Tales of Hans Christian Andersen

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Tales of Hans Christian Andersen
Written by Hans Christian Andersen
Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0763648922
ISBN-13: 9780763648923
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Tales of Hans Christian Andersen

author: Hans Christian Andersen
illustrator: Joel Stewart
translator: Naomi Lewis

series name:
Candlewick Illustrated Classics

This superb collection of thirteen Andersen tales includes "The Princess and the Pea," "Thumbelina," "The Emperor's New Clothes," "The Little Mermaid," "The Ugly Duckling," and "The Snow Queen." Naomi Lewis' translations brilliantly capture Andersen's irresistible humor and conversational tone, and a whole host of memorable characters are brought to life in Joel Stewart's fresh and whimsical illustrations.

Candlewick Illustrated Classics are collectible editions that bring treasured stories to life with lavish full-color illustrations and elegant French flaps.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$12.99 / $15.00
isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763648922 /  9780763648923
on sale date:
10/2010
type/format:
Fiction - Illustrated Classic / Paperback
age range:
8 yrs - 12 yrs
# of pages/size:
208 / 7 1/16" x 8 1/4"
grade range:
Grade 3 - Grade 7
 
subjects:
Classics; Fairy Tales & Folklore;
author’s comments:
Naomi Lewis is a leading authority on the works of Hans Christian Andersen, several of whose works she has translated, including The Emperor's New Clothes and The Snow Queen, both illustrated by Angela Barrett. A fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, she has won the Eleanor Farjeon Award for services to children's literature. Naomi Lewis lives in London.
illustrator’s comments:
Joel Stewart studied at Falmouth College of Art, graduating with a degree in illustration. He is the illustrator of the highly acclaimed picture books Jabberwocky and The Adventures of a Nose. Joel Stewart lives in Cornwall, England.
 
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