Adam Gidwitz

Born: February 14, 1982

Ethnicity: American

Adam Gidwitz (born February 14, 1982) is the author of the best selling children's books A Tale Dark and Grimm (2010), In a Glass Grimmly (2012), and The Grimm Conclusion (2013), all published by Dutton Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Random House. He received a 2017 Newbery Honor for The Inquisitor’s Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog (2016). In 2021, A Tale Dark and Grimm was adapted into an animated series on Netflix.

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“And I read something else,” Jacob goes on. “There was this discussion of the story of Cain and Abel, from the Bible. After Cain kills his brother, God says, ‘The bloods of your brother call out to me.’ Not blood. Bloods. Weird, right? So the Talmud tries to explain it.” “I can explain it,” says William. “The scribe was drunk.” “William!” cries Jeanne. “The Bible is written by God!” “And copied by scribes,” the big boy replies.

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