This is the classic fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen. It is the story of Kay and Gerda and their friendship. When a mirror that shows the worst thing about anything seen it shatters, pieces go everywhere. They turn people's hearts to ice and make them see terrible things. Kay gets a piece in his eye and Gerda begins a quest to find her friend and save him.
I have always been fond of Andersen's tales. I was curious to see how this fairy tale could become a unique work of art. I have to say, it is incredibly beautiful. Sanna Annukka is an amazing artist. Not only does she bring the fairy tale to life, she does it with an unique style. As soon as I opened this book I knew I had a treasure. This is definitely taking a place with my favourite books. Not only is it a delightful story, but it is beautiful as well.
I am pleased to say this is an edition that everyone who loves the story of The Snow Queen should own. I'm also adding Sanna Annukka's edition of The Fir Tree to my list to buy. I am sure it is equally beautiful. I will be keeping an eye out for any other books she illustrates as she has a unique style.
I highly recommend this edition of The Snow Queen to anyone who loves unique pieces of art or wants a beautiful copy of this story.
**I received a free copy of this book from Blogging For Books in exchange for an honest review**
*Receiving a free copy of this book does not change my review. It simply provides me with a copy of a book I would not have gotten to as soon, or heard about otherwise.