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A Tale Dark & Grimm

Gidwitz, Adam (Book - 2010)
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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.
Authors: Gidwitz, Adam
Title: A tale dark & Grimm
Publisher: New York : Dutton Children's Books, c2010
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 256 p. :,ill. ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Adam Gidwitz
Contents: Faithful Johannes
Hansel and Gretel
The seven swallows
Brother and sister
A smile as red as blood
The three golden hairs
Hansel and Gretel and the broken kingdom
Hansel and Gretel and the dragon
Hansel and Gretel and their parents
Summary: 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.
Additional Contributors: Grimm, Wilhelm 1786-1859
Grimm, Jacob 1785-1863
ISBN: 0525423346
9780525423348
Branch Call Number: j GIDWITZ 2010
Subject Headings: Brothers and sisters Juvenile fiction Characters and characteristics in literature Juvenile fiction Fairy tales
Topical Term: Brothers and sisters
Characters and characteristics in literature
Fairy tales
LCCN: 2009053289
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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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