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The Robin and the Fir Tree

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The Robin and the Fir Tree
Written by Hans Christian Andersen
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781536220025
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The Robin and the Fir Tree

author: Hans Christian Andersen
illustrator/re-teller: Jason Jameson

In a forest far away from the hustle and bustle of town grows the Fir Tree. The meadow he lives in is beautiful and serene, but the Fir Tree yearns for the excitement of the outside world. His friend the Robin brings him gifts and tells him stories of the places she’s been, the people she’s flown over, and the many things men construct out of wood. The Fir Tree dreams of adventure and wishes to be something more. He imagines a new life as a ship’s mast, traveling the world by sea. When men come to the meadow with axes one day and cut him down, the Fir Tree is eager to be chosen for a new purpose. But the Robin worries. What will become of her strong, beautiful friend? In a lyrical story of friendship and rebirth, Jason Jameson brings a Christmas classic to beautiful new life.

An exquisitely illustrated retelling of the Hans Christian Andersen story “The Fir Tree”
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1536220027 /  9781536220025
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Illustrated Classics / Hardback
age range:
3 yrs - 7 yrs
# of pages/size:
64 / 8 1/2" x 11"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 2
Animals; Legends, Myths, Fables; Holidays & Celebrations;
author’s comments:
Jason Jameson studied animation at the Royal College of Art and has more than fifteen years of experience in character development, design, and animation direction. He is the cofounder and creative director of Unanico Group, an award-winning media company, and has produced and animated several short films. He lives in London.
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