Geraldine McCaughrean and Hans Christian Andersen - The Snow Queen - Hachette Children's Group

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    • ISBN:9781408356531
    • Publication date:03 Oct 2019

The Snow Queen

By Geraldine McCaughrean and Hans Christian Andersen
Illustrated by Laura Barrett

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An enchanting picture book retelling of The Snow Queen. A magical, wintery tale of friendship, love and adventure. Retold by Carnegie Medal-winning author, Geraldine McCaughrean.

An enchanting picture book retelling of The Snow Queen. A magical, wintery tale of friendship, love and adventure.

Join Gerda on her epic journey to the mysterious, snowy lands of the frozen North. Meeting fairy-tale princesses, talking crows and wise old women with enchanted gardens, on her quest to rescue best friend Kai from the Snow Queen's icy palace.

Hans Christian Andersen's classic tale has enchanted children for over 150 years. Retold by Carnegie Medal-winning author Geraldine McCaughrean, with stunningly intricate silhouette illustrations, this is a must-have addition to any child's bookshelf.

Biographical Notes

Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) was a Danish author and poet, most famous for his timeless, classic fairy tales.

Geraldine McCaughrean is a multi-award-winning author of picture books, fiction and retellings for children. She has won the Carnegie Medal, the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, the Blue Peter Book of the Year Award and the Blue Peter Special Book to Keep Forever Award. She is also a three-time winner of the Whitbread Children's Book Award and a four-time winner of the Smarties Bronze Award. Her titles include the bestselling The Orchard Book of Greek Myths and The Orchard Book of Roman Myths. She lives in Berkshire.

Laura Barrett is a London artist specialising in intricate and decorative silhouette illustrations as well as traditional papercut artwork. She has worked for clients as varied as the BBC, John Lewis, Ted Baker, Taschen, and Toni and Guy. The Snow Queen is her first title for Orchard Books.

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  • ISBN: 9781408352342
  • Publication date: 03 Oct 2019
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Orchard Books
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