Unlimited [History Book] ✓ Grump: The (Fairly) True Tale of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves - by Liesl Shurtliff ✓
Apr 10, 2020 - 18:53 PM By Liesl Shurtliff

From the New York Times bestselling author of Rump, comes the true story behind another unlikely hero a grumpy dwarf who gets tangled up in Snow White s feud with the wicked queen.Ever since he was a dwarfling, Borlen nicknamed Grump has dreamed of visiting The Surface, so when opportunity knocks, he leaves his cavern home behind At first, life aboveground is a dreamFrom the New York Times bestselling author of Rump, comes the true story behind another unlikely hero a grumpy dwarf who gets tangled up in Snow White s feud with the wicked queen.Ever since he was a dwarfling, Borlen nicknamed Grump has dreamed of visiting The Surface, so when opportunity knocks, he leaves his cavern home behind At first, life aboveground is a dream come true Queen Elfrieda Veronika Ingrid Lenore E.V.I.L is the best friend Grump always wanted, feeding him all the rubies he can eat and allowing him to rule at her side in exchange for magic and information But as time goes on, Grump starts to suspect that Queen E.V.I.L may not be as nice as she seems When the queen commands him to carry out a horrible task against her stepdaughter Snow White, Grump is in over his head He s bound by magic to help the queen, but also to protect Snow White As if that wasn t stressful enough, the queen keeps bugging him for updates through her magic mirror He ll have to dig deep to find a way out of this pickle, and that s enough to make any dwarf Grumpy indeed.
  • Title: Grump: The (Fairly) True Tale of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves
  • Author: Liesl Shurtliff
  • ISBN: 9781524717018
  • Page: 407
  • Format: Hardcover

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Yvonne Olson Apr 10, 2020 - 18:53 PM
Liesl Shurtliff is one of my bosses FAVORITE fairytale-esque authors. I mentioned to her, once, that I loved Rumpelstiltskin and wanted to read more retellings of it, and she shoved Rump in my hands. At the time, I didn't want to read it, and forgot about it for a little, until I heard about Grump and laughed. When Grump became available to request, I got excited, and requested it, lo and behold, I got it, and I must say that I loved it. Being born too close to The Surface has it's problems for [...]
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Laurie Apr 10, 2020 - 18:53 PM
Interest Level: 3-6Did you think that fractured fairy tales were only for picture books? Well then think again! Liesl Shurtliff has spun an incredible story around a classic fairy tale. From the day Borlen (nicknamed Grump) was born he was never like the other dwarves. Because of unusual circumstances, he was born near the surface instead of deep within the earth. Borlen has never fit in the other dwarves and he actually gets sick when he has to go to work deep in the mines. His dream is to one [...]
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Mrs Bond Apr 10, 2020 - 18:53 PM
I love this book! This is a fun to read reimagninging of the dwarves who protected Snow White, particularly the one known as Grumpy. While she does make an appearance, Snow White is a minor character in this tale. Instead we follow the life of Borlen (aka Grumpy) as he struggles between his curiosity about the surface and his obligations below ground. Through the process we learn about dwarf culture, relationships, and even cuisine. I enjoyed this story so much that I booktalked the author's ear [...]
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Cara Apr 10, 2020 - 18:53 PM
I enjoy reading traditional fairy tales from a side character's perspective. Even though you know how it's going to end, it's really fun to see how the author gets you there.This installment wasn't as strong as the other two for me. I liked Grump's story, but it just took too long to get to the meat of the story. I did enjoy the way the story ended, and I really liked the trolls. I wish there would've been more of them in there.
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Michelle Simpson Apr 10, 2020 - 18:53 PM
Once again, Liesl Shurtliff takes a familiar fair tale and puts a whole new spin on it! In this book, we hear the tale from Grump’s (also known as Borlen) point of view. I think kids are going to be lined up for this one just as they have been for the others.
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Elizabeth Apr 10, 2020 - 18:53 PM
Grump is a wonderful addition to Shurtliff's world of fairy tales and magic. I loved how three-dimensional the character of Grump was. His struggles and battles were real and relatable. His friendships with Snow White and the other dwarves were full of trials and setbacks but showed that true friendships are the most important thing in life and will rise above any problems.
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Margaux Apr 10, 2020 - 18:53 PM
Liesl Shurtliff's *Rump* was on a reading list for the state of Illinois last year, so I was familiar with her series from that. This is a truly original take on the Snow White story. Shurtliff's world-building is fantastic, and I know the kids in my area are going to eat this book up just like the others in this series. There's a lot of Dwarf folklore woven throughout the story, and of course there's cheeky humor to help balance out the more serious undertone of (for lack of a better word) abus [...]
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Sandy O'Brien Apr 10, 2020 - 18:53 PM
Grump is a fractured fairy tale told from one of Snow White’s dwarfs POV. Readers of all ages will not only fall in love with, but relate to Grump. He is different from other dwarfs, but doesn’t let that hold him back. Make sure to add this to your preorder list!
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Lesley Burnap Apr 10, 2020 - 18:53 PM
Another fractured fairy tale winner from Liesl Shurtliff! From his birth Grump is different than the other dwarves, yearning to move toward the surface rather than dig into the depths of the caverns. What's up there? Up on The Surface? Grump, er, Borlen, gets what he wants, but at a cost. Will he be able to wiggle out of the trouble he's found in the human realm? You'll need to read it to find out! Perfect for independent readers, grade 3+, or as a read aloud!
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Erin Varley Apr 10, 2020 - 18:53 PM
This is a hilarious and heartfelt version of Snow White & the 7 Dwarves. You will love Grump, aka Borlen, who doesn't seem to fit in with his fellow dwarves. After a trip to The Surface, things go awry and adventures ensue. Just like the rest of Liesl's fractured fairy tales, this is one that you will want in your collection.
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Wensday Apr 10, 2020 - 18:53 PM
This was a fun read. I love it when an author takes a traditional fairy tale and puts their own twist of what if this is what happens in the story. Growing up I enjoyed watching "Fractured Fairy Tales" on the Rocky and Bullwinkle show; I still enjoy those. If you enjoy "Fractured Fairy Tales" be sure to not miss this book.I received this e-book from NetGalley in exchange for my honest review.
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Andréa Apr 10, 2020 - 18:53 PM
Note: I received a digital review copy of this book from the publisher through NetGalley.
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Grump: The (Fairly) True Tale of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves By Liesl Shurtliff From the New York Times bestselling author of Rump, comes the true story behind another unlikely hero a grumpy dwarf who gets tangled up in Snow White s feud with the wicked queen.Ever since he was a dwarfling, Borlen nicknamed Grump has dreamed of visiting The Surface, so when opportunity knocks, he leaves his cavern home behind At first, life aboveground is a dreamFrom the New York Times bestselling author of Rump, comes the true story behind another unlikely hero a grumpy dwarf who gets tangled up in Snow White s feud with the wicked queen.Ever since he was a dwarfling, Borlen nicknamed Grump has dreamed of visiting The Surface, so when opportunity knocks, he leaves his cavern home behind At first, life aboveground is a dream come true Queen Elfrieda Veronika Ingrid Lenore E.V.I.L is the best friend Grump always wanted, feeding him all the rubies he can eat and allowing him to rule at her side in exchange for magic and information But as time goes on, Grump starts to suspect that Queen E.V.I.L may not be as nice as she seems When the queen commands him to carry out a horrible task against her stepdaughter Snow White, Grump is in over his head He s bound by magic to help the queen, but also to protect Snow White As if that wasn t stressful enough, the queen keeps bugging him for updates through her magic mirror He ll have to dig deep to find a way out of this pickle, and that s enough to make any dwarf Grumpy indeed.

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