Best Teen & Young Adult Fairy Tales & Folklore eBooks in 2022

Fairy Tales & Folklore eBooks For Teens & Young Adults

You can find plenty of books based on fairy tales in this category, but which ones should you choose? We'll talk about Do Not Kiss the Sleeping Beauty, Royal Academy Rebels: Misfits and Outlaws, and The Damsel in Red Hood. You might also enjoy a retelling of the classic Cinderella tale, The Nightmare Before Christmas, or The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by J.K. Rowling, but what do you know about the genre?

Do Not Kiss the Sleeping Beauty

This eBook for teens and young adults tells the story of the enchanting Princess Aurore, who has a most unusual childhood. Born cursed, she must prick her finger at the age of sixteen to sleep for one hundred years. The prince's kiss will bring her back to life. Her parents forbid her from needlework or any type of needlework while she is alive. So she explores the castle grounds and soon becomes part of the town.

Royal Academy Rebels Series: Misfits (1) and Outlaws (2)

The third book of the Royal Academy Rebels series, Heroes, takes place after the events of Misfits. The story follows Devin Nile, a princess with the ability to communicate with animals, who is enrolled at the Royal Academy. In this novel, Devin and her new friends meet their new RLW, Brynn Haun, and they plot to bring down Olivina and all of her evil schemes.

After Devin finds out that the headmistress of Enchantasia is obsessed with villains, she is banished from the Royal Academy. She meets several misfits, and soon discovers that they must band together in order to uncover Olivina and save Enchantasia. But how do they succeed in their mission and survive? The misfits' actions will have consequences for everyone involved.

The Land of Stories by Neil Gaiman

The Land of Stories is a fantasy novel about a boy who discovers a strange land that's not quite as real as it seems. Gaiman's story is about a boy named Stardust who travels through time, through space, and through the power of stories to bring people closer to each other. Neil Gaiman was a member of the punk band Ex-Execs. He says that every book has a gender and has a favorite dish: Crumble. Neil Gaiman wrote his first comic book, Stardust, in 1976, with his friends. He has stated that the first draft of Stardust was written with a fountain pen, as he does with all his manuscripts.

This novel is full of fantasy and magic. The story is bittersweet, and Gaiman has a way of weaving fantasy into the human experience. His work is so beautiful that the book was staged as a play at the Dorfman Theatre in London in December 2019. It won the 2014 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel. This novel is a definite must-read for fantasy lovers. This novel will be a classic for many readers.

This novel is highly engaging, and evokes strong emotional responses. It also ties together the best of Gaiman's earlier short fiction. In fact, Gaiman has spoken about his work in every medium, from podcasts to speeches, and his own books have been turned into movies. If you want to read more stories by Neil Gaiman, this collection is worth a try. So, what are you waiting for? Give it a try and enjoy the journey!

The Land of Stories is the latest in a series of Sandman novels. This series, first serialized in The Face magazine in the early '90s, has grown to eight books and starred The Endless, mythic cosmic beings. The series has brought the characters back to life, including the iconic Nibelung and the twisted Snow White. A fantastic fantasy for all fans of the genre! You'll not want to miss it!

The Damsel with Red Hood by Elana K. Arnold

After the printz-honored success of her first novel, "Damsel," Elana K. Arnold returns with a darker tale of female power and a girl's journey to regain it. Bisou Martel, a young woman from Seattle, is on her way to the Homecoming Dance. She's not interested in the guys on her boyfriend's basketball team, but she's willing to put her feelings aside for her boyfriend. When a wolf begins to stalk them, Bisou is ready to defend herself.

Elana K. Arnold is an award-winning and critically acclaimed children's author. She holds an MFA in writing for children and has taught adolescent literature and creative writing. She currently lives in Southern California, where she spends her time writing and speaking. She has seven pets, including a pony named Rainbow. The Damsel with Red Hood is an excellent read for all ages.

As the title suggests, the book is a feminist fairytale retelling of Little Red Riding Hood. Red Hood takes the traditional tale and turns it on its head. Instead of the lost girl becoming a prey, the lost girl is given power and puts the focus on women. A girl's true power lies within herself, and she is determined to prove it. The Damsel with Red Hood is a compelling read for young adults.

A young woman, Bisou Martel, loses her mother at the age of four. She has been living with her grandmother since then. During a stormy day, she encounters a giant wolf. Tucker turns up dead, suffering from similar wounds as the wolf. His body is found in the same woods. Bisou's cousin Tucker disappears under mysterious circumstances, and her grandmother also goes missing.



Becky Watson

Commissioning Editor in Walker’s “6+” team. I work on books across the different children’s genres, including non-fiction, fiction, picture books, gift books and novelty titles. Happy to answer questions about children's publishing – as best I can – for those hoping to enter the industry!

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