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A TALE DARK & GRIMM

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Fairy tales for the horror set blend themselves into one intact thread that's satisfying enough to overcome an intrusive narrator. The storyteller's voice (presented in bold type) opens by asserting that original Grimm tales are "awesome," "violent and ... bloody," while "all the versions of the stories you've heard [are] mind-numbingly boring" due to sanitization. It's an odd premise for a ... Read full review

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User Review  - MissMurray2014 - LibraryThing

After reading this book for the first time, I am very excited to use it as an interactive teacher read aloud next year. It is a traditional fairytale with a twist, which is also a little dark and grim ... Read full review

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User Review  - kurumy - LibraryThing

What an amazing story that keeps you on your toes the whole time, wanting to turn the page to see what happens next! It has all the elements of a fantasy book, with a servant that lives forever ... Read full review

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User Review  - Vania_Coates - LibraryThing

Indeed a very awesome book. It is a different take on the Grimm tales that is very fascinating. For many of us, we are not familiar with the Grimm tales, only the modern version, which can be just as ... Read full review

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User Review  - SEToon - LibraryThing

The concept won me over right away, give the kids what they want by out grimming the Brothers Grimm. Teacher/author Gidwitz weaves several of the classic tales with magical thread using Hansel ... Read full review

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User Review  - jaimefabey - LibraryThing

In A Tale Dark and Grimm, Adam Gidwitz takes the popular original Grimm stories and retells them with a twist. While many have retold these stories, watered down with the dark and gory parts removed ... Read full review

Review: A Tale Dark & Grimm (A Tale Dark & Grimm #1)

User Review  - Howell's Library - Goodreads

Savannah 8/2/13 Returned 8/16/13 Read full review

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User Review  - tracyhintz - LibraryThing

very well written- narration from for children. Some part were really scarry and grim. Borderline on a Banned Book list becasue of it is gorry and violence. Read full review

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User Review  - LoniMc - LibraryThing

I enjoyed reading this book and I think that I would be a good book for maybe 5-8 graders. A fun take on Grimm's Fary Tails. Read full review


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