The Unusual Suspects
With the winning combination of Nancy Drew meets Shrek, this next book in the new Sisters Grimm series will entertain fans with the same hilarious mix of mysteries with fairy tale twists-plus some new, outrageous adventures. In the tradition of Lemony Snicket's Series of Unfortunate Events and... show more
With the winning combination of Nancy Drew meets Shrek, this next book in the new Sisters Grimm series will entertain fans with the same hilarious mix of mysteries with fairy tale twists-plus some new, outrageous adventures. In the tradition of Lemony Snicket's Series of Unfortunate Events and The Spiderwick Chronicles comes a new humorous mystery of fantastic circumstances. When orphaned sisters, Sabrina and Daphne, are sent to live with their mysterious grandmother, Relda Grimm, who lives in a strange town in New York state, known for it's extraordinary number of unexplained and unusual crimes, they begin to unravel a mystery that leads to their ancestors' magical beginnings. Sabrina and Daphne find out they are descendants of the Brothers Grimm, who were actually detectives of the magical phenomenon perpetrated by the Everafters, a parallel race of magical beings. They soon learn it is the Grimm family's legacy to keep the Everafters in line and the two sisters are the sole heirs to this challenge! In the Sisters Grimm Book Two: The Unusual Suspects , the girls start school with Snow White as their teacher and soon discover a plot pitting mortal children against immortal parents-they must do everything they can to stop it! In a new breed of mystery that entails excitement, adventure and imagination, The Grimm Sisters Book Two: The Unusual Suspects injects the legends of fairytale with modern day sensibilities and suspense, creating an irresistible combination young readers will love!
Publish date: October 1st 2005
Publisher: Amulet Books
Pages no: 290
Edition language: English
Series: The Sisters Grimm (#2)
My review of the 1st book of the series: here. The second book in the series, this one pulls no punches nor does it stop to remind you what took place in the previous volume beyond a couple throwaway lines. No, the Grimm sisters and Ferryport Landing have took much going on to play catch up with t...
… dann leben sie noch heute. Und zwar in Ferryport Landing, einer amerikanischen Kleinstadt. Dort haben sich all die geheimnisvollen Märchenwesen, die sogenannten Wareinmale, niedergelassen. Und die Aufgabe der Familie Grimm ist es, unter ihnen für Ordnung zu sorgen – als Märchendetektive. Sabrina (...
So, even if this isn't technically the series that Once Upon a Time is based on, it is similar enough that I mentioned it to my 13y/o when he and I started watching the show a few months ago.He was immediately intrigued, and asked if I could add the books to my old his reader. He read the first one...
Rating: 3 of 5 The Unusual Suspects was another entertaining entry in the Sisters Grimm series; however, it's unlikely I will read any further than Book Two. I enjoyed the humor and the mash-up of different fairy tales. But it's all too simple for my current tastes. Even the cliffhanger ending jus...
I've always operated under the assumption that if I didn't like the first installment, odds are I probably won't enjoy the rest in the series. Turns out I was wrong. You really do learn something new every day. To be clear, I didn't hate The Fairy-Tale Detectives - I just wasn't wild about it. My da...