The Fairy-tale Detectives

The Fairy-tale Detectives

eBook - 2011
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In book one of this bestselling series, sisters Sabrina and Daphne are sent to live with their mysterious grandmother, Relda Grimm. The sisters learn they are descendants of the Brothers Grimm, whose famous book of fairy tales is actually a collection of case files. The girls are the latest in a long line of fairy-tale detectives, and their new hometown is filled with Everafters (as magical folks like to be called) - some good and some very, very bad. When a mysterious Everafter sets a giant loose on the town, it's up to the Sisters Grimm to save the day.
Publisher: Made available through hoopla, 2011.
[United States] : Abrams, 2011.
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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. :)

Jul 14, 2016

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

Jul 08, 2016

these books are so good i read them in school i finished the fourth one and couldn't get my hands on the 5th now its on hold this is one of my favorite seres. if you don't have some books to read read these

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.

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.

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. :)

Mar 14, 2014

Sabrina and Daphne Grimm have been orphans since the day their parents disappeared. Since then, they have been moved from foster home to foster home, each crazier and more dangerous than the next. Then suddenly their grandmother appears to claim them. The grandmother their father told them was dead. And she wants them to believe that they are descendants of the Brothers Grimm and therefore the heirs to the role of protectors of the fairy tale characters that inhabit this world.

I loved these books! They've got an awesome plot, and the whole series is really great. Even got a satisfying ending. ;)

Aug 14, 2013

This book is very exciting and
action-packed. I really enjoyed reading it.

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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.

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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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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