Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales by Hans Christian AndersenHans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales

byHans Christian AndersenIntroduction byJan PienkowskiForeword byJ Pienkowski

Paperback | June 24, 2010

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This enchanting collection, retold by writer and critic Naomi Lewis, contains twelve of Hans Christian Andersen's magnificent stories. It includes Thumbelina, a little girl no more than a thumb-joint high, The Emperor's New Clothes, the tale of a man who cares only for his appearance and The Little Mermaid, who longs to one day marry a human prince. With a wonderful cover illustration and new introduction by award-winning picture-book creator Jan Pienkowski.
Hans Christian Andersen (1805-75) was born in Odense, Denmark, the son of a poor shoemaker and a washerwoman. He once said that ideas for stories 'lie in my mind like seeds and only need the kiss of a sunbeam or a drop of malice to flower'. Hans Andersen's stories began to be translated into English as early as 1846. Since then, numero...
Title:Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy TalesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 7 × 5.13 × 0.63 inPublished:June 24, 2010Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0141329017

ISBN - 13:9780141329017

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12