A Wolf at the Door: and Other Retold Fairy Tales [NOOK Book]

Overview

These are not your mother's fairy tales...

Did you ever wonder how the dwarves felt after Snow White ditched them for the prince? Do you sometimes wish Cinderella hadn't been so helpless and petite? Are you ready to hear the Giant's point of view on Jack and his beanstalk? Then this is the book for you.
     Thirteen award-winning fantasy and science fiction writers offer up their versions...
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A Wolf at the Door: and Other Retold Fairy Tales

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Overview

These are not your mother's fairy tales...

Did you ever wonder how the dwarves felt after Snow White ditched them for the prince? Do you sometimes wish Cinderella hadn't been so helpless and petite? Are you ready to hear the Giant's point of view on Jack and his beanstalk? Then this is the book for you.
     Thirteen award-winning fantasy and science fiction writers offer up their versions of these classic fairy tales as well as other favorites, including The Ugly Duckling, Ali Baba, Hansel and Gretel, and more. Some of the stories are funny, some are strange, and others are dark and disturbing -- but each offers something as unexpected as a wolf at the door.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781442460393
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
  • Publication date: 3/20/2012
  • Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 217,052
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Ellen Datlow has been editing sci-fi, fantasy, and horror short fiction for more than thirty years. She was fiction editor of Omni magazine and Scifiction and has edited more than fifty anthologies, including the annual Best Horror of the Year; Poe: 19 New Tales Inspired by Edgar Allan Poe; Darkness: Two Decades of Modern Horror; Lovecraft Unbound; Naked City: Tales of Urban Fantasy; Blood and Other Cravings; Supernatural Noir; Queen Victoria’s Book of Spells: An Anthology of Gaslamp Fantasy; and two YA anthologies: Teeth: Vampire Tales and After: Nineteen Stories of Apocalypse and Dystopia.

She’s won nine World Fantasy Awards, plus multiple Locus, Hugo, Stoker, International Horror Guild, and Shirley Jackson Awards. She was the recipient of the 2007 Karl Edward Wagner Award, given at the British Fantasy Convention for outstanding contribution to the genre, and was honored with the Life Achievement Award given by the Horror Writers Association, in acknowledgment of superior achievement over an entire career.

Terri Windling has been a fiction editor for more than thirty years and has won many awards for her work. She has published more than forty anthologies (often in partnership with Ellen Datlow), as well as her own novels, children’s books, and nonfiction on fantasy, folklore, and mythic arts. She has won nine World Fantasy Awards, the Bram Stoker Award, and the SFWA Solstice Award for “outstanding contributions to the speculative fiction field as writer, editor, artist, educator, and mentor.” Her adult novel The Wood Wife won the Mythopoeic Award for Novel of the Year, her collection The Armless Maiden was shortlisted for the James Tiptree Jr. Award, and the YA anthology Teeth (co-edited with Ellen Datlow) was short-listed for the Shirley Jackson Award. A former New Yorker, Terri lives with her husband and daughter in a small country village in Devon, England.

“If there is a single person at the nexus of fantasy literature, it is Terri Windling—as writer, as painter, as editor, as muse.” —Jane Yolen

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 16, 2003

    A colorful fantasy!!!!!

    Lots of fantasy stories, with some you've never even heard of! This retold version of fairy taleswill please your mind!!!!!!!!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 16, 2002

    What a scary story! :)

    The book I read was about a family who loved wolves. One day a wolf stood by their door. The wolf would not leave their porch because, they fed him. People who read this book will love it just as much as I did. I'm not gonna tell you the ending because,it will ruin the story. When you read this book you will love the characters. Will you love my book more than any other book? I willrecamend this to any body who into scary stories.

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 29, 2002

    bad good book

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    1 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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