Thumbelina: Tiny Runaway Bride by Barbara Ensor

Summary: In this expanded version of the Andersen fairy tale, a tiny girl no bigger than a thumb becomes separated from her overprotective mother, has adventures with various animals, and records her feelings in a diary as she gains self-reliance and searches for someone to love. 149 p., Schwartz & Wade Books.

Find it at WCPL

One Response

  1. It was a cute story but it wasn’t distinguished. It was exactly like the Thumbelina story with a few extra details and an expanded ending. So it’s not Newbery. But I still think younger girls will enjoy it.

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