The reviews of Disney’s live action Beauty and the Beast 2017 never did end up raving. Here’s a suggestion as to why a movie (and story) with such potential fell short. Writers, take note.
Join author Callie Feyen as she and her young library patrons imagine up cupcakes to bake for their favorite Mother Goose and fairy tale characters.
Learn the secrets of ‘The Golden Dress’ by L.L. Barkat, illustrated by Gail Nadeau and tuck a little something into your next creation.
After reading a good story, you can follow these three easy steps to turn your story questions into writing prompts. See 5 sample prompts based on the fairy tale ‘The Golden Dress,’ to help you on your writing way!
T. S. Poetry Press is delighted to announce its new picture book, The Golden Dress: A Fairy Tale. One dress, sparkly and shimmery, grants wishes for a long, long time. Then the “emerald day” comes, and everything is about to change. Will the dress survive? That’s up to one girl, who needs to open her heart and her hands.
This summer, when you want to keep your emerging and early readers from going on a skill slide, it’s a great idea to explore the fun of fairy tales. And there’s no better place to start than with Little Red Riding Hood.
Come learn the secrets of being a wild reader. Or just share your January pages. Megan Willome leads the way, with her January good reads.
Reading to our grandsons has taught us that the “social time” of reading is just as important as the reading itself — reading tells them they matter.
We wrap up our group reading of The Wild Swans by Jackie Morris, considering the patience of water and things to which we will give long years of our lives.
Join us during National Poetry Month 2017 to read The Wild Swans by Jackie Morris and write poems to the fairy tale together.
Before “The Hobbit” and “The Lord of the Rings,” there were “The Children of Hurin” and “The Lay of Aotrou & Itroun” by J.R.R. Tolkien.
It’s the sort of book you read and film you watch multiple times, each time pocketing a new quotable line. Here are ten great Princess Bride quotes.
Our poetry prompt invites you to design an extraordinary beast of your own imagination. “O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay!” Explore nonsense poetry with us.
From Cinderella to Midas, Rumpelstiltskin to Red Riding Hood, we’ve gathered up a basket full of ten great Fairy Tale Poems to skip through the woods with.
Explore the Photo Play contributions from our community. Jump into our fairy tale storybook and share your poetry magic with us!
If we look closely, fairy tale images can be found all around us. So snap an enchanting photograph or write a poem & join us for a little Photo Play magic!
Our new Fairy Tale & Fantasy Playlist and Prompt is a fantastical journey to the kingdom of make-believe. Listen along and write a storybook poem with us.
In The Faraway Nearby, Rebecca Solnit writes that “we tell ourselves stories in order to live.” In this week’s book club, we discuss the power of story. Join us.
Write a coming-of-age poem inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale “The Ugly Duckling” in this week’s poetry prompt from Seth Haines.
Sara Barkat retells the story of Little Red Riding Hood in the style of a graphic novel. Can you find a poem in the images?