Tales From the Brothers Grimm and the Sisters Weird

Paperback | July 15, 2005

byVivian Vande VeldeIllustratorBrad Weinman

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Welcome to the fairy-tale world where Hansel and Gretel are horrible children who deserve to be baked and where Beauty is dismayed when her beloved Beast turns human. In the realm of the Brothers Grimm and the Sisters Weird, when the sky really does fall, Chicken Little becomes the leader of a religious movement, gets her own TV show, collects millions of dollars to build a theme park, and then makes off with the money.These tongue-in-cheek interpretations of more than a dozen favorite fairy tales will have readers in stitches.

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Welcome to the fairy-tale world where Hansel and Gretel are horrible children who deserve to be baked and where Beauty is dismayed when her beloved Beast turns human. In the realm of the Brothers Grimm and the Sisters Weird, when the sky really does fall, Chicken Little becomes the leader of a religious movement, gets her own TV show, ...

Vivian Vande Velde has written many books for teen and middle grade readers, including Heir Apparent , User Unfriendly , All Hallow's Eve: 13 Stories , Three Good Deeds , Now You See It ? , and the Edgar Award - winning Never Trust a Dead Man . She lives in Rochester, New York. Visit her website at www.vivianvandevelde.com.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 7.42 × 5 × 0.43 inPublished:July 15, 2005Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:015205572X

ISBN - 13:9780152055721

Appropriate for ages: 10

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Imaginative and entertaining." - The Horn Book "Terrific fun." - Kirkus Reviews "