Andersen: The Illustrated Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen (Hardcover)
Andersen’s magical fairy tales are adorned with engaging illustrations by a cast of carefully selected illustrators. A revivification of Gestalten’s classic Andersen: an illustrated treasury of fairy tales by the Danish author Hans Christian Andersen. Like the complementary volume, Grimm, the original texts of traditional stories such as "The Ugly Duckling" and "The Emperor’s New Clothes" are combined with contemporary visuals by imaginative and skilled artists. The plethora of aesthetic styles presented in Andersen appeals to a wide audience from young children to grandparents to design aficionados. Renowned worldwide for his childhood classics such as "The Little Mermaid" and "The Princess and the Pea", Andersen’s fantastical stories have been translated into many languages and transformed into films, ballets, and stage theaters. This volume offers a chance to complete your bookshelf and a child’s fairytale collection.
About the Author
Hans Christian Andersen (1805—1875) fairy tales are an integral part of Western culture. His original and timeless works have been translated into over 80 languages and adapted to various films and plays. Adults and children alike love his imaginative fairy tales.