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The Classic Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales

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A small size and an irresistible price The everlasting tales of this favorite storyteller are celebrated in this colorful compendium. Eight stories, such as "Silly Hans", "The Ugly Duckling", "Thumbelina", and "The Princess and the Pea", are each illustrated by a different artist in full color.

The emperor's new clothes / illustrated by Richard Walz --
Thumbelina / illustrat
Hardcover, Children's Storybook Classics, 56 pages
Published September 28th 1997 by Courage Books
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This is one of my most prized possessions from childhood, although I don't know how such heartbreaking stories were deemed designed especially for children. I mean, in what universe is "the Little Girl with the Matchsticks" a children's story? What would be the moral? Anyway, Hans Christian Andersen may have set out to write with the primary goal of giving little kids something to be really really sad about but I do love this book and especially the illustrations in my edition.
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Hans Christian Andersen (Danish: [ˈhanˀs ˈkʁæsdjan ˈɑnɐsn]; 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 theme ...more
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