A Tale Dark and Grimm

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Penguin, Oct 28, 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 256 pages
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In this mischievous and utterly original debut, Hansel and Gretel walk out of their own story and into eight other classic Grimm-inspired tales. As readers follow the siblings through a forest brimming with menacing foes, they learn the true story behind (and beyond) the bread crumbs, edible houses, and outwitted witches.

Fairy tales have never been more irreverent or subversive as Hansel and Gretel learn to take charge of their destinies and become the clever architects of their own happily ever after.



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A tale dark and grimm

User Review  - Megan - Target

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. Read full review

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User Review  - Molly Drury - Goodreads

Review: http://mostlyreadingya.blogspot.com/2... When I first started reading A Tale Dark and Grimm I was really looking forward to the grizzly, violent fairy tale and great sense of humour as ... Read full review

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Faithful Johannes
Hansel and Gretel
Brother and Sister
The Three Golden Hairs
HANSEL AND GRETEL and the Broken Kingdom
HANSEL and GRETEL and Their Parents

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Adam Gidwitz taught in Brooklyn for eight years. Now, he writes full time—which means he writes a couple of hours a day, and lies on his couch staring at the ceiling the rest of the time. As is the case with all of his books, everything in them not only happened in the real fairy tales…it all also happened to him. Really. Learn more at www.adamgidwitz.com, on Facebook, and follow him on Twitter: @AdamGidwitz 

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