||The Little Mermaid and Other Stories by Hans Christian Andersen
||Classics, fairy tales, short stories
Getting along with others
Cultures of the world
The little mermaid is unhappy. She does not want to be a mermaid any more. She wants to be a real girl. She wants to marry a handsome prince.
Hans Christian Andersen was born in Denmark in 1805. He was a very good storyteller. His fairy tales are full of magic and adventure. Children all over the world love them.
A little girl is walking along the streets on Christmas Eve. She is cold and hungry. She just wants some food. She wants to be warm.
Eliza's father, the king, has married a wicked witch. The witch sends Eliza away. She turns Eliza's brothers into swans. Eliza's brothers want to become princes again. Eliza wants to help them.
A poor young prince wants to marry the emperor's daughter. How can he make the princess love him? The prince wants to find a way.
What happens to all these characters? Do you think they get their wishes? Read these favourite fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen to find the answers.
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