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ISBN13: 9780810993228
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andantespirit08, September 22, 2011 (view all comments by andantespirit08)
These books are amazing! All the books in The Fairytale Detectives series are outstanding. This book introduces Sabrina and Daphne Grimm and is about the fairy tale world. There are many fairytale characters in the book. The Grimms are also related to the Grimm brothers. Overall, an awesome collection of books!
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Klickitat, January 28, 2011 (view all comments by Klickitat)
After their parents mysteriously disappear, Sabrina and Daphne Grimm are sent to live with their grandmother, a woman they had been told was dead. Upon arrival the girls learn that they are the last descendants of the Brothers Grimm and the town they now call home is a haven for Everafters, or fairy tale characters. They soon become caught up in an adventure involving pixies, a giant, the Big Bad Wolf, and even the former Prince Charming. Readers familiar with fairy tales and A Midsummer Night's Dream will enjoy being able to recognize the classic characters as they enter the story. The pace is quick and the adventure exciting. The beautiful book design adds to the reading experience. Each chapter is headed with an old fashioned cameo and Peter Ferguson's soft pencil illustrations add to the appeal. Recommended for public and school library collections. Might be of special interest to schools with units on Grimm fairy tales.
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ISBN:
9780810993228
Author:
Michael Buckley and Peter Ferguson
Publisher:
ABRAMS
Illustrator:
Ferguson, Peter
Author:
Ferguson, Peter
Author:
Buckley, Micheal
Author:
Buckley, Michael
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Mysteries, Espionage, & Detective Stories
Subject:
Mysteries & Detective Stories
Subject:
Fantasy; fairy tales; mystery
Subject:
Sisters
Subject:
Mystery and detective stories
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Grandmothers
Subject:
Children s Middle Readers-General
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Quality
Series:
The Sisters Grimm
Series Volume:
01
Publication Date:
April 2007
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 2 up to 8
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
312
Dimensions:
7.10x5.46x.82 in. .59 lbs.
Age Level:
07-13

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Product details 312 pages HNA Books - English 9780810993228 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Buckley has succeeded in creating a sympathetic heroine with a realistic voice plopped down in a fantastic setting. Most lovers of fantasy fiction will enjoy this book."
"Review" by , "The twists and turns of the plot, the clever humor, and the behind-the-scenes glimpses of Everafters we think we know, will appeal to many readers."
"Review" by , "Rich in well-set-up surprises and imaginatively tweaked characters, this tongue-in-cheek frolic features both a pair of memorable young sleuths and a madcap plot with plenty of leads into future episodes."
"Synopsis" by , In book one of this New York Times bestselling series, sisters Sabrina and Daphne learn they are descendants of the Brothers Grimm — whose famous fairy tales are actually case files — and are the latest in a long line of fairy-tale detectives.
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