The amazing paper cuttings of Hans Christian Andersen /

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Main Author: Brust, Beth Wagner.
Format: Book
Published:New York : Ticknor & Fields, 1994.
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Main Author:Brust, Beth Wagner.

Hans Christian Andersen was a gifted artist as well as a storyteller and writer who used his many talents to escape the poverty into which he was born. Beth Wagner Brust tells the story of Hans Christian Andersen as an artist, describing how and why he made paper cuttings, which, like his tales, were innovative and original.

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General Notes:"Books for young readers."
Physical Description:80 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (p. 73-76) and index.
ISBN:0395667879 :
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Beth Wagner Brust first discovered Andersen's paper cuttings at the Hans Christian Andersen Museum in Odense, Denmark. When she learned that many of them had been made as presents for young people, she decided to tell the story of Andersen as an artist. She lives in California.

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