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    The Classic Collection of Fairy Tales: From the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen (Hardback) By (author) Jacob Grimm, By (author) Wilhelm Grimm, By (author) Hans Christian Andersen, Retold by Nicola Baxter, Illustrated by Cathie Shuttleworth

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    DescriptionThis title is from The Brothers Grimm & Hans Christian Andersen. Children and adults alike will delight in these enchanting tales, which are just as popular today as they were over a hundred years ago. These classic stories have withstood the test of time and are part of a heritage of folk and fairy tales that are shared across borders and languages. This collection contains twenty-four popular tales, retold for the contemporary reader, including wonderful favourites such as "The Princess and the Pea", "The Elves and the Shoemaker", "Rapunzel and The Ugly Duckling". Accompanying the text, Cathie Shuttleworth's beautifully intricate illustrations and gold embellishments decorate every page, making this lovely book an essential addition to any children's library. Classic children's stories from the fairytale masters Hans Christian Andersen and The Brothers Grimm, with best-loved tales retold for today's generation. This title is delightfully illustrated throughout with colourful and intricate drawings. Embellished with gold decorations on the cover and every page, this is an heirloom volume that will be treasured by children everywhere.


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    Title
    The Classic Collection of Fairy Tales
    Subtitle
    From the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jacob Grimm, By (author) Wilhelm Grimm, By (author) Hans Christian Andersen, Retold by Nicola Baxter, Illustrated by Cathie Shuttleworth
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 166 mm
    Height: 212 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 599 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781843227878
    ISBN 10: 1843227878
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y2.1
    BIC subject category V2: YDC
    BIC E4L: TRD, F7+
    BIC subject category V2: YFJ
    B&T Book Type: FI
    DC22: FIC, 823.92
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    Ingram Subject Code: CL
    Libri: I-CL
    LC classification: BL
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11400
    BISAC V2.8: FIC010000
    Abridged Dewey: 398
    B&T General Subject: 501
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 65
    BIC children’s book marketing category: C3M79
    Thema V1.0: YDC, YFJ
    Illustrations note
    full colour throughout
    Publisher
    Anness Publishing
    Imprint name
    ARMADILLO BOOKS
    Publication date
    16 August 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Leicester
    Author Information
    Hans Christian Andersen, the Danish storyteller, was born in 1805. Although he was the son of a poor shoemaker, he longed to make his living by writing. After many struggles, he became known as a poet, but today it is his fairy tales that are best loved. Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm and brother Wilhelm Carl published their first collection of folk and fairy tales, collected from all over Germany, in 1812. Today, their stories are part of a heritage of folk and fairy tales shared across borders and languages. Nicola Baxter has written or compiled over three hundred titles. In this volume she has sensitively retold the fairytales of Hans Christian Andersen and The Brothers Grimm for young readers. Cathie Shuttleworth was trained in calligraphy, heraldry and illumination, but her real love is illustrating children's books.