The Snow Queen and Other Winter Tales (Barnes & Noble Collectible Editions)

The Snow Queen and Other Winter Tales (Barnes & Noble Collectible Editions)

by Various Authors

Hardcover(Bonded Leather)

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The Snow Queen and Other Winter Tales collects 100 fairy and folk tales from around the world that share the winter theme of Hans Christian Andersen's classic story, "The Snow Queen." In addition to tales by Andersen, the Brothers Grimm, Charles Dickens, Louisa May Alcott, and Oscar Wilde, and selections from Andrew Lang's colorful fairy books, this volume includes Alexandre Dumas's The History of a Nutcracker, the story adapted for the famous Christmas ballet, The Nutcracker. Although these tales are set in the heart of winter, they offer reading pleasures that can be enjoyed the whole year round. The Snow Queen and Other Winter Tales is one of Barnes & Noble's Collectible Editions classics. Each volume features authoritative texts by the world's greatest authors in an exquisitely designed bonded-leather binding, with distinctive gilt edging and a ribbon bookmark. Decorative, durable, and collectible, these books offer hours of pleasure to readers young and old and are an indispensable cornerstone for every home library.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781435160699
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 08/31/2015
Series: Barnes & Noble Collectible Editions Series
Edition description: Bonded Leather
Pages: 736
Sales rank: 24,567
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.80(d)

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The Snow Queen and Other Winter Tales (Barnes & Noble Collectible Editions) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Katrie More than 1 year ago
I received this book for Christmas and it is absolutely beautiful! I couldn't be more happy with it. I'm not quite halfway thru but so far I love the stories most of which I had never heard of before. This book has made me want to start my own collection of the books in this series (which I had no idea there were so many of). My only regret is that most of the books I want are now out of stock and only available from private sellers who are asking a ridiculous amount of money for :( I hope B&N decides to reprint a lot of them. I am anxiously waiting to see what books they bring out for 2016, some of the ones I am hoping they do are The Great Gatsby, Robin Hood, The House of the Seven Gables and The Hunger Games.
queen angie More than 1 year ago
I just bought this book in the store a few days ago. The design is flawless! The artwork is just so pretty and i love the stories in it!
Kats2 More than 1 year ago
Beautiful book!