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Andersen's Fairy Tales (Signet Classic) {29…

Andersen's Fairy Tales (Signet Classic) {29 stories}

by Hans Christian Andersen, Sheila Greenwald (Illustrator)

Other authors: Pat Shaw Iversen (Translator)

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Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales are like exquisite jewels, drawing from us gasps of recognition and delight. Andersen created intriguing and unique characters -- a tin soldier with only one leg but a big heart, a beetle nestled deep in a horse's mane but harboring high aspirations. Each one of us at some time, has been touched by one of Andersen's Fairy Tales. Here you'll find his classic tales such as: "The Mermaid, Thumbelina, The Steadfast Tin Soldier, "and "The Ugly Duckling," 38 of your favorite tales in all. This deluxe Children's Classic edition is produced with high-quality, leatherlike binding with gold stamping, full-color covers, colored endpapers with a book nameplate. Some of the other titles in this series include: Anne of Green Gables, Black Beauty, Heidi, King Arthur and His Knights and The Secret Garden.… (more)



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Collection of 30 newly translated short stories that capture Andersen's storytelling voice without sugar-coating the endings.

Excellent for those who want to go beyond Disney versions of classic stories. ( )
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Andersen, Hans Christianprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Greenwald, SheilaIllustratormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Iversen, Pat ShawTranslatorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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A soldier came marching along the highway: One, two! One, two!
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The garden of paradise --
Little tiny --
The fir tree --
The storks --
Little Ida's flowers --
The red shoes --
The ugly duckling --
The princess and the pea --
The girl who trod on a loaf --
The angel --
The bottle neck --
The snow queen --
The marsh king's daughter --
The swineherd --
The little match girl --
The emperor's new clothes --
Hans clodhopper --
Great Claus and Little Claus --
The wild swans --
The nightingale --
Elder-tree mother --
Holger the Dane --
The bell --
The shepherdess and the sweep --
The steadfast tin soldier --
The roses and the sparrows --
The old street lamp --
What the good man does is always right --
The tinder box.
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