The Little Match Girl
This modern adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's classic tale presents the heartwarming story of Adriana and her grandmother, who travel to a new world in the hopes of finding a better life. But suddenly Adriana's dreams are shattered, and she's left with only a flute, a box of matches, and... show more
This modern adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's classic tale presents the heartwarming story of Adriana and her grandmother, who travel to a new world in the hopes of finding a better life. But suddenly Adriana's dreams are shattered, and she's left with only a flute, a box of matches, and her faith in God to fulfill her dreams. A wonderful story full of compassion, love, and faith.
Publish date: September 23rd 2002
Publisher: Puffin Books
Pages no: 32
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, Fairy Tales
, Picture Books
, Short Stories
It is cold.New Year's Eve.A small, poor girl tries to sell matches in the street.Already shivering from cold and early hypothermia. Afraid to go home because her father will beat her for not selling any matches...There is no mother anymore.All of the sudden something happen...This is one the most be...
One of the saddest story I have ever read.
This is one of the stories that made me cry both as a child and as a teenager and it'll probably still make me cry 40 years from now. I don't know why, for me, this story is filled with sadness. The end of it never made me happy, I wasn't able to see the "thrilling escape", as some call it, from thi...
I simply cannot bring myself to rate this.It's one of those bedtime stories from my childhood, that were read to me repeatedly, and that stayed carved in my memory for good.Only, this particular one is kind of an issue for me.When you're a kid - three or four years old - you're bound to enjoy the nu...
One of the saddest tales out there, but I have such wonderful memories of my grandpa reading this on Christmas Eve at my house. It was a yearly tradition and one that I miss terribly. This story brings me great comfort, as it revives those memories.