Tag: Hans Christian Andersen

Literature

A Summary and Analysis of the ‘Thumbelina’ Fairy Tale

A commentary on Hans Christian Andersen’s famous story Published in 1836 in Danish, ‘Thumbelina’ or ‘Tommelise’ is one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most popular fairy stories. Before he became famous throughout Europe and went to stay (and outstay his welcome) at Dickens’s house, Andersen was busy writing some of the […]

Literature

25 Great Facts about Children’s Books

Fascinating trivia about classic children’s books and their authors Below we’ve compiled some of our favourite facts about classic children’s literature. For more fascinating insight into the history of children’s books, we recommend the excellent A History of Children’s Books in 100 Books (British Library). Hans Christian Andersen once stayed at […]