Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen

Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen

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Overview

This beautifully designed treasury gathers Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved fairy tales in a gilt-stamped, hardcover volume, abundantly illustrated by full-color and black-and-white images by Golden Age master Harry Clarke. Offering such classics as "The Snow Queen," "The Nightingale," and "The Wild Swan," this masterful collection showcases Clarke's peerless artistry as he highlights the mythic and uncanny qualities of Andersen's timeless stories. This stunning book will be a welcome addition to any discerning library, private or public.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781606600603
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication date: 07/18/2017
Series: Calla Editions Series
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 715,560
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.50(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author


Danish author and poet Hans Christian Andersen (1805–75) was a prolific writer of plays, travelogues, novels, and verse. It is for his fairy tales that he is best remembered: Translated into more than 125 languages, they form an integral part of Western literary culture and consciousness and have inspired movies, animated features, plays, and ballets.A leading figure in the Irish Arts and Crafts Movement, Harry Clarke (1889–1931) began his career as an award-winning stained glass artist. In a style that recalls Aubrey Beardsley and Kay Nielsen, he illustrated the works of many noted storytellers. Dover publishes Calla Editions of Clarke's interpretations of Edgar Allan Poe's Tales of Mystery and Imagination, Goethe's Faust, and The Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault.

Date of Birth:

April 2, 1805

Date of Death:

August 4, 1875

Place of Birth:

Odense, Denmark

Place of Death:

Copenhagen, Denmark

Table of Contents


The Tinder-Box
Great Claus and Little Claus
Thumbelina
The Travelling Companion
The Emperor's New Clothes
The Goloshes of Fortune
The Hardy Tin Soldier
What the Old Man Does Is Always Right
The Storks
The Ugly Duckling
The Shepherdess and the Chimney-Sweeper
The Fir Tree
The Swineherd
The Snow Queen
The Nightingale
The Little Match Girl
The Elf-Hill
The Old House
The Butterfly
The Little Sea Maid
The Wild Swans
The Marsh King's Daughter
The Garden of Paradise
What the Moon Saw

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