Since Christmas is next week (!!) I thought this would be perfect to tease you with. It is from Matchless: A Christmas Story written and illustrated by Gregory Maguire (of Wicked fame). The cover describes it as “an illumination of Hans Christian Anderson’s classic The Little Match Girl”
On an island so far north that it snowed from September to April, a boy named Frederik kept himself warm by keeping a secret.
Check back later this week to hear what Frederik is up to!