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Product Details

  • Age Range: 4 - 8 years
  • Grade Level: Preschool - 3
  • Hardcover: 112 pages
  • Publisher: Minedition (February 16, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0698400356
  • ISBN-13: 978-0698400351
  • Product Dimensions: 9.6 x 0.7 x 11.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #437,606 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Lisbeth Zwerger lives in Vienna, Austria.

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This book makes for a great bedtime story choice.
Mininana
Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tales are classics that I grew up with...an especially important component in elementary literacy.
Happy Camper
The illustrations are beautiful, unique, inspiring and very magic.
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15 of 15 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on December 2, 2010
Format: Hardcover
my daughter is almost six and i opened the pages for our bedtime read with the expectation of quick rejection. the illustrations are truly remarkable and can delight young and old; the prose itself comes across as faithful to the original, yet far too elegant and sophisticated for a young child - or so I thought. to my surprise, she was mesmerized (which thankfully didn't stop her nodding off after a few pages each night.) we read it from start to finish within two weeks. it helped perhaps that she'd previewed several of the tales in her school. yes, there is a dark element, the figure of death is no stranger to these pages. yet my daughter seemed to stretch herself and her imagination, a quick and gratifying leap from the, to my mind, somewhat limited scope, for all their charms, of Dr. Seuss books. She proved ready to put "childish things" behind her -- so long as there was a beautiful picture every 2-3 pages, which this edition with lisbeth zwerger illustrations certainly has. a wonderful, remarkable read, despite the prose and subject matter being a bit hard for her age. and all the more stunning as she's a bilingual child, with English not really her strongest suit (though developing rapidly, thanks in part to this book.)
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10 of 14 people found the following review helpful By Geetha Krishnan on December 29, 2007
Format: Hardcover
Most of Andersen's Tales are dark, even a bit scary and many are truly heart breaking. Even though they are described as fairy tales, they can be enjoyed far more by adults. Children may enjoy the well known tales which are actually the simplest, but most can be enjoyed only by grown ups.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Happy Camper on August 17, 2012
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Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tales are classics that I grew up with...an especially important component in elementary literacy. This version in particular, is a most wonderful tribute to a master and some mastery at work. I highly recommend it! The vendor was great! Product arrived as described and in condition as described.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By A. Kellogg on September 29, 2010
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If you're looking at this , you probably know Hans Christian Andersen, so there is no point in my reviewing the stories, and I don't speak Danish, so I can't comment on the translation. The book itself is very well put together. The illustrations really set this version apart and are perfect for the stories.
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By Mininana on November 28, 2012
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This book makes for a great bedtime story choice. My son loves the stories and I love being able to share these stories with him.
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By A worried Alfred E. Neuman on February 9, 2015
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It was a gift. The reviewer is too young to comment at this time. Wait a few years.
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