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Andersen tales

Andersen tales

A Selection of Andersen's Tales

The Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) is one of the world’s most popular authors of children’s literature, who delighted his readers with over 150 works in the course of his life. His writings have a marvellous power of expression and superb style, describing the finest oscillations of the soul in a masterly fashion. In his tales he teaches us that appearances are sometimes deceptive and real beauty often lies in the character of the person. His original stories, which are a unique blend of imagination, poetry and reality, bring to life real and legendary characters, kings and queens, beings with magical qualities, mermaids, fairies, plants and animals. Our volume prepared for true lovers of children's literature surprises readers with some of Hans Christian Andersen's less well-known stories as well as presenting other much-loved tales. This book endeavours to create the mood the Danish author once wished to see on the page with subtle elegance. Readers can now enjoy the eternal values of artistic images and thoughts in the form of a beautiful book.

The Swineherd and Other Stories

Hans Christian Andersen (1805–1875) is one of the most popular authors of children’s books worldwide, who published more than 150 books to the delight of his fans all around the globe. The author’s true power lies in the ever so expressive, but simple language he writes, portraying the fine vibrations of the soul and it’s depths, defining the processes of our ponderings and dreams in a style which is second to none. He teaches us that appearances may be deceptive, and that in order to find true love and beauty, we must look into the very heart of each-other’s nature. Many creatures come to life in his tales; characters from the realms of magic, poetry, legends and reality. Kings and queens, inhabitants of lands unknown, mermaids, fairies, goblins, plants and animals are all part of the vibrant imagination of Hans Christian Andersen. This unique compilation of tales was illustrated by G. TOT Tóth Gábor, who harnesses his talent and experience to convey pictures from the lively, magical world of Andersen to the reader.