Thumbelina

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ABDO, Jan 1, 2005 - Juvenile Fiction - 28 pages
45 Reviews
A long time ago in Denmark, a childless couple is blessed with a radiantly beautiful baby girl. She is no bigger than a thumb, so she is called Thumbelina. Snatched from her family by an ugly toad who wants to marry her, Thumbelina escapes , befriending various creatures of the forest. Ultimately, she meets the king of the flower angels, with whom she finds happiness forever. Hans Christian Andersen's tiny heroine will capture your heart and imagination.
  

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A mythical tale with a happy ending. - Goodreads
The illustrations were great in this book.. - Goodreads
I appreciated the happy ending. - Goodreads
The illustrations are fantastic! - Goodreads
This book seem to have a fairy tale ending. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Haley Anderson - Goodreads

The illustrations are fantastic! Teaching kids to stop and look at each page would be easy in a book like this. Read full review

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User Review  - Ina - Goodreads

one of children's book i read on my childood but really liked Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
Section 2
Section 3
Section 4
Section 5
Section 6
Section 7
Section 8
Section 9
Section 10
Section 11
Section 12
Copyright

About the author (2005)

Hans Christian Andersen, one of the best known figures in literature, is best know for combining traditional folk tales with his own great imagination to produce fairy tales known to most children today. The Danish writer was born in the slums of Odense. Although he was raised in poverty, he eventually attended Copenhagen University. Although Andersen wrote poems, plays and books, he is best known for his Fairy Tales and Other Stories, written between 1835 and 1872. This work includes such famous tales as The Emperor's New Clothes, Little Ugly Duckling, The Tinderbox, Little Claus and Big Claus, Princess and the Pea, The Snow Queen, The Little Mermaid, The Nightingale, The Story of a Mother and The Swineherd. Andersen's greatest work is still influential today, helping mold some of the works of writers ranging from Charles Dickens to Oscar Wilde and inspiring many of the works of Disney and other motion pictures. Andersen, who traveled greatly during his life, died in his home in Rolighed on August 4, 1875.

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