Sylvia Long's Thumbelina by Sylvia Long
  

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Sylvia Long's Thumbelina by Sylvia Long

From best-selling artist Sylvia Long comes an enchanting version of the classic tale of Thumbelina by Hans Christian Andersen. The story of the thumb-size girl and her adventures comes to life with the vibrancy of Sylvia Long's distinctive illustrations. The familiar cast of characters - including a calculating mother toad, a greedy beetle, a demanding mouse, and a mole with marriage on his mind - are all included in this lush, beautifully rendered book.

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SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL.. .[C]hildren girls in particular will undoubtedly delight in the happy ending where a gatefold reveals the flower-filled wedding of Thumbelina and her prince.

About the Author

Sylvia Long is the award-winning illustrator of many books for children, including Sylvia Long's Mother Goose and An Egg Is Quiet. Her detailed paintings are inspired by her love of animals and the outdoors. She lives in Scottsdal, Arizona USA.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
58 pages

Author

Sylvia Long
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Publisher

Publication date

16th March 2010

ISBN

9780811855228


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