The Wild Swans
Enjoy this beautiful classic by Hans Christian Anderson, first published in 1838. The Wild Swans is an exciting journey of brave Elisa as she attemps to free her eleven brothers from a curse put upon them by an evil queen! This special edition, illustrated by Helen Crawford-White, features several beautiful black and white pictures that could double as coloring pages.
This edition also contains a new translation of Hans Christian Andersen's beloved story The Nightingale, a story about a Chinese emperor who prefers the song of a mechanical nightingale to that of the real bird. When he falls ill, it is the nightingale who saves him. The story has been adapted for stage, opera, muscial theatre and television many times.