The Elfin Hill – A Hans Christian Andersen Tale

The Elfin Hill – A Hans Christian Andersen Tale

  An invitation sent by a raven, a grand banquet of frogs, and an old goblin in search of a wife.   The Elfin Hill  – A Hans Christian Andersen Tale –   Some large lizards […]

Molly Whuppie and the Double-Faced Giant – A Hans Andersen Tale

Molly Whuppie and the Double-Faced Giant – A Hans Andersen Tale

  Three necklaces made from straw, a giant with two faces, and a bridge made from one strand of hair.    Molly Whuppie and the Double-Faced Giant – A Hans Andersen Tale –   ONCE upon […]

Little Ida’s Flowers- A Hans Andersen Fairy Tale

Little Ida’s Flowers- A Hans Andersen Fairy Tale

  A little wax doll, a palace full of flowers, and a midnight dance.   Little Ida’s Flowers – A Hans Andersen Fairy Tale –    “My Poor flowers are quite withered,” little Ida said. “They were […]

Hans Clodhopper – A Hans Christian Andersen Story

Hans Clodhopper – A Hans Christian Andersen Story

Three Brothers, a chatty princess, and a noble billy-goat. Hans Clodhopper  – A Hans Christian Andersen Story – THERE was once an old country house, in which lived an old squire with his two sons, and […]

The Naughty Boy – A Story about Cupid

The Naughty Boy – A Story about Cupid

A Stormy Night, a Lost Child, and a Love Arrow to the Heart The Naughty Boy  – A Story of Cupid –  THERE was once an old poet, he was a good, honest old poet. One […]

The Four Winds and The Garden of Paradise – A Hans Christian Andersen Tale

The Four Winds and The Garden of Paradise – A Hans Christian Andersen Tale

The mother of the winds, a journey to the Garden of Eden, and a forbidden kiss under the Tree of Knowledge.  The Four Winds and The Garden of Paradise  – A Hans Christian Andersen Tale –  […]

The Wind’s Tale – About Waldemar Daa and his Daughters

The Wind’s Tale – About Waldemar Daa and his Daughters

The story of a greedy alchemist, a search for red gold, and a house saved by a stork’s nest. The Wind’s Tale About Waldemar Daa and his Daughters A Hans Christian Andersen Story WHEN the wind […]

The Red Shoes – A Hans Christian Andersen Tale

The Red Shoes – A Hans Christian Andersen Tale

A proud, vain child, an old soldier with a red beard, and a pair of red shoes that will dance forever. This story was taken from The Red Shoes by Hans Christian Andersen – Golden Age […]

The Storks – A Hans Christian Andersen Tale

The Storks – A Hans Christian Andersen Tale

Four determined young storks, a spiteful rhyme, and a twisted moral with a dreadful fate. The text for this story was taken from Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen – Illustrated by Harry Clarke.   The […]

The Elder Tree Mother

The Elder Tree Mother

This story is taken from The Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen – Illustrated by Kay Nielsen. It was a project that took Nielsen twelve years to complete, and his illustrations perfectly capture the other-worldly spirit […]

The Snow Man

The Snow Man

A diamond dusted garden, a know-it-all yard dog, and a stove-sick snowman. The Snow Man befriends an old yard dog in a beautiful wintery garden where the trees look like a ‘forest of coral’. The Old […]

The Snow Queen – First Story

The Snow Queen – First Story

First Story – Which Treats of the Mirror and the Broken Pieces.