There are lots of stories kids can rattle off without even thinking very much. The Three Little Pigs, The Three Bears, and Cinderella are examples of some commonly told stories children all over the world often know. Told in different places, the stories take on interesting differences that reflect a country’s environment or culture. Fairy tale variants like these can be great introductions to new places and new people!
Sometimes storytellers like to have fun with a traditional story too. Cinderella plays in a hockey game instead of going to a ball. The Big Bad Wolf tells HIS side of the story. The story happens in a new or unique place. Try one of these for a unique twist on classic tales!
Have fun with fairy tale variants – unique spins on these classics!
- The Three Ninja Pigs – IndyPL_CarrieW
- The Three Armadillies Tuff – IndyPL_CarrieW
- Cactus Soup – IndyPL_CarrieW
- The Princess and the Packet of Frozen Peas – IndyPL_CarrieW
- The Little Red Hen Makes a Pizza – IndyPL_CarrieW
- Jacqueline and the Beanstalk – IndyPL_CarrieW
- Hank (Hansel) and Gertie (Gretel) – IndyPL_CarrieW
- Moldilocks and the Three Scares – IndyPL_CarrieW
- The Ninjabread Man – IndyPL_CarrieW
- Cinderella Stories Around the World – IndyPL_CarrieW
- Cinderelephant: Unique Spins on a Classic Favorite – IndyPL_CarrieW
Hispanic Retellings of Classic Tales
Here are some favorite classic tales and traditional stories told with details and cultural traditions of the American Southwest, Mexico, Central or South America.
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