Publisher: Walden Pond Press
Publication Date: 2011
Binding: Hard Cover
Illustrator: McGuire, Erin
Book Condition: New
Dust Jacket Condition: New
Edition: First Edition - First Printing
312 pages. Inspired by "Snow Queen", this fictional work based on the friendship of Hazel and Jack. Great friends until Hazel stops hearing from Jack and then learns his heart was frozen and a woman dressed in white had taken him into the woods to live in an ice palace. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 008271
The winner of numerous awards and recipient of four starred reviews, Anne Ursu's Breadcrumbs is a stunning and heartbreaking story of growing up, wrapped in a modern-day fairy tale.
Once upon a time, Hazel and Jack were best friends. But that was before he stopped talking to her and disappeared into a forest with a mysterious woman made of ice. Now it's up to Hazel to go in after him. Inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's "The Snow Queen," Breadcrumbs is a stunningly original fairy tale of modern-day America, a dazzling ode to the power of fantasy, and a heartbreaking meditation on how growing up is as much a choice as it is something that happens to us.
In Breadcrumbs, Anne Ursu tells, in her one-of-a-kind voice, a story that brings together fifty years of children's literature in a tale as modern as it is timeless. Hazel's journey to come to terms with her evolving friendship with Jack will deeply resonate with young readers.
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From the Back Cover:
A stunning modern-day fairy tale from acclaimed author Anne Ursu
Once upon a time, Hazel and Jack were best friends. But that was before he stopped talking to her and disappeared into a forest with a mysterious woman made of ice. Now it's up to Hazel to go in after him. Inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's "The Snow Queen," Breadcrumbs is a story of the struggle to hold on, and the things we leave behind.
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