Hans Andersens Fairy Tales: A Selection by Hans Christian AndersenMy fairy tales were as much for older people as for children...humour was the real salt in them.
Hans Andersen is best remembered for the tales collected in this edition, stories that have become classics and have been translated into over a hundred languages.
This selection contains twenty-eight stories, including The Tinder-Box, Thumbelina, The Little Mermaid, The Ugly Duckling, and The Snow Queen, as well as others that are less well known. Some of the tales are taken from history or Danish folk tales, but the majority are Andersens own invention and often feature the author, his friends and enemies in a variety of guises.
This classic edition is accompanied by the original illustrations by Vilhelm Pedersen and Lorenz Frøhlich.
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Although a prolific writer of plays, travelogues , novels, and poems, he is best remembered for his fairy tales. Andersen's popularity is not limited to children; his stories express themes that transcend age and nationality. Andersen's fairy tales, of which no fewer than works  have been translated into more than languages,  have become culturally embedded in the West's collective consciousness , readily accessible to children, but presenting lessons of virtue and resilience in the face of adversity for mature readers as well. Andersens Boulevard. He was an only child. His father, also named Hans, considered himself related to nobility his paternal grandmother had told his father that their family had belonged to a higher social class,  but investigations have disproved these stories.
Simply link your Qantas Frequent Flyer membership number to your Booktopia account and earn points on eligible orders. Either by signing into your account or linking your membership details before your order is placed. Your points will be added to your account once your order is shipped. Click on the cover image above to read some pages of this book! Hans Christian Andersen is one of the world's most popular storytellers, and his fairy tales are among the best-loved works of literature. Each volume features authoritative texts by the world's greatest authors in exquisitely designed bonded leather bindings with distinctive gilt edging and an attractive silk-ribbon bookmark. Decorative, durable, and collectible, these books offer hours of pleasure to readers young and old and are an indispensable cornerstone for every home library.
Some of the best loved children's fairy stories and tales have been penned by this remarkable author. The following selection of his famous short stories will provide hours of reading pleasure. These famous Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales and Stories have been included along with some lesser known, but equally enjoyable Fairytales. Hans Christian Andersen - His own story! This most famous author came from the humblest beginnings.
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