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Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

Fairy Tales

A collection of fairy tale retellings by masters of science fiction, fantasy, and horror, including Gregory Frost’s World Fantasy Award finalist Fitcher’s Brides and Jane Yolen’s Nebula Award-nominated Briar Rose.

  • Briar Rose
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    • Briar Rose

    • Fairy Tales
      Jane Yolen
      Tor/Forge

    • Briar Rose is a historically sensitive retelling of Sleeping Beauty set amid forests patrolled by the German army during World War II.

      In the heat of midsummer 1942, deep in...

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  • Fitcher's Brides
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    • Fitcher's Brides

    • Fairy Tales
      Gregory Frost
      Tor/Forge

    • The tale of Bluebeard, reenvisioned as a dark fable of faith and truth

      1843 is the "last year of the world," according the Elias Fitcher, a charismatic preacher in the Finger Lakes district...

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  • The Wood Wife
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    • The Wood Wife

    • Fairy Tales
      Terri Windling
      Tor/Forge

    • Leaving behind her fashionable West Coast life, Maggie Black comes to the Southwestern desert to pursue her passion and her dream. Her mentor, the acclaimed poet Davis Cooper, has mysteriously died...

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  • White As Snow
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    • White As Snow

    • Fairy Tales
      Tanith Lee
      Tor/Forge

    • Once upon a time there was a mirror. . . .

      So begins this dark, unusual retelling of the story of Snow White by the writer reviewers have called "the Angela Carter of the fantasy field"—a...

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  • Jack of Kinrowan
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    • Jack of Kinrowan

    • Fairy Tales
      Charles de Lint
      Tor/Forge

    • Jack of Kinrowan
      An acknowledged classic of contemporary fantasy, Jack of Kinrowan brings together in one volume Charles de Lint's rollicking saga of wild faerie magic on the streets...

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  • The Sun, the Moon, and the Stars
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    • The Sun, the Moon, and the Stars

    • Fairy Tales
      Steven Brust
      Tor/Forge

    • Once upon a time there was a kingdom that lived in darkness, for the sun, the moon and the stars were hidden in a box, and that box was hidden in a sow's belly, and that sow was hidden in a troll's...

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