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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BUT, they also went on a quest to find a looking glass, which really turned out to be a quest to find themselves. Oct 19, Grimmlj rated it it was amazing.

Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. The mostly-helpful narrator is back, warning of the particularly scary or gross bits, of which there are inn it’s usually beforehand, but occasionally after “Jeez! I loved the flow of the story with the plot moving along seamlessly.

In a Glass Grimmly

Just as he did in his first book, A Tale Dark and Grimmin In a Glass Gfimmly, author and narrator Adam Gidwitz teaches readers that the original intent of fairy tales was to offer moral lessons and truths to live by. Bonus it also introduced me to grimmoy new favorite word In a Glass Grimmly is definitely a novel you don’t want to miss out on!

There are still plenty of them, though, and the book is structured much the same way, with each new chapter beginning, “once upon a time”, but the story itself is better. You might want to read it first and then let your child read it.


I will be very honest. In A Glass Grimmly 1 8 Feb 17, Fairy Tales for Kids. This book was wonderful in so many different ways. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. They go to the clouds where they meet a group of giants that must be out smarted with upchuck. Adult Written by bayleek March 7, Now, he writes full-time—which means he writes a couple of hours a day, and lies on the couch staring at the ceiling flass rest of the time.

Common Sense Media, a nonprofit organization, earns a small affiliate fee from Amazon or iTunes when you use our links to make a purchase. Refresh and try again. The author of A Tale Dark and Grimm starts over—sending young Jack and Jill on a fresh quest for self-knowledge through trials and incidents drawn stolen, according to the author from a diverse array of European folk and fairy tales.

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In a Glass Grimmly (A Tale Dark & Grimm, #2) by Adam Gidwitz

I thought this one was a little a bit better then the first one. Another great read from Adam Gidwitz, combining various sources such as the Brothers Grimm, Mother Goose, Hans Christian Andersen, Christina Rossetti, Joseph Jacobs and other folklore, as well as more original content from Gidwitz than in his debut, as he weaves it all together. Adam Gidwitz’s sharp humor is again apparent in this second book.

Is it any good?

Andiia Not quite bloody and gory as I remembered. Instead of reading this book together, our oldest read it first and then I read it. Wilson rated it really liked it Shelves: It was definitely worth waiting for.


The narrator in the first story was more intrusive with all of his warnings about the gruesome things to come, and in this one was more subtle and well, absentminded at times and way more amusing when he forgot certain things that he girmmly to warn about.

Do read the first one though. Book ratings by Goodreads. Thank you for your support. I also think the 1st and second one run a little more smoothly, but this one I think was great in its own way, but i cant say much otherwise i might spoil some things.

There is already enough violence in the world without purpose Refresh and try again. For kids who love fairy tales. The complex layers of this story are as rich as the original works that they are based on.


To ask other readers questions about In a Glass Grimmlyplease sign up. And I’m super grkmmly to note that Christina Rosetti’s check spelling Goblin Market link leads to download page at Project Guternbergwhich was an awesome poem. The authors ability to make these tales come alive in such a unique and edgy way I yrimmly adore Fairytale re-tellings.

Think about what you want, you may not really want it maybe you just want to fit in really badly but is that really what you want?