The Snow Queen (Paperback)

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By Hans Christian Andersen, Caroline Peachey (Retold by), P. J. Lynch (Illustrator)
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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 is stunningly illustrated by award winning artist P. J. LynchThe classic story of Kay, the little boy whose heart and eye are pierced by a splinter of glass and who turns against his playmate, Gerda. When Kay is carried off by the beautiful but cruel Snow Queen to her frozen palace, brave Gerda sets off to find him and bring him home. But will she be able to rescue him in time?

About the Author

Hans Christian Andersen is the author of such classic fairy tales as "The Emperor's New Clothes," "The Little Mermaid," and "The Ugly Duckling." P. J. Lynch has illustrated picture book editions of such classics as "A Christmas Carol," "The Gift of the Magi," and "The Steadfast Tin Solder." He also illustrated the bestselling "The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey," which" "earned him the Kate Greenaway Medal.

Praise For…

"P. J. Lynch's lovely illustrations call on all sorts of styles, quoting Rackham and Dulac and Rockwell." --The Guardian

Product Details
ISBN: 9781842709016
ISBN-10: 1842709011
Publisher: Andersen Press (UK)
Publication Date: August 2014
Pages: 48
Language: English