In a Glass Grimmly by Adam Gidwitz

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Synopsis

Take caution ahead!


If you dare, join Jack and Jill as they embark on a harrowing quest through a new set of tales from the Brothers Grimm, Hans Christian Andersen, and others. Follow along as they enter startling new landscapes that may (or may not) be scary, bloody, terrifying, and altogether true in this hair-raising companion to Adam Gidwitz’s widely acclaimed, award-winning debut, A Tale Dark & Grimm.
 
An Oprah Kids’ Reading List Pick
A New York Times bestseller
A Publishers Weekly Best New Book of the Week Pick
 
For more twisted tales look for A Tale Dark & Grimm
 

About Adam Gidwitz

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Adam Gidwitz is an elementary school teacher and storyteller who lives in Brooklyn, New York.
 
Published September 27, 2012 by Puffin Books. 352 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The author of A Tale Dark and Grimm (2010) starts over--sending young Jack and Jill on a fresh quest for self-knowledge through trials and incidents drawn (stolen, according to the author) from a diverse array of European folk and fairy tales.

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Publishers Weekly

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This companion to Gidwitz’s popular A Tale Dark & Grimm tells the tales of Jack and Jill via a series of reimagined adventures inspired by the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen. Veteran narra

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Publishers Weekly

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The grossness quotient has gone up in Gidwitz’s companion to A Tale Dark and Grimm, his grisly reimagining of classic fairy tales. Translation: this second foray is even more enjoyable than the author

Aug 06 2012 | Read Full Review of In a Glass Grimmly

Teen Ink

My view of the theme of the book would be that it was person vs. evil. The setting placed in a stick.

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City Book Review

Jack and Jill, cousins, take us on a wild adventure as they retell the fairy tales from their point of view, moving through the book and fairy tales with gruesome detail, lots of laughs, and a new twist on the same old classics.

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Common Sense Media

Jack and Jill don't take the horrors they must go through lightly, and readers will learn along with them that sometimes you must go through difficult experiences before you can become enlightened.

Sep 27 2012 | Read Full Review of In a Glass Grimmly

The Book Smugglers

... REVIEW. Ana's Take: In a Glass Grimmly is a companion novel to Adam Gidwitz's 2011 book A Tale Dark and Grimm and is as delightful and ...

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Alexa Loves Books

... In a Glass Grimmly by Adam Gidwitz (Goodreads) Series: A Tale Dark & Grimm # 2. Publisher: Dutton Children's Books Source: ARC from BEA ...

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In a Glass Grimmly: Summary�and reviews of In a Glass Grimmly by Adam ... In this companion novel to Adam Gidwitz's widely acclaimed, award-winning ...

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Reading Teen

... Book Review: In a Glass Grimmly by Adam Gidwitz. Reading level: Ages 10 and up. Hardcover: 192 pages. Publisher: Dutton Juvenile ...

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One Librarian's Book Reviews

... Book Review: In a Glass Grimmly by Adam Gidwitz AND The Frog King or Iron Heinrich by Philip Pullman · In a Glass Grimmly by Adam Gidwitz

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More Than Just Magic

Book Review: In a Glass Grimmly by Adam Gidwitz. Posted by ChristasBooks on November 20, 2012 Leave a comment (2) Go to comments. Series: A Tale Dark ...

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Gr 5–8—This companion (2012) to A Tale Dark & Grimm (2010, both Dutton) follows Jill and her cousin Jack as they go through many adventures that will sound rather familiar to anyone who has read fairy tales. There are new twists on princesses who kiss frogs, beanstalks that reach to the sky, gian...

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