This enchanting collection, retold by writer and critic Naomi Lewis, contains twelve of Hans Christian Andersen's magnificent stories. Enjoy the tale of Thumbelina, a little girl no more than a thumb-joint high, The Emperor's New Clothes, the story of a man who cares only for his appearance and The Little Mermaid, who longs to one day marry a human prince. Additional stories include: The Princess and the Pea, The Steadfast Tin Soldier, The Nightingale, The Ugly Duckling, The Snow Queen, The Shepherdess and the Chimney Sweep, The Happy Family, The Goblin at the Grocer's, & Dance, Dolly, Dance.
Wonderful cover illustrations and new introduction by award-winning picture-book creator Jan Pienkowski make this an instant classic for your shelf.
This book is paperback and is recommended reading for Hillsdale's free online course, "Classic Children's Literature"