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The real Disney stories… I had actually read all the original stories except Beauty & the Beast and The Frog Prince. (this why I've never really cared for Disney - the real stories actually taught morals and lessons).

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Original Fairy Tale Ending...this just killed some of my happiest childhood memories.

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The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - translated by Jack Zipes, illustrated by Andrea Dezso.

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Grimm's Fairy Tales by the Brothers Grimm Genuinely scary life lessons about how not to trust the talking wolf dressed slightly like your Nana or the little man in the woods who says he can spin straw into gold.

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Neil Gaiman on the meaning of fairy tales

A scene from Neil Gaiman's The Sleeper and the Spindle, illustrated by Chris Riddell (Snow White saving Sleeping Beauty)

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The Disturbing Origins of 10 Famous Fairy Tales

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30 Modern Twists on the Fairy Tales You Know and Love

We love traditional fairy tales, but putting a sexier spin on old favorites can add some extra magic. We've rounded up some of the best retellings of classic tales out there — ones chock-full of evil stepsisters, wicked witches, dark curses, mermaids, and Prince Charmings — but with a few new twists and turns.

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I've partnered with guys from Rock Paper Books to create some cool new covers for some very classic novels. The books will be available through their Kickstarter campaign which begins April 4, 2014...

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