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Hans Christian Andersen Illustrated by Elsa Beskow

32 pp.  
8 1/2" x 10 1/2"
Illustrations: in color

Floris Books


Published:  May 2016


Elsa Beskow's charming illustrations bring to life this classic Hans Christian Andersen tale of a thumb-sized girl who has big adventures.

Thumbelina is so small she sleeps in a walnut shell bed with a rose petal sheet. One day, a toad steals her away from her home and keeps her captive on a lilypad, until some fish set her free to find hr way through the countryside.

Will Thumbelina ever find a new home among friends?

Available in English for the first time in thirty years, this beautiful book will be a wonderful addition to the shelves of Elsa Beskow admirers everywhere.

(Ages 4 to 7 years)

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