The Snow Queen: A Tale in Seven Stories (Hardcover)

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By Hans Christian Andersen, Anthea Bell (Retold by), Yana Sedova (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

Description


A stunningly illustrated retelling of an acclaimed fairy tale With a mix of naturalistic and surrealistic artwork, this translation captures the spirit of one of Hans Christian Andersen's most famous works. Neighbors Kai and Gerda grow up as best friends. But when Kai is swept away by the evil Snow Queen, Gerda embarks on an adventure to save Kai.

About the Author


Hans Christian Andersen is revered worldwide for his more than 160 fairy tales, including many cherished favorites such as "The Little Mermaid," "The Princess ad the Pea," and "The Ugly Ducking." Yana Sedova is an award-winning children's book illustrator. Anthea Bell is an award-winning translator who has translated numerous Cornelia Funke novels and many Hans Christian Andersen stories.
Product Details
ISBN: 9789888240784
ISBN-10: 9888240781
Publisher: Minedition
Publication Date: October 2014
Pages: 64
Language: English