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Rumpelstiltskin Variants

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

RUMPELSTILTSKIN VARIANTS

CALL # AUTHOR ILLUSTRATOR TITLE DATE
J ANHOL Anholt, Laurence Arthur Robbins Rumply Crumply Stinky Pin
In this version of the classic fairytale "Rumpelstiltskin," the miller's daughter must guess her helper's name to keep her pet guinea pig.
2004
J SCHMI Schmidt, Gary D. Straw Into Gold
Pursued by greedy villains, two boys on a quest to save innocent lives meet the banished queen whose son was stolen by Rumpelstiltskin eleven years earlier, and she provides much more than the answer they seek.
2001
J PAPERBK VANDE Vande Velde, Vivian The Rumpelstiltskin Problem
Have you ever wondered just what was going on when that odd little man with the long name stepped up and volunteered to spin straw into gold for the miller's daughter?
2000
J398 Grimm, Jacob Jacqueline Ayer Rumpelstiltskin
Retells the tale of the little man who spun straw into gold for the Miller's daughter.
1967
J398 Tarcov, Edith Edward Gorey Rumpelstiltskin
A strange little man helps the miller's daughter spin straw into gold for the king on the condition that she will give him her first-born child.
1973
J398.2 Gay, Marie-Louise Marie-Louise Gay Rumpelstiltskin
A strange little man helps the miller's daughter spin straw into gold for the king on the condition that she will give him her first-born child.
1997
J398.2 GRIMM Grimm, Jacob Bernadette Watts Rumpelstiltskin
A strange little man helps the miller's daughter spin straw into gold for the king, on the condition that she will give him her first-born child.
2010
J398.2 HAMIL Hamilton, Virginia Leo and Diane Dillon The Girl Who Spun Gold
In this West Indian version of the Rumpelstiltskin story, Lit'mahn spins thread into gold cloth for the king's new bride.
2000
J398.2 Langley, Jonathan Jonathan Langley Rumpelstiltskin
A strange little man helps the miller's daughter spin straw into gold for the king, on the condition that she will give him her first-born child.
1992
J398.2 Moser, Barry Barry Moser Tucker Pfeffercorn : An Old Story Retold
A retelling of the classic Rumpelstiltskin tale with a Southern setting.
1994
J398.2 PIROT Pirotta, Savior Alan Marks Guess My Name: A Celtic Fairytale and also Rumpelstiltskin
Presents two tales to compare and contrast, the first one from Wales and the second one from Germany.
2008
J398.2 RUMPE Rumpelstiltskin
Includes pop-up structures that open into 3-dimensional scenes.
2005
J398.2 ZELIN Zelinsky, Paul O Zelinsky, Paul O Rumpelstiltskin
In this highly inventive and splendid rendering of a favorite Grimm fairy tale, award-winning storyteller and illustrator Paul O. Zelinsky evokes a world of medieval magic.
1996
J398.2 Zemach, Harve Margot Zemach Duffy and the Devil
The spinning and knitting the devil agrees to do for her win Duffy the Squire's name and a carefree life until it comes time for her to guess the devil's name.
1973
J398.21 GALDO Galdone, Paul Paul Galdone Rumpelstiltskin
A strange little man helps the miller's daughter spin straw into gold for the king on the condition that she will give him her first-born child.
1985
J398.21 Grimm, Jacob Bernadette Watts Rumpelstiltskin : A Fairy Tale
A strange little man helps the miller's daughter spin straw into gold for the king on the condition that she will give him her first-born child.
1993
J398.21 RUMPE Grimm, Jacob Elizabeth Webbe Rumpelstiltskin
Unless she can guess his name, a young maid must give her first child to the strange little man who made her a princess by spinning straw into gold.
1959
J398.21 Grimm, Jacob Gennady Spirin Rumpelstiltskin
A strange little man helps the miller's daughter spin straw into gold for the king on the condition that she will give him her first-born child.
1991
J398.21 PAVEL Pavel, Frances Georgeann Helms Rumpelstiltskin
Retells the tale of the little man who spun straw into gold for the Miller's daughter.
1961
J398.21 Sage, Alison Gennady Spirin Rumpelstiltskin
A strange little man helps the miller's daughter spin straw into gold for the king on the condition that she will give him her first-born child.
1990
J398.21 Stanley, Diane Diane Stanley Rumpelstiltskin's Daughter
Rumpelstiltskin's daughter may not be able to spin straw into gold, but she is more than a match for a monarch whose greed has blighted an entire kingdom.
1977
JE AMERY Amery, Heather Stephen Cartwright The Story of Rumpelstiltskin
A picture book version of the traditional story, written for beginning readers; from the Usborne First Stories series.
2003
JE CALVE Calvert, Pam Wayne Geehan Multiplying Menace: The Revenge Of Rumpelstiltskin
Ten years after being tricked, Rumpelstiltskin returns to the royal family to wreak vengeance using multiplication. Includes nonfiction math notes about multiplying by whole numbers and by fractions.
2006
JE NOEL Noel, Christopher Peter Sis Rumpelstiltskin
A strange little man helps the miller's daughter spin straw into gold for the king on the condition that she will give him her first-born child.
2005
JER BLAIR Blair, Eric David Shaw Rumpelstiltskin : A Retelling of Grimms' Fairy Tale
A tiny man saves a young girl's life three times. The third time, she has no way to repay him, so he asks for her first-born child. What will the girl do when the little man comes to collect?
2004


BOOKS WHICH INCLUDE VARIANTS OF THE RUMPELSTILTSKIN STORY

CALL # AUTHOR ILLUSTRATOR TITLE DATE
J BROOK Brooke, William J. Teller of Tales
New renditions of six classic fairy tales.
1994
J MAGUI Maguire, Gregory Leaping Beauty and other Animal Fairy Tales
Humorous retellings of eight well-known fairy tales, including "Rumplesnakeskin".
2004
J WEIGLE Weigle, Oscar Elizabeth Dauber A Treasury of Bedtime Stories
Thirty-seven stories, poems, and traditional folk and fairy tales, including "The Boy Who Held Back the Sea." "The Emperor's New Clothes," and "Rumpelstiltskin."
1969
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 Rumpelstiltskin.
2008
J398 ABOUT About Wise Men and Simpletons; Twelve Tales from Grimm
Translation of selected tales from: Kinder- und Hausmärchen.
1971
J398 Grimm, Jacob Fairy Tales From Grimm, a Selection for Very Young Readers
J398 FAVORITE Haviland, Virginia Suba, Susanne Favorite Fairy Tales Told in Germany
Seven well known German tales: The Frog Prince, The Elves and the Shoemaker, Rapunzel, The Cat and the Mouse in Partnership, Rumpelstiltskin, Hansel and Gretel, and The Bremen Town Musicians.
1959
J398 BLUE Lang, Andrew The Blue Fairy Book
Thirty-five fairy tales from the folklore of England and Europe, including Rumpelstiltzkin.
1966
J398 RED William Dugan The Red Little Golden Book of Fairy Tales
Rumpelstiltskin by the brothers Grimm, and The Princess and the Pea by Hans Christian Andersen.
1958
J398 SHIRL Temple, Shirley Shirley Temple's Fairyland
Stories taken from Shirley Temple's storybook.
1958
J398 W42g Weigle, Oscar Adele Werber Good Night Fairy Tales
Presents two Grimm fairy tales: "The Elves and the Shoemaker" and "Rumpelstiltskin."
1959
J398.2 AMERY Amery, Heather Stephen Cartwright The Usborne Book of Fairy Tales
A collection of six illustrated tales, each with a little yellow duck hidden in the story.
2005
J398.2 BROCK Brocklehurst, Ruth Raffaella Ligi Illustrated Grimm's Fairy Tales
This beautifully illustrated volume contains fifteen captivating tales collected by the brothers Grimm, and adapted for young readers.
2011
J398.2 CHISH Chisholm, Louey Katharine Cameron In Fairyland
1922
J398.2 DOHER Doherty, Berlie. Jane Ray Fairy Tales
Illustrated retellings of twelve favorite stories, including Rumpelstiltskin.
2000
J398.2 DOYLE Doyle, Malachy. Nicoletta Ceccoli The Barefoot Book of Fairy Tales
Twelve folktale retellings, including Rumpelstiltskin : A Tale from Germany.
2005
J398.2 KINGF French, Vivian Peter Malone The Kingfisher Book of Fairy Tales
Retellings of such favorites as Hansel and Gretel, Jack and the Beanstalk, Beauty and the Beast, Rumpelstiltskin, and Cinderella.
2000
J398.2 FAIRY Haviland, Virginia Briggs, Raymond The Fairy Tale Treasury
Thirty-two of the world's best-loved fairy tales, including the The Emperor's New Clothes, The Frog Prince, Gone is Gone, The Sun and the Wind, and The Bremen Town Musicians.
1972
J398.2 Packard, Mary. Ann Schweninger Two-Minute Fairy Tales
A collection of well-known fairy tales, including Little Red Riding Hood, the Three bears, Hansel and Gretel and many more.
1988
J398.2 SCOGG Scoggins, Liz Lisa Jackson The Fairy Tale Book
A collection of tales featuring scary giants and beautiful princesses, selected for their mysterious and magical qualities.
2010
J398.2 SIERR Sierra, Judy. Stefano Vitale Can You Guess My Name? : Traditional Tales around the World
A collection of fifteen folktales from all over the world, including stories that resemble "The Three Pigs," "The Bremen Town Musicians," and "Rumpelstiltskin."
2002
J398.2 STORI Simons, Barbara B., Stories about People
Jack and the beanstalk--Rumpelstiltskin--The princess who never laughed--The house that Jack built--The boy at the dike--Teeny-tiny tale--Nobody listens to Andrew--Benny and the bear.
1974
J398.21 Steig, Jeanne. William Steig A Handful of Beans : Six Fairy Tales
Rumplestiltskin, "The Frog Prince", "Hansel and Gretel", "Jack and the Beanstalk", "LIttle Red Riding Hood", and "Beauty and the Beast" are retold in this fairy tale collection. Full color.
1998


NON-PRINT MATERIALS: Audiobooks, DVDs, Kits,

CALL # AUTHOR TITLE DATE
CD J398.2 PERRA Perrault, Charles, Cinderella, Rumpelstiltskin and other Stories
Features eight of the greatest children's tales of all time, including Rumpelstiltskin. Audiobook includes 4 CDs.
2005
CD JZS WILL NT S 00 Williams, Charlie Noisy Tales
Storytelling by the Sound Safari Theater includes Rumpelstiltskin and other stories.
2004
DVD J398.2 RUMPE Sís, Peter Rumpelstiltskin [videorecording]
A retelling of the Grimm Brother's tale where a mysterious man helps a young woman, but demands a high price for his help.
2005
DVD J808.8 READI, PGM. 42 Rumpelstiltskin
Reading Rainbow epidode on DVD, based on the book by Paul Zelinsky.
2004
KIT J398.2 GALDO Galdone, Paul Rumpelstiltskin [sound recording]
Kit includes book written and illustrated by Paul Galdone, with read-along CD.
2008
PLAYAWAY J398.2 PERRA Perrault, Charles, Cinderella, Rumpelstiltskin and other Stories
Portable digital audiobook read by Rebecca Burns.
2007
PLAYAWAY J398.2 WORLD, V.2 World Tales, Volume 2
Portable digital audiobook stories include Rumpelstiltskin and The Tiger and the Brahmin.
2007


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This list was created by Children's Services Librarians.
General comments and suggestions can be sent to Mary R. Voors, Manager, Children's Services at mvoors@acpl.info.

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