Friday, November 26, 2010

A Tale Dark and Grimm by Adam Gitwitz

A Tale Dark & Grimm by Adam Gidwitz

Dutton Children's Books
256 p.

Summary:  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.

1 comment:

  1. This one was creepy and fun. I liked how the narrator interacted with the reader because it helped pull you into the story. Even though the stories were bloody, they weren't overly done and they were engaging. Very nicely done.