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It takes a fairytale common to many cultures — a childless couple find a mysterious child in the forest, and raise it as their own — and invests it with the violence and brutal landscape of 1920s Alaska.

Click Here To Buy If you loved The Pagemaster , this is a YA update on the same concept: a young boy (this time grief-wracked after the death of his mother in WWII) finds himself in a kingdom populated by brilliantly twisted fairytale characters. Click Here To Buy Myths and fairytales from different cultures collide as a golem, a woman made of clay by a twisted ex-rabbi, and a jinni imprisoned by a desert sorcerer both find themselves free in 1930s New York.

If fairytales can help us deal, then we need as many of them as possible.

Rip Van Winkle, a lazy American man, wanders off one day with his dog Wolf into the Kaatskill mountains where he runs into an odd group of men drinking and playing bowls.

He drinks some of their mysterious brew and passes out.

It's a riff on Sleeping Beauty, with beautiful illustrations, a skin-crawling atmosphere, and a hell of a twist. Click Here To Buy This exquisite and very bloody picture book is a fairytale about war, a retelling of the Hans Christian Andersen story The Tinderbox , and a reinterpretation of the myth of Prometheus, all at the same time.

For the illustrations alone it's worth a place on your shelf.

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