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Fairy Tale Retellings

Duration: 27:25

A growing number of young adult authors are using fairy tales as seeds for their stories. Some of these retellings remain faithful to their original source material, while others present clever adaptations. Still others take the form of mash-ups, or creative combinations of multiple tales. Tune in to hear about an assortment of the newest fairy tale retellings: books that include middle grade humor, satire, coming of age stories, and graphic novels.

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