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    DescriptionHans Christian Andersen is one of the world's most popular storytellers and his fairy tales are among the best-loved works of literature. Readers the world over know his poignant tale of "The Little Mermaid," who sacrifices everything for love, and "The Steadfast Tin Soldier," whose affection for a paper ballerina is symbolised by his transformation into a small tin heart. Several of Andersen's stories are so well-known - among them "The Emperor's New Clothes" and "The Ugly Duckling" - that their titles alone have become meaningful figures of speech. Hans Christian Andersen: Best-Loved Fairy Tales collects one hundred of Andersen's incomparable fairy tales and stories, among them "Thumbelina," "The Little Match Girl," "The Princess and the Pea," "The Red Shoes," "The Wild Swans," and his fantasy masterpiece "The Snow-Queen." This volume is beautifully illustrated with more than one hundred drawings by Dugald Stewart Walker and Hans Tegner, two of Andersen's best-known illustrators.

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    Hans Christian Andersen: Best Loved Fairy Tales
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Hans Christian Andersen
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 696
    Width: 154 mm
    Height: 230 mm
    Thickness: 60 mm
    Weight: 755 g
    ISBN 13: 9781435143890
    ISBN 10: 1435143892

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    BIC E4L: CLA
    BIC subject category V2: FC
    BISAC V2.8: FIC004000
    Thema V1.0: FBC
    Illustrations note
    b/w colour throughout
    Barnes & Noble Inc
    Imprint name
    Barnes & Noble Inc
    Publication date
    17 October 2013
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Reared in poverty, Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen created more than 200 folk and fairy tales beloved by countless generations of children - and adults.