A tale dark & Grimm / Adam Gidwitz.
Author: Gidwitz, Adam.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher: New York : Dutton Children's Books, c2010.
ISBN: 9780525423348 (hbk.)
Description: 256 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Subject: Fairy tales.
Characters and characteristics in literature Juvenile fiction.
Brothers and sisters Juvenile fiction.
Characters in literature Fiction.
Brothers and sisters Fiction.
Contents: Faithful Johannes -- Hansel and Gretel -- The seven swallows -- Brother and sister -- A smile as red as blood -- The three golden hairs -- Hansel and Gretel and the broken kingdom -- Hansel and Gretel and the dragon -- Hansel and Gretel and their parents.
Summary: Follows Hansel and Gretel as they walk out of their own story and into eight more tales, encountering such wicked creatures as witches, along with kindly strangers and other helpful folk. Based in part on the Grimms' fairy tales Faithful Johannes, Hansel and Gretel, The seven ravens, Brother and sister, The robber bridegroom, and The devil and his three golden hairs.