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This book is aimed at both children and adults, as well as H. C. Andersen experts, as Kasper Købke has incorporated around 1,000 references about H. C. Andersen’s life, work, and contemporaries through the total of 67 art drawings for the book. At the same time, Købke in his detailed line is true to H. C. Andersen’s fantastic stories. So regardless of age, you will always be able to discover a new detail or new biographical reference in the drawings. In this book, you will find 14 of Hans Christian Andersen’s most world-famous fairy tales.


Retold by Jørgen Haarder 

Illustrated by Kasper Købke

Publisher: Hans Christian Andersen Copenhagen

Published: 2016

ISBN DK: 9788799849109

ISBN ENG: 9788799849116

ISBN DE: 9788799849178

Length: 145 sider

Size: 215 mm x 17 mm x 295 mm

Contents: The Sandman, The Steadfast Tin Soldier, The Shepherd and Chimney-Sweep, The Flying Trunk, The Nightingale, The Emperor’s New Clothes, The Little Mermaid, The Little Match Girl, Thumbelina, The Ugly Duckling, Numskull Jack, The Princess on the Pea.

Published in Danish, English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Chinese and Japanese.

Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen (2 April 1805 – 4 August 1875) was a Danish author. Although a prolific writer of plays, travelogues, novels, and poems, he is best remembered for his literary fairy tales.
Andersen’s fairy tales, consisting of 156 stories across nine volumes and translated into more than 125 languages, have become culturally embedded in the West’s collective consciousness, readily accessible to children, but presenting lessons of virtue and resilience in the face of adversity for mature readers as well. His stories have inspired ballets, plays, and animated and live-action films.