The Cabinet of Curiosities: 36 Tales Brief & Sinister

By BACHMANN, Stefan

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ISBN
9780062331052 9780062313140 9780062313157
Publisher
HarperCollins Greenwillow


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on July 1, 2014  |  Grades 5-8

Gr 5–7—Chilling, thrilling, and occasionally startlingly bleak, this collection of short stories is arranged through an ingenious conceit: the tales are housed in the imaginary cabinet of the title. The tales which live in this cabinet of the strange and sinister have been collected (written) by four different curators (authors): Stefan Bachmann, Katherine Catmull, Claire Legrand, and...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on June 1, 2014

Four "curators"--Bachmann, Catmull, Legrand, and Trevayne--travel to lands peregrine and outre to fill their Cabinet of Curiosities museum, sending back grotesqueries and objects of wonder as well as the tales behind them--tales that often bend to the tenebrous and unearthly. The table of contents lists the Cabinet's "rooms" and "drawers," each with a theme (cake, luck, tricks, flowers) and four or five tales to explore. In "The Cake Made Out of Teeth" ("collected by" Legrand) a spoiled-ro...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2014

[=Author4; add Alexander Jansson to index]Illustrated by Alexander Jansson. Four "curators"--Bachmann, Catmull, Legrand, and Trevayne--fill their Cabinet of Cu...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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