Synopses & Reviews
The latest exciting installment in the New York Times bestselling series
When the past and future start mixing with the present, Sabrina and Daphne have their first case to tackle solowith a little help from the troublemaker Puck. The girls suspect that a rash of magical thefts may be at the root of the problem, but with Mayor Hearts outrageous taxes to pay and Mr. Caniss continuing transformation into the Big Bad Wolf, the Grimms have a lot to worry about and not a lot of time to waste. Can Sabrina and Daphne solve the crime and change the future for the better?
Fans devour this clever series, which becomes more intriguing with each new book.
A Today Show Al Rokers Book Club for Kids pick!
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Picking up after the dramatic cliffhanger that ended Book Six, Sabrina and Daphneand#8217;s prayers are finally answered when their parents awake from their sleeping spell. But their happy reunion is short-lived, as they are caught in the middle of a war between the Scarlet Hand and Prince Charmingand#8217;s Everafter army. As the family works to help the princeand#8217;s ragtag group of rebels and protect their friends, Sabrina comes face-to-face with the familyand#8217;s deadliest enemyand#8212;the mysterious Masterand#8212;who reveals a secret so shocking it will rock the entire family to its core.
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The Grimms take Manhattan in the fourth book in the New York Times
When fairy-tale detectives Sabrina and Daphne Grimm venture back to the big city to help a friend, they land in the middle of a big mystery. Pucks father, King Oberon, has been murdered, and the Grimms suspect one of the many famous (and infamous) fairy-tale folk who call the city home. Can they find the culprit while coming to terms with their mothers secret life? And will Sabrina ever accept her familys destiny?
Funny and fast-paced, this series puts a fresh spin on girl-detective stories and has won an everexpanding number of fans.
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Funny, suspenseful, and fast-paced, The Sisters Grimm
continues to charm readers with its outrageous take on familiar fairy tales.
In Ferryport Landing everyone gets a day in courteven the Big Bad Wolf, a.k.a. Mr. Canis. When Canis is put on trial for past crimes, Mayor Hearts kangaroo court is determined to find him guilty. Its up to the Grimms to uncover evidence to save their friend, though Sabrina starts to wonder whether they would all be safer with the Wolf in jail. Despite her misgivings, Sabrina and her sister, Daphne, investigate what actually happened in the Big Bad Wolfs most famous taleand the real story is full of surprises!
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Michael Buckley is at his comic best in this madcap new series sure to appeal to kids looking for a quick, exciting read.
Combining all the excitement of international espionage and all the awkwardness of elementary school, NERDS, featuring a group of unpopular students who run a spy network from inside their school, hits the mark. With the help of cutting-edge science, their nerdy qualities are enhanced and transformed into incredible abilities! They battle the Hyena, a former junior beauty pageant contestant turned assassin, and an array of James Bondstyle villains, each with an evil plan more diabolical and more ridiculous than the last.
After the shocking ending of The Everafter War, this book, the penultimate one in the series, picks up with Sabrina, Daphne, and Puck stuck in the Book of Everafter, where all the fairy tales are stored and enchanted characters can change their destinies. The girls (and Puck) must chase the Master through a series of stories, where they're willing to change what they must in order to save their baby brother. Soon, however, they are confronted by the Editorand#8212;the book's guardianand#8212;who, along with an army of tiny monsters known as Revisers, threatens the children with dire consequences if they don't stick to the stories. As they chase their quarry and dodge the Revisers, they meet Alice, Mowgli, Jack the Giant Killer, Hansel and Gretel, the Headless Horseman, and others. But will they find their brother in time?
About the Author
Michael Buckley has written and developed shows for Nickelodeon, Disney, MTV Animation, the Sci-Fi Channel, the Discovery Channel, and VH1.and#160;Inand#160;fall 2009 he launched aand#160;new series with Amulet Books: NERDS: National Espionage, Rescue, and Defense Society. He lives in Brooklyn, New York,and#160;with his wife and son. Peter Ferguson is a comic book and editorial artist who just published his first picture book with Tricycle Press. He is also the illustrator of the young adult novels The Anybodies and The Nobodies, by N.E. Bode; Endymion Spring, by Matthew Skelton; and DJ MacHaleand#8217;s Pendragon series. He lives in Argentina.