Foolishly pledging their lives to finding the long-lost Seeing Glass, cousins Jack and Jill, with a three-legged talking frog to serve as the. In a Glass Grimmly has ratings and reviews. Danielle The Book Huntress (Back to the Books) said: Once again, Adam Gidwitz has knocked my socks. 14 quotes from In a Glass Grimmly (A Tale Dark & Grimm, #2): ‘There is this weird thing that happens, when you stop worrying so much about what other peo.

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You see these two cousins get themselves in a little predicament when they swear on their lives that they can retrieve a glass that has been lost for a very long time.

We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. In the usual manner of quests, Jack and Jill come to understand that their final reward may not be what they thought it would be. Andiia Not quite bloody and gory as I remembered. My favorite part of the book may just have been when Jill outwits the giants by having an eating contest and pouring the porridge into a blanket.

They are more permissive of your faults. There is now a hrimmly new category; The Adam Gitwitz version. They challenged giants to an eating competition and were captured by goblins.


Looking for beautiful books? I love how Gidwitz wraps together so many stories into one cohesive whole. In a Glass Grimmly is definitely a novel you don’t want to miss out on!

If it was like a Tale Dark and Grimm I would recommend it, but it wasn’t my favorite. While he writes for the juvenile fiction crowd, adults with twisted senses of humor and a love of authentic fairy tales will also enjoy his stories and appreciate the way he uses their common themes to bring them together into one story.

I didn’t really like this book as much as A Tale Dark and Grimm. My heart was broken for what happened to these three friends.

Follow Jack and Jill as they enter startling new landscapes that may or may not be scary, bloody, terrifying, and altogether true. The narrator makes it very obvious that this isn’t a saccharine sweet fairy-tale retelling. Teen, 14 years old Written by dogeisnotonfire December 22, Gidwitz is clearly a kindred spirit.

Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of User Reviews Parents say Kids say. The mostly-helpful narrator is back, warning of the particularly scary or gross bits, of which there are many; it’s usually beforehand, but occasionally after “Jeez! Grosome I think it’s a very good book that gives a great twist to modern fairytales. These stories gathered or written by Anderson or the Grimms along with others were indeed Cousins Jack and Jill each feel that they are a disappointment to their parents — Jill because she is not beautiful enough to please her vain mother, and Jack because his father wishes he would be a leader, not a follower.


In a Glass Grimmly

I’d say that any reader under twelve should be under parental supervision, most definitely. May 30, Shelby rated it really liked it.

This book has just about everything, even a large, fire-breathing salamander named Eddie. Highly recommended for kids and adults with wry senses of humor and some experience with the original glss. Jun 04, May Regan rated it it was amazing. Round and flat characters. Oct 27, B. Is it any good?

In a Glass Grimmly (A Tale Dark & Grimm, #2) by Adam Gidwitz

S students especially boys liked it just as much, though, and they are the ultimate judges of c 3. Beware, then, for this is how monsters are made. He takes even more creative liberties than he did in A Ta This second book in the series works as a standalone, too.