favorite children’s books: part 2

Part two of my favorite children’s books are fairy tales. I love fairy tales, the once upon a time and they lived happily ever after. The optimist in me believes in happy endings. 🙂


The Princess and the Kiss by Jennie Bishop- I love this book so much. Not only does it teach about chastity in the context of a fairy tale, the story is well written and pictures are stunning!


The Squire and the Scroll Written by Jennie Bishop, Paintings by Preston McDaniels- This is the boys’ version of The Princess and the Kiss. It’s also a sweet fairy tale “of the rewards of a pure heart”.


The Complete Book of Flower Fairies by Cecily Mary Barker


The Lord of the Rushie River and Flower Fairies of the Summer by Cecily Mary Barker- Cecily Mary Barker’s paintings are amazing. All of the flower fairies have a poem to go with them.


The Egyptian Cinderella by Shirley Climo, Illustrated by Ruth Heller- I love reading Cinderella stories, especially ones from other lands. 🙂


The Twelve Dancing Princesses As tolda by Marianna Meyer, Illustrated by K.Y. Craft-The cover of this book just blows me away. The beauty of the illustrations brings the whole story to life. I love The Twelve Dancing Princesses fairy tale already, but this copy pushes that love over the edge!!

What is your favorite fairy tale? Do you believe in happy endings? Do tell in the comments!

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