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The Snow Queen

By Hans Christian Andersen
Illustrated by P. J. Lynch

Hans Christian Andersen's greatest tale is stunningly illustrated by award-winning artist P. J. Lynch, makes a perfect Christmas gift.

The story of Kay, the little boy whose heart and eye are pierced by a splinter of glass. When Kay is carried off by the beautiful but cruel Snow Queen, his friend Gerda sets off in search of him. 'P. J. Lynch's lovely illustrations call on all sorts of styles, quoting Rackham and Dulac and Rockwell.' THE GUARDIAN

  • P. J. Lynch's lovely illustrations call on all sorts of styles, quoting Rackham and Dulac and Rockwell.' THE GUARDIAN
  • 48 pages with brand new foil cover
  • The perfect Christmas gift for all children.

About the author

Hans Christian Andersen (April 2, 1805 - August 4, 1875) was a Danish Author Biography and poet, most famous for his fairy tales. Among his best-known stories are The Snow Queen, The Little Mermaid, Thumbelina, The Little Match Girl, The Ugly Duckling and The Red Shoes. During Andersen's lifetime he was feted by royalty and acclaimed for having brought joy to children across Europe. His fairy tales have been translated into over 150 languages and continue to be published in millions of copies all over the world and inspired many other works.

About the illustrator

P. J. Lynch was born in Belfast in 1962, the youngest of five children. He studied illustration at Brighton College of Art (where one of his tutors was Raymond Briggs). He has won numerous prizes, including the Mother Goose Award and the Kate Greenaway Award. He now lives in Dublin.

ISBN: 9781842709016
Imprint: Andersen Press
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: November 7, 2013
Dimensions: 220 x 270mm, 48pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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