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A tale dark & Grimm
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Published:
New York : Dutton Children's Books, c2010.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st ed.
Physical Desc:
256 pages : ill. ; 22 cm.
Status:
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Description
The New York Times bestselling debut by Adam Gidwitz, the Newbery Honor-winning author of The Inquisitor's Tale Featuring cover and interior illustrations by Caldecott Medal winner Dan Santat "Unlike any children's book I've ever read.... Classic." - The New York Times Book Review Hansel and Gretel walk out of their own story and into eight other classic Grimm (and Grimm-inspired) fairy tales. An irreverent, witty narrator leads us through encounters with witches, warlocks, dragons, and the devil himself. As the siblings roam a forest brimming with menacing foes, they learn the true story behind the famous tales, as well as how to take charge of their destinies and create their own happily ever after. Because once upon a time, fairy tales were awesome . For more awesome fairy tales by Adam Gidwitz look for In a Glass Grimmly and The Grimm Conclusion . ★ "An audacious debut that's wicked smart and wicked funny." - Publishers Weekly , starred review ★ "Addictively compelling." - School Library Journal , starred review ★ "Charming and inventive." - The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ★ "One of the year's best children's books." - The Virginian-Pilot
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Language:
English
ISBN:
0142419672 (pbk.), 9780525423348, 0525423346
Reading Level:
MG
Level 4.6, 6 Points
Lexile measure:
690

Notes

Description
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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APA Citation (style guide)

Gidwitz, A., Grimm, J., & Grimm, W. (2010). A tale dark & Grimm. New York: Dutton Children's Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Gidwitz, Adam, Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm. 2010. A Tale Dark & Grimm. New York: Dutton Children's Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Gidwitz, Adam, Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm, A Tale Dark & Grimm. New York: Dutton Children's Books, 2010.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Gidwitz, Adam., Jacob Grimm, and Wilhelm Grimm. A Tale Dark & Grimm. New York: Dutton Children's Books, 2010. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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