Tales of Hans Christian Andersen (Walker Illustrated Classics)
|Author:||Hans Christian Andersen|
|Series:||Walker Illustrated Classic|
Here, magnificently illustrated, are thirteen of Hans Christian Andersen's finest stories. Combining dark moments of genius with lighter moment of fantasy, Naomi Lewis's translations capture Andersen's irresistable humour and conversational tone. Joel Stewart's illustrations bring a whole host of memorable characters to life. The tales in this superb collection are: The Princess and the Pea The Tinderbox Thumbelina The Emperor's New Clothes The Little Mermaid The Steadfast Tin Soldier The Wild Swans The Flying Trunk The Ugly Duckling The Nightingale The Snow Queen The Little match Girl The Goblin at the Grocer's
"* "Elegantly translated... and beautifully illustrated." The Guardian * "Quite simply a stunningly beautiful book, immaculately designed and produced." Book Trusted News"
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.