Young readers may be familiar with many of theses tales but they've never heard them like this! Twisted Fairy Tales reintroduce readers to the enchanting stories of their childhood. But these are not the happily-ever-after accounts they remember. Award-winning fantasy author Maura McHugh revisits classics such as Sleeping Beauty, Rapunzel, Beauty and the Beast, and Snow White, as well as lesser known tales like The Bone Whistle and The Seven Ravens, and gives them a macabre makeover. Filled with magic, mystery--and a healthy dose of guts and gore--these gruesome retellings cut a sharp dystopian edge to the stories that we thought we knew. With 20 darkly disturbing tales and brooding illustrations that heighten the dangerous mood, Twisted Fairy Tales will leave younger readers thrilled, chilled,and eager for more.