First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
"…[Zipes'] book does make us wonder whether we should be packing our children off to films that have more to do with mass merchandising than mystery and wonder." -- Teacher
"An incisive study of fairy tales, ofhow they have been shaped by our culture, and how in turn, our culture has been shaped by them. [Zipes] suggests that the shift from oral to literary traditions helped to institutionalize and commodify fairy tales, and that the film industry has driven this trend to extremes … it would certainly trigger some stirring classroom debates." -- Christian Library Journal