"One of the most eye-catching books in the bookstore this season is 'The Red Shoes'—illustrated by Sun Young Yoo. The book is a re-telling of the classic Andersen fairy tale with lush linework. Its dark illustrations evoke Edward Gorey with a touch of Manhwa (Korean comics). Definitely check it out if you can." —Drawn! The Illustration Blog
"An adaptation of the classic Hans Christian Andersen tale, this version of 'The Red Shoes' offers a positive message to young girls instead. The pen and ink illustrations are insanely detailed..." —GOOP.com
this has nothing to do with anderson's fairy tale; listing his name is clear misdirectionPublished 5 months ago by michaelm
Thought this would be the original version of The Red Shoes to give to a 13 year old grand daughter, but this was a little childs book. Read morePublished on April 13, 2012 by Giles T. Clark
The illustrations in this book are truly gorgeous! My cover did have some dirt smudges on it so I ended up throwing it out. I also colored the shoes red to add some "pop". Read morePublished on April 2, 2012 by Daisy
I bought 2 copies of this book for my little princess, and I gave one to her on her 3rd birthday.
Another one is for when she becomes a lady, because she really loves it. Read more
I love this book. It's beautifully illustrated and the story is sad, sweet, and meaningful. I only wish the shoes were colored red in the illustrations. Read morePublished on December 8, 2010 by R. Peters