Entwines the classic fairy tale of the Little Match Girl with the story of Frederik, a young boy who builds a city out of trash, and whose yearnings are the catalyst for a better future for himself and his family.
1st Harper pbk ed.
New York : Harper, 2010.
1 v. (unpaged) : ill.
The Little Match Girl.
"An illumination of Hans Christian Andersen's classic 'The Little Match Girl'" -- T.p.
'Matchless' was originally written to be heard. It premiered on Christmas Day, 2008, on National Public Radio's 'All Things Considered', in a performance by the author.