Once Upon a Crime
Once Upon a Crime

Once Upon a Crime

Written by Michael Buckley & illustrated by Peter Ferguson
Book #4 in the The Sisters Grimm Series
9 - 12
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Aug 15, 2017
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Fans of fractured fairy tales will be delighted to discover the fantasy, mystery, adventure, and humor in the beloved New York Times bestselling Sisters Grimm series by Michael Buckley, now with new cover art! For the first time since their parents were kidnapped, Sabrina and Daphne Grimm return to their hometown, New York City, to find Puck’s family. But the fairy-tale detectives get more than they bargained for in the Big Apple: wand-wielding fairy godfathers, swashbuckling Wall Street pirates, subway-stealing dwarfs, and–worst of all–hidden among these urban Everafters, a murderer. This isn’t the city Sabrina so fondly remembers: the place where she spent happy, normal days with her family. Even her memories of her parents aren’t safe. As the sisters Grimm investigate the death of an innocent Everafter, they learn that their mother kept a secret from them that might lead to the heart of that evil organization, the Scarlet Hand.

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    Book Details

    Publication Date
    August 15, 2017
    Harry N. Abrams
    Page Count
    Middle Grade
    Reading Age
    9 - 12 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
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