Can brave Gerda rescue her best friend Kay from the Snow Queen? Breathtaking mixed-media illustrations immerse readers in Gerda's daring quest in this dramatic chapter book retelling of the classic Hans Christian Andersen tale, now with online access to the audiobook read by Xanthe Gresham.
A richly symbolic tale exploring the theme of the battle between good and evil and celebrating the ultimate power of courage and friendship.A highly atmospheric, portraying the intense cold of the frozen north and the chilling character of the Snow Queen herself and introduces young readers to the classic tale behind the blockbuster film franchise Frozen.
Author Sarah Lowes has always been fascinated by stories. She spent the early part of her career as a primary school teacher where she was able to study the effects of the written and spoken word on young children. She then trained as a psychotherapist, specialising in fairy tales and realising that story creates a kind of trance where all things are possible and many things can be healed. Sarah lives in Liverpool, England, and has a private practice as a psychotherapist and as a creative consultant to professional writers.
Illustrator Miss Clara is a French artist with a great following among readers of fairy tales. Her illustrations start with tiny and intricately detailed paper maquettes of princesses, elves, wolves and enchanted scenes which she photographs and completes digitally.
Dimensions: 20.6 x 14.0 x 0.64 cm