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Authors

Hans Christian Andersen
Hans Christian Andersen

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
Naomi Lewis

P. J. Lynch was born in Belfast in 1962, the youngest of five children. He studied illustration at Brighton College of Art (where one of his tutors was Raymond Briggs). He has won numerous prizes, including the Mother Goose Award and the Kate Greenaway Award. He now lives in Dublin.

Illustrator

P J Lynch
P J Lynch

P. J. Lynch was born in Belfast in 1962, the youngest of five children. He studied illustration at Brighton College of Art (where one of his tutors was Raymond Briggs). He has won numerous prizes, including the Mother Goose Award and the Kate Greenaway Award. He now lives in Dublin.

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The Steadfast Tin Soldier: A retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's tale

(Paperback) - 2017

9781842704431

The Steadfast Tin Soldier: A retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's tale RRP £6.99
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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.

  • Paperback
  • Published: 2017
  • ISBN: 9781842704431
  • Age Range: 0+ years

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