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  • Our fourth book in the very popular Very Christmas series, this collection brings together the best Scandinavian holiday stories including classics by Hans Christian Andersen of Denmark; Nobel Prize winner Selma Lagerlöf, August Strindberg and Hjalm...


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    Rudy, a boy who lost both his parents and goes to live with his uncle. The reader is first introduced to Rudy as he sells toy houses made by his grandfather. Rudy grows up to become a skilled mountain climber and huntsman. He has fallen in love with ...


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    In this bleak fairytale, a kind and good-natured learned man on vacation sends his shadow to investigate a balcony across the street. When his shadow never returns, he notices that he has grown a new one and figures all is well.  However, five years...


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    Mothers Are God's Special GiftClassic Stories for 21st Century MomsThese classic stories and poems were compiled to give hope and encouragement to today’s moms. They were written a long time ago, but are as relevant today as when they were penned. ...


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    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...


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    The “Shepherdess and the Chimney Sweep” is a literary fairy tale by Danish poet and author Hans Christian Andersen (1805–1875). The tale follows the romance between a china shepherdess and a china chimney sweep who are threatened by a carved ma...


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    The luminous art of three-time Caldecott Honor recipient Jerry Pinkney transforms the nineteenth-century Danish girl of Andersen's tale into a child plucked straight from America's melting pot, shedding new light on the invisibility of the poor among...






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    Enjoy fairy tales from around the world in a variety of languages!- YellowBirdProject offers popular fairy tales in e-book format.- Original, new artwork on every page.- After the English version, the books contain a Japanese version of the same stor...


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    THE SNOW QUEEN: Modern English THIS EDITION: The English edition is a new translation from French. The English translation is in a segmented format as part of a ‘2Language Books’ dual-language project. The story was originally written in Danish. ...


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    A child has died, and an angel is escorting him to Heaven. They wander over the Earth for a while, visiting well-known places. Along the way they gather flowers to transplant into the gardens of Heaven. The angel takes the child to a poverty-stricken...



  • This volume of the Golden Age of Illustration Series contains Hans Christian Andersen's most famous tale 'The Ugly Duckling', first published in May of 1859. This classic fairy tale has been continuously in print in different editions since its first...


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    The story is set in Copenhagen. A group of guests are holding a large party. During the festivity Counciler of Justice Knap argues that the Middle Ages were a time better than their own, more specifically the time of King Hans. Suddenly two fairies a...


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    When her eleven brothers are turned into mute swans by their evil stepmother, brave Eliza endures great suffering to break the spell and rescue them. A story of loyalty, deceit, and the healing power of love, this classic fairy tale is exquisitely il...


  • A vain emperor who cares about nothing except wearing and displaying clothes hires weavers who promise him they will make him the best suit of clothes. The weavers are con-men who convince the emperor they are using a fine fabric invisible to anyone ...


  • For as long as she can remember, the little mermaid has yearned for her fifteenth birthday, when she will finally be old enough to explore the world above the waves. And what she finds there changes her life forever. For upon the sea, on that very fi...


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    "The Tinderbox" is written by Hans Christian Andersen 1835. The fairy tale is one of the first of Hans Christian Andersen´s many fairy tales to be published.Fully illustrated with the wonderful drawings made by Gustav Hjortlund.Hans Christian Anders...


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    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts ...


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    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...


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    What would it be like if you were tiny enough to sleep in a walnut shell, or travel on the back of a swallow? Well that's just what Thumbelina does, because she is a magic child who grew from a barley seed and is only as tall as a thumb!Children and ...


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    The prince is looking for a true princess to be his wife, but all the girls he meets are too rude, too vain or too greedy. One stormy night a young lady knocks on the palace door claiming to be a princess, so the queen decides to put her to the test....


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    In the street, up there, was an old, a very old house, -it was almost three hundred years old, for that might be known by reading the great beam on which the date of the year was carved: together with tulips and hop-binds there were whole verses spel...


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    This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefo...


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    Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and...






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    Collection of some of the greatest short stories, with works by authors including Charles Dickens, Hans Christian Andersen, Charles W. Moore, Henry Cabot Lodge, Mary Austin, Ralph Connor, Washington Irving, the Brothers Grimm, and many many others....


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    Finally available, a high quality book of the original classic edition of Rudy and Babette - Or, Capture of The Eagle's Nest. It was previously published by other bona fide publishers, and is now, after many years, back in print. This is a new and f...


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    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...


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    Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and...


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    Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) was a Danish author and poet, most famous for his fairy tales. Most English (as well as German and French) sources use the name "Hans Christian Andersen," but in Denmark and the rest of Scandinavia he is usually re...


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    There was once an Emperor who had a horse shod with gold. He had a golden shoe on each foot, and why was this? He was a beautiful creature, with slender legs, bright, intelligent eyes, and a mane that hung down over his neck like a veil. He had carri...


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    In the narrow streets of a large town people often heard in the evening, when the sun was setting, and his last rays gave a golden tint to the chimney-pots, a strange noise which resembled the sound of a church bell; it only lasted an instant, for it...


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    Close to the corner of a street, among other abodes of poverty, stood an exceedingly tall, narrow house, which had been so knocked about by time that it seemed out of joint in every direction. This house was inhabited by poor people, but the deepest ...


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    This classic Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale was first published in Copenhagen in 1838. The story of a one-legged tin soldier and his love for a paper ballerina was originally published in this beautifully illustrated edition circa 1895 by McLough...


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    This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic, timeless works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them....


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    We are in the midst of Paris, in a great hotel. Blooming flowers ornament the staircases, and soft carpets the floors. Our room is a very cosy one, and through the open balcony door we have a view of a great square. Spring lives down there; it has co...


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    The Elf of The Rose is one of seventeen fairy tales featured in this collection of stories by Hans Christian Andersen. The Elf lives inside a beautiful rose-tree in full blossom. He is such a little wee thing, that no human eye could see him. During ...


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    The Emperor and his court in ancient China discover a little gray bird with an enchanting song. But when the Emperor is presented with a jewel-encrusted artificial singing bird, he banishes the nightingale from his court. Years later, he realizes tha...


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    Purchase one of 1st World Library's Classic Books and help support our free internet library of downloadable eBooks. Visit us online at www.1stWorldLibrary.ORG - - Many years ago, there was an Emperor, who was so excessively fond of new clothes, that...


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    A new collection of the best-known tales of Hans Christian Andersen, Denmark’s most famous storyteller. whose tales have been translated and told all around the world. This collection is exquisitely illustrated by the Russian artist Anastasiya Arch...


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    In the woods stands a little fir-tree. He is preoccupied with growing up and is thoroughly embarrassed when a hare hops over him, an act which emphasizes his diminutiveness. The women call him the baby of the forest and again he is embarrassed and fr...


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    There was once a merchant who was so rich that he could have paved the whole street with gold, and would even then have had enough for a small alley. But he did not do so; he knew the value of money better than to use it in this way. So clever was he...






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    Winner of NAPPA Children's Resources Gold AwardHans Christian Andersen was born in Odense, Denmark and grew up to be the world's greatest storyteller. He is best known for hist stories The Little Mermaid, The Princess and the Pea, The Ugly Duckling, ...


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    The drummer's wife went into the church. She saw the new altar with the painted pictures and the carved angels. Those upon the canvas and in the glory over the altar were just as beautiful as the carved ones; and they were painted and gilt into the b...


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    Follow the adventures of the little Christmas tree as he grows up in the middle of the forest and wonders where the taller trees go when they get chopped down. Just before Christmas, a family of bears find the litle tree. They carefully dig him up, p...


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    Hans Christian Andersen 1805 - 1875 From a humble childhood, the writer Hans Christian Andersen became one of the world's best loved story tellers. Here is one of his earlier stories ‘Little Ida's Flowers’ that was first published in 1835. Little...


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    Stories that have delighted children and fascinated adults for over a century are the heritage of Hans Christian Andersen. This collection has been selected and translated with the growing audience of adults--both students and general readers--in min...


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    "Left, right! Left, right!"A soldier is marching home from war when he meets a witch who says, "What a fine sword you have, and what a big knapsack! Now I'll show you how to fill your knapsack with as much money as you want." Fortune is fleeting for ...


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    From a humble childhood, the writer Hans Christian Andersen became one of the world's best loved story tellers. Here is one of his earlier stories ‘The Travelling Companion’ that was first published in 1835. The Travelling Companion... POOR John ...


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    In addition to the fairy tales for which he was so well known, Hans Christian Andersen published several novels including "The Two Baronesses" (1848), "Be or Not to Be" (1857), and "Lucky Peter" (1870). There is a good deal of autobiographical materi...


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    The dear old Moon befriends an artist and appears to tell him of one thing or another that he has seen on the previous night or on that same evening. The Moon prompts the artist to paint the scenes described, and so their friendship continues. What t...


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