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Thumbelina

3.75 of 5 stars 3.75  ·  rating details  ·  12 ratings  ·  1 review
Vibrant illustrations capture the magic of this favorite old storyAn old woman gives a farmer's wife a magic grain of corn that grows into a beautiful flower, inside of which sits the most perfect little girl. The farmer's wife calls her Thumbelina because she's exactly the same size as a thumb, and they live happily together until the evening a huge toad leaps through a w ...more
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Published April 1st 1997 by Margaret K. McElderry Books
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Becky
Thumbelina

Grades: K-4th

Emma Chichester Clark did a marvelous job illustrating this fairy–tale of a miniature princess. The end pages give the reader a tease of the size of Thumbelina and a sense of how easily she could be in danger. The illustrations are drawn with pastel watercolors. The story gives you a sense of a loneliness from the beginning and throughout until the end. The illustrations compliment the account of Thumbelina’s adventure. The text is very descriptive, big and bold but rarely
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