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Thumbelina

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 63 Ratings and 13 Reviews

Book Description
Luminous illustrations by Bagram Ibatoulline combine with Brian Alderson's wry retelling for a gorgeous gift edition of a well-loved tale.

A childless woman visits a witch who gives her a barleycorn - and hidden in its bloom is a tiny girl. For one so small, Thumbelina's life is full of misadventures as she floats through the pages like a wisp on the wind, encountering kind and unkin... More
Book Information
PublisherCandlewick Press
BindingHardcover (2 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages40
ISBN-100763620793
ISBN-13978-0763620790
Publication Date10/13/2009
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About Brian Alderson (Adapter) : Brian Alderson is a published author, compiler, editor, and a translator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Brian Alderson include The Brothers Grimm, Popular Folk Tales, Be Merry a... more
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About Hans Christian Andersen (Author) : Hans Christian Andersen, (April 2, 1805 – August 4, 1875) was a Danish author and poet, most famous for his fairy tales. Among his best-known stories "The Snow Queen", "The Little Mermaid", "The Emp... more
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About Bagram Ibatoulline (Illustrator) : Bagram Ibatoulline is a published illustrator of children's books. A published credit of Bagram Ibatoulline is The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane.
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