Tales of Hans Christian Andersen: Walker Illustrated ClassicPaperback
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- Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
- Format: Paperback | 208 pages
- Dimensions: 178mm x 206mm x 20mm | 522g
- Publication date: 3 August 2009
- Publication City/Country: London
- ISBN 10: 1406317462
- ISBN 13: 9781406317466
- Illustrations note: ill
- Sales rank: 96,317
"Walker Illustrated Classics" is a new series which brings together some of the best-loved stories ever told, illustrated by some of today's finest artists. These exquisitely designed books, with their magnificent words and glorious pictures, are a pleasure to read - and re-read. The classics have never looked so good!Here, magnificently illustrated, are thirteen of Hans Christian Andersen's finest stories. Combining dark moments of genius with lighter moment of fantasy, the tales include "The Princess and the Pea", "Thumbelina", "The Emperor's New Clothes", "The Little Mermaid", "The Ugly Duckling", "The Snow Queen" and many more.
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Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) was a Danish author and poet, most famous for his timeless, classic fairy tales. Naomi Lewis is one of the most distinguished figures in the world of children's books and a leading authority on the works of Hans Christian Andersen, many of whose stories she has translated. A fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, she is a former winner of the Eleanor Farjeon Award for services to children's literature. Joel Stewart is the illustrator of the celebrated children's books The Adventures of a Nose (9780744581386) and The Jabberwocky (9781844284764). He lives in Cornwall.
"* "Elegantly translated... and beautifully illustrated." The Guardian * "Quite simply a stunningly beautiful book, immaculately designed and produced." Book Trusted News"