A Tale Dark and Grimm by Adam Gidwitz audiobook

A Tale Dark and Grimm

By Adam Gidwitz
Read by Adam Gidwitz

Listening Library (Audio) 9780525423348

A Tale Dark and Grimm Series

4.59 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    Available on 10/15/2019

    ISBN: 9780593170885

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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Summary

Summary

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

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Gory, hilarious, touching, and lyrical all at once, with tons of kid appeal. The Horn Book
Adam Gidwitz leads us into creepy forests, gruesome deeds, terrible monsters, and—far worse—the dark places of the human heart. It’s horrible . . . and I LOVED it! Tom Angleberger, author of The Strange Case of Origami
Compulsively readable. Kirkus Reviews, starred review
Gidwitz is back with a second book that, if possible, outshines A Tale Dark & Grimm. School Library Journal, starred review
A marvelous reworking of old stories that manages to be fresh, frightening, funny, and humane. Wall Street Journal
Accolades for In a Glass Grimmly:• New York Times bestseller• A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2012• A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2012• A School Librry Journal Best Book of 2012
Unlike any children’s book I’ve ever read . . . [it] holds up to multiple re-readings, like the classic I think it will turn out to be. New York Times Book Review

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Author

Author Bio: Adam Gidwitz

Author Bio: Adam Gidwitz

Adam Gidwitz is the author of the critically acclaimed New York Times bestselling Grimm trilogy. He spent six years researching and writing his Newbery Honor winner The Inquisitor’s Tale, including a year living in Europe, which became a finalist for the prestigious Audie Award for best narration. . Adam lives with his family in Brooklyn, NY. Listen to The Inquisitor’s Tale (an Audie Award finalist narrated by Adam Gidwitz and a full cast, with music by Benjamin Bagby), Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back So You Want to be a Jedi?,and The Basque Dragon by Adam on audio from Listening Library. Find Adam online at adamgidwitz.com or @AdamGidwitz.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Fantasy
Runtime: 4.59
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English