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"All right! Now let's begin. When we reach the end of the story we'll know more than we know now..."

Hans Christian Andersen was the profoundly imaginative writer and storyteller who revolutionized literature for children. He gave us the now standard versions of some traditional fairy tales—with an anarchic twist—but many of his most famous tales sprang directly from his imagination.

The thirty stories here range from exuberant early works such as "The Tinderbox" and "The Emperor's New Clothes" through poignant masterpieces such as "The Little Mermaid" and "The Ugly Duckling," to more subversive later tales such as "The Ice maiden" and "The Wood Nymph."

A Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition with French flaps, rough front, and luxurious packaging

Synopsis:

Hans Christian Andersen was the profoundly imaginative writer and storyteller who revolutionizedand#160;literature for children. He gave us the now standard versions of some traditional fairy talesandmdash;with an anarchic twistandmdash;but many of his most famous tales sprang directly from his imagination.

The thirty stories here range from exuberant early works such as "The Tinderbox" and "The Emperor's New Clothes" through poignant masterpieces such as "The Little Mermaid" and "The Ugly Duckling," to more subversive later tales such as "The Ice maiden" and "The Wood Nymph."

  • A Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition with French flaps, rough front, and luxurious packaging

Synopsis:

Tiina Nunnally s sparkling new translation of Hans Christian Andersen s Fairy Tales captures the rawness and immediacy of the writer s style.

About the Author

Hans Christian Andersen (1805–1875) wrote more than 150 haunting tales. Many were based on folktales and many were his own original creations.

Tiina Nunnally is an award-winning translator of Scandinavian fiction, including Sigrid Undset’s Kristin Lavransdatter.

Jackie Wullschlager’s books include a critically acclaimed biography of Hans Christian Andersen. She is the chief art correspondent for Financial Times.

Anders Nilsen is a member of the Chicago-based art collective The Holy Consumption. His best-known work includes Dogs and Water and the Big Questions series.

Table of Contents

Fairy Tales Acknowledgments

Chronology

Introduction

Further Reading

Translator's Note

A Note on the Illustrations

Fairy Tales

The Tinderbox

Little Claus and Big Claus

The Princess on the Pea

Thumbelina

The Traveling Companion

The Little Mermaid

The Emperor's New Clothes

The Steadfast Tin Soldier

The Wild Swans

The Flying Trunk

The Nightingale

The Sweethearts

The Ugly Duckling

The Fir Tree

The Snow Queen

The Red Shoes

The Shepherdess and the Chimney Sweep

The Shadow

The Old House

The Little Match Girl

The Story of a Mother

The Collar

The Bell

The Marsh King's Daughter

The Wind Tells of Valdemar Daae and His Daughters

The Snowman

The Ice Maiden

The Wood Nymph

The Most Incredible Thing

Auntie Toothache

Notes

Product Details

ISBN:
9780143039525
Author:
Andersen, Hans Christian
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Translator:
Nunnally, Tiina
Introduction:
Wullschlager, Jackie
Editor:
Wullschlager, Jackie
Cover Art:
Nilsen, Anders
Author:
Nunnally, Tiina
Author:
Wullschlager, Jackie
Author:
Nilsen, Anders
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Fairy tales
Subject:
Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Children's stories, Danish
Subject:
Fairy tales -- Denmark.
Subject:
Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Legends & Mythology
Subject:
Mythology-Folklore and Storytelling
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series:
Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition
Publication Date:
20060431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
b/w illustrations throughout
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
8.36x5.60x1.27 in. 1.16 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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Hans Christian Andersen was the profoundly imaginative writer and storyteller who revolutionizedand#160;literature for children. He gave us the now standard versions of some traditional fairy talesandmdash;with an anarchic twistandmdash;but many of his most famous tales sprang directly from his imagination.

The thirty stories here range from exuberant early works such as "The Tinderbox" and "The Emperor's New Clothes" through poignant masterpieces such as "The Little Mermaid" and "The Ugly Duckling," to more subversive later tales such as "The Ice maiden" and "The Wood Nymph."

  • A Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition with French flaps, rough front, and luxurious packaging

"Synopsis" by , Tiina Nunnally s sparkling new translation of Hans Christian Andersen s Fairy Tales captures the rawness and immediacy of the writer s style.
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