Friday, December 30, 2011

2012 Fairy Tale Challenge

I will be participating in my own challenge, the 2012 Fairy Tale Challenge once again this year with the hopes of actually successfully completing it at the Happily Ever After Level of 12 selections!  The details are below with a list of books at the bottom of the post.


I am so excited to announce that the Fairy Tale Challenge is returning for 2012!  For all those who love fairy tales, both in writing and on the screen, this is your opportunity to share your love with other fans.  Just as last year, we will have four different levels:
  • Fairy (Level 1):  Read 1 original tale.  Read 1 modern tale.  Watch 1 film.  (Total of 3 selections.)
  • Dwarf (Level 2):  Read/watch any combination of original tales, modern tales, or films, resulting in a total of 6 selections.
  • Royal Prince or Princess (Level 3):  Read/watch any combination of original tales, modern tales, or films, resulting in 9 total selections.
  • Happily Ever After (Level 4):  Read/watch any combination of original tales, modern tales, or films, resulting in 12 total selections.  

Here are a few other notes of importance:
  • The challenge will run from January 1, 2012 to December 31, 2012.
  • Selections can include any age level or genre, from picture books and classics to young adult and even graphic novels.  Creativity is completely acceptable here!
  • You do not need to determine your list of fairy tales.  Go with what moves you at the time!
  • A blog is not required, but it is encouraged.  You are also welcome to keep track of your selections via GoodReads, LibraryThing, Shelfari, or simply the comment section.
  • Reviews are not required, but are encouraged.  Other participants enjoy receiving recommendations!
  • A Mr. Linky is below for sign-ups.  Another post will be made for adding your reviews.  Both direct links can be found on the left sidebar.
  • You can overlap your choices with other challenges.


Books read for this challenge:
  1. Fables #3:  Storybook Love by Bill Willingham
  2. Fables #4:  March of the Wooden Soldiers by Bill Willingham
  3. Kingdom Keepers #1:  Disney After Dark by Ridley Pearson
  4. Fables #5:  The Mean Seasons by Bill Willingham
  5. Kingdom Keepers #2:  Disney at Dawn by Ridley Pearson
  6. Kingdom Keepers #3:  Disney in Shadow by Ridley Pearson
  7. Kingdom Keepers #4:  Power Play by Ridley Pearson
  8. Kingdom Keepers #5:  Shell Game by Ridley Pearson
  9. Between the Lines by Jodi Picoult and Samantha Van Leer
  10. Fables #6:  Homelands by Bill Willingham
  11. Fables #7:  Arabian Nights (and Days) by Bill Willingham

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