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The Steadfast Tin Soldier

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 446 Ratings and 26 Reviews

Book Description
A retelling of Andersen's bitter-sweet fairy tale of the one-legged tin soldier who falls in love with a beautiful dancer who pirouettes in front of the toy castle - balancing, like him, on one leg. The book is illustrated by Fred Marcellino, who won the Caldecott Honor in 1991 for "Puss in Boots".
Book Information
PublisherOrion House
BindingHardcover (33 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages32
Publication Date11/24/1994
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About Tor Seidler (Adapter, Author) : Tor Seidler is a published author and an editor of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Tor Seidler include A Rat's Tale, Gully's Travels, Toes.
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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 Fred Marcellino (Illustrator) : Fred Marcellino is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Fred Marcellino include A Rat's Tale, The Pelican Chorus: and Other Nonsense, I, Crocodil... more
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10/3/2015 Joshua Mark said: A beautiful book for any age. I've loved this since I was little and still enjoy reading it today as much as I did back then.

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