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A Tale Dark & Grimm

Gidwitz, Adam

(Book - 2010)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
A Tale Dark & Grimm
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Follows Hansel and Gretel as they walk out of their own story and into eight more tales, encountering such wicked creatures as witches, along with kindly strangers and other helpful folk. Based in part on the Grimms' fairy tales Faithful Johannes, Hansel and Gretel, The seven ravens, Brother and sister, The robber bridegroom, and The devil and his three golden hairs.
Publisher: New York : Dutton Children's Books, c2010
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780525423348
0525423346
Branch Call Number: j GIDWITZ 2010
Characteristics: 256 p. :,ill. ;,22 cm
Additional Contributors: Grimm, Jacob 1785-1863
Grimm, Wilhelm 1786-1859

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The author asks at the beginning of this book: "Are there any small children in the room now?" If so, it would be best if we just...hurried them off to bed. Because this is where things start to get, well...awesome." Hansel and Gretel wander out of their own tale and into some othe... Read More »

Follow Hansel and Gretel as they walk out of their own story and into eight more tales, encountering such wicked creatures as witches, along with kindly strangers and other helpful folk. This is based in part on several of the Grimms' fairy tales. gr. 4-7

Follows Hansel and Gretel as they walk out of their own story and into eight more tales, encountering such wicked creatures as witches, along with kindly strangers and other helpful folk. Do not read if you don't like scary stories.

Retells the Brothers Grimm fairy tales in a humorous, speaking-directly-to-the-reader way, with plenty of gruesome details (Hansel and Gretel get beheaded! Twice! And re-headed.)

Follows Hansel and Gretel as they walk out of their own story and into eight more tales, encountering such wicked creatures as witches, along with kindly strangers and other helpful folk. Based in part on the Grimms' fairy tales Faithful Johannes, Hansel and Gretel, The seven ravens, Brother and ... Read More »


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