Featuring A Selection Of Stories By The Danish Author Some Tales Are Historical, Others Based On Danish Folk Tales, But Most Are His Own Invention Includes The Title Story, The Bronze Pig , Little Claus And Big Claus , The Flying Trunk , The Bottle And The Girl Who Stepped On Bread
Hans Christian Andersen often referred to in Scandinavia as H C Andersen was a Danish author and poet Although a prolific writer of plays, travelogues, novels, and poems, Andersen is best remembered for his fairy tales Andersen s popularity is not limited to children his stories called eventyr, or fairy tales express themes that transcend age and nationality.Andersen s fairy tales, which have been translated intothan 125 languages, have become culturally embedded in the West s collective consciousness, readily accessible to children, but presenting lessons of virtue and resilience in the face of adversity for mature readers as well Some of his most famous fairy tales include The Little Mermaid , The Ugly Duckling , The Nightingale , The Emperor s New Clothes and manyHis stories have inspired plays, ballets, and both live action and animated films.
- 85 pages
- The Emperor's New Clothes and Other Stories
- Hans Christian Andersen
- 19 July 2019 Hans Christian Andersen