Yummy: Eight Favorite Fairy Tales by Lucy Cousins (Candlewick, $22)
This heavy tome—121 pages!—retells eight classic fairy tales. And though the impressive art is absolutely modern, the telling remains firmly traditional. So, yes, angry, angry wolves will get boiled and eaten for dinner by pigs, and your children will love it.
By Melissa Carter with Files From Sadiya Dendar and JackieLou Perez