The luminous art of three-time Caldecott Honor recipient Jerry Pinkney transforms the nineteenth-century Danish girl of Andersen's tale into a child plucked straight from America's melting pot, shedding new light on the invisibility of the poor among the prosperous-a circumstance as familiar in Andersen's day as it is in our own.
Age Range: 5 - 8 years
Grade Level: Kindergarten - 3
Series: Picture Puffin Books
Paperback: 32 pages
Publisher: Puffin Books; Reprint edition (September 23, 2002)
Product Dimensions: 9 x 0.1 x 11.5 inches
Shipping Weight: 5 ounces