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Hans Christian Andersen

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Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen often referred to in Scandinavia as H. C. Andersen (2 April 1805 – 4 August 1875) was a Danish author. Although a prolific writer of plays, travelogues, novels and poems, Andersen is best remembered for his fairy tales. Andersen's popularity is not limited to children; his stories, called eventyr in Danish, or "fairy-tales" in English, express themes that transcend age and nationality.

Hans Christian Andersen

Books by Hans Christian Andersen

by Hans Christian Andersen and Yana Sedova

With a mix of naturalistic and surrealistic artwork, this translation captures the spirit of one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most famous works. Neighbors Kai and Gerda grow up as best friends. But when Kai is swept away by the evil Snow Queen, Gerda embarks on an adventure to save Kai.

by Hans Christian Andersen and Bagram Ibatoulline - Adventure, Children's, Classics, Fiction, Juvenile Fiction, Mythology

Kai and Gerda are best friends. So when Kai begins to act cruelly, Gerda knows that something has gone terribly wrong --- and when he disappears, Gerda sets off on an epic journey, facing three great trials before finally discovering Kai at the palace of the evil Snow Queen. But can Gerda break the Snow Queen's enchantment and pass the final test?