The classic story by Hans Christian Andersen, retold for young readers in picture book format. The story of a mermaid who gives up her beautiful voice in an attempt to be with the handsome prince she loves. With sumptuous, evocative watercolour illustrations by Alan Marks.
Hans Christian Andersen is the best-loved of all tellers of fairy tales. This collection of over forty of Andersen`s most popular stories includes `The Mermaid`, `The Real Princess`, `The Red Shoes`, `The Little Match Girl`, `The Snow Queen`, `The Tinder Box`, `The Ugly Duckling` and many more. It is delightfully illustrated in black-and-white by those remarkable brothers, Charles, Thomas and William Heath Robinson.
This wonderful collection contains fourteen tales of magic, mystery and fun. Alongside classics such as "The Nutcracker" and "The Little Mermaid" are less well-known tales by master story-teller flans Christian Andersen, and six funny, original stories that are sure to become equally, well loved.
This new, shrink-wrapped, deluxe edition is presented in cloth binding and larger format. Beautifully illustrated throughout, it is a collection of fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen retold for younger readers. It includes "The Emperor's New Clothes", "The Little Mermaid", "The Ugly Duckling", "The Snow Queen", "The Princess and the Pea" and other classic stories, as well as a short biography of Hans Christian Andersen.