Andersen's Fairy Tales (Google eBook)

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pubOne info LLC, Sep 15, 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 217 pages
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pubOne.info thank you for your continued support and wish to present you this new edition. Many years ago, there was an Emperor, who was so excessively fond of new clothes, that he spent all his money in dress. He did not trouble himself in the least about his soldiers; nor did he care to go either to the theatre or the chase, except for the opportunities then afforded him for displaying his new clothes. He had a different suit for each hour of the day; and as of any other king or emperor, one is accustomed to say, -he is sitting in council, - it was always said of him, -The Emperor is sitting in his wardrobe.
  

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Contents

FIFTH STORY The Little Robber Maiden
SIXTH STORY The Lapland Woman and the Finland Woman
SEVENTH STORY What Took Place in the Palace of the Snow Queen and what
THE LEAPFROG
THE ELDERBUSH
Notes
THE BELL
THE OLD HOUSE

Notes
IV A Moment of Head Importance An Evenings Dramatic Readings A Most Strange Journey
Notes
V Metamorphosis of the CopyingClerk
Notes
VI The Best That the Galoshes Gave
THE FIR TREE
THE SNOW QUEEN
FIRST STORY Which Treats of a Mirror and of the Splinters
SECOND STORY A Little Boy and a Little Girl
THIRD STORY Of the FlowerGarden At the Old Womans Who Understood Witchcraft
FOURTH STORY The Prince and Princess
THE HAPPY FAMILY
THE STORY OF A MOTHER
THE FALSE COLLAR
THE SHADOW
Notes
THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL
THE DREAM OF LITTLE TUK
Notes
THE NAUGHTY BOY
THE RED SHOES
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About the author (2010)

Hans Christian Andersen, one of the best known figures in literature, is best know for combining traditional folk tales with his own great imagination to produce fairy tales known to most children today. The Danish writer was born in the slums of Odense. Although he was raised in poverty, he eventually attended Copenhagen University. Although Andersen wrote poems, plays and books, he is best known for his Fairy Tales and Other Stories, written between 1835 and 1872. This work includes such famous tales as The Emperor's New Clothes, Little Ugly Duckling, The Tinderbox, Little Claus and Big Claus, Princess and the Pea, The Snow Queen, The Little Mermaid, The Nightingale, The Story of a Mother and The Swineherd. Andersen's greatest work is still influential today, helping mold some of the works of writers ranging from Charles Dickens to Oscar Wilde and inspiring many of the works of Disney and other motion pictures. Andersen, who traveled greatly during his life, died in his home in Rolighed on August 4, 1875.

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