Age > 5
Italian and English
H.C. Andersen was a Danish author. Although a prolific writer of plays, travelogues, novels, and poems, he is best remembered for his immortal fairy tales. Among the most known are The Princess and The Pea (1835), The Little Mermaid (1837), The Emperor’s New Clothes (1837-1838), The Ugly Duckling, The Little Matchsticks Girl, The Tin Soldier (1845), The Snow Queen ( 1844-1846). Elena Pokaleva is an illustrator and a book graphic living between Czechia, Italy and France.
Thumbelina is so small that she sleeps in a walnut shell and her blanket is a rose petal. One day a toad takes her away from home and holds her captive until a bird helps her escape. Will Pollicina be able to find a home and new friends of her size? The enchanting illustrations of Elena Pokaleva give life to the story of Thumbelina, a girl one inch tall.