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Tales of Hans Christian Andersen

Written by Hans Christian Andersen

Illustrated by Joel Stewart

Part of the Walker Illustrated Classics Series

Tales of Hans Christian Andersen Synopsis

Walker Illustrated Classics is 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! Here, magnificently illustrated, are thirteen of Hans Christian Andersen's finest stories. Combining dark moments of genius with lighter moments 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.

Tales of Hans Christian Andersen Press Reviews

Elegantly translated ... and beautifully illustrated. * The Guardian * Quite simply a stunningly beautiful book, immaculately designed and produced. * Book Trusted News * A level of depth absent in any other fairy tales collection. * My Child *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781406317466
Publication date: 1st June 2009
Author: Hans Christian Andersen
Illustrator: Joel Stewart
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 208 pages

About Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) was a Danish author and poet, most famous for his timeless, classic fairy tales. Naomi Lewis is one of the most distinguished figures in the world of children's books and a leading authority on the works of Hans Christian Andersen, many of whose stories she has translated. A fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, she is a former winner of the Eleanor Farjeon Award for services to children's literature. Joel Stewart is the illustrator of the celebrated children's books The Adventures of a Nose (9780744581386) and The Jabberwocky (9781844284764). He lives in Cornwall.

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