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Tale Dark & Grimm (Reprint) (Paperback) (Adam Gidwitz)

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Hansel and Gretel walk out of their own story and into eight other classic Grimm (and Grimm-inspired) fairy tales. An irreverent, witty narrator leads us through encounters with witches, warlocks, dragons, and the devil himself. As the siblings roam a forest brimming with menacing foes, they learn the true story behind the famous tales, as well as how to take charge of their destinies and create their own happily ever after. Because once upon a time, fairy tales wereawesome."Unlike any children's book I've ever read. [It] holds up to multiple rereadings, like the classic I think it will turn out to be." -New York Times Book Review"An audacious debut that's wicked smart and wicked funny." - Publishers Weekly, starred review"Addictively compelling." - School Library Journal, starred review"Charming and inventive . . . the perfect haunted book." - The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette"One of the year's best children's books." - The Virginian-Pilot
Hansel and Gretel walk out of their own story and into eight other classic Grimm (and Grimm-inspired) fairy tales. An irreverent, witty narrator leads us through encounters with witches, warlocks, dragons, and the devil himself. As the siblings roam a forest brimming with menacing foes, they learn the true story behind the famous tales, as well as how to take charge of their destinies and create their own happily ever after. Because once upon a time, fairy tales were awesome.

"Unlike any children's book I've ever read. [It] holds up to multiple rereadings, like the classic I think it will turn out to be." - New York Times Book Review

"An audacious debut that's wicked smart and wicked funny." - Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Addictively compelling." - School Library Journal, starred review

"Charming and inventive . . . the perfect haunted book." - The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

"One of the year's best children's books." - The Virginian-Pilot
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 256.0
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Fairy Tales + Folklore / Adaptations, General, Family / Siblings
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Adam Gidwitz
Language: English
Street Date: August 18, 2011
TCIN: 13734340
UPC: 9780142419670
Item Number (DPCI): 248-73-3593

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A tale dark and grimm

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Megan5 years ago
So I just read this book and I thought it was ok not the best book you can read but it was very grusome and blood and gore but very entertaining, it's ok for 8 year olds to read.see moreof the reviewer's review
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