Matchless: An Illumination of Hans Christian Andersen's Classic "the Little Match Girl"
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About the Author
Gregory Maguire is the New York Times bestselling author of Hiddensee; After Alice; Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister; Lost; Mirror Mirror; and the Wicked Years, a series that includes Wicked--the beloved classic that is the basis for the blockbuster Tony Award-winning Broadway musical--Son of a Witch, A Lion Among Men, and Out of Oz. Maguire has lectured on art, literature, and culture both at home and abroad. He lives with his family in New England.
"Maguire's story has the weight and solidity of a treasured folk tale, something to be handed down and retold."--Ellen Trachtenberg, author of The Best Children's Literature: A Parent's Guide
"The little match girl's story is now getting its due thanks to novelist Gregory Maguire of 'Wicked' fame.... Matchless glows with aching beauty."--Huntsville Times