The Nightingale

The Nightingale Cover

The Nightingale

By Hans Christian Andersen; Pirkko Vainio (Illustrator)

NorthSouth (NY), Hardcover, 9780735840294

Publication Date: September 1, 2011


When the Chinese emperor is presented with a bejeweled, golden nightingale he rejects his living, singing pet nightingale.  But when he falls ill, only the song of the true nightingale can heal him.

About the Author
Pirkko Vainioisan illustrator and a graphic designer who studied at the Academy of Art in Helsinki."

Praise For The Nightingale

"An unusually beautiful version of an old favorite." Book Magazine on The Ugly Duckling, illustrated by Pirkko Vainio.