14 Books Inspired by Fairytales (8-11) New twists on old classics Have you read all the classic fairytales? Why don't you try one of these next? 1. The Robe of Skulls Vivian French 2. The Sisters Grimm: The Fairy Tale Detectives Michael Buckley 3. A Tale Dark and Grimm Adam Gidwitz 4. The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell Chris Colfer 5. The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making Catherynne M Valente 6. The Tales of Beedle the Bard J. K. Rowling 7. The Giants and the Joneses Julia Donaldson, Paul Hess (Illus) 8. Ella Enchanted Gail Carson Levine 9. Russell Brand's Trickster's Tales: The Pied Piper of Hamelin Russell Brand, Chris Riddell (Illus) 10. Lilliput Sam Gayton 11. The Dreamsnatcher Abi Elphinstone 12. Coraline Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell (Illus) 13. Tamsin and the Deep Neill Cameron and Kate Brown 14. The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales Jon Scieszka & Lane Smith Tags: fairy tales, 8-11 View the discussion thread.