Hans Christian Andersen's Thumbelina by Lauren Mills

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Mills' delicate watercolors create a miniature land that is home to this plucky heroine, who uses cleverness instead of size and strength to make her way into the wide, wide world. Available in time to commemorate Andersen's 200th birthday in April. Full color.
 

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Published April 6, 2005 by Little, Brown Young Readers. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books.

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Mills shortens Andersen’s tale of a miniature child snatched by one prospective suitor after another, and tweaks it to give the protagonist an independent streak: “Yes, I will go now and find my own happiness!” she exclaims, climbing onto the swallow’s back to escape marriage to the boring Mole.

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Mills shortens Andersen's tale of a miniature child snatched by one prospective suitor after another, and tweaks it to give the protagonist an independent streak: "Yes, I will go now and find my own happiness!" she exclaims, climbing onto the swallow's back to escape marriage to the boring Mole.

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