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Illustrated Treasuries Series

An Illustrated Treasury of Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales

The Little Mermaid, Thumbelina, The Princess and the Pea, and many more classic stories

August 2014
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  • Publisher
    Floris Books
  • Published
    7th August 2014
  • ISBN 9781782501183
  • Language English
  • Pages 216 pp.
  • Size 7.5" x 9"

Hans Christian Andersen's classic tales of foolish emperors, lonely mermaids, icy queens, and clever princesses have delighted children and adults alike for nearly two centuries. The unique magic and wonder of the stories make them essential reading for every childhood. 

This beautifully illustrated collection of Andersen's best-loved fairytales is brought to life with charming illustrations by Anastasiya Archipova, illustrator of dozens of children's books. 

This gift edition of Andersen's tales is designed for little hands and makes a beautiful addition to any bookshelf.

(Ages 5 to 10 years)

“A cooler aesthetic prevails in Anastasiya Archipova's delicate, feathery paintings for An Illustrated Treasury of Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales.”
—“Best Nine Books to Give for the Holidays,The Wall Street Journal

“What makes this anthology stand out is the magnificent artwork of Anastasiya Archipova. This profusion of images wonderfully enhances these stories making them a delight for young readers and ideal for parents to read to younger children. Of special note is an informative two page illustrated article about Hans Christian Andersen. Simply stated, An Illustrated Treasury of Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales will make an enduringly popular addition to family, elementary school, and community library Folktale/Fairytale collections.”
Children's Bookwatch, Nov. 2014

“These tales of magic and enchantment are wonderfully enhanced by lavish full color illustrations on almost every page. Beautifully bound and presented, this delightful Christmas gift is excellent value for money.”

“This gift edition of Andersen's tales would make a wonderful addition to any bookshelf. We say... Timeless stories presented in a beautifully illustrated book to keep forever.”
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C O N T E N T S:

The Princess and the Pea
The Snow Queen
The Brave Tin Soldier
The Emperor’s New Suit
The Little Match Girl
The Little Mermaid
The Christmas Tree
About Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen (1805–1875) was a Danish author and poet best known for his fairy tales. Among his most well known stories are "The Snow Queen," "The Little Mermaid," "The Emperor's New Clothes," and "The Ugly Duckling." During Andersen's lifetime, he was feted by Royalty and acclaimed for bringing joy to children throughout Europe. His fairy tales have been translated into more than a hundred languages and continue to be published in millions of copies all over the world.