Level Level 1
Author Hans Christian Andersen
Series Story House Classics
Examinations Starters
Illustrations Claire Fletcher
CEFR level Pre-A1


It’s New Year’s Eve, the end of the old year, and everyone is celebrating, everyone that is, except for the little match girl. She is sitting shivering in a cold, lonely corner of the city. For all too brief a moment, her matches bring her warmth and happiness and she dreams of a happier life.