The Fairy-Tale Detectives

The Fairy-Tale Detectives

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Orphaned sisters Sabrina and Daphne are sent to live with their mysterious grandmother, Relda Grimm, who lives in a town in rural New York State that experiences an extraordinary number of unexplained and unusual crimes. As it turns out, the two girls are the descendants of the Brothers Grimm, whose famous book of fairy tales is actually a history book. Snow White, the Three Little Pigs and countless other fairy-tale folk are all neighbours of Granny Grimm in a secret community of Everafters. It's the Grimm family's legacy to keep the Everafters in line and Sabrina and Daphne are the family's newest detectives. In this first book in the series, the girls are pitted against a giant who has been rampaging through town. But who set the giant loose in the first place? Was it Mayor Charming, formerly Prince Charming, who has plans to get his kingdom back? The Three Not-So-Little Pigs? Or a giant-killer named Jack, currently working at a Big & Tall store?
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 284 pages
  • 140 x 178 x 19mm | 295g
  • Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • cl / bw20 / tt20 illustrations, cl / bw / tt photographs
  • 0810993228
  • 9780810993228
  • 37,336

About Michael Buckley

Michael Buckley has written and developed shows for Nickelodeon, Disney, MTV Animation, the Sci-Fi Channel and VH1. His shows The Mole People and The New Sideshow can be seen regularly on the Discovery Channel. He lives in New York City.
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51,444 ratings
4.02 out of 5 stars
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4 33% (16,797)
3 20% (10,459)
2 5% (2,565)
1 2% (1,235)

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During libary time one afternoon I came across this book. Picked it up started to read. When I read this book I fell in love with it. Eager for more I bought book 1 to 8. I am currently reading book 6 and I am loving it. This book is aimed at people who want to be fairies,princesses,dragons and heroes when they grow up. So if you don't like that magic hooey I suggest you go look for a different book. This book talkes about two kids whose parents disappear into thin air leaving them only one choice to go to an orphanage. The Sisters bounce from one ghouse to another discovering that each family is a house full of maniacs. Finaly they find a house that is actually related to them,their granny. sabrina who is the older sister tells the psycho that she is dead or an imposter. Until Sabrina discovers that granny is her gran then what will she do?show more
by Elise Tjong
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