Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tales


The Danish master storyteller gave us such timeless classics as ‘The Little Mermaid’, ‘The Ugly Duckling’, and ‘Thumbelina’ – all of which are included here. While not every story has a happy ending, Andersen’s telling of the tale is wonderfully engaging and often comes with a useful moral at the end, such as the belief that a good child helps the little mermaid while a naughty one brings her sorrow. Both young and old will be entranced by the magic of these characters and their journeys.

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A beautiful clothbound hardback gift edition of the world’s most celebrate fairy tales.

Every man’s life is a fairy tale, written by God’s fingers. – Hans Christian Andersen.

A delightful selection of stories from Hans Christian Andersen, translated by the eminent writer and critic, Naomi Lewis. All the best-known and most-loved stories are included – ‘Thumbelina’, ‘The Snow Queen’, ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’ etc, as well as the less familiar – ‘The Goblin at the Grocer’s’ and ‘Dance, Dolly, Dance’.

Puffin Clothbound Classics is a series of much-loved stories from classic children’s literature, brought together by Puffin Books in beautiful hardback volumes.

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Weight 0.268 kg
Dimensions 20.5 × 13.6 × 2 cm