The Robin and the Fir Tree

Category: Book
By (author): Andersen, Hans Christian
Illustrated By: Jameson, Jason
Subject:  JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Birds
  JUVENILE FICTION / Classics
  JUVENILE FICTION / Fairy Tales & Folklore / General
  JUVENILE FICTION / Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent
Publisher: Candlewick
Published: October 2021
Format: Book-hardcover
Pages: 64
Size: 11.00in x 8.50in
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From The Publisher*An exquisitely illustrated retelling of the Hans Christian Andersen story "The Fir Tree"

In a forest far away from the hustle and bustle of town grows the Fir Tree. The meadow he lives in is beautiful and serene, but the Fir Tree yearns for the excitement of the outside world. His friend the Robin brings him gifts and tells him stories of the places she's been, the people she's flown over, and the many things men construct out of wood. The Fir Tree dreams of adventure and wishes to be something more. He imagines a new life as a ship's mast, traveling the world by sea. When men come to the meadow with axes one day and cut him down, the Fir Tree is eager to be chosen for a new purpose. But the Robin worries. What will become of her strong, beautiful friend? In a lyrical story of friendship and rebirth, Jason Jameson brings a Christmas classic to beautiful new life.
Biographical NoteJason Jameson studied animation at the Royal College of Art and has more than fifteen years of experience in character development, design, and animation direction. He is the cofounder and creative director of Unanico Group, an award-winning media company, and has produced and animated several short films. He lives in London.