Want to see Frozen? Try these other Snow Queen retellings.

Frozen

Disney's new movie Frozen based on the fairy tale "The Snow Queen" arrives in theaters this Thanksgiving. If you are a fan of this story, you might like these other retellings of the tale.

Juvenile Fiction

Breadcrumbs by Anne Ursu

Breadcrumbs by Anne Ursu

Hazel and Jack were best friends until her started to pull away from her. An incident with a magic mirror and an evil queen traps Jack in an enchanted world. With memories of their former friendship, Hazel ventures out into this world to save him.

 

 

Teen Fiction

Cold Spell by Jackson Pearce

Cold Spell by Jackson Pearce

When her boyfriend disappears with a mysterious girl, Ginny braves wolves, thieves and bitter cold to find him.

Frost by Wendy Delsol

Frost by Wendy Delsol

In the sequel to Flock, Jack conjures up a record-breaking snow storm. Kat then faces a rival for his affections from a weather researcher who comes to town to study the storm.

The Rose and the Beast by Francessca Lia Block

"Ice" from The Rose and the Beast by Francesca Lia Block

In this short story, an artist and a musician are driven apart by an icy beauty.

 

Winter's Child by Cameron Dokey

Winter's Child by Cameron Dokey

After Grace rejects Kai, the Snow queen tempts him to leave home. Grace realizes how much she lost and goes after him.

 

Adult Fiction

Fairest by Bill Willingham

Fairest by Bill Willingham

These graphic novels explore the secret histories of female fairy tale characters including the Snow Queen.

The Ice Queen by Alice Hoffman

The Ice Queen by Alice Hoffman

After making a wish and then being struck by lightning, a small town librarian feels frozen on the inside. She sets out to find a fellow lightning strike survivor so he can teach her not to be afraid.

 

DVDs

Barbie: The Pink Shoes

Barbie: The Pink Shoes

Barbie plays dancer Kristyn who must dance in her favorite ballets in order to defeat the Snow Queen.

The Snow Queen

The Snow Queen

Gerda and her mother take in Kay. Powerful forces take Gerda and Kay on a magical journey that tests their friendship.

 

 

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