The Complete Fairy Tales And Stories

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The Complete Fairy Tales And Stories

by Hans Christian Andersen
Translated by Erik Christian Haugaard
Foreword by Virginia Haviland

Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group | August 9, 1983 | Trade Paperback

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Translated by Erik Hougaard, this is the only version available in trade paperback that presents the fairy tales exactly as Andersen collected them in the original Danish edition in 1874.  His notes accompany the text.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 1120 Pages, 5.91 × 9.06 × 1.97 in

Published: August 9, 1983

Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0385189516

ISBN - 13: 9780385189514

Found in: Fiction and Literature, Literary
Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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The Complete Fairy Tales And Stories

The Complete Fairy Tales And Stories

by Hans Christian Andersen
Translated by Erik Christian Haugaard
Foreword by Virginia Haviland

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 1120 Pages, 5.91 × 9.06 × 1.97 in

Published: August 9, 1983

Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0385189516

ISBN - 13: 9780385189514

From the Publisher

Translated by Erik Hougaard, this is the only version available in trade paperback that presents the fairy tales exactly as Andersen collected them in the original Danish edition in 1874.  His notes accompany the text.

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Translated by Erik Hougaard, this is the only version available in trade paperback that presents the fairy tales exactly as Andersen collected them in the original Danish edition in 1874. His notes accompany the text.

About the Author

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. Maurice Bernard Sendak was born on June 10, 1928 in Brooklyn, New York, the youngest of three children. His parents were Polish Jews who had come to the United States before the start of World War I. His first professional job as an illustrator (while he was still in high school) involved adapting the "Mutt and Jeff" newspaper comic strip to a comic book format. He later worked as a window-display director for New York's famous toy store, F.A.O. Schwartz, while attending n
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Presents 156 tales accompanied by the author's notes on the background of his stories

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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