The Diaries of Hans Christian Andersen

Excellent bit of real history you won't read in other books.Beloved Danish Storyteller and writer of The Little Mermaid,The Snow Queen,Thumbelina,The Ugly Duckling..many more,Hans Christian Andersen,tells of his later school days,his many travels abroad and life at home.A painfully lonely and insecure Man,he never the less was summond by kings and queens to read his stories and was a friend of quite a few celebrities of his day..He offers...

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The Nightingale

Following on the brilliant success of The Little Match Girl and his fourth Caldecott Honor Book, The Ugly Duckling, Jerry Pinkney brings us another enchanting adaptation of a Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale. The Nightingale is the story of a plain little bird whose beautiful songs bring her great fame, even winning her an esteemed place in the king's court. Eventually, however, after saving the life of the king, the modest...

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Tales From Hans Christian Andersen

Lovely Princess Elise, and her eleven brothers turned into swans...Hans Clodhopper--not wise, not clever--who rode his goat right into the king's palace...The little mermaid who lived in the sea king's palace beneath the sea, but longed to be human...These stories were written more than a hundred years ago. The children of Hans Christian Andersen's Denmark loved them. From Denmark they spread to children all over the world. Now you,...

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The Snow Queen

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The Ugly Duckling

The Ugly Duckling is one of the most famous fairy tales of Danish Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875). I am still to read the whole collection but I got a copy of this book as I try to buy a few children's books every payday for our outreach program for child literacy on May 25, 2013 to be held at the Museo Pambata. We will spend half a day to read three stories to children aged 4-8 from the financially-challenged families of Manila, we...

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The Emperor and the Nightingale

Hans Christian Andersen (Danish: [ˈhanˀs ˈkʁæsdjan ˈɑnɐsn̩]; often referred to in Scandinavia as H. C. Andersen; April 2, 1805 – August 4, 1875) was a Danish author and poet. Although a prolific writer of plays, travelogues, novels, and poems, Andersen is best remembered for his fairy tales. Andersen's popularity is not limited to children; his stories—called eventyr, or "fairy-tales"—express themes...

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The Emperor's New Clothes

Illustrated by the beloved creator of Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel, The Little House, and Katy and the Big Snow, here is a delightful version of the tale that boys and girls have loved for centuries. The Emperor himself, his court, and his clothes—or lack of them—are ridiculous as only the master storyteller Hans Christian Andersen can make them. Fifty-five years ago, Virginia Lee Burton added to this tale of fun her own...

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Die Reise zur Schneekönigin

Hans Christian Andersen (Danish: [ˈhanˀs ˈkʁæsdjan ˈɑnɐsn̩]; often referred to in Scandinavia as H. C. Andersen; April 2, 1805 – August 4, 1875) was a Danish author and poet. Although a prolific writer of plays, travelogues, novels, and poems, Andersen is best remembered for his fairy tales. Andersen's popularity is not limited to children; his stories—called eventyr, or "fairy-tales"—express themes...

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The Wild Swans

I have only heard of this story. I read Cloaked by Alex Flinn, which was a new, modern twist on fairy tales. The swans and their sister had a little part in that book. Reading the real version did not sway my appreciation for what the story stands for. This tale shows a sister who is willing to do anything to get her family back. That is a great example for children who are sometimes feeling like they "hate" their family. Also, the artwork in...

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Fairy Tales

Os Contos escolhidos para este livro são dos mais conhecidos - e também dos menos conhecidos... Em todos eles, no entanto, se encontra o grande poder de contador de histórias de Andersen, a poesia, a viva descrição da paisagem, o seu grande sentido de humor, as histórias em que se movimentam não apensas pessoas ou seres fantásticos mas também objectos, coisas inanimadas.Contos reunidos neste...

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Tales and Stories by Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen (Danish: [ˈhanˀs ˈkʁæsdjan ˈɑnɐsn̩]; often referred to in Scandinavia as H. C. Andersen; April 2, 1805 – August 4, 1875) was a Danish author and poet. Although a prolific writer of plays, travelogues, novels, and poems, Andersen is best remembered for his fairy tales. Andersen's popularity is not limited to children; his stories—called eventyr, or "fairy-tales"—express themes...

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Hans Christian Andersen

I didn't read as a kid and probably wouldn't have liked this type of stuff anyway.I discovered fairy stories as an adult.These stories (and all fairy stories) were not originally written with children in mind; they were written for whoever wanted to read them."Genre" is a modern thing for booksellers and publishers. Good stories in the past were just that, good stories. It's hard to wrap our minds around that since these types of books are now...

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A Treasury For Three Year Olds / Un Tesoro Para Los Tres Anos

Hans Christian Andersen (Danish: [ˈhanˀs ˈkʁæsdjan ˈɑnɐsn̩]; often referred to in Scandinavia as H. C. Andersen; April 2, 1805 – August 4, 1875) was a Danish author and poet. Although a prolific writer of plays, travelogues, novels, and poems, Andersen is best remembered for his fairy tales. Andersen's popularity is not limited to children; his stories—called eventyr, or "fairy-tales"—express themes...

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Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen

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...

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A Treasury of Hans Christian Andersen

I'm in the habit of collecting classics andbooks of fairy tales, and I'm very glad that I was able to find this one. It's got 72 different tales in it, all of varying length. Some of the language (mostly names of people and places) can be difficult to pronounce because of its Dutch origin, but the tales are easy to follow, descriptive, and easy to imagine.I've thought about how one day I might like to read some fairy tales to my...

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Hans Andersen

Okay, I'm hoping these are the same stories as this edition holds. Project Gutenberg has a free ebook and audiobook of a Hans Christian Andersen book with 18 fairy tales in it. These are the stories in the Project Gutenberg files: -- The emperor's new clothes -- The swineherd -- The real princess -- The shoes of fortune -- The fir tree -- The snow queen -- The leap-frog -- The elderbush -- The...

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The Nightingale

Once upon a time . . . Those words conjure up the aura of timeless children's stories, the kind of tales told in our comprehensive line of Children's Classics. Accompanied with exquisite illustrations specially commissioned for this line, each book is a hardcover, elegant little treasure with a deluxe four-color bronzed jacket. At $6.95, they are an affordable answer for first-class gift giving and collecting. And to make them even more...

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Es war einmal...

Andersen Märchenbox: Dieser Titel "Es war einmal" von Hans Christian Andersen, ist 1991 das erste Mal erschienen. Nun ist er in veränderter Auflage als Geschenkbuchausgabe neu herausgekommen. Unter den zehn darin enthaltenen Märchen Andersens sind bekannte wie "Des Kaisers neue Kleider", "Die Prinzessin auf der Erbse", oder "Die Nachtigall" zu finden, aber auch unbekanntere wie "Der unartige Knabe","Die Springer",oder "Die kleinen...

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The Little Mermaid and Other Tales

DANISH MASTER STORYTELLER STILL TOUCHES THE HEARTOver the decades I have enjoyed many HCA fairy tales--considering them a gift to childlike hearts the world over. Many excellent illustrators have chosen individual stories to depict, thus capturing the imagination of readers of all ages. Still I must admit to being disappointed by this Harper anthology which is not all inclusive. The tales vary in length from rather long to absurdly...

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