Fairy Tales: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

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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 ...

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Overview

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
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Fairy tale classics from Hans Christian Andersen and illustrations by internationally acclaimed artist Lisbeth Zwerger -- it doesn't get better than this! Originally published in 1991, this stunning collection has been redesigned and expanded with three stories. From familiar tales, such as "The Emperor's New Clothes" and "The Princess and the Pea" to lesser-known stories, such as "The Sandman" and "The Jumpers," the collection is fully illustrated in Zwerger's elegant and eye-catching signature style.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780143039525
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 3/28/2006
  • Series: Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition Series
  • Edition description: Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition
  • Pages: 496
  • Sales rank: 618,017
  • Product dimensions: 5.62 (w) x 8.44 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Hans Christian Andersen

Tiina Nunnally is an award-winning translator of Norwegian, Danish, and Swedish. Her translation for Peter Hoeg's Smilla's Sense of Snow, won the Lewis Galantiere Prize, given to the American Translators Association.

Jackie Wullschlager, author of Hans Christian Andersen: The Life of a Storyteller, is a literary critic and chief art correspondent for the 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.

Biography

Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) was born in Odense, Denmark, to a poor family. He left home as a 14-year-old to seek his fortune at the theatre in Copenhagen. Andersen began writing plays and poetry before he left for Copenhagen, but it was not until 1835 that he published the first of the fairytales that would bring him international renown. Since then, his over 200 fairytales have enjoyed undiminished popularity, providing the basis for favorite American interpretations such as Disney's The Little Mermaid.

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    1. Date of Birth:
      April 2, 1805
    2. Place of Birth:
      Odense, Denmark
    1. Date of Death:
      August 4, 1875
    2. Place of Death:
      Copenhagen, Denmark

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

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