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The tinderbox

  • 32 Pages
  • 0.92 MB
  • English
M.K. McElderry Books , New York
About the Edition

With the help of a magic tinderbox, a soldier finds a fortune and pursues a princess imprisoned in a castle.

Other titlesTinder box.
StatementHans Christian Andersen ; illustrated by Warwick Hutton.
ContributionsHutton, Warwick, ill.
LC ClassificationsPZ8.A542 Ti 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination[32] p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2033285M
ISBN 100689504586
LC Control Number88009206

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A tinderbox is a metal container once commonly used to start fires. Steel, flint, and cloth worked together to create the initial spark and sustain the flame until it was big enough to spread.

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