The Little Match Girl (Picture Puffin Books)

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On New Year's Eve, a little girl walked barefoot and offered her matchboxes to passersby. It was cold, freezing cold and passers wrapped up in their cloaks of wool and paid no attention to this poorly dressed girl. She did not sell any matchbox and was too scared to go back home empty-handed because she feared the wrath of her father, she chose to stay the night of New Year's Eve in the snowy streets. To warm up, she scratched her matches one by one. The gentle flame warmed hers fingers numb, but that gave her happiness, it was the vision of the wonders of the holiday season and the appearance of her late grandmother in the firelight ...

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Paperback. Pub the Date: September. 2002 Pages: 32 in Publisher by: Puffin of The luminous art of three-time Caldecott Honor recipient Jerry Pinkney the transforms. the nineteenth-century Danish girl of Andersen.'s tale into a child plucked straight from America's melting pot. Shedding new light on the invisibility of the poor among the prosperous-a circumstance as familiar in Andersen's day as it is in our own. [A] beautifully illustrated version of a classic tale. (Booklist. starred review) The wares of the poor little match girl illuminate her cold world. inging some beauty to her sad life.

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The luminous art of three-time Caldecott Honor recipient Jerry Pinkney transforms the nineteenth-century Danish girl of Andersen's tale into a child plucked straight from America's melting pot, shedding new light on the invisibility of the poor among the prosperous-a circumstance as familiar in Andersen's day as it is in our own.
"[A] beautifully illustrated version of a classic tale."( Booklist, starred review)

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