Stories from Hans Christian Andersen by Andrew Matthews

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An anthology of eleven classic fairy tales features retellings of such favorite Andersen stories as ""Thumbelina,"" ""The Emperor's New Clothes,"" ""The Little Mermaid,"" and ""The Ugly Duckling.""
 

About Andrew Matthews

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Andrew Matthews is the author of many books for young readers in his native England.
 
Published May 1, 1993 by Diane Pub Co. 96 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Matthews ( Dr. Monsoon's Amazing Finishing Academy ) and Snow recast 11 selections from the Andersen canon in this unspectacular volume. While they include such sweetmeats as ``The Wild Swans,'' in wh

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While they include such sweetmeats as ``The Wild Swans,'' in which a princess rescues her brothers from a queen's wicked spell, many of the well-known choices are pessimistic if not morbid: ``The Little Match Girl,'' ``The Fir Tree'' and others prove that fairy-tale heroes and heroines don't alwa...

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