Fairy tale parody
The 2001 computer animated film Shrek brought great popularity to the genre. Parodies soon eclipsed traditional fairy tales. The genre garnered some praise for its more modern views but was also criticized for supplanting the traditional stories.
Children's books that have been classified as fairy tale parodies:
- The Giant's Big Toe by Brock Cole
- Sleeping Ugly by Jane Yolen
- Jack and the Meanstalk by Brian Wildsmith and Rebecca Wildsmith
- The Book That Jack Wrote, The True Story of the Three Little Pigs, The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales, and The Frog Prince, Continued by Jon Scieszka
- Ruby, by Michael Emberley
- Jim Henson Presents Goldilocks, Miss Piggy's Dream by Louise Gikow
- The Three Bears by Cindy West
- Cinder Edna by Ellen Jackson
- Cinder-Elly by Frances Minters
- Cinderella and the Glass Flipper by Janet Perlman
- Cinderella with Benjy and Bubbles by Ruth Perle
- The Adventures of Simple Simon by Chris Conover
- The Velveteen Killer Rabbit by Elia Anie
Politically Correct Fairy Tales and Politically Correct Bedtime Stories: Modern tales for our life and times by James Finn Garner have been called "Adult fractured fairy tales ... still humorous but the humor is for adults".
- Marilyn A. Kinsella. "Fractured Fairy Tales". marilynkinsella.org. Retrieved July 25, 2012.
- Poniewozik, James (May 10, 2007). "Is Shrek Bad for Kids?". TIME. Retrieved April 2, 2012.
- Marilyn A. Kinsella. "Fractured Thoughts Workshop: Fractured folk tales including fairy tales, fables, myths". marilynkinsella.org. Retrieved 2014-04-16.
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