Andersen’s Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen

Andersen’s Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen

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Fairy Tales

Short Story Collection

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In his lifetime, Hans Christian Andersen attained greatness for his numerous plays and novels, but it is his fairy tales that brought him his most enduring fame. In fact, Andersen's stories are arguably the greatest example of the fairy tale genre, as their themes and principles are unique in their universal appeal. Today, Andersen's influence continues to reverberate through time, as his fairy tales find new life in retellings, remakes, and rehashings from storytellers around the world. Even Disney and Studio Ghibli pay homage to him through some of their most memorable productions.

This collection contains some of his most notable stories, including:

  • The Emperor's New Clothes
  • The Swineherd
  • The Real Princess
  • The Shoes of Fortune
  • The Fir Tree
  • The Snow Queen
  • The Leap-Frog
  • The Elderbush
  • The Bell
  • The Old House
  • The Happy Family
  • The Story of a Mother
  • The False Collar
  • The Shadow
  • The Little Match Girl
  • The Dream of Little Tuk
  • The Naughty Boy
  • The Red Shoes