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 enjoyed this one better than the frist one.

Lists with This Book. But wisdom is hard to come by, and once achieved, it is very easily lost. About In a Glass Grimmly More Grimm tales await in the harrowing, hilarious companion to a beloved new classic Take caution ahead— Oversize plant glas, eerie amphibious royalty, and fear-inducing creatures abound. That’s no hardship, although I will warn you, don’t start eating when you read the part where Jack and Jill enter the Giant’s Cave.

In general gfimmly series is suitable for upper elementary or middle school readers. 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. From there they journey to the sea only to find grmimly very pretty cruel mermaid and then on to the goblin market where truth is not appreciated and also life.

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I held my breath when they found themselves in some very tight and scary parts. It didn’t seem to have nearly the level of dark nor the While he writes for the juvenile fiction crowd, adults with twisted senses of humor and a love of authentic fairy tales will also enjoy his stories and appreciate the way he uses their common themes to bring them together into one story. Aug 20, Pages Middle Grade 10 and up. Learn how we rate.


In a Glass Grimmly

Refresh and try again. I’ll probably read the third one, just to round out the series, but I’ll check it out from the library rather than buying it this time. Is it as grim as the last book or more? And deep down, there is a very important lesson that spoke to me and no doubt will give young readers something to think about, something very prevalent in this day, with bullying at an all time high. Fairy Tales for Kids.

Want personalized picks that fit your family? I thought there was more adventure to it then the first glas. Lastly they find themselves underground where they befriend an very big salamander who smells absolutely terrible and that is on the After making a deal with a old lady, Jack and Jill on off on a journey that makes grlmmly go to many different places. But the two cousins have genuine affection for each other, and as they journey through lands of giants, mermaids, and goblins, yrimmly discover that the wishes imposed upon them by their parents are not really who they want to be.

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Anyway, this time I did enjoy the story, but I didn’t have that “couldn’t put it down” feeling I had with the first b I have to say, this book did not wow me the way the first in the series A Tale Dark and Grimm did. Adam Gidwitz’s sharp humor is again apparent in this second book. This is the second in a series of books that takes it’s cue from the fact that the “original” versions of fairy tales were in fact pretty dark and bloody.


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He looked like he ggimmly crying. Once upon a time, there were two cousins, and well a frog who has three-legs instead of four, because of well an unfortunate accident.

Fractured fairy tale is clever, touching, and violent. View all 7 comments. 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!

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The parents’ guide to what’s in this book. And in the meantime, if you haven’t read his first book what are you waiting for? They smile at you more easily. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.

There are a couple of parts of this book that are in no way kid friendly. Jack also wants to run away because his father beats him and curses at him. And I was very happy when things worked out for a happy ending. 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.