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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It was a magical read and I can’t wait to make sure all of my friends read him.

Grimmmly warns off the squeamish, then offers a series of linked tales that grow in complexity as the novel goes on, occasionally interrupting the tales with his own comments.

I didn’t really like this book as much as A Tale Dark and Grimm. 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. Bonus it also introduced me to my new favorite word What makes In a Glass Grimmly works for modern readers?

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The narrator makes it very obvious that this isn’t a saccharine sweet fairy-tale retelling. My students especially boys liked it just as much, though, and they are the ultimate judges of c 3. Or read it together. Maybe the blush was off the rose. Horror series I have a problem with robbing children of their innocence. Other books in the series.


These were the original, gritty versions of the stories, not sanitized or princessified. How do your choices bring you closer to whomever you are meant to be?

To ask other readers questions about In a Glass Grimmlyplease sign up. As a child, I ravenously consumed two volumes that I found on the family bookshelves: Oct 30, Talabrsn rated it really liked it.

Then you will have found what you truly seek. 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. Next, they meet an elderly women who tells them to find a legendary glass that will give them extraordinary powers.

In the usual manner of quests, Jack and Jill come to understand that their final reward may not be what they thought it would be. View all 7 comments. This is where princesses throw frogs; mermaids kill children, and a lot of deaths. He looked like he was crying. Is it any good?

Young fans will be ecstatic. Nov 12, Barbara rated it really liked it Shelves: Jill wants to be beautiful and Jack longs to be friends with the popular boy in the village. Also, I learned this the hard way don’t read the scary parts at night and if you get to a scary part and its So if you want w teach your students to pay attention to allusions and have fun with fractured tales, Gidwitz’s books are for you and all the boys in your class!


Firstly, it was hilarious! Beware, then, for this is how monsters are made.

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I’d say that any reader under twelve s Once again, Adam Gidwitz has knocked my socks off. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Common Sense Media’s unbiased ratings are created by expert reviewers and aren’t influenced by the product’s creators or by any of our funders, affiliates, or partners. True, the characters are named Jack and Jill again, and they’re royal, but apart from that, the storyline is completely different.

BUT, they also went on a quest to find a looking glass, which really turned blass to be a quest to find themselves. A lot or a little?


They smile at you more easily. Their journey will take them through some famous fairy tales, nursery rhymes with some legends and poems weaved in as well. Grosome I think it’s a very good book that gives a great twist to modern fairytales. A big thank you to both Trivia About In a Glass Grimml As Jack and Jill get closer to gglass the glass they discover terrifying secrets.

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