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Gail Carson Levine

3.89 of 5 Votes: 5
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Books by Gail Carson Levine
Forgive Me, I Meant to Do It: False Apology Poems (2012)
language
English
3.77 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: Booklist starred (March 1, 2012 (Vol. 108, No. 13))Grades 2-5. Mean-spirited mischief and gruesome scenarios are part of the fun in these fractured-fairy-tale poems, which include wry takes on the Brothers Grimm, Mother Goose nonsense, and popular folklore. Written in the form of...
Fairies and the Quest for Never Land (2010)
language
English
3.85 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: After being impressed by Levine's previous two Disney Fairy titles, my 6-year-old and I had high hopes for the third in her series. My daughter didn't finish; I wouldn't have need to. The strength of the other titles was Levine's focus on the insecurities, temptations and imperfe...
Tale of Two Castles, A (2011)
language
English
3.68 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: I didn't recognize this one as a fairy tale retelling until the end, even knowing that that's Levine's thing. Very much enjoyed the tale, and it ends as though the story should continue. Glad to see the book is labeled "#1" here. Looking forward to the sequel. This is another str...
The Fairy's Return (2002)
language
English
3.85 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: Gail Carson Levine has a very deft and light touch when it re-telling classic fairytales. At first, I was reminded of James Thurber's Thirteen Clocks and Edward Lear's The Ring and the Rose. Even though The Golden Goose was one of my favorite stories as a child -- I loved the r...
Betsy Red Hoodie (2010)
language
English
3.03 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: This book was a strange alternate version of Little Red Riding Hood. In it, she is a shepherd and so is the wolf. People keep telling her to be cautious of the wolf but she insist that this wolf is a good one. She is on her way to her grandmas house just like in the original vers...
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