The Fairy-tale Detectives

The Fairy-tale Detectives

Book - 2005
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Orphans Sabrina and Daphne Grimm are sent to live with an eccentric grandmother that they have always believed to be dead.
Publisher: New York : Amulet Books, 2005
ISBN: 9780810993228
9780810959255
0810959259
Branch Call Number: J BUC
Characteristics: 284 p. : ill. ; 19 cm
Additional Contributors: Ferguson, Peter 1968-

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4lebowski
Aug 09, 2018

I loved read the Sisters Grimm and I would recommend it to anyone who likes to read fiction book with lots of adventure. In the Sisters Grimm you never know what will happen, it is always a surprise, that it what I really enjoyed about the book. The mystery and adventure!

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Adele_ag
Jul 30, 2018

I loved the Sisters Grimm. It was so unpredictable. I recommend it to anyone who like adventurous books with lots of fair-tale content.

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august0803
Jul 12, 2018

It is the best series I've read so far, after reading this comment you really should borrow it! It is mostly funny, but it shows how the sisters grow into a deeper relationship with each other as the story continue. Every book has an adventure, but their goal is to save their disappeared parents. Since this is only a comment, so I cannot spoil any more. Read it and like it!

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sharins
Apr 05, 2018

I realy love this book! and I have readen it a million time and Im still not bourd
I think anyone between the ages 10-14 would love it. I wont say anything else incase i spoil it!
But you should read it!

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blue_hamster_782
Apr 06, 2017

This is my third time reading this series! It is absolutely amazing. I would recommend it to any one who enjoys an adventure. I won't say anything else in case I spoil it. :)

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melteh
Jul 14, 2016

This is a great book for 13 year olds because it has a lot of mysterious to find out

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BritCrimeDramaFan
May 12, 2015

An o.k. first of the series which uses the Grimm name and introduces Sabrina & Daphne, as young sleuths ultimately trying to find their disappeared parents. Along with their grandmother Relda, and Mr. Canis (big bad wolf), they encounter a mishmash of fairy-tale characters and experience a few twists and red herrings along the way in their quest.

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Brooke_Nicole
Apr 12, 2015

This series is absolutely PERFECT. You will never read a book with such a perfect setting, perfect characters, perfect plot...Buckley is TALENTED.

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adrianavafu
Apr 06, 2015

This book will fascinate you no matter how old you are. Interesting details and wild ideas this should be my favorite book series in 2015! Best BOOK SERIES EVER!

Blue_Cat_1380 Dec 24, 2014

Wow. All I have to say is amazing and really great story! I'm 13 and yet this story drew me in with all the plot twists and new Everafter characters. The Fairy Tale Detectives is an awesome first book and I would definitely recommend the series for any fairy tale lover. :)

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Adele_ag
Jul 30, 2018

Adele_ag thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 9 and 13

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black_swan_225
Mar 13, 2018

black_swan_225 thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over

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Nov 09, 2016

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vv19
Jul 10, 2016

Entertaining story with very likable characters. If you like mystery, humor and action this is the perfect book to read. Grimms are at the very heart of fairy tales and now we see it from the family point of view. Girl power is a plus.

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KathleenZ
Feb 05, 2012

Sisters Sabrina and Daphne Grimm are sent to live with their grandmother in Ferryport Landing in New York, the grandmother which they formerly believed dead, approximately a year and a half after the disappearance of their parents. They are soon met with a surprising discovery - they find out that fairy tale creatures, better known as "Everafters", exist, after said "dead" grandmother is kidnapped along with her friend Mr Canis by a giant. Sabrina and Daphne, with the help of a shape-shifting fairy named Puck, a Mirror, and a short guy called Jack who speaks really, really weirdly, have to find and save their grandmother, and solve the mystery of What is Going On Here?

crystal_dark Nov 05, 2011

For Sabrina and Daphne Grimm, life has not been a fairy tale. After the mysterious disappearance of their parents, the sisters are sent to live with their grandmother--a woman they believed was dead! Granny Relda reveals that the girls have two famous ancestors, the Brothers Grimm, whose classic book of fairy tales is actually a collection of case files of magical mischief. Now the girls must take on the family responsibility of being fairy tale detectives.

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KathleenZ
Feb 05, 2012

"You're kidding, right?" said Sabrina hopefully. "You're not going to let that smelly kid stay here with us?"

crystal_dark Nov 05, 2011

“You can't judge the many by the actions of the few.”

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