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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - fuzzi - LibraryThing
This is a lovely retelling of the classic tale, with magical yet sweet illustrations by Adrienne Adams. I remember reading this particular edition from my childhood, but was enthralled anew reading it as an adult. A delightful book. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Whisper1 - LibraryThing
Written in 1835, this is one of Hans Christian Andersen's first fairytales. While today the title is Thumbelina, throughout the years, the name changed from Tommelise, Little Ellie, and Little Totty ... Read full review