The Fairy-Tale Detectives
Author: Michael Buckley
Illustrator: Peter Ferguson
Series: Sisters Grimm (Book #1)
Grade Level Equivalent:
Guided Reading Level:
Comedy and Humor, Mystery and Suspense, Series, Fairy Tale, Fantasy
Courage, Bravery, Heroism, Honor, Magic and Supernatural, Siblings
In the tradition of Lemony Snicket's "Series of Unfortunate Events" and Holly Black's "The Spiderwick Chronicles" comes a new humorous mystery of fantastic circumstances, "The Sisters Grimm."
When orphaned sisters Sabrina and Daphne are sent to live with their mysterious grandmother, Relda Grimm, who lives in a strange town in New York state, known for it's extraordinary number of unexplained and unusual crimes, they begin to unravel a mystery that leads to their ancestors' magical beginnings.Sabrina and Daphne find out they are descendants of the Brothers Grimm, who were actually detectives of the magical phenomenon perpetrated by the Everafters, a parallel race of magical beings. They soon learn it is the Grimm family's legacy to keep the Everafters in line and the two sisters are the sole heirs to this challenge!