Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales

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Eighteen enduring fables from one of the world’s best-loved storytellers
Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tales have long delighted millions of readers, young and old, and inspired myriad film, stage, and musical adaptations. This collection, including beloved classics “The Emperor’s New Clothes,” “The Snow Queen” (the basis for the blockbuster film Frozen), and “The Little Match Girl,” is the perfect introduction to Andersen’s groundbreaking use of plain language and realistic settings to explore life’s great mysteries. Inspired by the ancient Danish legends and stories from Arabian Nights that his father told him, Andersen composed his fables to be read aloud, and approached difficult subjects and complex truths with a directness that children and adults still find refreshing nearly two centuries later.
From “The Red Shoes” to “The Dream of Little Tuk,” this selection of Hans Christian Andersen fairy tales is a must-have for readers who already know his work by heart, and those discovering the singular power of his imagination for the very first time.

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Mar 18, 2014
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*** Look for the Faerie Tale Collection Box Sets to get more stories for less than the cost of the individual books! ***

Beauty and the Beast
A prince by day and a wolf by night—

Prince Alexander has been turned into a werewolf and has one year to find someone to love the beast and break the spell, or he will be a wolf forever. He has nearly given up achieving the impossible, knowing no girl would ever fall in love with such a monster.

Just when he is about to abdicate the throne to his cousin, he meets Cecelia Hammerstein-Smythe, while a wolf, and begins to hope for the first time in months. Can he balance both worlds as a human and beast, gaining the love and trust of a girl who has every reason to despise him?

Cecelia detests the prince. She only knows Alexander as the arrogant monarch—the tyrant who has made her life miserable—though perhaps he's changed right before her eyes. He's not as full of himself as he once was. The prince is gentle now... but then again, so is the beast.

For fans of J.K. Rowling, Cinda Williams Chima, Grimm Fairy Tales, fairy tale adaptations, fairy tale retellings, and classic fairy tales.


Box Sets - Great Deals!
1. Faerie Tale Collection Box Set #1 (contains Cinderella, Hansel & Gretel, Jack & the Beanstalk)
2. Faerie Tale Collection Box Set #2 (contains Beauty & the Beast, Snow White, Rumplestiltskin)
3. Faerie Tale Collection Box Set #3 (contains Sleeping Beauty, The Frog Prince, The Twelve Dancing Princesses)

The Faerie Tale Collection:
Beauty and the Beast
Sleeping Beauty
Hansel and Gretel
Jack and the Beanstalk
Snow White
The Frog Prince
The Twelve Dancing Princesses
The Little Mermaid
Peter Pan
Return to Neverland 

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