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The unusual suspects
Buckley, Michael.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Prince Frederick, Md. : Recorded Books, [2006]

Physical Description:
6 audio discs (6 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Although filled with anger over her parents' disappearance, eleven-year-old Sabrina Grimm--along with her grandmother, sister, and several fairy-tale characters--tries to discover who has killed her teacher.
General Note:
In container (17 cm.).

Title from container.

"Unabridged Fiction"--Container.

"With tracks every 3 minutes for easy book marking"--Container.

Compact disc.
Reading Level:
9 years and up.
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Format :
Audiobook on CD


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The Unusual Suspects

Author Notes

Michael Buckley was born in Akron, Ohio in 1969. After graduating from Ohio University, he moved to New York City to be an intern on the Late Show with David Letterman which led to stints developing programming for Discovery Networks, MTV, MTV Animation and Klasky Csupo. He writes The Sisters Grimm series and the N.E.R.D.S. series. After working for David Letterman he moved into a television production job where he worked on documentaries. Michael Buckley and his writing partner Joe Deasy have created an animated series for Cartoon Network called Horrorbots.

(Bowker Author Biography)

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School Library Journal Review

Gr 4-6-In the second book (Amulet Books, 2005) in Michael Buckley's Sisters Grimm series, amateur detective sisters, Sabrina and Daphne, are compelled to investigate the gruesome deaths of a teacher and a custodian at their elementary school. Teaming up with Grandma Relda, immortal foster brother Puck, and others, the girls set off on a sometimes scary journey into the underbelly of Ferryport Landing, inhabited by both humans and Everafters (nursery story characters who fled there to escape persecution). For example, the school's principal is the Pied Piper of Hamlin, and a well-loved teacher is Snow White. L.J. Ganser narrates this derivative work so quickly that he occasionally seems out of breath. He falters at first with the accents for some of the characters, but recovers quickly and is able to create fairly distinguishable voices for the many people. Fans of the series and children who enjoy picking well-known nursery story characters out of a lineup may enjoy this mystery-Jennifer Verbrugge, Dakota County Library, Burnhaven Branch, Burnsville, MN (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.