The Snow Queen (Big Picture Book) (Hardcover)
When her friend Kay is kidnapped by the mysterious Snow Queen, Gerda decides to look for him no matter where the search might take her. She will experience many adventures during her journey--meeting animals that can speak and crossing paths with a princess, a gang of thieves, and even a magician Will Gerda's quest be successful?"Italian illustrator Baroni's background in character design brings a fantasy aesthetic to Godeau's retelling of this Andersen fairy tale. ...]
Baroni's most remarkable creation is the Snow Queen's black castle, shown on the endpapers; soaring up from two mountain peaks, it features a dizzying aerial bridge and dozens of lit windows. For an older audience, this is a version of the tale that offers a bit of an edge, visually bridging the worlds of classic fairy tales and game culture. Ages 7-up."
-- Publishers Weekly
About the Author
Natacha Godeau: Natacha Godeau specializes in adapting stories. She likes to reinvent traditional tales to make them accessible to everyone. Christian Hans Andersen: Christian Hans Andersen was a Danish author and poet. He is mostly remembered for his worldwide known fairy tales like The Little Mermaid, The Ugly Duckling, and The Emperor's New Clothes. Giorgio Baroni: Giorgio Baroni is a young Italian illustrator. His illustrations are always very realistic and dream-like which perfectly depicts the epic atmosphere of this tale.