The Snow Queen: An Illustrated Fairy Tale by Hans Christian Andersen

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This illustrated book for children is a brand new version of Hans Christian Andersen’s Snow Queen. It is at once exciting, enchanting and educational — an ideal fairy tale to read as a bedtime story over several evenings!
 
Equally, children who are discovering the joys of reading themselves, will find this adventure story thrilling and extremely engrossing. It is the perfect story to capture a child’s imagination while at the same time it offers a perfect starting point in the world of classic literature for children. Accompanied by vivid, eye-catching illustrations, this adventure book is an often overlooked classic, waiting to delight a whole new generation of young readers.
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Four timeless anthologies of cherished fables, fairy tales, and bedtime stories from Aesop, Hans Christian Andersen, the Brothers Grimm, and Andrew Lang.
 
The most enchanting stories of childhood are included in this sweeping collection. These are the classic tales—of princes and princesses, monsters and magic, enchanted forests and fantastic creatures—that have thrilled readers around the world for generations.
 
Aesop’s Fables: In ancient Greece, a storyteller named Aesop captivated his listeners with tales both beautiful and instructive. From “The Boy Who Cried Wolf” to “The Tortoise and the Hare,” his fables retain the power to guide and entertain.
 
Hans Christian Andersen’s Fairy Tales: Inspired by ancient Danish legends as well as Arabian Nights, Andersen’s classic stories—including “The Emperor’s New Clothes” and “The Snow Queen” (the basis for Frozen)—are composed with a directness that children and adults still find refreshing.
 
The Brothers Grimm: From “Rapunzel” to “Hansel and Gretel” to “Little Red Riding Hood,” the German folktales the Brothers Grimm brought to the world’s attention have become part of the very fabric of our culture.
 
The Blue Fairy Book: Originally published in 1889, this first volume of Andrew Lang’s renowned Fairy Books includes such favorites as “Beauty and the Beast,” “Puss in Boots,” “Aladdin,” and “Jack the Giant-Killer.”
 
To read these stories is to be transported to a realm of imagination. Here, the most important life lessons are imparted through the irresistible magic of storytelling.
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Publisher
Tom eMusic
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Published on
Jan 29, 2014
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Pages
50
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ISBN
9781623210328
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Language
English
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Genres
Juvenile Fiction / Bedtime & Dreams
Juvenile Fiction / Classics
Juvenile Fiction / Fantasy & Magic
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This content is DRM free.
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Age: 8-9 years old Reading Level: 3rd grade

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