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horizons and stimulate our ideas. Without it, we are not only
diminished, we are starved’
(The Times, Magnus Linklater 29/06/05)
Hans Christian Andersen's FAIRY TALES
by Hans Christian Andersen
Age Range: 9-11
This handsome miniature gift edition contains eight Hans Christian Andersen fairy tales selected by award-winning illustrator Lisbeth Zwerger whose delicate artwork adorns the pages. As well as some favourite tales there are also lesser known ones that can only be found in complete anthologies. The tales include:
The Sandman, The Jumpers, Thumberlina, The Tinderbox, The Rose Tree Regiment, The Naughty Boy, The Emperor’s New Clothes, The Princess and the Pea, The Nightingale and The Little Match Girl.
Christian Andersen’s romantic prose and wry observations are captured perfectly by award-winning translator Anthea Bell.