With the help of animals, princes, and robbers, Gerda finds her childhood friend and rescues him from the Snow Queen
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Gerda and Kay are the best of friends. They live across an alley from each other and happily chat, play, and tend their lovely rose garden. The children are happy until tragedy strikes Kay. His eye and heart are pierced with fragments of a mirror, and the loving boy Gerda knew vanishes. The Snow Queen has put him under her spell and taken him to her palace of snow and ice. It is up to Gerda to find him and bring him home to the love that awaits him.
In this timeless storybook, Ken Setterington has captured the haunting beauty of the classic tale of love's ability to conquer the coldest, most damaged heart. The book is illustrated with the delicate traditional cut paper art of "scherenschnitt, which Hans Christian Andersen himself practiced.
Hans Christian Andersen was a Danish fairy tale writer and poet who is most noted for his Fairy Tales, including the enduring children s stories The Snow Queen, The Little Mermaid, Thumbelina, and The Ugy Duckling. Through his youth Andersen worked as a weaver s apprentice and actor before turning to writing. Andersen s works have been translated into more than 150 languages and have inspired countless films, plays, and ballets. Although Andersen died in 1875, the anniversary of his birthday (June 2) continues to celebrated each year as International Children s Book Day.
Earphones Award winner Julia Whelan grew up in the Pacific Northwest, but currently resides in Los Angeles. She is a former child actor, having appeared in multiple television shows, most notably ABC's 'Once and Again.' After receiving her college degree, she returned to acting and is pursuing a career in the film industry, as well as creative writing. Her audiobook credits include romance, supernatural thrillers, young adult and adult fiction.
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Book Description Creative Co. Library Binding. Book Condition: VERY GOOD. Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp(s). Bookseller Inventory # 2721324501
Book Description Creative Company, The. Library Binding. Book Condition: Very Good. This copy shows very minor wear. Bookseller Inventory # G0871919508I4N00
Book Description Creative Co, N Mankato, Minnesota, U.S.A., 1984. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. White pictorial boards, corners sharp, binding strong, pages clean, crisp, unmarked. Ex-lib, but only marks are spine label and inside pocket, otherwise fine. Bookseller Inventory # 001808
Book Description Creative Co (Sd), 1984. Library Binding. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0871919508