Andersen's magical fairy tales are adorned with engaging illustrations by a cast of carefully selected illustrators. A revivification of Gestalten's classic Andersen: an illustrated treasury of fairy tales by the Danish author Hans Christian Andersen. Like the complementary volume, Grimm, the original texts of traditional stories such as "The Ugly Duckling" and "The Emperor's New Clothes" are combined with contemporary visuals by imaginative and skilled artists. The plethora of aesthetic styles presented in Andersen appeals to a wide audience from young children to grandparents to design aficionados. Renowned worldwide for his childhood classics such as "The Little Mermaid" and "The Princess and the Pea", Andersen's fantastical stories have been translated into many languages and transformed into films, ballets, and theatre stage. This volume offers a chance to complete your bookshelf and a child's fairy tale collection.
Age Range: 6 - 10 years
Grade Level: 1 - 4
Hardcover: 188 pages
Publisher: Little Gestalten; Ill edition (August 17, 2017)
Hans Christian AndersenDanish writer, author, and novelist
Hans Christian Andersen was the first Danish author to emerge from the lowest class. He enjoyed fame as a novelist, dramatist, and poet, but his fairy tales are his greatest contribution to world literature.