The Snow Queen

The Snow Queen

by Christian Birmingham (Illustrator), Christian Birmingham (Illustrator), Christian Birmingham (Illustrator), Hans Christian Andersen (Author), Naomi Lewis (Translator)

Synopsis

When Kay is snatched from his home by the beautiful, cruel Snow Queen, his friend Gerda sets out on an epic journey to rescue him. As she searches, she encounters a series of strangers to whom she tells her tale. Charmed by her story and her innocence, each of them helps Gerda, so that, at last, she is able to find the Snow Queen's icy palace. But, at the end of her epic journey, will she manage to set Kay free?

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Format: Hardcover
Pages: 64
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Published: 05 Nov 2007

ISBN 10: 1406306347
ISBN 13: 9781406306347
Children’s book age: 5-7 Years

Media Reviews
Hans Christian Andersen's longest and best story... There is so much in this profound and beautiful tale that it can be endlessly re-read. The Times Educational Supplement
Author Bio
Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) was a Danish author and poet, most famous for his timeless, classic fairy tales. Naomi Lewis is one of the most distinguished figures in the world of children's books and a leading authority on the works of Hans Christian Andersen, many of whose stories she has translated. A fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, she is a former winner of the Eleanor Farjeon Award for services to children's literature. Christian Birmingham is an acclaimed illustrator whose titles for children include A Kitten Called Moonlight (9781406300987) by Martin Waddell and several titles by Michael Morpurgo, including The Wreck of the Zanzibar, named Whitbread Children's Book of the Year in 1995.