Snow White and Other Classic Princess Stories

Snow White and Other Classic Princess Stories

by Hans Christian Andersen, Charles Perrault, Brothers Grimm
     
 

Beginning with her original incarnation as Snowdrop, the character of Snow White has enchanted readers young and old for countless generations. Snow White and Other Classic Princess Stories brings together “Snowdrop” (the original version of “Snow White”) by the Brothers Grimm with other classic princess tales from storytellers Hans

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Overview

Beginning with her original incarnation as Snowdrop, the character of Snow White has enchanted readers young and old for countless generations. Snow White and Other Classic Princess Stories brings together “Snowdrop” (the original version of “Snow White”) by the Brothers Grimm with other classic princess tales from storytellers Hans Christian Andersen and Charles Perrault like “Rapunzel,” “The Little Mermaid,” “Ashputtel (Cinderella)”, and “Briar Rose (Sleeping Beauty).” Beloved by readers of all ages, these stories have been adapted numerous times for the stage and screen, and continue to inspire modern interpretations.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781443417129
Publisher:
HarperCollins Canada
Publication date:
05/22/2012
Sold by:
HARPERCOLLINS
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
500
Sales rank:
715,139
File size:
743 KB
Age Range:
5 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Hans Christian Andersen was a Danish fairy tale writer and poet who is most noted for his Fairy Tales, including the enduring children’s stories “The Snow Queen,” “The Little Mermaid,” “Thumbelina,” and “The Ugy Duckling.” Through his youth Andersen worked as a weaver’s apprentice and actor before turning to writing. Andersen’s works have been translated into more than 150 languages and have inspired countless films, plays, and ballets. Although Andersen died in 1875, the anniversary of his birthday (June 2) continues to celebrated each year as International Children’s Book Day.

Brief Biography

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

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