Hans Christian Andersen: The Journey of His Life
by Heinz Janisch, Austria,
illustrated by Maya Kastelic, Slovenia,
translated by David Henry Wilson.
Through an enchanted conversation with a young girl in a horse-drawn coach, Hans Christian Andersen shares his life’s struggles, dreams, and triumphs—whose threads can be found woven into his greatest stories.
This sensitive portrait of Andersen and his literary work combines the sumptuous art of a picture book with elements of a graphic novel.
Andersen’s life and work become a fascinating collage in picture book form.
Ages 4 - 8. Hardcover, 52pp. 2020.