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The Little Match Girl

The Little Match Girl

by Hans Christian Andersen, Jerry Pinkney Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney

Hans Christian Andersen's classic tale is beautifully adapted by Caldecott Honor illustrator Jerry Pinkney.

Plucking a Danish girl from America's 19th century melting pot, this adaptation sheds new light on the invisibility of the poor among the prosperous — a circumstance as familiar in Andersen's day as today

Ages
5, 6, 7, 8
Interest Level
Grades K - 3
Publisher
Phyllis Fogelman Books
Number of Pages
32
Genre
Classics, Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Fables

About the Authors and Illustrator

Hans Christian Andersen No collection of fairy tales would be complete without the works of the Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen, author of The Ugly Duckling and many well-loved tales.
Jerry Pinkney Jerry Pinkney has been illustrating children's books since 1964, illustrating over one hundred titles and has been the recipient of five Caldecott Honor Medals, a Caldecott Medal, and five The New York Times "Best Illustrated Books".
Jerry Pinkney Jerry Pinkney has been illustrating children's books since 1964, illustrating over one hundred titles and has been the recipient of five Caldecott Honor Medals, a Caldecott Medal, and five The New York Times "Best Illustrated Books".

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