A stunning new edition with deluxe cover treatments, ribbon markers, luxury endpapers and gilded edges. The comprehensive, selected, most popular tales accompanied by a Glossary of Victorian and Literary terms produced for the modern reader. The fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen are renowned the world over, having inspired generations of children's writers ever since their first translation into English. This classic collection includes some of his most famous stories, such as 'The Ugly Duckling', 'The Little Mermaid', 'The Emperor's New Clothes', and 'The Red Shoes'. Characteristic and captivating, Andersen's tales offer up a world of enchantment, ingenuity and complex morality, and are a real treat for children and adults alike. The FLAME TREE COLLECTABLE CLASSICS are chosen to create a delightful and timeless home library. Hardback Deluxe edition, foiled and embossed, with gilded edges.