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For 150 years, the tales of Hans Christian Andersen have been delighting both adults and children. This edition contains all of Andersen's tales, including such favourites as "The Red Shoes", "The Mermaid", "The Emperor's New Clothes", and "The Ugly Duckling".
This anthology gathers 100 tales that share the winter theme of Hans Christian Andersen's classic. In addition to stories by Andersen and the Brothers Grimm, it includes works by Dickens, Louisa May Alcott, Wilde, selections from Andrew Lang's fairy books, and Alexandre Dumas's The History of a Nutcracker.
Classic tales of fairies and princesses, ducklings and dancing shoes from the master storyteller Hans Christian Andersen.All the best-loved fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen, including ';The Ugly Duckling,' ';Thumbelina,' ';The Red Shoes,' ';The Princess on the Pea,' and ';The Emperor's New Clothes,' fill the pages of this beautiful edition. Also included is ';The Tallow Candle'one of the earliest stories written by Andersen, just discovered recently! A great book of bedtime stories or for rainy day reading, as there are both short and long anecdotes included. Curl up with this collection of classics and lose yourself in childhood memories.
Includes: The Tinder-Box; The Princess and the Pea; Thumbelina; The Little Mermaid; The Emperor's New Clothes; The Steadfast Soldier; The Ugly Duckling; The Snow Queen; The Little Match-Girl
When Kay gets a splinter of the wicked troll's magic mirror in his heart it becomes hard and cold - just like a lump of ice. Kay is abducted and bewitched by the chillingly beautiful Snow Queen and his loyal sister, Gerda is prepared to face anything to find her brother and bring him home.
An anthology of classic fairy tales, retold by a renowned folklorist, and beautifully illustrated with intricate paintings by Isabelle Brent.
Ranging from Hans Christian Anderson to Karl Ove Knausgaard, have yourself a nordic noel with the very best Scandinavian Christmas talesHave yourself a truly Scandinavian Christmas...
HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics.'It doesn't matter if you're born in a duck yard, so long as you are hatched from a swan's egg!' (from 'The Ugly Duckling')This collection brings together some of Hans Christian Andersen's most popular fairy tales - including 'The Little Mermaid', 'The Ugly Duckling' and 'Thumbelina' - in a celebration of one of the world's most widely recognised children's authors. With universal themes and dark humour at their heart, these moralistic tales have delighted readers since first publication in the nineteenth century and continued to be well loved today.The fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen, a storyteller of great importance to Western literature, have inspired many films, ballets and plays, and entertained generations of children and adults alike.
Discover the story of the very first Christmas with this captivating retelling from multi-award-winning author Geraldine McCaughrean.
The Flame Tree Collectable Classics are chosen to create a delightful and timeless home library. Each stunning edition features deluxe cover treatments, ribbon markers, luxury endpapers and gilded edges. The selected, most popular tales are accompanied by a Glossary of Victorian and Literary terms produced for the modern reader.
An evocative retelling by Neil Philip of Hans Christian Anderson's magical fairytale of quest, love and innocence, with exquisite detailed illustrations throughout by Sally Holmes.