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THE SNOW QUEEN

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

One of the great illustrators of our time takes on one of the knottier Andersen fairy tales, producing a gorgeous and winning result.MacDonald's retelling hews closely to Andersen's original in all its complexity but without its Christian allusions. It begins with a prologue: A wicked troll creates a mirror in which everything good looks hideous, and everything evil looks entrancing. The mirror ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

The text was lovely in Engelbreit's version but I don't know if she adapted that or not. The illustrations were cute, but *not* at all appropriate, in my opinion. I had wanted to find the edition ... Read full review

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User Review  - bkshs - LibraryThing

The Snow Queen was one of the spring books to read for the group, Into the Forest. I remembered the basic story from when I was young, but decided to refresh my memory with a reread. I’m so glad I did ... Read full review

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User Review  - jmchshannon - LibraryThing

While it is well-known that The Snow Queen is the inspiration for a certain Disney movie, one must interpret the word inspiration loosely, for the two stories are really nothing alike. In fact, The ... Read full review

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User Review  - krau0098 - LibraryThing

I got this audiobook for free as part of Audible’s Christmas giveaway. I had never actually listened to the original tale of The Snow Queen and ended up enjoying it quite a bit. When a nasty gremlin ... Read full review

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User Review  - kaulsu - LibraryThing

Thank you, Audible.com for this winter gift. Andersen's sweet fables never grow old, no matter how often read (or heard). One might say that all fairy tales should be listened to, but.... Read full review

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