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Nov 03, 1992
| ISBN 9780679417910
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Nov 03, 1992 | ISBN 9780679417910
“The Princess and the Pea,” “The Little Mermaid,” and other great Andersen fairy tales have enchanted children since the first ones appeared in Danish in the 1830s and ’40s. Spink’s translation into English is widely recognized as the finest, and the new Everyman’s Library edition is further graced by the magical pictures made in 1899 by three of Britain’s most celebrated illustrators.
Hans Christian Andersen (1805–75) was born in Odense, Denmark. The son of a poor shoemaker, who nonetheless was a great reader, made a toy theater for his son and taught him to notice every natural wonder as they walked in the… More about Hans Christian Andersen
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