Hans Christian Andersen made the literary fairy tale so much his own that even today no writer has surpassed him. This collection, with sparkling new renderings of the tales by Neil Philip, includes stories such as Thumbelina, Little Ida's Flowers, The Snow Queen, In a Thousand Year's Time, The Nightingale and The Wild Swans, all beautifully illustrated by Isabelle Brent. Some lesser-known tales such as The Shepherdess and the Chimney Sweep and The Gardener and His Master have also been included by Philip to showcase ...

Best-Loved Stories 2010, Little, Brown, London

ISBN-13: 9781408702635