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Classic Fairy Tales

Princes, princesses, witches and mermaids not to mention a fashion-obsessed emperor and a house made entirely of gingerbread - just a few of the ingredients in this essential collection of fairy tales from Hans Christian Andersen and the brothers Grimm.
Rumpelstiltskin . . . Brothers Grimm . . . 3 pages
When a woodcutter boasts to a king that his daughter can spin gold from straw, she is forced to make a pact with a strange little man.
The Princess and the Pea . . . Hans Christian Andersen . . . 1 pages
A prince's mother takes steps to ensure her son marrys a real princess.
The Little Match-Seller . . . Hans Christian Andersen . . . 3 pages
On a cold winter's night, a penniless young girl is left selling matches on the street.
Hansel and Gretel . . . Brothers Grimm . . . 11 pages
A dark tale of abandoned children featuring the celebrated gingerbread house.
The Little Mermaid . . . Hans Christian Andersen . . . 20 pages
The story of a young mermaid who falls in love with a prince from above the waves.
The Emperor's New Suit . . . Hans Christian Andersen . . . 4 pages
An emperor whose only ambition is to be well dressed falls victim to a couple of visiting swindlers.
Little Red Riding Hood . . . Brothers Grimm . . . 4 pages
A little girl has an encounter with a wolf while visiting her grandmother.
The Ugly Duckling . . . Hans Christian Andersen . . . 9 pages
The mother of a brood of beautiful ducklings gets a surprise when her final, largest egg hatches.
Rapunzel . . . Brothers Grimm . . . 4 pages
A wicked enchantress imprisons a beautiful girl in a tower.
Thumbelina . . . Hans Christian Andersen . . . 11 pages
The adventures of a tiny girl who is found inside the petals of a Tulip.
The Frog Prince . . . Brothers Grimm . . . 3 pages
A princess makes a promise to a talking frog.
The Red Shoes . . . Hans Christian Andersen . . . 6 pages
The story of a pretty young girl who unwittingly puts on a pair of magic shoes.
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