The Sisters Grimm

The Sisters Grimm
The Fairy-tale Detectives
The Unusual Suspects
The Problem Child
Once Upon a Crime
Magic and Other Misdemeanors
Tales from The Hood
The Everafter War
The Inside Story
The Council of Mirrors
Author Michael Buckley
Illustrator Peter Ferguson
Country United States
Language English
Genre Children's fantasy mystery novel
Publisher Abrams Books
Published 2005-2012
Media type Print (hardback & paperback)

The Sisters Grimm is a children's fantasy series written by Michael Buckley and illustrated by Peter Ferguson. The series features two sisters, Sabrina and Daphne Grimm, and consists of nine novels, published from 2005 to 2012


Sabrina and Daphne Grimm have gone through a series of foster homes after their parents disappear. They have been treated as maids, servants, and other things that children shouldn't be. They've even been abused and ignored. This is mostly because they have a harsh and uncaring caseworker, Ms. Smirt, who is supposed to help find a safe new home for them. After all of their trouble, they end up in the care of their long-lost and supposedly dead grandmother whom Sabrina believes is crazy. They soon find that they are living in a town of Everafters, live characters from fantasy and fairy tales. Their family business is working as detectives, who solve mysteries that might be connected to the disappearance of their parents. Unluckily for them, an evil group of Everafters, called The Scarlet Hand, are determined to find a way out of the barrier created by a witch and take over the world; they also have to deal with Puck the fairy boy that lives with them. This barrier stops the Everafters in Ferryport Landing from leaving. The only way to destroy the barrier is if all the Grimms leave the town or if they all die.



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The Sisters Grimm series received many honors, including the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award[3] and the Kirkus Best Fantasy Book award.[4] The series is also a New York Times bestseller.[5]


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