The Steadfast Tin Soldier by Jen Corace
  

Synopsis

The Steadfast Tin Soldier by Jen Corace

As in the original, the tin soldier's love for the beautiful ballerina is thwarted by a troll, he is separated from the other toys, washed down a storm drain, encounters a rat, gets swallowed by a fish, and manages to end up back home. Unlike in the original, however, the tin soldier is spit, white hot, out of the fire and into the arms of the dancer, thus melding the two together so they'll never be apart.

About the Author

Cynthia Rylant is the author of more than a hundred books for children, including All In a Day. She won the Newbery Medal for Missing May and the Newbery Honor for A Fine White Dust. She has collaborated with Jen Corace before on Hansel and Gretel. Jen Corace received her BFA in Illustration from RISD. She is the illustrator for a number of children's books, including Little Pea, and has shown her art in galleries across the country, from Providence, to Portland, to LA. She's a rising star whose Little series for Chronicle has sold 125,000+ copies. Visit her online at www.jencorace.com

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Jen Corace
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Publisher

Abrams Books for Young Readers an imprint of Abrams

Publication date

1st March 2013

ISBN

9781419704321


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