A Fairy-Tale Life
A Story about Hans Christian Anderson
From the Series Creative Minds Biographies
Young Hans Christian knew how life should be—just like a fairy tale. But, while he was growing up in Odense, Denmark, his life didn’t seem much like a fairy tale. Although everyone was telling him to stop daydreaming and find a job in a trade, he found fame writing fairy tales like “The Little Mermaid,” “Princess on the Pea,” and “The Emperor’s New Clothes.” A Fairy-Tale Life tells the story of Hands Christian Andersen, the world’s best-loved teller of tales.
|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 5|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||LernerClassroom, Millbrook Press ™|
|Number of Pages||64|
|Reading Counts! Level||4.9|
“. . .a good introduction for those needing report material or for children who simply want to know more about the man behind fairy tales.” —Booklist
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Creative Minds Biographies
Meet some of the world’s most creative minds! Written in story format, these episodic biographies give clear, straightforward accounts of historical figures’ lives. Each true story is accompanied by black-and-white illustrations. View available downloads →