The Tinderbox

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Katrin Agency, Dec 12, 2013 - 30 pages

The tale is about the cheerful soldier, who with a help from an old witch and her tinderbox, wins the princess and marries her. 

The famous and much-loved Danish author Hans Christian Andersen celebrated his 200 anniversary the year 2005.

On this occasion we have published five of his best tales retold for children aged 3-9 years and with new illustrations: Tinderbox, The Little Match Girl, The Nightingale, The Emperor's New Clothes and The Ugly Duckling. 

Hans Christian Andersen wrote The Tinderbox in 1835. 


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A children's story from Hans Christian Andersen matched with exquisite illustrations from Bagram Ibatoulline equals a bedtime marvel for child and adult alike. The artwork is simply fantastic and it ... Read full review

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The Tinderbox, illustrated and retold by Barry Moser. Andersen's tale of an impoverished soldier whose life is transformed by a magical tinderbox is transplanted from mythical Denmark to the mountains ... Read full review

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