Hans Christian Andersen
Walker, 2007 - Children's stories - 40 pages
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 its owner's bidding, and with their help the soldier escapes death and wins the hand of a beautiful princess.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Whisper1 - LibraryThing
I had a visceral reaction to this book, both in the story and the scariness of the illustrations. It is a story lacking ethics and, in my opinion, not for children. When a weary soldier walks many ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Gold_Gato - LibraryThing
A children's story from Hans Christian Andersen matched with exquisite illustrations from Bagram Ibatoulline equals a bedtime marvel for child and adult alike. The artwork is simply fantastic and it ... Read full review