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Rapunzel: Books For Kids

Looking for a list of the best children's books about Rapunzel?

As you can see, this list of kids books about Rapunzel is a work in progress! We’re currently exploring the best books available, and we’d love your input. If you have a title you’d suggest including on our list of kids books about Rapunzel, please share it with us!

We’ll be featuring a variety of titles on our list, from well known classics to popular bestsellers to lesser known titles that deserve a bigger audience. We’re also including books for a range of ages, from board books for babies and toddlers, to picture books for preschool and kindergarten age kids, to chapter books for early elementary age kids.

We’d love to hear any book suggestions you have—you can comment below or email us at [email protected].

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Rapunzel
Written by Chloe Perkins & illustrated by Archana Sreenivasan
board book
Recommend Ages: 2-5

The classic story of Rapunzel gets a fresh twist in this vibrant Indian spin on the beloved fairy tale! Once upon a time, there was a girl with long, long hair, who lived in a tall, tall tower… The classic tale of Rapunzel gets a fresh twist in this third book of a brand-new board book series, Once Upon a World. With India as the backdrop, and vibrant artwork from illustrator Archana Sreenivasan, Rapunzel is still the same girl who lets down her beautiful hair—but she’s totally reimagined. Once Upon a World offers a multicultural take on the fairy tales we all know and love. Because these tales are for everyone, everywhere.

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Bad Hair Day
Written by Sarah Mlynowski
chapter book
Recommend Ages: 8-12

Hair today, gone tomorrow…<br></br><br></br>After a tough day at school, I am NOT in a good mood. The perfect pick-me-up? A trip through our magic mirror! When my brother and I – plus our new dog – end up in the story of Rapunzel, we can’t resist climbing her hair. Oh no! Her smooth locks suddenly look like they’ve been attacked by a cheese grater. Maybe a trim will help… Snip, snip. SNIP. Oops. Now Rapunzel’s hair is too short and we’re trapped! <br></br>So we have to: <br></br><br></br>- Find the tower’s secret door<br></br>- Avoid getting swallowed by a giant spider<br></br>- Locate Pickles (aka the prince)<br></br>- Reunite Rapunzel with her parents<br></br><br></br>If we don’t untangle this knotty tale soon, we could be stuck in this mess for good!

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Rapunzel Cuts Loose
Written by Suzanne Williams and Joan Holub
chapter book
Recommend Ages: 8-12

Welcome to Grimm Academy, where Cinderella, Red Riding Hood, Snow White, and Rapunzel are BFFs – and saving the world from the E.V.I.L. Society, one magical adventure at a time! <p/>Once upon a time, in faraway Grimmlandia . . . <p/>Rapunzel’s magical fast-growing hair can be a nuisance, especially when an accident gives it magical powers she can’t control! But Rapunzel can’t let her grimmiserable hair woes distract her – she and her friends, Cinda, Red, and Snow are trying to save Grimm Academy from the E.V.I.L. Society. Once Rapunzel tracks down her magic charm, she won’t let a bad hair day get in the way of stopping E.V.I.L.!

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Rapunzel
Written & illustrated by Francesca Rossi
chapter book
Recommend Ages: 7-12

A beautiful girl with extraordinarily long golden hair is imprisoned in a lonely tower by a witch.

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Don't Call Me Princess
Written & illustrated by Kate Evans
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-9

Are you fed up of fairy-tale princesses waiting to be saved? And do you want some decent heroines who aren’t so well-behaved? What if we gave The Little Mermaid, Sleeping Beauty and Snow White Some brand new Happy Ever Afters and an up-to-date rewrite?

Cartoonist Kate Evans creates a delightful feminist twist to six traditional fairytales. From ages four to ninety-four.

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