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The prince is looking for a true princess to be his wife, but all the girls he meets are too rude, too vain or too greedy. One stormy night a young lady knocks on the palace door... Read more
The prince is looking for a true princess to be his wife, but all the girls he meets are too rude, too vain or too greedy. One stormy night a young lady knocks on the palace door claiming to be a princess, so the queen decides to put her to the test. Will she feel the pea underneath the huge pile of mattresses?This classic fairy tale is wonderfully brought to life with soft, colourful illustrations by popular illustrator Maja Dusíková.
The Princess and the Pea Hardback edition by Hans Christian Andersen
Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) was a Danish author and writer of children's fairy tales, such as The Little Mermaid, Thumbelina and The Ugly Duckling, which have become much-loved classics around the world. Maja Dusikova was born in Slovakia in 1946. She has illustrated over forty books for children. She lives with her family in Florence, Italy.
Hans Christian Andersen is one of the world's most popular storytellers, and his fairy tales are among the best-loved works of literature. This book is abundantly illustrated with more than 100 hundred drawings and colour plates by Dugald Stewart Walker and Hans Tegner, two of Hans Christian Andersen's best-known illustrators.
For 150 years, the tales of Hans Christian Andersen have been delighting both adults and children. This title contains all of Andersen's 154 tales, such as "The Red Shoes", "The Mermaid", "The Emperor's New Clothes", and "The Ugly Duckling".
Featuring beloved characters such as the Little Mermaid, Thumbelina, and the Snow Queen, a deluxe full-color edition of Hans Christian Andersen's classic fairytales, illustrated with stunning drawings and interactive artwork from MinaLima, the award-winning design studio behind the graphics for the Harry Potter film franchise?the perfect companion for fans of the Disney live-action film The Little...
Hans Christian Andersen's magical tale of friendship and adventure is retold through the beautiful and intricate illustrations of Finnish illustrator Sanna Annukka. For her second book project, she illustrates Hans Christian Andersen's classic fairy tale, The Snow Queen.
For 150 years, the tales of Hans Christian Andersen have been delighting both adults and children. This edition contains all of Andersen's tales, including such favourites as "The Red Shoes", "The Mermaid", "The Emperor's New Clothes", and "The Ugly Duckling".
The luminous art of three-time Caldecott Honor recipient Jerry Pinkney transforms the nineteenth-century Danish girl of Andersen's tale into a child plucked straight from America's melting pot, shedding new light on the invisibility of the poor among the prosperous-a circumstance as familiar in Andersen's day as it is in our own....
Andersen's best-loved fairy tales, including "The Ugly Duckling," "The Princess on the Pea," and "The Emperor's New Clothes," fill the pages of this beautiful leather-bound collector's edition. Also included is "The Tallow Candle"Nan early story just recently discovered. Includes an attached bookmark ribbon.
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