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The Snow Queen (Paperback)
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Ibatoulline’s lavish illustrations bring to life this classic tale of Gerda, who is on an epic quest to save her best friend, Kai, from the enchantment of the evil Queen. This beautiful book will wrap its readers in magic again and again. (Josephine)
October 2008 Indie Next List
“The bewitching illustrations in this edition of the classic Hans Christian Andersen story of a friendship that endures over distance, time, and magical enchantments will lead you through dreamy, star-dusted skies and luminous gardens. This is a perfect gift for children or adults.”
— Victoria VanZile, Wild Rumpus, Minneapolis, MN
Hans Christian Andersen's greatest tale stunningly illustrated by award-winning artist P.J. Lynch.
When Kay is abducted to the Snow Queen's frozen palace, his brave friend Gerda sets out to find him and bring him home. But will she be able to rescue him from the Snow Queen in time? Stunning new edition of this classic fairy tale, illustrated by the award-winning artist, P.J. Lynch.
About the Author
Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875), Danish author and poet, wrote numerous poems, plays, stories and travel essays, but is best known for his fairy tales. He wrote over one hundred and fifty, published in numerous collections during his life, and many still in print today.
Lynch's illustrations have wonmany awards in his native Ireland. Lynch was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, the youngest in a family of five children. His professor in art school, including Raymond Briggs, encouraged him to try his hand at children's books. He received his degree in fine arts.
"P. J. Lynch's lovely illustrations call on all sorts of styles, quoting Rackham and Dulac and Rockwell." --The Guardian