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Hansen and Gracie

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A witch, an evil orphanage caretaker, and an enchanted house. But in this contemporary retelling of the classic tale Hansel and Gretel, twins Hansen and Gracie are not like other children. They have a connection that no one else can understand. But will it be enough to save them from the evil they encounter?
Hardcover, 123 pages
Published July 1st 2014 by Stone Arch Books
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Hana
Jan 11, 2016 Hana rated it it was ok
Shelves: 53-for-2016
This book was weird.

From my loose memory of the Grimm's Hansen & Gretel version, but more my general knowledge of the fairytale, I would say that it followed the story pretty closely.

You get the brother-sister MC duo. SPOILERS, if you haven't read the back, Hansen and Gracie are twins with a psychic bond. They can read each other's thoughts, because that's SOOOO unique.

There's the crappy adult behaviour: their guardians at the foster home don't want anything to do with them, no one is concer
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Alison
Solid, moody retelling of Hansel and Gretel in which two foster kids left by evil orphanage owners in the middle of nowhere find their way to what appears to be their beloved childhood home, only to discover that the woman living there who looks like their birth mother is actually a witch. This quick read is a bit clunky in places but overall it moves at a quick and steady pace, which should make it a success with more reluctant readers interested in darker fare. The book includes writing ...more
JulieLaLa
Jan 07, 2015 JulieLaLa rated it liked it
3.5 stars. Quickly read this during my shift at the library and thought it was quite good and dark. The writing was very good, the plot familiar but with a twist and I think any kid would like this.
Kimberly Souza
Sep 21, 2015 Kimberly Souza rated it really liked it
This is a very different take on a classic fairy tale. It's a short read and is quite dark. I really enjoyed both the story and the illustrations.
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