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The Little Match Girl

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 3,976 Ratings and 262 Reviews

Book Description
Three-time Caldecott Honor artist Jerry Pinkney brings new relevance to the classic Hans Christian Andersen story

The wintry streets of an American city are thronged with shoppers, in preparation for New Year's Eve. But no one is interested in buying the matches and artificial flowers offered by one little girl. Wishing to avoid the cold welcome awaiting her at home, she lights her matches ... More
Book Information
PublisherDial Books For Young Readers
BindingHardcover (67 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages32
ISBN-100803723148
ISBN-13978-0803723146
Publication Date10/01/1999
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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 Jerry Pinkney (Illustrator) : Jerry Pinkney is a published adapter, author, and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Jerry Pinkney include Goin' Someplace Special, Undersea Animals: A Dramatic Dimen... more
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7/26/2010 Anezoula Tsimpika said: great, inspiring illustration
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