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Around the World in Eighty Days
Jules Verne, Brian W. Aldiss, Michael Glencross
Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy
Karen Foxlee
OPEN
David Price
The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements
Sam Kean
Teaching Visual Literacy: Using Comic Books, Graphic Novels, Anime, Cartoons, and More to Develop Comprehension and Thinking Skills
Nancy Frey
Engaging the Eye Generation: Visual Literacy Strategies for the K-5 Classroom
Johanna Riddle
Visual Literacy: Learn to See, See to Learn
Lynell Burmark
The Fairy-Tale Detectives - Peter Ferguson, Michael Buckley Buckley creates a world where Grimm descendants protect and police Everafters (fairy tale creatures). It was a bit of a leap to accept the characters of Grimm's tales alongside the Carroll's Queen of Hearts of Shakespeare's Puck, but their personalities and special skills aid the story well.

End of the book includes a brief history of the tales -- how they came to be, how they have been transferred/shared, and how subtle changes are made each time. Appendix also has brief list of references to fairy tale anthologies and urls for online collections.