The Complete Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales

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Random House Value Publishing, 1997 - Children's stories, Danish - 803 pages
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More than 150 tales from Hans Christian Andersen, including such classics as "Thumbelina," "The Snow Queen," and "The Ugly Duckling," are collected for this beautifully illustrated volume.

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The Complete Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Anderson by Hans Christian Anderson (Gramercy Books 1996) (Fiction). First published in 1874, this set contains 159 separate tales covering over 800 pages ... Read full review

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I thought the stories were very good. Some were better than others. Some were dated and felt historical of the time. I was surprised how different the real stories were from Disney's. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
The Ugly Duckling
15
The MoneyBox
30
Copyright

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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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