The Tinderbox

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Katrin Agency, Dec 12, 2013 - 30 pages
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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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User Review  - SashaM - LibraryThing

A little collection of typycally highly moralistic tales combined with tales of people behaving badly and getting reward for it: In the Tinder Box a soilder kills a witch after she has made him rich ... Read full review

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User Review  - Whisper1 - LibraryThing

I had a visceral reaction to this book, both in the story and the scariness of the illustrations. It is a story lacking ethics and, in my opinion, not for children. When a weary soldier walks many ... Read full review

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