Write Your Own Fractured Fairy Tales!

  Write Your Own Fractured Fairy Tales!   Monday’s book post had several books in which the author took a traditional fairy tale and twisted it a bit to create a similar and yet very different version of the story.   This is something anyone can do. Today’s post has ideas for creating your own…

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Fractured Fairy Tales: Oddball Versions of the Standards

  Fractured Fairy Tales Oddball Versions of the Standards   You’ve got to love fractured fairy tales. Creative authors take the old tales and twist them with weird plot turns, unusual settings, and new points of view. And end up creating wildly entertaining new versions. Here are a few:    Moldylocks and the Three Beards…

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Boosting Literacy Skills with Fairy Tales

  Boosting Literacy Skills with Fairy Tales   I love fairy tales. Even the ones that don’t match my views of how the world should work offer things to talk about. (Girls don’t have to be princesses!) They also show clear literacy principles: character development, story structure, point of view…lots of good stuff! Evidently, others also consider fairy tales as gold…

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