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Children's Genre List for Teacher Education: Fantasy

How to Search

Fantasy – Fantasy is a story of the impossible presented as though possible. It can include magic, talking animals, time travel, supernatural, and many other ideas.  To search for fantasy books, you should use the word “fantasy” and then use another word to describe the kind of fantasy book you want, i.e., “animals”, “time travel”, “ghost”, “fairies”, “toys” or whatever word fits with what you want.

TAMUCT Fantasy Books

  • The Spiderwick chronicles : the completely fantastical edition / Tony DiTerlizzi & Holly Black.PZ 7 D629 SPR 2009 Children

  • Ian Fleming's Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.PZ 7 F5997 CH 2005 Children

  • Yertle the turtle, and other stories, by Dr. Seuss.PZ 8.3 G276 YE Children

  • David's father / story, Robert N. Munsch ; art, Michael Martchenko.PZ 7 M927 DAV 1983 Children

  • Tuesday / David Wiesner.PZ 7 W6367 TU 1991 Children

  • If I ran the zoo / by Dr. Seuss.PZ 8.3 G276 IF 1950 Children

  • The ice-cream cone coot and other rare birds / by Arnold Lobel.PZ 8.3 L82 IC 1971 Children

  • Jumanji / written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg.PZ 7 V266 JU 1981 Children

  • James and the giant peach / Roald Dahl ; illustrated by Quentin Blake.PZ 8 D137 JAM 2002 Children

  • George's marvelous medicine / Roald Dahl ; illustrated by Quentin Blake.PZ 7 D1515 GE 2002 Children

  • Sleeping ugly / Jane Yolen ; pictures by Diane Stanley.PZ 8 Y78 SL 1997 Children

  • The magic pillow / written and illustrated by Demi.PZ 7 D3925 MAG 2008 Children

  • Tonight on the Titanic / by Mary Pope Osborne ; illustrated by Sal Murdocca.PZ 7 O81167 TO 1999 Children

  • The talking eggs : a folktale from the American South / retold by Robert D. San Souci ; pictures by Jerry Pinkney.PZ 8.1 S227 TAL 1989 Children

  • The Polar Express / written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg.PZ 7 V266 PO 1985 Children

  • Howl's Moving Castle / written by Diana Wynne Jones   PZ 7 .J684 Hp 2008   Young Adult

  • A Court of Thorns and Roses / written by Sarah Maas  PZ 7. M111575 Co 2015 v.1    Young Adult

  • Abarat / written by Clive Barker   PZ 7 B25046 AB 2004   Young Adult

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