HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics.`It doesn't matter if you're born in a duck yard, so long as you are hatched from a swan's egg!' (from `The Ugly Duckling')This collection brings together some of Hans Christian Andersen's most popular fairy tales - including `The Little Mermaid', `The Ugly Duckling' and `Thumbelina' - in a celebration of one of the world's most widely recognised children's authors. With universal themes and dark humour at their heart, these moralistic tales ...

Selected Fairy Tales 2014, William Collins, London

ISBN-13: 9780007558155

Mass-market paperback