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A tale dark & Grimm

Author: Adam Gidwitz; Jacob Grimm; Wilhelm Grimm
Publisher: New York : Dutton Children's Books, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Fairy tales
Juvenile works
Fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Gidwitz; Jacob Grimm; Wilhelm Grimm
ISBN: 9780525423348 0525423346 9780142419670 0142419672 9781849393706 1849393702
OCLC Number: 511550300
Notes: Companion: In a glass Grimmly and the Grimm conclusion.
Target Audience: Middle School.; 690
Description: 256 pages ; 22 cm
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.
Other Titles: A tale dark and Grimm
Responsibility: Adam Gidwitz.

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Warlocks with dark spells, hunters with deadly aim, and bakers with ovens retrofitted for cooking children lurk within these pages. But if you dare, turn the page and learn the true story of Hansel  Read more...

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"Unlike any children's book I've ever read. [It] holds up to multiple readings, like the classic I think it will turn out to be." * New York Times * "Subversive and fun" * Evening Standard * "Gidwitz Read more...

 
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Scary story for elementary age.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2011-04-14) Fair Permalink

...but I don't know that my elementary age library students will want to read a scary story about Hansel and Gretel that continues on and on.

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