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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Soon, you come to believe that your prettiness matters, and that you are better because you are pretty, and that all it takes to get through life is a batting of your eyelashes and a twisting of your hair around your little finger, and that you can scream and pout and shout and tease because everyone will still like you anyway because you are so unbelievably pretty. By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

I probably shouldn’t have told you that. So it’s not one of those “adult fairy-tale retellings” that seem to be the pre-requisite to turn anything dark, this book recognises that kids can handle dark and scary tales and gives it to them in spades.

Round and flat characters. Teen, 14 years old Written by dogeisnotonfire December 22, Refresh and try again. Families can talk about fairy tales and how they have been used for centuries to impart moral lessons.

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I held my breath when they found themselves ggimmly some very tight and scary parts. Their journey will take them through some famous fairy tales, nursery rhymes with some legends and poems weaved in as well. Want to hear more about Adam’s brilliant books? There are a couple of parts of this book that are in no way kid friendly.


Add to Cart Add to Cart. Thus we get match girls dying in the snow, snow queens snatching youngsters away, “Big Bad Wolves” wolfing down girls in red hoods, witches that eat children and so on.

There are less witty asides from the narrator of the book, which are perhaps the funniest things to read. Description What really happened when Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water? Other books in the series. To please her mother, Jill pretends she, too, cares only about her looks. Return to Book Page. Has your teacher ever said to you, “Today, children, we’re going to read a Cinderella story where the stepsisters cut off their toes and their heels with a butcher’s knife!

So get ready for an action packed, skin crawling book. Jul 23, Teresa rated it really liked it. This book was wonderful in so many different ways. Geimmly in with Facebook Sign in options. Want to Read saving…. He packaged the novel with a beautiful writing style that flowed so perfectly. But then Jack gets mad that she saved them s the mess he got them into and falls down and breaks his head.

I thought there was more adventure to it then the first one.

Visit him online at www. As Jack and Jill get closer to finding the glass they grimmlg terrifying secrets. In general this series is suitable for upper elementary or middle school readers. Do read the first one though. And also Frog, the Frog. Fairy Tales for Kids.

Common Sense is a nonprofit organization. They show you yourself, after all. Review quote “Enchanting and gkass. Review Text ” Magnificent Children’s Books of ” show more.


Jill doesn’t know where else to go to except her cousin Jack’s house. It just wasn’t new to me any more???

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I enjoyed this one better than the frist one. Oct 30, Talabrsn rated it really liked it.

I was skeptical to see what he could do with Jack and Jill, but he more than pleasantly surprised me. Bonus it also introduced me to my new favorite word The grimmlg book is about Hansel and Gretel through multiple Grimm fairytales this book is about cousins Jack and Jill through more story’s of Grimm and Anderson tales and Mother goose story’s I think that this book was not as good as its first one but is still grlmmly thrill-seeking. He has a wicked, sarcastic sense of humor that delights even as the charac Dark and witty, just the way I like s authors.

Looking for beautiful books? I loved the flow of the story with the plot moving along seamlessly. Yes, it’s a poem but it’s accessible and awesome.

View all 3 comments. Next, they meet an elderly women who tells them to find a legendary glass that will give them extraordinary powe In a Glass of Grimmly is a book about a boy and girl named Jack and Jill. Jun 04, May Regan rated it it was amazing. They were meant to encourage hard work and diligence as glwss as listening to one’s elders.