The Snow Queen (Hardcover)

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“The bewitching illustrations in this edition of the classic Hans Christian Andersen story of a friendship that endures over distance, time, and magical enchantments will lead you through dreamy, star-dusted skies and luminous gardens. This is a perfect gift for children or adults.”
— Victoria VanZile, Wild Rumpus, Minneapolis, MN


Reprinted here for the first time since the 19th century, these color illustrations by T. Pym make the classic Andersen fairy tale even more magical. One of Andersen's best-beloved tales, The Snow Queen" "is a story about the strength and endurance of childhood friendship. Gerda's search for her playmate Kay who was abducted by the Snow Queen and taken to her frozen palace is brought to life in delicate and evocative illustrations.

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.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780375415128
ISBN-10: 0375415122
Publisher: Everyman's Library
Publication Date: November 5th, 2002
Pages: 92
Language: English