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The Red Shoes and Other Tales: As the child of peasants, Karen grew up with a pair of simple red shoes. Then, when her parents died, Karen was adopted by a rich old woman who gave Karen a new pair of red shoes that would make princesses green with envy. This newfound wealth causes Karen to forget her humble origins and grow up to become a cruel and vain adult. Then, one day, the red shoes that sparked her greed come to life and steer Karen down a path she never would have imagined in her wildest dreams.

This volume also includes Metaphrog’s adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen classic, “The Little Match Girl” and a tale of their own invention, “The Glass Case”.

Release Date: October 13, 2015

Format: Hardcover

ISBN: 9781629912837

Price: $12.99

Trim Size: 7 x 7.5

Page Count: 64 pages

Age Range: 8+


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Book Category: fiction

Guided Reading Level: X

Grade Level Equivalent: 6

Interest Level By Grade: 6-up

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Educational Description: High interest low vocabulary, graphic text, Hans Christian Andersen’s tales, structure; multiple stories, Story elements; setting, plot and character development, figurative language; simile, illustrations enhance meaning and tone and mood; dark. Compare and contrast characteristics of fairy tales including how the tale begins and ends, Mature themes.

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