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Seven Tales by Hans Christian Andersen

3.9  ·  Rating Details ·  30 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
The tin soldier sails away in a paper boat but returns home via a fish's stomach. The Steadfast Tin soldier, the Princess and the Pea, and 5 other Andersen tales make up this enjoyable book.

The fir tree.
The princess and the pea.
Happy family.
The ugly duckling.
The darning needle.
It's absolutely true!
The steadfast tin soldier.
Paperback, 144 pages
Published October 1st 1991 by Harpercollins Childrens Books (first published January 1st 1959)
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celo
Oct 25, 2013 celo rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition

They said, Hans Christian Andersen is a good story-teller, a craftsmen of fairy tales. Maybe that was true, but I'll definitely say that Andersen's works is not really my cup of tea.

I do believe that fairy tale doesn't always have a happy ending. Many of Oscar Wilde's and The Grimm Brother's works told me that I was right, and hell I am. Hans Christian Andersen's, on the other hand, someway wasmade for the more tender ears.

There's seven stories in this book and I have to say that many of it wasn

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Jodee
Jul 27, 2008 Jodee rated it it was amazing
Hans Anderson is always a good read. I picked it up to share with the girls. The wonderful life lessons that are contained in his simple stories alway keep me coming back. This version is a great one for young readers.
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Hans Christian Andersen (often referred to in Scandinavia as H. C. Andersen; April 2, 1805 – August 4, 1875) was a Danish author and poet. Although a prolific writer of plays, travelogues, novels, and poems, Andersen is best remembered for his fairy tales. Andersen's popularity is not limited to children; his stories—called eventyr, or "fairy-tales"—express themes that transcend age and nationalit ...more
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