The Stead­fast Tin Sol­dier

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Hans Christian An­der­sen, Joohee Yoon, il­lus­tra­tor En­chanted Lion Books, Hard­cover $22.95 (64pp) 978-1-59270-202-2

Hans Christian An­der­sen’s iconic tale of love, loy­alty, and loss, The Stead­fast Tin Sol­dier, is re­told by Joohee Yoon us­ing clas­sic print­mak­ing artistry with an avant-garde edge. Grayscale with vivid scar­let splashes, the story of the sol­dier and the bal­le­rina un­folds, main­tain­ing all the tragic dig­nity of the orig­i­nal while in­fus­ing a fresh and thrilling air of sus­pense and emo­tion, ideal for those ex­pe­ri­enc­ing the tin sol­dier’s jour­ney for the first time or the fifti­eth.

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