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Need another excuse to treat yourself to a new book this week? With each thread he spins, he weaves himself deeper into a curse. At least I was. His best friend, Red Riding Hood, warns him that magic is dangerous, and she's right. Rump, our protagonist is a twelve-year old boy. He lived in a kingdom where your name is your destiny. AMAZING!! Rump : the true story of Rumpelstiltskin / Liesl Shurtliff. What can I say about RUMP: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin? It started off strong. Quite fun for middle readers, who I think often get robbed of retold fairy tales, since they usually end up in the YA department, with lots of romance added in. Once we've learned that trolls eat mud and worms, do we need to read about it repeatedly? I thought the pixies were a nice touch, though we all know that his name is Rumpelstiltskin. In my opinion, I think that it is worth reading. Charlie and I read this together. It explores how Rump ended up with the Queen’s baby and the final riddle of how the queen “guesses” his true name. Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin Time Castaways #1 Lenovo ThinkCentre M720q Tiny (USFF) High Performance Business Desktop, Intel 6-Core i5-8500T, 16GB DDR4, 256GB SSD, 802… $ 639.99 Curbside Plus Services will continue while in-building appointments are unavailable from December 15 through January 18. Welcome back. The author has a wonderful writing style, each chapter smoothly flowing into the next. Throughout all of this, Rump is the sympathetic character; it is the miller’s lies and his daughter’s stupidity, not Rump’s inherent evil, that rest at the heart of the Rumpelstiltskin story. There is power in names and thinking I had been named after something as frivolous as a doll bothered me growing up. “Rump,” I said. It was just not that interesting at all, nothing really grabbed my attention. Rumpelstiltskin always seemed creepy and mysterious to me. I studie... Comics, Graphic Novels, and Manga for Tweens . I only read a few fantasies but this one really was not all that captivating, or maybe cause I was not the author target audience. Like every time I've ever read or heard this story, I was flooded with questions. We’d love your help. Rump: My mother named me after a cow’s rear end. If you work in Youth Services, you know that the series I Survived is very popular right now. Author Liesl Shurtliff presents a parodic homage to the Grimm Brothers’ story of Rumpelstiltskin, the first in her series of fractured fairy tales. ISBN: 9780307977960 Subtitle: The (Fairly) True Tale of Rumpelstiltskin Author: Shurtliff, Liesl Binding: Paperback Fiction/ Nonfiction: Fiction Subject: Fables, Folklore and Fairy Tales Annotation: This funny fractured fairy tale goesbehind the scenes of Rumpelstiltskin. With each thread he spins, he weaves himself deeper into a curse. His life started to change when he discovered a spinning wheel, but every time he spins a thread his curse goes deeper. Book Condition: New. Rump shows the other side of Rumpelstiltskin, one of the most vilified characters in fairy tales, and reminds readers that in a good story, very little is as it seems.” "Liesl Shurtliff does more than spin words into gold—she gets us rooting for Rumpelstiltskin, a most magical feat." Want to Read. Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin by Liesl Shurtliff, 9781524774974, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. We grew up knowing that Rumpelstiltskin as a greedy monster but in this novel, readers could see a different perspective on who really he is. Her latest book is the first in a new time-travel adventure trilogy, TIME CASTAWAYS: The Mona Lisa Key from KatherineTegen/HarperCollins. 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