Andersen's Fairy Tales: 18 Fairy Tales for Children [NOOK Book]

Overview

Grade 4 Up-Both children and adults will enjoy this collection of 18 of Andersen's best-known fairy tales. The stories include "The Emperor's New Clothes," and "The Snow Queen," among others. Published to celebrate the bicentennial of Andersen's birth, this book would be a solid addition to any library collection. It is a pleasure to publish this new, high quality, and affordable edition of these timeless stories.
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Andersen's Fairy Tales: 18 Fairy Tales for Children

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Overview

Grade 4 Up-Both children and adults will enjoy this collection of 18 of Andersen's best-known fairy tales. The stories include "The Emperor's New Clothes," and "The Snow Queen," among others. Published to celebrate the bicentennial of Andersen's birth, this book would be a solid addition to any library collection. It is a pleasure to publish this new, high quality, and affordable edition of these timeless stories.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012495679
  • Publisher: Petra Books
  • Publication date: 5/11/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 190
  • Sales rank: 922,843
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • File size: 502 KB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 21, 2011

    Table of Contents differs from online advertised

    I was confused when I got this book because the Table of Contents displayed online is not the actual table of contents in the book. I was dissappointed to find out that this volumne does NOT include Thumbelina or The Little Mermaid. The actual collection of stories differs. In addition, I wish the book included more illustrations. The Table of Contents in the actual book includes the following tales: The Garden of Paradise, Little Tiny, The Fir Tree, The Storks, Little Ida's Flowers, The Red Shoes, The Ugly Duckling, The Princess and the Pea, The Girl Who Trod on a Loaf, The Angel, The Bottle Neck, The Snow Queen, The March King's Daughter, The Swineherd, The Little Match Girl, The Emperor's New Clothes, Hans Clodhopper, Great Claus and Little Claus, The Wild Swans, The Nightingale, Elder-Tree Mother, Holger the Dane, The Bell, The Shephedress aned the Sweep, The Steadfast Tin Soldier, The Roses and the Sparrows, The Old Street Lamp, What the Good Man Does Is Always Right, The Tinder Box.

    6 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 5, 2004

    Not for young children!

    I purchased this set of CDs for my 5 year-old thinking she would use her imagination while listening to 'enchanting' fairy tales (versus watching some 'mindless' video). The Emperor's New Clothes and The Ugly Ducking were interesting stories and we enjoyed them very much. Unfortunately, though, many of the tales were 'dark' and included stories about a soldier who cuts an ugly witch's head off, an old man whose fingers were chopped off, a man dying and finally at death's door, etc. I couldn't allow my daughter to hear such descriptive 'adult' subject matter. I found the stories very inappropriate for young children. I didn't even enjoy them because of their depressing nature. The description of these CDs is not detailed enough and very misleading. I do feel that Erica Johns did a good job of narrating, but since these are fairy tales which are geared toward children, I cannot recommend this set.

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 13, 2000

    A Childhood Memory Found

    This was a much loved (and often read) book from my childhood. I had opened it so often that the pages were falling apart. What a wonderful surprise to find it again - the stories and illustrations just as I remembered them! This new book sits proudly next to my well-worn, tattered old friend.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 2, 2009

    Andersen's Fairy Tales

    There isn't much to say considering the book, it is a classic and I recommend it to all.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted January 9, 2012

    Hate it do not read

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