Synopses & Reviews
Andersen's poignant Christmastime classic is brought to life by the radiantlybeautiful paintings of Caldecott Honor Book artist Rachel Isadora. Full-colorillustrations.
The wares of the poor little match girl illuminate her cold world, bringing some beauty to her brief, tragic life.
About the Author
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 Match Girl, and Ben's Trumpet, which received the Caldecott Honor Award and the Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Award. copyright © 2000 by Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers. All rights reserved.