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  • Bibliography:
    10 Books (2 Series)
  • First Book:
    November 2010
  • Latest Book:
    March 2024
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Full Series List in Order


1 - A Tale Dark and Grimm (Nov-2010)
2 - In a Glass Grimmly (Oct-2012)
3 - The Grimm Conclusion (Oct-2013)

Operation Kinderspion

1 - Max in the House of Spies (Mar-2024)

Multi-Author Series List

Fairytale Retellings: Hansel and Gretel

A Tale Dark and Grimm (Nov-2010)

Star Wars

Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back Read-Along Storybook and CD (Mar-2015)
The Empire Strikes Back: So You Want to Be a Jedi? (Sep-2015)
So You Want to Be a Jedi? (Jul-2019)

The Unicorn Rescue Society

1 - The Creature of the Pines (Apr-2018)

Book List in Order: 10 titles

  • Hansel and Gretel walk out of their own story and into eight other classic Grimm (and Grimm-inspired) fairy tales. An irreverent, witty narrator leads us through encounters with witches, warlocks, dragons, and the devil himself. As the siblings roam ...

  • More Grimm tales await in the harrowing, hilarious companion to a beloved new classic Take caution ahead-- Oversize plant life, eerie amphibious royalty, and fear-inducing creatures abound. Lest you enter with dread. Follow Jack and Jill as t...

  • Once upon a time, fairy tales were grim. Cinderella’s stepsisters got their eyes pecked out by birds. Rumpelstiltskin ripped himself in half. And in a tale called "The Mouse, the Bird, and the Sausage,” a mouse, a bird, and a sausage ...

  • The Rebellion faces its darkest hour in Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back. Fully illustrated with gorgeous images by Star Wars artist Brian Rood, this epic storybook features word-for-word narration, music, and character voices. Follow alo...

  • Acclaimed, New York Times best-selling 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 an...

  • The bestselling author of "A Tale Dark and Grimm" takes on medieval times in an exciting and hilarious new adventure about history, religion ... and farting dragons.   1242. On a dark night, travelers from across France cross paths at an inn and b...

  • Unicorns are real. (At least we think they are.) Are you ready to protect the creatures of myth and legend? Then you belong in The Unicorn Rescue Society. HURRY"THE CREATURES NEED YOU! Elliot Eisner isn't exactly thrilled with the first...

  • The conflict between the Rebellion and the Empire continues in this refreshing retelling of The Empire Strikes Back by acclaimed author, Adam Gidwitz. "So you want to be a Jedi? It seems cool. You can move things with your mind. Control people with...

  • The newest adventure in the bestselling Unicorn Rescue Society transports readers to the Himalayan mountains in Northern Pakistan! When Uchenna and Elliot’s classmate publishes an article in the school newspaper about the Schmoke Brothers, Professo...

  • An instant New York Times bestseller!“Max in the House of Spies is everything you could hope for in a book,” -R. J. Palacio, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Wonder, White Bird, and Pony“Espionage! Secrets! Suspense! If you’ve ever dre...

Award-Winning Books by Adam Gidwitz

A Tale Dark and Grimm
2012 Charlotte Award -- Middle School/Grades 6-8
2012 Kentucky Bluegrass Award -- Grades 6-8

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Adam Gidwitz has published 10 books.

Adam Gidwitz does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Max in the House of Spies, was published in March 2024.

The first book by Adam Gidwitz, A Tale Dark and Grimm, was published in November 2010.

Yes. Adam Gidwitz has 2 series.