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Tales of Hans Christian Andersen, Illustrated Edition

Written by Hans Christian Andersen

Part of the Walker Illustrated Classics Series

Featured Books for 7+ readers Traditional Tales

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The best-loved tales by master storyteller Hans Christian Andersen are elegantly retold in this beautifully illustrated edition. Hans Christian Andersen’s stories encompass a wide range of emotions from the pathos of stories such as The Ugly Duckling and The Little Match Girl to the sheer entertainment of The Princess and the Pea or The Emperor’s New Clothes. Joel Stewart’s illustrations capture both the humour and the dark elements of the stories.
This title is part of the Walker Illustrated Classics, a new series which brings together some of the best-loved stories ever told, illustrated by some of today's finest artists. These exquisitely designed books, with their magnificent words and glorious pictures, are a pleasure to read - and re-read.  The classics have never looked so good.
 
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Tales of Hans Christian Andersen, Illustrated Edition Synopsis

Combining dark moments of genius with lighter moment of fantasy, the tales include "The Princess and the Pea", "Thumbelina", "The Emperor's New Clothes", "The Little Mermaid", "The Ugly Duckling", "The Snow Queen" and many more.

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ISBN: 9781406317466
Publication date: 03/08/2009
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781406317466
Publication date: 3rd August 2009
Author: Hans Christian Andersen
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 208 pages
Suitable for: 7+ readers
Genres: Traditional Tales

About Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen was born on April 2, 1805, and his early life was full of great sadness. His family was very poor. His father was a sad shoemaker. His father would read him a story every day at 2:00. His father died when he was 11 years old. When Hans Andersen was the age of 14 he ran away to Copenhagen. Andersen was Denmark's most famous author. Andersen wrote as many as 350 stories. His books are read all over the world. Here are 5 of the many stories hewrote: The Ugly Duckling, The Emperor's New Clothes, The Little Mermaid, Thumbelina, The Red Shoes. One of ...

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