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The Complete Hans Christian Andersen Fairy…

The Complete Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales

by Hans Christian Andersen

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Unlike the Brothers Grimm, who collected and recorded popular tales, Hans Christian Andersen wrote his own "folk" tales, using story elements and images called, to be sure, from his childhood recollections.
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There came a soldier marching along the high road - one, two! one, two!
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There came a solider marching down the high road - 9one, Two! One, Two.
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Please consider that there are many different editions around claiming to be complete, yet containing a different number of stories.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0517229242, Hardcover)

Here are all 159 tales written by Hans Christian Anderson, the master Danish storyteller, accompanied by illustrations from Arthur Rackham, Hans Richter, and other. These cherished tales include:

• "The Little Mermaid"

• "Thumbelina"

• "The Emperor's New Clothes"

• "The Snow Queen"

• "Ib and Little Christina"

• "The Princess and the Pea"

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An illustrated collection of more than 150 original fairy tales by the nineteenth-century Danish author, including well-known favorites such as "The Ugly Duckling" and lesser-known titles such as "The Daisy."

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