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Fairy Tales for Teens

Cuckoo Song

Enjoy some of our favourite fairytales for teenagers.

These fantastic books range from classic to contemporary, grand opuses to graphic novels and stretch across the globe. 

  • The Restless Girls

    Author: Jessie Burton Illustrator: Angela Barrett

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  • The Restless Girls

    Author: Jessie Burton Illustrator: Angela Barrett

    After their mother, the dashing, adventurous Queen Laurelia dies, her 12 daughters are imprisoned in their bedroom by King Alberto…

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  • Ash

    Author: Malinda Lo

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  • Ash

    Author: Malinda Lo

    In this bewitching and sophisticated re-interpretation of the Cinderella story, lonely orphan Ash falls in love not with a handsom…

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  • In Their Shoes

    Author: Julia Nicholson and Anne-Laure Mercier Illustrator: Lucie Arnoux

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  • In Their Shoes

    Author: Julia Nicholson and Anne-Laure Mercier Illustrator: Lucie Arnoux

    Nine well-known fairy stories return to their origins in this beautifully illustrated compilation.

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  • Grymm

    Author: Keith Austin

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  • Grymm

    Author: Keith Austin

    Mina and Jacob find themselves relocated to the desert town of Grymm, home to a host of very odd and sinister characters.

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  • Tinder

    Author: Sally Gardner Illustrator: David Roberts

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  • Tinder

    Author: Sally Gardner Illustrator: David Roberts

    Award-winning author Sally Gardner teams up with David Roberts to put a new spin on Hans Christian Andersen’s classic fairy-tale T…

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  • Blackberry Blue

    Author: Jamila Gavin Illustrator: Richard Collingridge

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  • Blackberry Blue

    Author: Jamila Gavin Illustrator: Richard Collingridge

    A stunning collection of mystical fairy tales that are at once exotic and fresh, and traditionally heartening.

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  • The Call

    Author: Peadar O’Guilin

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  • The Call

    Author: Peadar O’Guilin

    The Call masterfully blends fantasy, horror and folklore. The Sídhe are vicious fairy-type creatures, banished by humans to…

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  • Cinder

    Author: Marisa Meyer

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  • Cinder

    Author: Marisa Meyer

    This extremely imaginative take on the Cinderella story sees the heroine step out from behind the prince and forge her own destiny…

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  • Cress

    Author: Marissa Meyer

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  • Cress

    Author: Marissa Meyer

    Imprisoned aboard a satellite by the evil Queen Levana, Cress has grown up surrounded by nothing but netscreens and forced to be t…

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  • Echoes

    Author: Laura Dockrill

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  • Echoes

    Author: Laura Dockrill

    The new book from Laura Dockrill is a collection of modern-day fairytales, poems and retellings of classic stories, all with a sli…

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  • Heaven

    Author: Christoph Marzi Translator: Helena Ragg-Kirkby

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  • Heaven

    Author: Christoph Marzi Translator: Helena Ragg-Kirkby

    While making his way across the rooftops of London one night, David meets Heaven, a beautiful, mysterious girl who has had her hea…

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  • Cuckoo Song

    Author: Frances Hardinge

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  • Cuckoo Song

    Author: Frances Hardinge

    This dark fairy-story from critically acclaimed author Frances Hardinge puts a richly imaginative spin on the old tales of changel…

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