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Thumbeline (Paperback)

By Hans Christian Andersen, Lisbeth Zwerger (Illustrator), Anthea Bell (Translator)
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Description


Among one of Andersen's very earliest stories, ""Thumbeline"" has been enchantingly illustrated by an internationally acclaimed artist who perfectly captures Thumbeline's charming world with all its dangers and delights. Full color.

About the Author


Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875), Danish author and poet, wrote numerous poems, plays, stories and travel essays, but is best known for his fairy tales. He wrote over one hundred and fifty, published in numerous collections during his life, and many still in print today.

Lisbeth Zwerger was born in Vienna, where she later studied at the Academy of Art. Internationally renowned as one of the finest contemporary illustrators of children s literature, Zwerger has been awarded the highest international award for lifetime achievement the Hans Christian Andersen Medal. Zwerger s work is always surprising, always engaging with technical mastery and a gentle wit so rare and captivating that she has been correctly called one of the finest illustrators of the twentieth century.

Anthea Bell has published acclaimed translations from French, German, Danish, and Polish, including W. G. Sebald s Austerlitz. She lives in Cambridge, England.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780735822368
ISBN-10: 0735822360
Publisher: NorthSouth (NY)
Publication Date: April 2009
Pages: 28
Language: English