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Author photo. Photograph by Thora Hallager, 1867, Copenhagen

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Disambiguation Notice

Please do not combine The Complete Fairy Tales with Andersen's Fairy Tales, they are not the same work. The Complete Fairy Tales has all (or almost all) 168 of his stories.
The various different works entitled "Andersen's Fairy Tales" each only have a selection of his stories. Also, multi-volume copies of the Complete Fairy Tales are not the same as single-volume copies and should not be combined with them (or with each other) unless their user has listed them as a single entry.
For example, Complete Fairy Tales (Vol. 2) contains only a fraction of the stories and is not the same as a single-volume copy of Complete Fairy Tales, nor is it the same as Vol. 1, which contains different stories. On the other hand, Complete Fairy Tales (2 Vols.), though not the same as Complete Fairy Tales (Vol. 2), can be combined with the other Complete Fairy Tales, since they both contain all 168 stories in a single entry. (SEE: Part/Whole Issues under What Not to Combine.)

Andersen's Fairy Tales 1,806 copies, 17 reviews
The Ugly Duckling 1,017 copies, 41 reviews
The Little Match Girl 950 copies, 22 reviews
The Emperor's New Clothes 938 copies, 25 reviews
The Snow Queen 736 copies, 40 reviews
Fairy Tales 720 copies, 10 reviews
The Steadfast Tin Soldier 640 copies, 14 reviews
Thumbelina 573 copies, 27 reviews
The Princess and the Pea 472 copies, 24 reviews
The Nightingale 418 copies, 11 reviews
The Wild Swans 344 copies, 13 reviews
The Little Mermaid 305 copies, 20 reviews
The Fir Tree 258 copies, 7 reviews
Thumbelina 250 copies, 27 reviews
Mary Engelbreit's The Snow Queen 181 copies, 4 reviews
The Swineherd 171 copies, 6 reviews
The Ugly Duckling 159 copies, 24 reviews
The Tinderbox 136 copies, 6 reviews
The Nightingale 120 copies, 4 reviews
Best-Loved Fairy Tales 120 copies, 2 reviews
Stories from Hans Andersen 118 copies, 1 review
The Little Mermaid 112 copies, 3 reviews
Eventyr og Historier 107 copies, 2 reviews
Andersens Märchen 74 copies, 2 reviews
Fiabe 74 copies, 2 reviews
The Tinderbox [retold by Stephen Mitchell] (Original Story) 69 copies, 8 reviews
The Emperor's New Clothes 56 copies, 1 review
Samlede eventyr og historier 54 copies, 1 review
Sprookjes 54 copies, 1 review
The Improvisatore 53 copies, 1 review
The Red Shoes [fairy tale] 50 copies, 5 reviews
Twelve Tales 46 copies, 1 review
Eventyr 41 copies, 2 reviews
Contes 40 copies, 1 review
The Tinderbox [Retold by Barry Moser] (Original Story) 40 copies, 1 review
The Little Fir-tree 38 copies, 1 review
The Little Mermaid (Original Author) 34 copies, 2 reviews
The Swan's Stories 31 copies, 2 reviews
Baśnie 29 copies
Little Claus and Big Claus 26 copies, 1 review
The UGLY DUCKLING 26 copies, 1 review
Clod Hans 25 copies
The Red Shoes 25 copies, 1 review
Five Famous Fairy Tales 21 copies, 5 reviews
La petite sirène (Author; Author) 21 copies
Favorite Fairy Tales 21 copies, 1 review
The Pen and the Inkwell 20 copies, 1 review
Only a Fiddler 19 copies
Gesammelte Märchen 16 copies, 1 review
The Woman With the Eggs 16 copies, 1 review
In Sweden 14 copies, 1 review
Little Ida's Flowers 14 copies, 1 review
For Sure! For Sure! 13 copies, 3 reviews
Peer fortunato 12 copies, 1 review
The Tinderbox [Retold by Peggy Thomson] (Original Author) 12 copies
The Old House 12 copies, 1 review
Sagor 11 copies
Poucette (Author; Author) 11 copies
Tom Thumb 10 copies
81 Eventyr 10 copies
The Snowdrop 10 copies
The Ugly Duckling {adapted} 10 copies, 3 reviews
Skyggen 9 copies
Lykke-Peer 9 copies
Gift for Hans 9 copies
La sirenita 9 copies
The Racers 8 copies
40 novelle 8 copies
Сказки 6 copies, 1 review
Seven Poems 6 copies
Fairy Tales 6 copies
Snow Queen 6 copies
De schaduw 6 copies
O.Z. 5 copies
Satakieli 5 copies
Fairy Stories 5 copies
Das Feuerzeug 5 copies
Pasakas 4 copies
The Princess and the Pea 4 copies, 1 review
H.C. Andersen 4 copies
Skazki 4 copies
The Bell 4 copies
The Classic Fairy Tales [Norton Critical Edition] (Contributor) 802 copies, 4 reviews
Black Water: The Book of Fantastic Literature (Contributor) 415 copies, 8 reviews
The Ugly Duckling (Original Story) 357 copies, 5 reviews
The Princess and the Pea (Inspiration) 351 copies, 4 reviews
Frozen: A Tale of Two Sisters (Original story) 310 copies, 3 reviews
Fantastic Tales (Contributor) 309 copies, 8 reviews
Tasha Tudor Book of Fairy Tales (Contributor) 206 copies, 1 review
Stories to Remember {complete} (Contributor) 154 copies
The Best Christmas Stories Ever (Apple Classics) (Contributor) 124 copies, 1 review
Stories to Remember, Volume II (Contributor) 99 copies, 1 review
Dean's A Book of Fairy Tales (Contributor) 96 copies, 1 review
Thumbelina (Original Author) 79 copies, 1 review
Book of Princesses (Puffin books) (Contributor) 74 copies
The Big Book of Classic Fantasy (Contributor) 73 copies, 2 reviews
The Illustrated Treasury of Fairy Tales (Contributor) 71 copies, 1 review
The Nightingale 66 copies, 6 reviews
My Book House: From the Tower Window (Vol. 5 of 6) (Contributor) 57 copies, 1 review
Classic Fairy Tales to Read Aloud (Contributor) 57 copies
The Mammoth Book of Fairy Tales (Contributor) 53 copies
Best in Children's Books 35 43 copies, 1 review
Christmas Fairy Tales (Contributor) 39 copies, 1 review
Best in Children's Books 16 39 copies, 2 reviews
The Faber Book of Gardens (Contributor) 36 copies, 2 reviews
A Golden Land (Contributor) 33 copies
Journeys Through Bookland - Volume I (Author, some editions) 30 copies, 1 review
Thumbelina (Read it Yourself) (Original Author) 29 copies
Key Words Reading Scheme: The Open Door to Reading (Contributor) 28 copies, 1 review
Favourite Tales: Thumbelina (Orig Text, some editions) 24 copies
Goblin Tales (Contributor) 21 copies
Thumbelina [Retold by Deborah Hautzig] (Original Author) 18 copies, 1 review
The Christmas Book (Contributor) 17 copies
Copenhagen Tales (Contributor) 15 copies, 1 review
The Fir Tree (Orig text, some editions) 14 copies
European Fairy Tales (Contributor) 13 copies
Trees: A Celebration (Contributor) 11 copies
Christmas Classics: Stories for the Whole Family (Contributor; Contributor) 10 copies, 1 review
The Haunted Dolls (Contributor) 7 copies, 1 review
The Emperor's New Clothes [1987 film] (Original story) 6 copies
A Kaleidoscope of Fairies & Fables (Contributor) 6 copies
Thumbelina (Original Author) 6 copies
Tales of Magic and Enchantment (Contributor) 6 copies
In their Shoes: Fairy Tales and Folktales (Contributor) 5 copies, 1 review
Thumbelina [Retold by James Riordan] (Original Author) 4 copies
Hævnen og andre danske mesterfortællinger / B.1 (some editions) 4 copies, 1 review
Engelen stuifmeel uit de hemel (Contributor) 4 copies
The Anthology of Love and Romance (Contributor) 4 copies
Det forbandede hus (Author, some editions) 3 copies, 1 review
Tyve mesterfortællinger (Author, some editions) 3 copies, 1 review
Jylland skildret af danske forfattere (Author, some editions) 3 copies, 1 review
Piirakkasota : Valikoima huumoria (Contributor) 3 copies
The children's own treasure book (Contributor) 2 copies
Humor fra Danmark (Author, some editions) 2 copies, 1 review
Fantastiske fortellinger (Contributor) 2 copies
Thumbelina [Retold by Maureen Spurgeon] (Original Author) 2 copies
Gyldendals bibliotek, bind 49: Dansk Lyrik, første del (Author, some editions) 2 copies, 1 review
Sikopaimen (Author) 2 copies
Thumbelina [Retold by Jenny Nimmo] (Original Author) 2 copies
En Vise vil jeg kvæde (Author, some editions) 1 copy, 1 review
Danske levnedsbøger, første del (Author, some editions) 1 copy, 1 review
Sjælland skildret af danske forfattere (Author, some editions) 1 copy, 1 review
Danske Fortællinger, første del (Author, some editions) 1 copy, 1 review

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Hans Christian Andersen, often referred to in Scandinavia as H. C. Andersen (2 April 1805 – 4 August 1875), was a Danish author. Although a prolific writer of plays, travelogues, novels, and poems, Andersen is best remembered for his fairy tales.
Disambiguation notice
Please do not combine The Complete Fairy Tales with Andersen's Fairy Tales, they are not the same work. The Complete Fairy Tales has all (or almost all) 168 of his stories.
The various different works entitled "Andersen's Fairy Tales" each only have a selection of his stories. Also, multi-volume copies of the Complete Fairy Tales are not the same as single-volume copies and should not be combined with them (or with each other) unless their user has listed them as a single entry.
For example, Complete Fairy Tales (Vol. 2) contains only a fraction of the stories and is not the same as a single-volume copy of Complete Fairy Tales, nor is it the same as Vol. 1, which contains different stories. On the other hand, Complete Fairy Tales (2 Vols.), though not the same as Complete Fairy Tales (Vol. 2), can be combined with the other Complete Fairy Tales, since they both contain all 168 stories in a single entry. (SEE: Part/Whole Issues under What Not to Combine.)

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