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Fairy Tale Fans

Praise for Michael Buckley’s THE SISTERS GRIMM
  • New York Times Best-seller
  • Indie Bound Best-seller
  • USA Today Best-seller
  • Borders Books & Music Original Voices Nominee
  • An Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award Winner
  • Washington Post Kids Book of the Week
  • A Today Show Al Roker’s Book Club for Kids pick

“Terrific, head-spinning series…Rich in well-set-up surprises and imaginatively tweaked characters, this tongue-in-cheek frolic features both a pair of memorable young sleuths and a madcap plot with plenty of leads into future episodes.” —Kirkus, starred review

“Kids will love Sabrina and Daphne’s adventures as much as I did.” —Sarah Michelle Gellar, Buffy in Buffy the Vampire Slayer

“Readers well grounded in their fairy tales will get the most pleasure from recognizing the characters–Prince Charming, Jack-the-Giant-Killer, the Three Pigs, the Magic Mirror, and more–but the fast pace, sly humor, and cleverly inserted vocabulary lessons will entertain even those who are meeting the characters for the first time.” —School Library Journal

“…good-natured inanity and eccentric personalities.” —Publishers Weekly

“A fantastic treasure.” —National Center for the Study of Children’s Literature

“An idea that will make other children’s book writers, and tons of aspiring ones, kick themselves for not thinking of it first.”—The San Antonio Express-News

“A page-turner that incorporates humor, tension, suspense and a wild cast of characters, readers will have trouble putting this novel down.” —The Dallas Morning News

“Enormously entertaining, the book takes the fractured fairy-tale genre to new heights.” —Time Out New York Kids

“Adventure, laughs, and surprises kept me eagerly turning the pages.” —R. L. Stine, author of Goosebumps

“Quirky and reasonable characters, engaging writing, fresh fairy tale references, and a very real fantasy setting.” —The Raleigh News and Observer, “Most Promising New Series”

“Why didn’t I think of The Sisters Grimm? What a great concept!” —Jane Yolen, award-winning author

“The twists and turns of the plot, the clever humor, and the behind-the-scenes glimpses of Everafters we think we know, will appeal to may readers.” —Kliatt, starred review

“Unexpected meetings and clever conversations between fairy-tale characters …attractive packaging…fans of fractured fairy tales and rollicking adventure will anxiously await the rest of this broadly humorous series.” —The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

“What promises to be a very fun series.” —Chicago Parent

“For [this] children’s author, the future IS Grimm.” —The Portland Press-Herald

“A literary stage for fairy-tale characters.” —The Asbury Park Press


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