Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales

Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales

Retold by Naomi Lewis

Summary

Puffin Classics: the definitive collection of timeless stories, for every child


Rediscover the Puffin Classics collection and bring the best-loved classics to a new generation - including this charming edition of Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales.

This enchanting collection, retold by writer and critic Naomi Lewis, contains twelve of Hans Christian Andersen's magnificent stories. It includes Thumbelina, a little girl no more than a thumb-joint high, The Emperor's New Clothes, the tale of a man who cares only for his appearance and The Little Mermaid, who longs to one day marry a human prince.

About the author

Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen (April 2, 1805 - August 4, 1875) was a Danish author and poet, most famous for his fairy tales. Among his best-known stories are The Snow Queen, The Little Mermaid, Thumbelina, The Little Match Girl, The Ugly Duckling and The Red Shoes. During Andersen's lifetime he was feted by royalty and acclaimed for having brought joy to children across Europe. His fairy tales have been translated into over 150 languages and continue to be published in millions of copies all over the world.
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