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Adam Gidwitz - Author

Adam Gidwitz grew up in Baltimore, USA. Now he lives in Brooklyn and teaches kids large and slightly less large at Saint Ann's School. Adam always writes about things that he's experienced personally. So, while all of the dark and grim things in this book really did happen to Hansel and Gretel, they also happened to Adam. Of course, if you've ever had a childhood, they've probably happened to you too. Want to hear more about Adam's harrowing experiences? Visit him online at his website.

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The Grimm Conclusion
Adam Gidwitz
Brilliantly, in this third part of his ‘Grimm' series, Adam Gidwitz takes the lid off some familiar fairy tales and turns them into something hilariously gruesome instead. Despite the gore, the jokes come thick and fast. Here Jorinda and her...
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Format: Paperback | Released 04/09/2014
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In a Glass Grimmly
Adam Gidwitz
A brilliant addition to this original series which sprinkles fairy stories with a new kind of fairy dust that turns them upside down and inside out. Familiar stories such as The Emperor's New Clothes which is one of the funniest...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/07/2014
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A Tale Dark and Grimm
Adam Gidwitz
All those who love to be scared will relish the dark humour of these blood-curdling tales. Everyone knows the story of Hansel and Gretel, a tragic tale of children and witches and a great big cauldron. This is a witty...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/03/2014
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In a Glass Grimmly
Adam Gidwitz
A witty blend of traditional and original, this follow up to A Tale Dark and Grimm takes a lively look at some of the darker moments of fairy tales. There are castles, and giants and mermaids and goblins. And Jack...
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 05/06/2013
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A Tale Dark and Grimm
Adam Gidwitz
All those who love to be scared will relish the dark humour of these blood-curdling tales. Everyone knows the story of Hansel and Gretel, a tragic tale of children and witches and a great big cauldron. This is a witty...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 04/08/2011
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