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Troll's eye view : a book of villainous tales

Author: Ellen Datlow; Terri Windling
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Everyone thinks they know the real story behind the villains in fairy tales--evil, no two ways about it. But the villains themselves beg to differ. In this anthology for younger readers, you'll hear from the Giant's wife (from Jack and the Beanstalk), Rumpelstiltskin, the oldest of the Twelve Dancing Princesses, and more.
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Genre/Form: Fairy tales
Short stories
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Datlow; Terri Windling
ISBN: 9780670061419 0670061417
OCLC Number: 236343821
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Target Audience: Ages 10 up.
Description: 200 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Wizard's apprentice / Delia Sherman --
An unwelcome guest / Garth Nix --
Faery tales / Wendy Froud --
Rags and riches / Nina Kiriki Hoffman --
Up the down beanstalk : a wife remembers / Peter S. Beagle --
The shoes that were danced to pieces / Ellen Kushner --
Puss in boots, the sequel / Joseph Stanton --
The boy who cried wolf / Holly Black --
Troll / Jane Yolen --
Castle Othello / Nancy Farmer --
'Skin / Michael Cadnum --
A delicate architecture / Catherynne M. Valente --
Molly / Midori Snyder --
Observing the formalities / Neil Gaiman --
The Cinderella game / Kelly Link.
Responsibility: edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling.

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Everyone thinks they know the real story behind the villains in fairy tales--evil, no two ways about it. But the villains themselves beg to differ. In this anthology for younger readers, you'll hear from the Giant's wife (from Jack and the Beanstalk), Rumpelstiltskin, the oldest of the Twelve Dancing Princesses, and more.

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