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    DescriptionWhat really happened when Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water? Well, yes, Jack did break his crown and, yes, Jill did come tumbling after. But, they also went on a quest to find a looking glass, which really turned out to be a quest to find themselves. They challenged giants to an eating competition, were drowned by mermaids and were captured by goblins. Did they ever find the looking glass? Well, you'll just have to read this book and find out. Straight into the New York Times Top 10 - alongside A Tale Dark and Grimm! A brilliant combination of thoughtful, literary, gory and laugh-out-loud funny. "This second foray is even more enjoyable than the author's acclaimed debut". (Publishers Weekly). The Grimm fairy tales are celebrating their 200th anniversary this year and the continued interest in them is more apparent than ever.


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    Title
    In a Glass Grimmly
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Adam Gidwitz
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 250 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781849396202
    ISBN 10: 1849396205
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y2.1
    BIC E4L: HOR
    BIC subject category V2: YFJ
    BIC E4L: F9+
    BIC reading level and special interest qualifier V2: 5AK
    BIC subject category V2: YFD
    BIC children’s book marketing category: D3N79
    BISAC V2.8: JUV022000
    BIC subject category V2: 5AK
    BISAC V2.8: JUV018000
    DC23: 813.6
    Publisher
    Andersen Press Ltd
    Imprint name
    Andersen Press Ltd
    Publication date
    05 June 2013
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Adam Gidwitz grew up in Baltimore, USA. Now he lives in Brooklyn and teaches kids large and slightly less large at Saint Ann's School. Following his hugely successful debut, A Tale Dark and Grimm, this is his second, and equally gruesome, book for children. Adam always writes about things that he's experienced personally. So, while all of the dark and grim things in this book really did happen to Hansel and Gretel, they also happened to Adam. Of course, if you've ever had a childhood, they've probably happened to you too. Want to hear more about Adam's harrowing experiences? Visit him online at www.adamgidwitz.com
    Review quote
    "Enchanting and enchanted ... A lively read" Books for Keeps "This second foray is even more enjoyable than the author's acclaimed debut" Publishers Weekly "100 Magnificent Children's Books of 2012" -- Elizabeth Bird School Library Journal "Gidwitz is back with a second book that, if possible, outshines A Tale Dark and Grimm" School Library Journal "Imagine Lemony Snicket does Fairy Tales. Great stuff" Peters, Book of the Week