The Little Match Girl by Hans Christian AndersenThe Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Andersen

The Little Match Girl

byHans Christian AndersenIllustratorJerry Pinkney

Paperback | September 23, 2002

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The luminous art of three-time Caldecott Honor recipient Jerry Pinkney transforms the nineteenth-century Danish girl of Andersen's tale into a child plucked straight from America's melting pot, shedding new light on the invisibility of the poor among the prosperous-a circumstance as familiar in Andersen's day as it is in our own.

"[A] beautifully illustrated version of a classic tale."(Booklist, starred review)
Rachel Isadora began dancing at the age of eight. She trained at George Balanchine's School of American Ballet and has danced professionally. Rachel lives in New York City with her family. Rachel Isadora has illustrated many books set in the world of dance and theater, including Opening Night, My Ballet Class, Swan Lake, The Little Mat...
Title:The Little Match GirlFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 11.5 × 9 × 0.1 inPublished:September 23, 2002Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0142301884

ISBN - 13:9780142301883

Appropriate for ages: 5 - 5


Rated 5 out of 5 by from A quick heartbreaker This storybook is extremely quick to read, but it's also just as quick at breaking your heart and bringing a tear or two to your eyes.
Date published: 2017-12-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from short and sad Want to get really sad in under than 3 minutes? read this book. :(
Date published: 2017-04-25