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Gidwitz, Adam

Overview
Works: 58 works in 206 publications in 8 languages and 13,288 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Fairy tales  Fantasy fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Historical fiction  Children's audiobooks  History  Humorous fiction  Science fiction 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Creator
Classifications: PZ8.G36, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Adam Gidwitz
A tale dark & Grimm by Adam Gidwitz( Book )

37 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows Hansel and Gretel as they walk out of their own story and into eight more tales, encountering such wicked creatures as witches, along with kindly strangers and other helpful folk. Based in part on the Grimms' fairy tales Faithful Johannes, Hansel and Gretel, The seven ravens, Brother and sister, The robber bridegroom, and The devil and his three golden hairs
The inquisitor's tale, or, The three magical children and their holy dog by Adam Gidwitz( Book )

12 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 2,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A peasant girl and her holy greyhound, an oblate on a mission from his monastery, and a young Jewish boy travel across medieval France to escape persecution and save holy texts from being burned"--
In a glass Grimmly by Adam Gidwitz( Book )

22 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frog joins cousins Jack and Jill in leaving their own stories to seek a magic mirror, encountering such creatures as giants, mermaids, and goblins along the way. Based in part on fairy tales from the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen
The Grimm conclusion by Adam Gidwitz( Book )

15 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Thai and held by 1,478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sister and brother Jorinda and Joringel fight to keep their promise to stay together throughout a new series of gruesome, twisted, Grimm-inspired stories"--
So you want to be a Jedi? : an original retelling of Star wars: the Empire strikes back by Adam Gidwitz( Book )

13 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reimagines the second Star Wars film in which Luke Skywalker trains with Yoda to become a Jedi after a rebel defeat on the ice planet Hoth and battles Darth Vader, who reveals a startling secret to Luke during their duel. You are Luke Skywalker, taking your first steps toward becoming the greatest Jedi in the galaxy. But the way will not be easy, and the power of the dark side is strong
The Inquisitor's tale, or, The three magical children and their holy dog by Adam Gidwitz( Recording )

10 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1242. On a dark night, travelers from across France cross paths at an inn and begin to tell stories of three children: William, an oblate on a mission from his monastery; Jacob, a Jewish boy who has fled his burning village; and Jeanne, a peasant girl who hides her prophetic visions
The creature of the pines by Adam Gidwitz( Book )

5 editions published in 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After encountering a Jersey Devil while on a field trip to the Pine Barrens, Elliot and his new friend Uchenna help their weird teacher Professor Fauna rescue the mythological creature from a pair of greedy billionaire brothers
In a glass Grimmly by Adam Gidwitz( Recording )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frog joins cousins Jack and Jill in leaving their own stories to seek a magic mirror, encountering such creatures as giants, mermaids, and goblins along the way. Based in part on fairy tales from the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen
Tales dark & Grimm by Adam Gidwitz( Recording )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows Hansel and Gretel as they walk out of their own story and into eight more tales, encountering such wicked creatures as witches, along with kindly strangers and other helpful folk. Based in part on the Grimms' fairy tales Faithful Johannes, Hansel and Gretel, The seven ravens, Brother and sister, The robber bridegroom, and The devil and his three golden hairs
So you want to be a Jedi? by Adam Gidwitz( Recording )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam Gidwitz delivers a captivating retelling of this story never experienced before; infusing the iconic, classic tale of good versus evil with a unique perspective and narrative style that will speak directly to today's young readers while enhancing the Star Wars experience for core fans of the saga
The Grimm conclusion by Adam Gidwitz( Recording )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sister and brother Jorinda and Joringel fight to keep their promise to stay together throughout a new series of gruesome, twisted, Grimm-inspired stories
Guys read by Jon Scieszka( Recording )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A latest collection of horror stories features such supernatural elements as mysteriously appearing tattoos and ghostly encounters in dark hallways, and includes contributions by Kelly Barnhill, Michael Buckley, Adam Gidwitz, Adele Griffin and Lisa Brown, Claire Legrand, Nikki Loftin, Daniel José Older, Dav Pilkey, R.L. Stine, and Rita Williams-Garcia
A tale dark & Grimm by Adam Gidwitz( Recording )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows Hansel and Gretel as they walk out of their own story and into eight more tales, encountering such wicked creatures as witches, along with kindly strangers and other helpful folk. Based in part on the Grimms' fairy tales Faithful Johannes, Hansel and Gretel, The seven ravens, Brother and sister, The robber bridegroom, and The devil and his three golden hairs
The Inquisitor's Tale by Adam Gidwitz( )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A--A Tale Dark and Grimm--New York Times "What Gidwitz accomplishes here is staggering."----The Canterbury Tales Beloved bestselling author Adam Gidwitz makes his long awaited return with his first new world since his hilarious and critically acclaimed Grimm series. Featuring manuscript illuminations throughout by illustrator Hatem Aly and filled with Adam's trademark style and humor, --Wall Street Journal A? "Gidwitz strikes literary gold with this mirthful and compulsively readable adventure story. ... --rambunctiously entertaining A? "Gidwitz proves himself a nimble storyteller as he weaves history, excitement, and multiple narrative threads into --more fun than it has any right to be. ... Gidwitz is on fire, starred review
The empire strikes back by Adam Gidwitz( )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acclaimed, New York Times bestselling author Adam Gidwitz delivers a captivating retelling of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back like you've never experienced before, infusing the iconic, classic tale of good versus evil with a unique perspective and narrative style that will speak directly to today's young readers while enhancing the Star Wars experience for core fans of the saga
Guys Read : Terrifying Tales by Jon Scieszka( )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Be afraid, be very afraid of Terrifying Tales, the sixth volume in the Guys Read Library of Great Reading. Eleven masters of suspense--Kelly Barnhill, Michael Buckley, Adam Gidwitz, Adele Griffin and Lisa Brown, Claire Legrand, Nikki Loftin, Daniel José Older, Dav Pilkey, R.L. Stine, and Rita Williams-Garcia--have come together to bring you a bone-chilling collection of original ghost stories with illustrations by Gris Grimly, perfect for sharing around the campfire, reading under the covers with a flashlight, and scaring your friends' pants off. Compiled and edited by kid-lit madman Jon Scieszka, Guys Read: Terrifying Tales is a creepy-fun read (if you're brave enough, that is)
Inquisitor's Tale : or, the three magical children and their holy dog / Adam Gidwitz ; illuminated by Hatem Aly by Adam Gidwitz( Book )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"1242. On a dark night, travelers from across France cross paths at an inn and begin to tell stories of three children. Their adventures take them on a chase through France: they are taken captive by knights, sit alongside a king, and save the land from a farting dragon. On the run to escape prejudice and persecution and save precious and holy texts from being burned, their quest drives them forward to a final showdown at Mont Saint-Michel, where all will come to question if these children can perform the miracles of saints. Join William, an oblate on a mission from his monastery; Jacob, a Jewish boy who has fled his burning village; and Jeanne, a peasant girl who hides her prophetic visions. They are accompanied by Jeanne's loyal greyhound, Gwenforte ... recently brought back from the dead. Told in multiple voices, in a style reminiscent of The Canterbury Tales, our narrator collects their stories and the saga of these three unlikely allies begins to come together. Beloved bestselling author Adam Gidwitz makes his long awaited return with his first new world since his hilarious and critically acclaimed Grimm series. Featuring manuscript illuminations throughout by illustrator Hatem Aly and filled with Adam's trademark style and humor, The Inquisitor's Tale is bold storytelling that's richly researched and adventure-packed."--Publisher's description
In una notte buia e spaventosa : Romanzo by Adam Gidwitz( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in Italian and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Basque dragon by Adam Gidwitz( Book )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Elliot and Uchenna join Professor Fauna on another adventure--a trip to the Basque country where they have to save a herensuge from the billionaire Schmoke Brothers"--
The creature of the pines by Adam Gidwitz( )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fully illustrated, globe-trotting new middle grade fantasy-adventure series about mythical creatures and their cultures of origin, from the Newbery Honor-winning author of The Inquisitor's Tale.Elliot Eisner isn't exactly excited about starting at a brand-new school in a brand-new town; he'd much rather stay at home and read a book. But things take an unexpected turn when he finds out his weird new teacher, Professor Fauna, has planned a field trip for Elliot's very first day. Along with a new friend--brave, outspoken Uchenna Devereaux--Elliot gets caught up in a secret group of adventurers, The Unicorn Rescue Society, whose goal is to protect and defend the world's mythical creatures. Together with Professor Fauna, Elliot and Uchenna must help rescue a Jersey Devil from a duo of conniving, greedy billionaires, the Schmoke Brothers. Unicorn Rescue Society is an exciting and hilarious new series about friendship, adventure, and mythical creatures from around the world by Newbery Honor-winning author Adam Gidwitz teamed up with Mixtape Club founders Jesse Casey and Chris Smith, and Hatem Aly, illustrator of The Inquisitor's Tale
 
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Adam Gidwitz American children's author

Adam Gidwitz Amerikaans schrijver

Adam Gidwitz Children's author

גידויץ, אדם, 1982-

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