The Little Match Girl
ISBN 9780698114173 | 32 pages | 24 Sep 2001 | Puffin | 9.05 x 10.00in | 4 - 8 years
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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)