This enchanting collection, retold by writer and critic Naomi Lewis, contains twelve of Hans Christian Andersen's magnificent stories. It includes Thumbelina, a little girl no more than a thumb-joint high, The Emperor's New Clothes, the tale of a man who cares only for his appearance and The Little Mermaid, who longs to one day marry a human prince.
With a wonderful cover illustration and new introduction by award-winning picture-book creator Jan Pienkowski.
Paperback: 224 pages
Age Range: 7 - 9 years
Publisher: Puffin Classics; 3 edition (23 Feb. 1995)
Product Dimensions: 13 x 1.6 x 17.8 cm
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.