The Gift of the Magi

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Product Details

Price
$17.99  $16.73
Publisher
Minedition
Publish Date
Pages
32
Dimensions
8.79 X 12.94 X 0.35 inches | 0.96 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9789888240579

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About the Author

O. Henry was the pen name of the American writer William Sydney Porter. His short stories are known for his wit, wordplay, and twist endings. Sonja Danowski is an award-winning artist and illustrator who has had exhibits in China, Germany, Korea, Poland, and Portugal.

Reviews

"German artist Sonja Danowski gives a faded, almost grubby-looking elegance to her artwork for O. Henry's 1906 tale of Yuletide sacrifice....Her sepia-toned illustrations set in the late 19th century suit the story exactly, evoking the poverty of the devoted young wife and .... In concert with the pictures, the arch tone and surprise ending of O. Henry's original story make for excellent delivery aloud to children age 8 and older."--Wall Street Journal
"One of my favorite stories about love, sacrifice, and generosity is O. Henry's The Gift of the Magi. Beautifully illustrated by Sonja Danowski, this traditional story of giving a gift to your most precious loved one... [is] filled with important messages for any time of year." --Jenny Williams, geekdad.com