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THUMBELINA by Hans Christian Andersen


by Hans Christian Andersen & adapted by James Riordan & illustrated by Wayne Anderson

Pub Date: March 28th, 1991
ISBN: 0-399-21756-8
Publisher: Putnam

A smooth, fairly complete retelling, bland in comparison to fine old translations like Keigwin's, but more accessible; in a luxurious editon with carefully structured stylized art in which the creatures are an imaginative blend of realistic, satirical, and fantastic and the dreamlike settings are intriguingly tactile. (Picture book. 5-10)