This is the classic tale of a young soldier who retrieves a tinder box for an old witch he meets along the road and then the magical adventure begins. Original tale by Hans Christian Anderson adopted by Andrew Lang for his Yellow Fairy Book and illustrated by H.J. Ford. Recommended by The Gunston Trust. Ages 7-Young Adult
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About the Author
Hans Christian Andersen was a Danish fairy tale writer and poet who is most noted for his Fairy Tales, including the enduring children s stories The Snow Queen, The Little Mermaid, Thumbelina, and The Ugy Duckling. Through his youth Andersen worked as a weaver s apprentice and actor before turning to writing. Andersen s works have been translated into more than 150 languages and have inspired countless films, plays, and ballets. Although Andersen died in 1875, the anniversary of his birthday (June 2) continues to celebrated each year as International Children s Book Day.