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Book Review: Grimmer Tales

By Sandy Amazeen Dec 30, 2009, 22:14 GMT

Book Review: Grimmer Tales

A hilarious collection of upended fairy tales that will recast your classic family favorites in an all-wrong light Remember those beloved fairy tales you read as a child? Where the damsel in distress is rescued by the handsome prince and then they all live happily ever after? Well Grimmer Tales is just like that. Minus the happy and the ever after! In these pages you\'ll find classic ...more

Had enough candy, cookies and holiday cheer to go into saccharine overload, then grab a copy of Bergstrom’s hilariously demented look at fairy tales gone awry. Full-color comic illustrations breathe new, politically incorrect life into beloved childhood characters that are now meant for adults. Whether its Pinocchio’s many problems with his wayward nose, a holstein meeting up with a reality check as she tries for the moon or Repunzel’s bad hair days, these grownup tales find the brighter side of no happily ever after.

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