Gerda, the courageous young heroine, risks everything to save Kay, the boy she loves, from the clutches of the Snow Queen. Reissue.
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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 (1805-1875), Danish writer of fairy tales, poet, novelist and dramatist. A skilled writer in all these genres, Hans Christian Andersen owes his worldwide fame to his fairy stories. Always popular with children, the 168 tales contain a mature wisdom together with whimsy. Andersen invested stories of folk and legendary origin with moral and symbolic significance. His tales appeared from 1835 to 1872.
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Book Description RED FOX, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0099486415