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really liked it 4.00  ·  Rating Details  ·  8 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
A delightful and classic story. Matching the delicate beauty of the watercolor illustrations, this tale of the tiny girl has been re-told by Sindy McKay in a light and charming style. As the story unfolds, Thumbelina must escape from the advances of a frog, a bug, and a mole before finally meeting her tiny prince.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published September 1st 2007 by Treasure Bay
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Tami Roberts
Dec 04, 2009 Tami Roberts rated it really liked it
Grades 1-2 (Read aloud with beginning readers).

The title page states that this version was translated by Elizabeth Bell and adapted by Sindy McKay, with illustrations by Quentin Gréban. Gréban’s paintings are very delicate and colorful, I was drawn to this book by the beautiful illustration on the front page (Tumbelina on the back of the blue swallow, flying over the city), and children will also be intrigued by his beautiful, detailed paintings throughout this book. The format of this book has
Elizabeth S
Mar 28, 2013 Elizabeth S rated it really liked it
Shelves: f-picture, e-short
This edition: Decent version of the Thumbelina story, and doesn't wander far from the original Hans Christian Anderson. The pictures are lovely. What I *really* liked was the I read--you read aspect. It was very well done. There is a paragraph or two in a smaller font for the adult to read, then a short sentence in a larger font for a beginning reader to read. And it all is part of the story. My kindergartener and I had a blast reading this together, and my 6th grader enjoyed listening!
Janell's Kids
Jun 23, 2009 Janell's Kids rated it really liked it
This is a fun book and the parts that the child is supposed to read are just right for my oldest. I'm hoping to find more in this series!
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