Tuesday, July 12, 2011

A Tale Dark and Grimm by Adam Gidwitz

Tween Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by GreenBeanTeenQueen to highlight great reads for tweens!
A Tale Dark and Grimm
by Adam Gidwitz
Public Library
256 pages

Book Summary
Reader, beware.
Warlocks with dark spells, hunters with deadly aim, and bakers with ovens retro-fitted for baking children lurk within these pages.
But if you dare,
Follow Hansel and Gretel as they walk out of their own story and into the wilds—where magic, terror, and a little bit of humor shine like white pebbles lighting the way.
Come on in. It may be frightening, and it’s certainly bloody, but, unlike those other fairy tales you know, this one is true.
Once upon a time, you see, fairy tales were awesome.

My Quick Thoughts
This book reminded me of the play Into the Woods, where fairy tale characters interweave into one story. This takes that theme and runs into the dark parts of Grimm, which I love. When I was a tween the grislier the fairy tale the better. I was in love with the original  Little Mermaid, where she walked on daggers with evvery step but danced for the prince she loved.
In this story Hansel and Gretel run away from their first home and into the fairy tale that bares their name. It is dark and twisted path they take but tweens will want to know how Gidwitz will add them into the next tale.
Highly recommed this one to tweens who enjoy the darker versions of fairy tales and can stand a bit of gore.


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