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The Little Match Girl - (Picture Puffin Books) by Hans Christian Andersen (Paperback)

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  • The luminous art of three-time Caldecott Honor recipient Jerry Pinkney transforms the nineteenth-century Danish girl of Andersen's tale into a child plucked straight from America's melting pot, shedding new light on the invisibility of the poor among the prosperous-a circumstance as familiar in Andersen's day as it is in our own.
  • 5-8 Years
  • 11.56" x 8.83" Paperback
  • 32 Pages
  • Juvenile Fiction, Fairy Tales & Folklore
  • Series Name: Picture Puffin Books

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About the Book



Hans Christian Andersen's classic tale is beautifully adapted by Caldecott Honor illustrator Jerry Pinkney. Plucking a Danish girl from America's 19th century melting pot, this adaptation sheds new light on the invisibility of the poor among the prosperous--a circumstance as familiar in Andersen's day as today. Full-color illustrations.



Book Synopsis



The luminous art of three-time Caldecott Honor recipient Jerry Pinkney transforms the nineteenth-century Danish girl of Andersen's tale into a child plucked straight from America's melting pot, shedding new light on the invisibility of the poor among the prosperous-a circumstance as familiar in Andersen's day as it is in our own.

"[A] beautifully illustrated version of a classic tale."(Booklist, starred review)



About the Author



Rachel Isadora began dancing at the age of eight. She trained at George Balanchine's School of American Ballet and has danced professionally. Rachel lives in New York City with her family.

Rachel Isadora has illustrated many books set in the world of dance and theater, including Opening Night, My Ballet Class, Swan Lake, The Little Match Girl, and Ben's Trumpet, which received the Caldecott Honor Award and the Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Award.

copyright (c) 2000 by Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers. All rights reserved.
Dimensions (Overall): 11.56 Inches (H) x 8.83 Inches (W) x .08 Inches (D)
Weight: .31 Pounds
Suggested Age: 5-8 Years
Number of Pages: 32
Series Title: Picture Puffin Books
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Fairy Tales & Folklore
Publisher: Dial Books
Theme: General
Format: Paperback
Author: Hans Christian Andersen
Language: English
Street Date: September 23, 2002
TCIN: 11495241
UPC: 9780142301883
Item Number (DPCI): 248-05-5742
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.08 inches length x 8.83 inches width x 11.56 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.31 pounds
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