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Emperor's New Clothes

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This is a collection of a few of my personal favorite stories by Hans Christian Andersen that I most loved as a child and still enjoy as an adult. The Emperor's New Clothes was funny from my earliest years because even then I could see that it poked fun at adults and their silly pretensions; The Ugly Duckling I think, was enjoyable because the bullied little one turned out so well and it had a happy ending although I thought even as a child that the protagonist should have gone back and brought those mean barnyard fowl down a peg or two. Little Tiny or Thumbellina is just a sweet story with adventure thrown in and The Brave Little Tin Soldier was and is a tribute to bravery and steadfastness. The last story, There Is No Doubt About It ! was so obviously silly and fun even to a young child and frankly, I just love the way the animals talk in this story.

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FAIRY TALES OF HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN

CONTENTS

A Story By the Almshouse Window The Angel Anne Lisbeth

Beauty of Form and Beauty of Mind The Beetle who went on his Travels The Bell The Bell deep The Bird of Popular Song The Bishop of Borglum and his Warriors The Bottle Neck The Buckwheat The Butterfly

A Cheerful Temper The Child in the Grave Children's Prattle The Farm yard Cock and the Weather cock

The Daisy The Darning Needle Delaying is not Forgetting The Drop of Water The Dryad Jack the Dullard The Dumb Cook

The Elf of the Rose The Elfin Hill The Emperor's New Suit

The Fir Tree The Flax The Flying Trunk The Shepherd's Story of the Bond of Friendship

The Girl Who Trod on the Loaf The Goblin and the Huckster The Golden Treasure The Goloshes of Fortune She was Good for Nothing Grandmother A Great Grief

The Happy Family A Leaf from Heaven Holger Danske

Ib and Little Christina The Ice Maiden

The Jewish Maiden The Jumper

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Reviews (Rated: 5 Stars - 1 review)

Reviewer: - April 20, 2013
Subject: Awesomeness
By the batmaness invested in my batarang, this book is bat crazy AWESOME.


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