Hans Christian Andersen

The Greatest Fairy Tales

Illustrated by Henriette Sauvant
(German title: Die schönsten Märchen)
ca. 120 pages
Hans Christian Andersen
Foto: Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen (1805 – 1875) was a Danish author most famous for his fairy tales.

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Text by Hans Christian Andersen in the public domain, illustration rights available


H. C. Andersen’s Fairy Tales Told for Children have been translated into more than 80 languages to date and belong among the finest and most popular collections of fairy tales world literature has to offer. This edition published in the Insel-Bücherei presents his best and most famous stories – including classics like »The Emperor’s New Clothes«, »The Princess and the Pea«, »The Steadfast Tin Soldier« and »The Little Match Girl« – alongside wonderous and imaginative illustrations by renowned illustrator Henriette Sauvant – enchanting for children and adults alike.

»Stories are the same as many people, they become increasingly beautiful with age!« Hans Christian Andersen