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Into the Woods

by Lyn Gardner
Illustrated by Mini Grey

Published by U.S. edition: David Fickling Books, 2007
428 pages
ISBN: 038575115X

Ages 9-13

When Storm’s dying mother gives her a small musical pipe and cautions her to keep it safe from “the wrong hands,” Storm can’t begin to imagine what she means. After her father deserts the family, she’s focused on helping her sisters, Aurora and Anything, get by without parents. But when the three girls run from their home to escape the threat of menacing Dr. DeWilde and his wolf pack, Storm brings the pipe along. In a cleverly crafted mosaic of familiar fairy tales, Storm’s story follows the sisters to a sinister gingerbread house, a village emptied by a pied piper, and, eventually, the castle of an ogress, with Dr. DeWilde and his wolves hard at their heels. By the book’s end Storm has learned much about the value of family and her role within it as she creates her own definition of “happily ever after.”  © Cooperative Children's Book Center


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