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A masterful new translation and exquisite illustrations make this version of Hans Christian Andersen's timeless classic one to treasure. When a young soldier meets an old witch, he comes into possession of a magical tinderbox. It has the power to summon three fearsome dogs to do his bidding, and with their help the soldier escapes death, wins the hand of a beautiful princess and lives happily ever after...
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From the creators of The Nightingale, another exquisite edition of a Hans Christian Andersen classic is spun with clarity and wit. Stephen Mitchell's wonderfully fresh retelling paired with Bagram Ibatoulline's richly detailed illustrations creates a stunning collectible editionAbout the Author:
Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) is a world-famous author of classic folk stories and fairy tales, including The Ugly Duckling and The Little Mermaid. Stephen Mitchell is a renowned, award-winning author, translator and anthologist. He lives in Brooklyn, USA. Bagram Ibatoulline graduated from the State Academic Institute of Arts in Moscow and has illustrated numerous picture books, including The Nightingale, Hana in the Time of Tulips and The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane. Born in Russia, he now lives in New Jersey, USA.
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Book Description Walker, 2008. Paperback. Condition: Used; Good. , **SHIPPED FROM UK** We believe you will be completely satisfied with our quick and reliable service. All orders are dispatched as swiftly as possible! Buy with confidence!. Seller Inventory # 3092205
Book Description Walker Books, UK, 2008. Soft Cover. Condition: Very Good. Bagram Ibatoulline (illustrator). First Thus. Paperback, front edges of covers curling, illustrated in colour throughout by BAGRAM IBATOULLINE, vg. folio (290x250mm), (42pp). Lovely retelling of this immortal tale, beautifully illustrated. Seller Inventory # 10A23
Book Description Walker, 2008. Paperback. Condition: VERY GOOD. Walker. 2008. Softback. Book: Very Good. 11x9.5. Profuse colour illus by Bagram Ibatoulline. Stephen Mitchell's wry retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's classic tale is complemented by acclaimed illustrator Bagram Ibatoulline's exquisite paintings, making this a richly satisfying, darkly humorous and superbly told fairy story. ***. Seller Inventory # 1902377