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Thumbelina

GRESHAM / GASTAUT

9781782852766

BOOK DETAILS

Price: $14.99
Format: Paperback / softback
ISBN13: 9781782852766
Published: April 2016

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This is a new book. Condition: Brand New.

Hans Christian Andersen's much-loved story of a tiny girl who is stolen from her home and the adventures she experiences as she tries to make her way back is beautifully retold in this exquisite new paperback edition. AGES: 6-10 AUTHOR: Xanthe Gresham used to save her bus fare for school by walking through the park, memorising beautiful things. She is now an acclaimed writer and storyteller who performs across Europe and North America. Xanthe lives in England. ILLUSTRATOR: Charlotte Gastaut is one of France's best-known illustrators of children's books. 'Thumbelina' marks her debut with Barefoot Books. SELLING POINTS: A classic fairy tale with a twist: World-class storyteller Xanthe Gresham brings a feminist perspective to the story of the miniature maiden; emphasizing a strong, tough Thumbelina whose acts of kindness and bravery in the face of danger are an inspiration to anyone who has ever felt small An enchanting early reader: Each spread features full-colour artwork, easing the transition from picture to chapter books for emerging independent readers Barefoot Books debut of French artist Charlotte Gastaut: This gorgeous edition features the striking, Japanese-style artwork of the highly sought-after French illustrator

Book details and technical specifications

Format: Paperback / softback
ISBN13: 9781782852766
Published: April 2016

Number of pages: 48
Width: 142 mm
Height: 207 mm
Depth: not specified

Publisher: Barefoot Books Ltd

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