Andersen's Fairy Tales
Random House Value Publishing, 1999 - Juvenile Fiction - 352 pages
Hans Christian Andersen’s Fairy Tales are like exquisite jewels, drawing from us gasps of recognition and delight. Andersen created intriguing and unique characters — a tin soldier with only one leg but a big heart, a beetle nestled deep in a horse’s mane but harboring high aspirations. Each one of us at some time, has been touched by one of Andersen’s Fairy Tales. Here you’ll find his classic tales such as:The Mermaid, Thumbelina, The Steadfast Tin Soldier,andThe Ugly Duckling, 38 of your favorite tales in all. This deluxe Children’s Classic edition is produced with high-quality, leatherlike binding with gold stamping, full-color covers, colored endpapers with a book nameplate. Some of the other titles in this series include: Anne of Green Gables, Black Beauty, Heidi, King Arthur and His Knights and The Secret Garden.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - mrsdwilliams - LibraryThing
Collection of 30 newly translated short stories that capture Andersen's storytelling voice without sugar-coating the endings. Excellent for those who want to go beyond Disney versions of classic stories. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - slightlyfan - LibraryThing
If you love fairytales then this is the book for you. A complete -I think- eddition of all Hans Christian Andersen's work. Some were a little boring, but you get to see the english translation of his original work. Read full review