This classic retelling of Hans Christian Andersen’s sad tale of “The Little Match Girl” comes to life once more through the artwork of Stanley F. Gilmore. Jr. This wonderful story is an ageless chronicle of a young girl struggling to stay warm on New Year’s Eve using the very matches she is suppose to be selling to earn money for her family. With each strike of a match the little girl sees wonderful things in the flames which warm both her heart and soul. Old Line Publishing is proud to bring our young readers yet another wonderful book as part of our Classic Christmas Collection. Enjoy the other books in our Classic Christmas Collection including Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”, Clement C. Moores’ “T’was the Night Before Christmas” and “The Birth of Christ” as written in the Gospel of Luke. Share the gift of reading with your young ones this holiday season.Biographie de l'auteur :
Rachel Isadora began dancing at the age of eight. She trained at George Balanchine's School of American Ballet and has danced professionally. Rachel lives in New York City with her family.
Rachel Isadora has illustrated many books set in the world of dance and theater, including Opening Night, My Ballet Class, Swan Lake, The Little Match Girl, and Ben's Trumpet, which received the Caldecott Honor Award and the Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Award.copyright © 2000 by Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers. All rights reserved.
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