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The Fairy-Tale Detectives Audiobook

Extended Audio Sample The Fairy-Tale Detectives, by Michael Buckley, L. J. Ganser
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 4.41 (15,227 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Michael Buckley, L. J. Ganser Narrator: L. J. Ganser Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Sisters Grimm Series Release Date:
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In book one of this bestselling series, the recently orphaned Sisters Grimm find out from their Granny, who they thought was dead, that they’re descendants of the legendary Brothers Grimm. Now they must take over the family responsibility of being fairy tale detectives in a town where fairy tales are real. Their first case: a giant is destroying the town and it may have something to do with a boy named Jack and a certain famous beanstalk.

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Review by Anis | 2/12/2014

    " It was a great book, at most time it seemed sort of childish because its mostly about folktale and fairytale but it actually has a great plot in my opinion when you read it, its like the twist of fairy tales into another dimension. For one reading strategy that I used to help me finish this book was to Inferring. By inferring I could tell how each scene, or how each character would have been like just through little description it gave me, enough information that I needed to know. I would recommend this book to people who like fiction and to easy read :) "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Review by Ryan | 2/9/2014

    " This had a lot of similarities to the Fables graphic novel series, which I guess shouldn't be surprising considering the fairy-tale/fable/legend background material. There are only so many ways to put Snow White, Shere Khan, and the Big Bad Wolf together into one community and still sound original. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Review by David Gunn | 2/5/2014

    " I enjoyed this book, a great wee opening to the series getting to know the characters and the drive of the series :-) "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Review by Pbaker | 2/2/2014

    " This series appears to be one where you need to read the books in order...there's a 'to be continued' at the end of the first two. "

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About the Author
Author Michael Buckley

Michael Buckley is the New York Times bestselling author of the popular children’s book series The Sisters Grimm. His other series, N.E.R.D.S., is being developed into an animated feature developed by Elton John’s film company, Rocket Pictures. Buckley is also the cocreator of an animated series for Cartoon Network called Robotomy. Previously, Buckley worked as a programming developer for Discovery, MTV, and Klasky Csupo. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife Alison and their son Finn.

About the Narrator

L. J. Ganser is the winner of three AudioFile Earphones Awards and the 2005 Nonfiction Audie for his work in The Island at the Center of the World. He has appeared onstage in New York and in regional productions, has several episodes of Law & Order in his list of credits, and has recorded over two hundred audiobooks. Before becoming an actor, he was a ship’s cook in Maine, a roofer, a painter, and a swim team coach.