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Illustrated by Michael Foreman
Part of the Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories Series
Thumbelina may only be the size of a thumb, but she is brimful of kindness and good nature. Stolen away in the middle of the night, she is forced to take refuge wherever she can find it. Slimy toads, mice and moles all offer her shelter, but it isn't always comfortable. Will she ever find a place that she can truly call her home? Enchanting storytelling and illustrations capture the magic of Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale. TreeTops Greatest Stories offers children some of the worlds best-loved tales in a collection of timeless classics. Top children's authors and talented illustrators work together to bring to life our literary heritage for a new generation, engaging and delighting children. The books are carefully levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book. Each book contains inside cover notes to help children explore the content, supporting their reading development. Teaching notes on Oxford Owl offer cross-curricular links and activities to support guided reading, writing, speaking and listening.
|Publication date:||9th May 2016|
|Author:||Michael Foreman, Hans Christian Anderson, Kimberley Reynolds|
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press|
|Format:||Paperback / softback|
Winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal, 1982 and1989; the Nestle Smarties Book Prize for 9-11 years (Gold Award), 1993; the Nestle Smarties Book Prize for 9-11 years (Silver Award, 1997); twice nominated for the international Hans Christian Andersen award, 1988 and 2010; plus many awards for illustration. Winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal, 1982 and1989; the Nestle Smarties Book Prizefor 9-11 years (Gold Award), 1993; the Nestle Smarties Book Prise for 9-11 years (Silver Award, 1997); twice nominated for the international Hans Christian Andersen award, 1988 and 2010; plus many awards for illustration. Michael Morpurgo is one of the UK's most well-known and best-loved authors. A prolific writer, he has ...More About Michael Foreman, Hans Christian Anderson, Kimberley Reynolds