.
Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin
It’s the last month of summer! Are you prepared for Round 3 of Summer Reading Bingo?
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It was a serious offense to invite a Deep Witch to cross the border of the Five Kingdoms. They had been banished many years before, together with werewolves and sorcerers.
The Bag of Bones
Middle Grade Carousel is a series of monthly challenges for lovers and readers of middle grade books. Our theme for July is…
Creatures, and kisses, and castles! Oh my! We’re setting off to seek stories with fairy tale flair.
How did your Summer Reading Bingo go in June? Are you ready for Round 2? Here’s a fresh board for the month of July!
One of the biggest draws for the fantasy genre are all of the amazing magical critters that exist between the pages, be they folktale favorites, monsters from ancient myths, or newly-imagined novelties.
Since our theme for June is FEATHERS, we’ve decided to give you a countdown of our top ten favorite fantasy creatures who happen to sport some plumage.