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It's not easy being small, but in Brad Sneed's lovely new adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's Thumbelina, at least life is full of adventure. Soon after being born from a fiery red flower, Thumbelina is kidnapped from home and pursued by many suitors, including a horrible toad, a bumbling beetle, and a grumpy mole--until the plucky heroine finds a true love who fits her just right.

Sneed's rich, detailed watercolors are a true standout, illustrating the animals and natural world with remarkable realism and vibrancy. The story, lighthearted and lively, has a simple text that keeps the elegant flavor of the original tale, yet is perfect for a picture book audience.

Brad Sneed's fresh look at a well-loved fairy tale is simply sumptuous!

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Sneed's lovely new adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's classic tale contains his rich, detailed watercolors that illustrate the animals and natural world with remarkable realism and vibrancy. Full color.

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ISBN:
9780803728127
Author:
Sneed, Brad
Publisher:
Dial Books
Illustrator:
Sneed, Brad
Author:
Sneed, Brad
Location:
New York
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - European
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
Subject:
Fairy tales
Subject:
Children s Fairy Tales-General
Subject:
Children s-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series Volume:
2606
Publication Date:
20040931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from P up to AND UP
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Y
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
11.24x8.90x.41 in. .95 lbs.
Age Level:
04-08

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