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The Steadfast Tin Soldier

Written by Hans Christian Andersen, Naomi Lewis

Illustrated by P. J. Lynch

The Steadfast Tin Soldier Synopsis

Hans Christian Andersen's powerful and haunting tale describes how a one-legged tin soldier falls in love with a proud dancer from the same toy collection. The soldier valiantly endures the various trials inflicted on him because of his love, remaining steadfast until he meets his end, and beyond.

The Steadfast Tin Soldier Press Reviews

Gorgeous redesign of the classic tale * Angels and Urchins * 'A lovely story of misfortune, courage and love.' * Evening Standard * 'Dramatically beautiful illustrations capture every nuance of this tragic story.' * Guardian * 'The interpretation of Andersen's poignant tale.' * School Librarian * 'Lynch is a remarkable illustrator.' * Times Educational Supplement *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781842704431
Publication date: 6th January 2005
Author: Hans Christian Andersen, Naomi Lewis
Illustrator: P. J. Lynch
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 32 pages

About Hans Christian Andersen, Naomi Lewis

Hans Christian Andersen (Author) Hans Christian Andersen (April 2, 1805 - August 4, 1875) was a Danish author and poet, most famous for his fairy tales. Among his best-known stories are The Snow Queen, The Little Mermaid, Thumbelina, The Little Match Girl, The Ugly Duckling and The Red Shoes. During Andersen's lifetime he was feted by royalty and acclaimed for having brought joy to children across Europe. His fairy tales have been translated into over 150 languages and continue to be published in millions of copies all over the world and inspired many other works. Naomi Lewis (Author) P. J. Lynch was born in Belfast ...

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