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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 1,889 copies, 19 reviews
The Ugly Duckling 1,078 copies, 42 reviews
The Emperor's New Clothes 1,005 copies, 25 reviews
The Little Match Girl 997 copies, 23 reviews
The Snow Queen 779 copies, 41 reviews
The Steadfast Tin Soldier 675 copies, 14 reviews
Thumbelina 598 copies, 27 reviews
The Princess and the Pea 506 copies, 26 reviews
The Nightingale 495 copies, 15 reviews
The Wild Swans 372 copies, 13 reviews
The Little Mermaid 317 copies, 20 reviews
The Fir Tree 273 copies, 8 reviews
Thumbelina 269 copies, 27 reviews
Mary Engelbreit's The Snow Queen 190 copies, 4 reviews
The Swineherd 182 copies, 6 reviews
The Ugly Duckling 163 copies, 24 reviews
The Tinderbox 154 copies, 8 reviews
Fairy Tales 142 copies
The Nightingale 125 copies, 4 reviews
The Little Mermaid 119 copies, 4 reviews
Best-Loved Fairy Tales 117 copies, 2 reviews
Stories from Hans Andersen 117 copies, 1 review
Eventyr og Historier 108 copies, 2 reviews
Fiabe 81 copies, 2 reviews
Andersens Märchen 76 copies, 2 reviews
The Tinderbox [retold by Stephen Mitchell] (Original Story) 71 copies, 8 reviews
The Emperor's New Clothes 59 copies, 1 review
Samlede eventyr og historier 58 copies, 1 review
Sprookjes 57 copies, 1 review
The Improvisatore (Author) 56 copies, 1 review
The Snow Queen 55 copies, 2 reviews
The Red Shoes [fairy tale] 51 copies, 5 reviews
Twelve Tales 48 copies, 1 review
The Snow Queen 46 copies
Contes 42 copies, 1 review
Eventyr 42 copies, 2 reviews
The Tinderbox [Retold by Barry Moser] (Original Story) 42 copies, 1 review
The Little Fir-tree 42 copies, 1 review
The Swan's Stories 35 copies, 2 reviews
The Little Mermaid (Original Author) 35 copies, 2 reviews
The UGLY DUCKLING 30 copies, 1 review
Baśnie 29 copies
The Red Shoes 28 copies, 1 review
Little Claus and Big Claus 27 copies, 1 review
La petite sirène (Author; Author) 26 copies
Clod Hans 26 copies
Favorite Fairy Tales 23 copies, 1 review
The Wild Swans (Original story) 22 copies
Five Famous Fairy Tales 21 copies, 5 reviews
The Pen and the Inkwell 21 copies, 1 review
Cuentos {edition unknown} 21 copies, 1 review
The Little Mermaid 20 copies, 1 review
The Woman With the Eggs 20 copies, 1 review
Only a Fiddler 19 copies
La sirenita 18 copies
Gesammelte Märchen 17 copies, 1 review
Poucette (Author; Author) 15 copies
Little Ida's Flowers 14 copies, 1 review
In Sweden 14 copies, 1 review
The Old House 14 copies, 1 review
Peer fortunato 13 copies, 1 review
For Sure! For Sure! 13 copies, 3 reviews
The Tinderbox [Retold by Peggy Thomson] (Original Author) 12 copies
Thumbelina 12 copies, 1 review
Sagor 12 copies
The Snowdrop 11 copies
81 Eventyr 11 copies
Gift for Hans 10 copies
Tom Thumb 10 copies
The Ugly Duckling {adapted} 10 copies, 3 reviews
Lykke-Peer 9 copies
El Patito Feo 9 copies, 1 review
Skyggen 9 copies
The Racers 9 copies
Wild Swans 8 copies
40 novelle 8 copies
Skazki 7 copies
O.Z. 7 copies
Snow Queen 7 copies
Сказки 6 copies, 1 review
Seven Poems 6 copies
Fairy Tales 6 copies
De schaduw 6 copies
Elverhøj 6 copies, 2 reviews
Fairy Tales 6 copies
Satuja 6 copies
Novelle 5 copies
Cuentos 5 copies, 1 review
Pasakas 5 copies
Pulgarcita 5 copies
Satakieli 5 copies
Fairy Stories 5 copies
O soldadinho de chumbo 5 copies, 1 review
Fabeloj de Andersen (Author) 5 copies
Märchen 5 copies
Das Feuerzeug 5 copies
H.C. Andersen 4 copies
The Classic Fairy Tales [Norton Critical Edition] (Contributor) 842 copies, 4 reviews
Black Water: The Book of Fantastic Literature (Contributor) 435 copies, 7 reviews
The Ugly Duckling (Original Story) 370 copies, 5 reviews
The Princess and the Pea (Inspiration) 366 copies, 4 reviews
Frozen: A Tale of Two Sisters (Original story) 347 copies, 4 reviews
Fantastic Tales: Visionary and Everyday (Contributor) 340 copies, 9 reviews
A Treasury of Short Stories (Contributor) 255 copies
Tasha Tudor Book of Fairy Tales (Contributor) 233 copies, 1 review
In the Nursery, Volume 1 (Contributor) 217 copies
Stories to Remember {complete} (Contributor) 161 copies
The Best Christmas Stories Ever (Apple Classics) (Contributor) 133 copies, 1 review
Stories to Remember, Volume II (Contributor) 104 copies, 1 review
The Big Book of Classic Fantasy (Contributor) 103 copies, 3 reviews
Dean's A Book of Fairy Tales (Contributor) 102 copies, 2 reviews
Thumbelina (Original Author) 90 copies, 1 review
The Illustrated Treasury of Fairy Tales (Contributor) 77 copies, 1 review
Book of Princesses (Puffin books) (Contributor) 75 copies
The Nightingale 74 copies, 6 reviews
My Book House: From the Tower Window (Vol. 5 of 6) (Contributor) 61 copies, 2 reviews
My Book House: The Treasure Chest (Vol. 4 of 6) (Contributor) 59 copies, 2 reviews
Classic Fairy Tales to Read Aloud (Contributor) 59 copies
The Mammoth Book of Fairy Tales (Contributor) 56 copies
Best in Children's Books 35 48 copies, 1 review
Christmas Fairy Tales (Contributor) 43 copies, 1 review
Best in Children's Books 16 39 copies, 2 reviews
The Faber Book of Gardens (Contributor) 37 copies, 2 reviews
A Golden Land (Contributor) 35 copies
Favourite Tales: Thumbelina (Orig Text, some editions) 33 copies
Key Words Reading Scheme: The Open Door to Reading (Contributor) 31 copies, 1 review
Thumbelina (Read it Yourself) (Original Author) 31 copies
Journeys Through Bookland - Volume I (Author, some editions) 29 copies, 1 review
Goblin Tales (Contributor) 22 copies
European Fairy Tales (Contributor) 18 copies
Thumbelina [Retold by Deborah Hautzig] (Original Author) 18 copies, 1 review
Copenhagen Tales (Contributor) 15 copies, 1 review
The Fir Tree (Orig text, some editions) 15 copies
Trees: A Celebration (Contributor) 11 copies
Christmas Classics: Stories for the Whole Family (Contributor; Contributor) 10 copies, 1 review
The Emperor's New Clothes [1987 film] (Original story) 7 copies
The Haunted Dolls (Contributor) 7 copies, 1 review
Tales of Magic and Enchantment (Contributor) 7 copies
A Kaleidoscope of Fairies & Fables (Contributor) 6 copies
Thumbelina (Original Author) 6 copies
Thumbelina [Retold by James Riordan] (Original Author) 5 copies
Hævnen og andre danske mesterfortællinger / B.1 (some editions) 5 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
Piirakkasota : Valikoima huumoria (Contributor) 3 copies
Tyve mesterfortællinger (Author, some editions) 3 copies, 1 review
Jylland skildret af danske forfattere (Author, some editions) 3 copies, 1 review
Humor fra Danmark (Author, some editions) 2 copies, 1 review
Gyldendals bibliotek, bind 49: Dansk Lyrik, første del (Author, some editions) 2 copies, 1 review
The children's own treasure book (Contributor) 2 copies
Sikopaimen (Author) 2 copies
Thumbelina [Retold by Maureen Spurgeon] (Original Author) 2 copies
Thumbelina [Retold by Jenny Nimmo] (Original Author) 2 copies
Fantastiske fortellinger (Contributor) 2 copies
Danske levnedsbøger, første del (Author, some editions) 1 copy, 1 review
Danske Fortællinger, første del (Author, some editions) 1 copy, 1 review
Sjælland skildret af danske forfattere (Author, some editions) 1 copy, 1 review
En Vise vil jeg kvæde (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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