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Tales from the Brothers Grimm and the Sisters Weird - Vivian Vande Velde
Tales from the Brothers Grimm and the Sisters Weird
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780440413004 (0440413001)
Publisher: Yearling
Pages no: 144
Edition language: English
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Clint rated it
Grade: 5th Reading Level: 920L This collection of fairy tales is great from Rapunzel to Cinderella. The Grimm collection allows for teachers ti use the stories for character development and setting comparison.
The Primroses Were Over
The Primroses Were Over rated it
3.0 Tales From the Brothers Grimm and the Sisters Weird
I've always liked Vivian Vande Velde's short story takes on very twisted fairy tales, and this book did not disappoint in that regard, though it is certainly not my favorite of hers. My favorite story in this particular collection was the first, a retelling of "Rumplestiltskin" that was charmingly...
Batgrl: Bookish Hooha
Batgrl: Bookish Hooha rated it
3.5 Review: Tales From the Brothers Grimm and the Sisters Weird
Earlier in the week I'd thought I'd try and spend parts of today playing video games (in order to find out if the man studying dragons who complains he's never observed their feeding habits gets eaten by one, because my bet is yes) - but somehow the plan morphed into "drink way too much caffeine, in...
A Sea of Stars
A Sea of Stars rated it
Retellings of several well-known fairytales such as: Beauty and the Beast, The Princess and the Peas, Hansel and Gretal, Little Red Riding Hood, and more. The differences between the original and the retellings varied greatly; such as changing the end of "Rumpelstilstin" so that Rumpel and Della end...
Kaethe rated it
I'm a big fan to twisted fairy tales, and some of these are very twisted indeed, particularly Red Riding Hood. But my favorite will probably always be Rumplestilzkin, because the author managed to take a not-very-satisfying folktale and turn it into a believable story with appropriate emotional res...
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