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Hans Christian Andersen

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Hans Christian Andersen in a garden near Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1869.

Hans Christian Andersen is know for writing Fairy Tales Told for Children. Included in this first book of nine fairy tales are the following children's classics: "The Princess and the Pea", "Thumbelina", "The Little Mermaid", and "The Emperor's New Clothes". His fairy tales are said to have been translated to more major languages than almost any other author.

Born - April 2, 1805

Died - August 4, 1875

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Andersen's Fairy Tales  (Y,T)
18 of Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales from Classic Reader. Accessed through Wayback Archives

The Hans Christian Andersen Center  (M,O,T)
Research, texts and information from the life and works of Hans Christian Andersen.

Hans Christian Andersen  (Y,T)
From A to Z Kids Stuff.

Andersen, Hans Christian  (Y,T)
Children's Literature from

Andersen, Hans Christian - Introduction  (Y,T)

Hans Christian Andersen Biography  (Y,T)

Hans Christian Andersen  (M,O,T)
Lesson Plans from Read Write Think. Grades 7-12

Hans Christian Andersen Lesson plans and teaching resources  (Y,T)
Lesson Plans from Web English Teacher

Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales  (Y,T)
From Grades K-2

Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales and Stories   (Y,T)
A complete list of Andersen's 168 tales, in the chronological order of their original publication. Accessed through Wayback Archives

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