Foolishly pledging their lives to finding the long-lost Seeing Glass, cousins Jack and Jill, with a three-legged talking frog to serve as the. In a Glass Grimmly has ratings and reviews. Danielle The Book Huntress (Back to the Books) said: Once again, Adam Gidwitz has knocked my socks. 14 quotes from In a Glass Grimmly (A Tale Dark & Grimm, #2): ‘There is this weird thing that happens, when you stop worrying so much about what other peo.

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I read this book in 1 day because this book was really interesting and i really likes it.

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I didn’t really like this book as much as A Tale Dark and Grimm. Gri,mly book has much of the charm of the first. Visit him online at www. Dutton Children’s Books Publication date: Add to Cart Add to Cart. To please her mother, Jill pretends she, too, cares only about her looks. Though the book certainly has its share of elements borrowed from old stories such as “Jack the Giant Killer” and “The Little Mermaid,” Gidwitz’s spin is entirely original, and he proves he’s a masterful storyteller in his own right.

Grimmlly runs away from her mother’s kingdom from embarrassment incident. I am familiar with the grimm versions and the children versions of most blass tales. These are wonderful books. There are less witty asides from the narrator of the book, which are perhaps the funniest things to read. I love how Gidwitz wraps together so many stories into one cohesive whole. I think that Adam Gidwitz must be the perfect mix of grownup and child.


Not so much a set of retellings as a creative romp through traditional and tradition-based story-scapes, compulsively readable and just as read-out-loudable.

There was a problem adding your email address. Lastly they find themselves underground glazs they befriend an very big salamander who smells ni terrible and that is on the outside before they go in his stomach to get back a lost treasure. Refresh and try again. Return to Book Page. The Best Books of BUT, they also went on a quest to find a looking glass, which really turned out to be a quest to find themselves.

Although some reviewers have complained about the intrusive narrator, I enjoyed the intrusion since it mirrors what good oral storytellers do, providing hints that keep listeners–and in this case, readers–hanging on to their every word and building tension. This second book in the series works as a standalone, too.

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H More Grimm tales await in the harrowing, hilarious companion to a beloved new classic Take caution ahead— Oversize plant life, eerie amphibious royalty, and fear-inducing creatures abound. I also loved the authors notes glads the end of the book telling the reader where the different stories came from in the book. Refresh and try again.


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Closer to a 3. I mean, I admit I probably read stuff like that when I was twelve, but I would caution a parent to be careful with this book. They go through several exciting trials, including outsmarting several giants at the top of the beanstalk, resisting the charms grimmlg an enchanting mermaid, and escaping from the clutches of the goblin king, which teach them much about their own strengths and weaknesses.

When you no longer seek your reflection in others’ eyes Young fans will be ecstatic. Jun 04, May Regan rated it it was amazing. But there are more obscure references, too, which Gidwitz explains at the end. In a Glass Grimmly Adam Gidwitz. When he I met Adam Gidwitz. Sign in or join to save for later. Go read it now! Stay up to date on grimlmy reviews. Injecting authorial warnings and commentary as he goes, Gidwitz ensures that each adventure involves at least severe embarrassment or, more commonly, sudden death, along with smacking great washes of gore, vomit and where appropriate stomach acid.