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Hans Christian Andersen

Denmark (1805 - 1875)

Hans Christian Andersen was a Danish writer of fairy tales, poet, novelist and dramatist. A skilled writer in all these genres, he owes his worldwide fame to his fairy stories. Always popular with children, the 168 tales contain a mature wisdom together with whimsy. Andersen invested stories of folk and legendary origin with moral and symbolic significance. His tales appeared from 1835 to 1872.
Non fiction
Anthologies containing stories by Hans Christian Andersen
Short stories
The Angel
Anne Lisbeth
The Beetle
The Bell
The Bell-Deep
The Bird of Popular Song
Bishop of Borglum and His Warriors
The Bond of Friendship
The Bosphorus
The Bottle-Neck
The Bronze Pig
The Buckwheat
The Butterfly
By the Almshouse Window
The Carnival in Rome
The Child in the Grave
Children's Prattle
The Constant Tin-Soldier
The Cripple
The Daisy
The Darning-Needle
Days in the Mediterranean
The Drop of Water
The Dryad
The Dumb Book
The Elder-Tree Mother
The Elf-Hill
Everything in its Right Place
The False Collar
The Farm-Yard Cock and the Weather-Cock
The Fellow Travellers
Five out of One Shell
The Flax
The Flying Trunk
The Garden of Paradise
The Girl Who Trod on the Loaf
The Goblin and the Huckster
The Golden Treasure
The Goloshes of Fortune
Good Humour
The Graveyard at Scutari
Great Claus and Little Claus
A Great Grief
Grief of Heart
The Happy Family
The Hardy Tin Soldier
Holger Danske
Ib and Christine
The Ice Maiden
In a Thousand Years
In Sweden
In the Duck-Yard
In the Nursery
In the Uttermost Parts of the Sea
'It's Quite True'
Jack the Dullard
The Jewish Girl
The Jumper
The Last Pearl
A Leaf from the Sky
The Leaping Match
The Legend of Nurnberg Castle
Little Ida's Flowers
Little Tuk
The Loveliest Rose in the World
The Lovers
Mahomet's Birthday
The Marsh King's Daughter
The Metal Pig
The Money-Pig
Mother Elder
The Naughty Boy
The Neighbouring Families
The Neighbours
A Night in the Apennines
The Old Bachelor's Nightcap
The Old Church Bell
The Old Gravestone
The Old House
Old Luk-Oie
The Old Street Lamp
Ole the Tower-Keeper
Our Aunt
The Pen and Inkstand
The Phoenix Bird
A Picture from the Castle Ramparts
A Picture from the Fortress Wall
The Pigs
The Porter's Son
Poultry Meg's Family
The Princess on the Pea
The Psyche
The Puppet Showman
Put Off is Not Done with
'Quite True'
The Racers
The Real Princess
A Rose from the Grave of Homer
The Rose-Elf
She was Good for Nothing
The Shepherdess and the Chimney-Sweeper
The Shirt Collar
The Shoes of Fortune
The Silver Shilling
The Snail and the Rose Tree
The Snow Man
The Snow Queen
The Snowdrop
Soup on a Sausage-Peg
The Stone of the Wise Men
The Storks
The Storm Shakes the Shield
A Story from the Sand-Dunes
The Story of a Mother
The Story of My Life [short story]
The Story of the Year
The Swan's Nest
The Swineherd
'There is a Difference'
The Thistle's Experiences
The Thorny Road of Honour
A Thousand Years Hence
The Tinder-Box
The Toad
The Top and the Ball
Twelve by the Mail
Two Brothers
Two Maidens
The Ugly Duckling
Under the Willow Tree
What One Can Invent
What the Old Man Does is Always Right
The Wicked Prince
'The Will-o'-the-Wisp is in the Town', Says the Moor-Woman
The Wind Tells About Waldemar Daa and His Daughters
The Windmill
The World's Fairest Rose
The Emperor's New Clothes (1837)
The Little Sea Maid (1837)

Books about Hans Christian Andersen