An Illustrated Treasury of Hans Christian Andersen’s Fairy Tales - Alder & Alouette

An Illustrated Treasury of Hans Christian Andersen’s Fairy Tales

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Hans Christian Andersen's classic tales of foolish emperors, lonely mermaids, icy queens and clever princesses have delighted children and adults alike for nearly two centuries. The stories' unique magic and wonder make them essential reading for any childhood.

This beautifully illustrated collection of Andersen's best-loved fairy tales includes The Little Mermaid, The Snow Queen, Thumbelina, The Princess and the Pea and The Emperor's New Clothes. Each story is brought to life with charming illustrations by Anastasiya Archipova, illustrator of dozens of children's books.

This gift edition of Andersen's tales is designed for little hands at 8 inches by 9 inches, a satin bookmarked ribbon attached with a pretty, sturdy, cloth bound spine with silvery metallic lettering and dreamy cover artwork makes a charming addition to any bookshelf.


  • Illustrated by Anastasiya Archipova and written by Hans Christian Andersen.
  • Published by Floris Books, Edinburgh, Scotland;  September 15, 2014.
  • Ages 5 to 9 years
  •  9“ x 7.3” x 1” (1.8lbs.) 216 pages
  • Hardcover 

Praise for this Anthology: 

”What makes this anthology stand out is the magnificent artwork of Anastasiya Archipova.” -Children’s Bookwatch

”A cooler aesthetic prevails in Anastasiya Archipova delicate, feathery paintings in An Illustrated Treasury of Hans Christian Andersen’s Fairy Tales.” - Wall Street Journal

”These tales of magic and enchantment are wonderfully enhanced by lavish full colour illustrations on almost every page.” - Carousel


About The Collaborators

Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) was a Danish author, best known for his fairy tales which include The Little Mermaid, The Snow Queen and The Emperor's New Clothes.

Anastasiya Archipova is an illustrator who lives in Moscow. She has illustrated many children's books, including many traditional fairy tales.


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