When Kay gets a splinter of the wicked troll's magic mirror in his heart it becomes hard and cold - just like a lump of ice. Kay is abducted and bewitched by the chillingly beautiful Snow Queen and his loyal sister, Gerda is prepared to face anything to find her brother and bring him home. So, she undertakes the nightmarish journey to the Snow Queen's icy labyrinth. . . .
|Publication date:||27th September 2002|
|Author:||Hans Christian Andersen|
|Publisher:||Everyman's Library Children's Classics an imprint of Everyman|
HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN (1805-1875), Danish writer of fairy tales, poet, novelist and dramatist. A skilled writer in all these genres, Hans Christian Andersen owes his worldwide fame to his fairy stories. Always popular with children, the 168 tales contain a mature wisdom together with whimsy. Andersen invested stories of folk and legendary origin with moral and symbolic significance. His tales appeared from 1835 to 1872.More About Hans Christian Andersen