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Hansel & Gretel Variants

These lists represent versions of Hansel & Gretel stories available at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana. All call numbers are representative of our library. 

HANSEL & GRETEL VARIANTS

CALL # AUTHOR ILLUSTRATOR TITLE DATE
J HIGGI Higgins, Nadia Johnson, Meredity Hansel and Gretel and the Cheddar Trail
Fiona and Frieda's Girls United Troop 895 is on a mission to clean up the Forest Street Subway station. After they stray from the group, they find themselves totally, completely, hopelessly lost, just like Hansel and Gretel. They have to use their magic rhyming powers and enter the realm of fairy tales, as it's the only way to help Hansel and Gretel get home--even if the witchiest witch ever locks them in a cage, or worse!
2009
J MCGOW McGowan, Keith Tanaka, Yoko The Witch's Guide to Cooking with Children
Eleven-year-old inventor Sol must recover his self-confidence if he and his eight-year-old sister, Connie, are to escape the clutches of Hansel and Gretel's witch, to whom they have been led by their new stepmother and the man they believe to be their father.
2009
J PAPERBK SATHR Sathre, Vivian Hansel and Gretel
From the series of early chapter books, Wishbone: The Early Years.
1999
J398 ANGLU Anglund, Joan Walsh Anglund, Joan Walsh Nibble Nibble Mousekin: A Tale of Hansel and Gretel.
A retelling of the well-known tale in which two children are left in the woods but find their way home despite an encounter with a wicked witch.
1962
J398 Brown, Kay Embleton, Gerry Hansel and Gretel
A Derrydale Classic fairy tale.
1979
J398 Grimm, Jacob Leopold, Celine Hansel and Gretel by Brothers Grimm
The adventures of a brother and sister left in the woods by their wicked stepmother.
1971
J398 Grimm, Jacob Weihs, Erika Hansel and Gretel
A Little Golden Book.
1943
J398 GRIMM Grimm, Jacob Chappell, Warren Hansel and Gretel : A Story of the Forest by Brothers Grimm
Includes music by Engelbert Humperdinck.
1944
J398 GRIMM Grimm, Jacob Jeffers, Susan Hansel and Gretel by Brothers Grimm
When they are left in the woods by their parents, two children find their way home despite an encounter with a wicked witch.
1980
J398 HAZEN Hazen, Barbara Shook Otto, Wolfgang Hansel and Gretel
A re-telling of the classic tale.
1970
J398.2 Crump, Fred Jr. Crump, Fred Jr. Hakim and Grenita : Hansel and Gretel
The story of Hansel and Gretel is retold in a black ethnic format.
1991
J398.2 MORPU Morpurgo, Michael Clark, Emma Chichester Hansel and Gretel
2008
J398.21 Black, Sheila Klemushin, Arlene Hansel and Gretel, and The Witch's Story
In this version of the well-known story, Hansel and Gretel are naughty children who take advantage of a good witch. From the series Upside Down Tales.
1991
J398.21 COLLI Collins, Sheila Hebert Soper, Patrick 'T Pousette et 't Poulette : a Cajun Hansel and Gretel
A Cajun version of the well-known tale.
2001
J398.21 DeLuise, Dom Santoro, Christopher Dom DeLuise's Hansel & Gretel
An updated, health-conscious version of the Grimm fairy tale in which a brother and sister must outwit a gluttonous old woman in order to find their way home. Includes recipes for fat free chicken soup and sugarless apple pie.
1997
J398.21 Grimm, Jacob Browne, Anthony Hansel and Gretel by Brothers Grimm
A poor woodcutter's two children, lost in the woods, come upon a gingerbread house inhabited by a wicked witch.
1988
J398.21 Grimm, Jacob Lobel, Arnold Hansel and Gretel by Brothers Grimm
Originally published in 1971.
1985
J398.21 GRIMM Grimm, Jacob Adams, Adrienne Hansel and Gretel
1975
J398.21 GRIMM Grimm, Jacob Duntze, Dorothee Hansel and Gretel : A Fairy Tale
2001
J398.21 GRIMM Grimm, Jacob Felix, Monique Hansel and Gretel
2001
J398.21 GRIMM Grimm, Jacob Zwerger, Lisbeth Hansel and Gretel by Brothers Grimm
Originally published in 1979.
2008
J398.21 GRIMM Grimm, Jacob Wilkin, Eloise Hansel and Gretel by Brothers Grimm
A Little Golden Book.
1954
J398.21 HANSE Grimm, Jacob Myerberg Productions Hansel and Gretel
1955
J398.21 Gross, Ruth Belov Pels, Winslow Pinney Hansel and Gretel
1988
J398.21 HANSE Adams, Frank Hansel and Gretel
1999
J398.21 HANSE Petrlik, Andrea Hansel and Gretel
Includes lift-the-flaps.
2005
J398.21 INGAL Ingalls, Lisa Lydecker, Laura Hansel and Gretel
A poor woodcutter's children, lost in the forest, come upon a house made of bread, cakes, and candy, occupied by a wicked witch who likes to have children for dinner.
1997
J398.21 ISADO Isadora, Rachel Isadora, Rachel Hansel and Gretel
"…Rachel Isadora sets her simple retelling of this classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale in a lush African forest…"--front flap.
2009
J398.21 Lesser, Rika Zelinsky, Paul O. Hansel and Gretel
Paul O. Zelinsky's Caldecott Honor Book allows readers to see the story of Hansel and Gretel anew.
1984
J398.21 MARSH Marshall, James Marshall, James Hansel and Gretel
A poor woodcutter's children, lost in the forest, come upon a house made of cookies, cakes, and candy, occupied by a wicked witch who likes to have children for dinner.
1990
J398.21 MOERB Moerbeek, Kees Moerbeek, Kees Diary of Hansel and Gretel
At last, here is the true story of what really happened to Hansel and Gretel, in the words of Gretel herself. Includes pop-ups and lift-the-flaps.
2002
J398.21 MONTR Montresor, Beni Montresor, Beni Hansel and Gretel
2001
J398.21 MOSES Moses, Will Moses, Will Hansel and Gretel
A retelling of the well-known tale.
2005
J398.21 Ray, Jane Ray, Jane Hansel and Gretel
1997
J398.21 WALLA Wallace, Ian Wallace, Ian Hansel and Gretel by Brothers Grimm
The classic fairy tale that celebrates Hansel and Gretel's strength and spirit over the malevolence of the world around them.
1996
J782.1 Kishida, Eriko Isaka, Yoshitaro E. Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel
Based on Humperdinck's opera of the story by the Brothers Grimm.
1971
J782.1 Spruyt, E. Lee Spruyt, E. Lee Behind the Golden Curtain : Hansel and Gretel at the Great Opera House
Describes both onstage and backstage preparations for the opening night of an opera production.
1986
J812 BUTTE Butterfield, Moira Butterfield, Moira Hansel & Gretel
Presents a simple script for a play based on the traditional tale, including stage directions, descriptions of the parts in the play, and ideas for making costumes and props.
1998
JE ASKEW Askew, Amanda Catling, Andy Hansel and Gretel
2010
JE EHRLI Ehrlich, Amy Jeffers, Susan Hansel & Gretel
This translation of Hänsel and Gretel was originally included in a collection entitled Fairy Tales of The Brothers Grimm by Mrs. Edgar Lucas, published in 1902 by J.B. Lippincott Company.
2011
JE GORDO Gordon, David Gordon, David Hansel and Diesel
Sibling trucks Hansel and Diesel travel into the middle of the junkyard in search of fuel and have a frightening encounter with the Wicked Winch.
2006
JE RYLAN Rylant, Cynthia Corace, Jen Hansel and Gretel
2008
JE THALE Thaler, Mike Lee, Jared Hanzel and Pretzel
Poor woodcutter's children, lost in the forest, come upon a house made of bread, cakes, and candy, occupied by a wicked witch who likes to have children for dinner.
1997
JER BLAIR Blair, Eric Wolf, Claudia Hansel and Gretel : A Retelling of the Grimms' Fairy Tale
From Read It! Readers series.
2004
JER BROOK Brooke, Samantha Hansel and Gretel
The Super Readers fly into the book “Hansel and Gretel.” There they meet a witch who is also upset because someone ate part of her gingerbread house.
2009
JER DOLAN Dolan, Penny Philpot, Graham Hansel and Gretel
A simplified version of the traditional tale in which Hansel and Gretel become lost in the woods and find their way home despite an encounter with a wicked witch.
2007
JER HILLE Hillert, Margaret Craft, Kinuko The Cookie House
When Hansel and Gretel go wandering, they find a big surprise. Includes reading activities.
2007
JER LAW Law, Karina Counsell, Elke The Truth about Hansel and Gretel
The owner of the gingerbread house that Hansel and Gretel came upon in the woods tells her side of the story.
2002
G JE GREGO Manju, Gregory Jago Hansel und Gretel = Hansel and Gretel
Bilingual English/German of the classic fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm.
2005
RU J398.2 KAK Kak alyonushkf I ivanushka baba yagu odoeli.
A Russian version of the fairy tale Hansel & Gretel.
1997
S JE ABEYA Abeya, Elisabet Losantos, Cristina Hansel and Gretel
Bilingual English/Spanish edition of the classic tale.
2005

BOOKS WHICH INCLUDE VARIANTS OF THE HANSEL & GRETEL STORY

CALL # AUTHOR ILLUSTRATOR TITLE DATE
J GIDWI Gidwitz, Adam A Tale Dark and Grimm
Hansel and Gretel walk out of their own story and into eight other classic Grimm-inspired tales. As readers follow the siblings through a forest brimming with menacing foes, they learn the true story behind (and beyond) the bread crumbs, edible houses, and outwitted witches.
2010
J011.62 BOMHO Bomhold, Catharine Twice Upon a Time: A Guide to Fractured, Altered, and Retold Folk and Fairy Tales
A comprehensive guide to over 300 fractured, altered, and otherwise retold classic folk and fairy tales, including Hansel and Gretel.
2008
J398 Hansel and Gretel : Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves
Storybook including both Hansel and Gretel and Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves
1969
J398.2 BROCK Brocklehurst, Ruth Ligi, Raffaella Illustrated Grimm's Fairy Tales
Contains fifteen captivating tales collected by the brothers Grimm, including Hansel and Gretel, adapted for young readers.
2011
J398.2 DOYLE Doyle, Malachy Ceccoli, Nicoletta The Barefoot Book of Fairy Tales
A collection of classic fairy tales from eight different nations, beautifully illustrated and retold.
2005
J398.2 GOLDO Goldowsky, Jill Fujikawa, Scott Barbie: Enchanted Fairy Tales
Story book featuring Barbie in Snow White and the seven dwarfs -- Hansel and Gretel -- Rumpelstiltzkin -- The frog prince.
2001
JE HOLUB Holub, Joan Slack, Michael Knuckle Head
Presents zany versions of four familiar fairy tales, retold to feature hands, feet, and other body parts.
2008

AUDIOBOOKS and MEDIA KITS

CALL # AUTHOR TITLE DATE
CD J MCGOW McGowan, Keith The Witch's Guide to Cooking with Children
Eleven-year-old inventor Sol must recover his self-confidence if he and his eight-year-old sister, Connie, are to escape the clutches of Hansel and Gretel's witch, to whom they have been led by their new stepmother and the man they believe to be their father.
2009
CD J398.2 PERRA Perrault, Charles Cinderella, Rumpelstiltskin, and Other Stories
Through the ages children have been enthralled by Cinderella, the glass slipper, and the evil stepmother. Also includes Sleeping Beauty; Little Red Riding Hood; Rumpelstiltskin; Little Tom Thumb; Rapunzel; Hansel and Gretel; and Snow White.
2008
KIT J398.21 MARSH Marshall, James Hansel and Gretel
A poor woodcutter's children, lost in the forest, come upon a house made of cookies, cakes, and candy, occupied by a wicked witch who likes to have children for dinner.
2005
PLAYAWAY J398.2 PERRA Perrault, Charles Cinderella, Rumpelstiltskin and Other Stories [electronic resource]
Through the ages children have been enthralled by Cinderella, the glass slipper, and the evil stepmother! Also includes: Sleeping Beauty, Little Red Riding Hood, Little Tom Thumb, Rapunzel, Hansel and Gretel, Snow White and others.
2007
PLAYAWAY J398.2 GRIMM McGowan, Keith The Witch's Guide to Cooking with Children
Eleven-year-old inventor Sol must recover his self-confidence if he and his eight-year-old sister, Connie, are to escape the clutches of Hansel and Gretel's witch, to whom they have been led by their new stepmother and the man they believe to be their father.
2009
PLAYAWAY S J398.2 GRIMM Garcia, Laura Cuentos de los hermanos Grimm
Presents fourteen tales, told in Spanish, including Hansel and Gretel, and Snow White and the seven dwarfs, collected from German folklore and immortalized by the brothers Grimm.
2007

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