Davidb's Books Page #14

Here's the list of books submitted by davidb  —  There are currently 607 books total — keep up the great work!

The Windmill

"The Windmill" by Hans Christian Andersen is a symbolic tale that anthropomorphizes a windmill, attributing human thoughts and emotions to it. The narrative accompanies the windmill on a reflective journey as it contemplates its purpose and place in the world. Watching the life that unfolds aroun...

by Hans Christian Andersen

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9 months ago

The Story of the Wind

"The Story of the Wind" is not a standalone book by Hans Christian Andersen, but a part of various stories he wrote. As one of his lesser-known fairy tales, it presents an engaging narrative through the perspective of the Wind. It explores its existence and interactions, as it travels across diff...

by Hans Christian Andersen

added by davidb
9 months ago

The Will-O-the Wisp is in the Town, Says the Moor Woman

The Will-O-the Wisp is in the Town, Says the Moor Woman is a short folk tale by Hans Christian Andersen. The story involves a conversation between a Moor-woman and her son about the elusive Will-O-the-Wisp. Meanwhile, the Will-O-the-Wisp yearns for a place among the other elements – earth, fire, ...

by Hans Christian Andersen

added by davidb
9 months ago

The Wild Swans

The Wild Swans is a magical tale by Hans Christian Andersen about a princess named Elisa who embarks on a quest to save her eleven brothers. They have been turned into swans by a wicked stepmother's curse. Elisa must remain silent throughout her mission and sew shirts from nettles in order to bre...

by Hans Christian Andersen

added by davidb
9 months ago

The Wicked Prince

"The Wicked Prince" is a fairy tale written by renowned author Hans Christian Andersen. It narrates the story of a wicked and relentless prince who seeks to conquer and rule the world using brute strength and deceit. He challenges the existence of God and sets up a fight against the divine, putti...

by Hans Christian Andersen

added by davidb
9 months ago

What One Can Invent

"What One Can Invent" is a collection of charming and imaginative stories by Hans Christian Andersen, showcasing his renowned talent for creating fairy tales that both entertain and impart moral lessons. This book is filled with memorable characters, magical settings, and profound insights. These...

by Hans Christian Andersen

added by davidb
9 months ago

In the Uttermost Parts of the Sea

In The Uttermost Parts of the Sea, Hans Christian Andersen takes readers on a magical journey as we follow the adventures of a tin soldier who is swallowed by a fish. This hauntingly beautiful fairy tale explores themes of sacrifice, love, and the enduring spirit of adventure. True to Andersen's ...

by Hans Christian Andersen

added by davidb
9 months ago

Under the Willow-Tree

"Under the Willow-Tree" is a sentimental tale by renowned author Hans Christian Andersen. This children's novel portrays the story of Knud, a gardener's boy who falls in love with a girl named Joanna. They play together under a willow tree, and their friendship grows into love. But when Joanna is...

by Hans Christian Andersen

added by davidb
9 months ago

The Ugly Duckling

The Ugly Duckling is a classic children's story by Hans Christian Andersen about a cygnet born in a barnyard who is bullied for being different from his siblings, leading him to run away from home. Despite his difficulties, the duckling perseveres, maturing into a beautiful swan and eventually fi...

by Hans Christian Andersen

added by davidb
9 months ago

Two Maidens

Two Maidens is a classic fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen that tells the story of two maidens who find themselves tangled in a difficult situation. One is a simple human while the other is a tree. Despite their seemingly insurmountable differences, their lives intertwine dramatically, creati...

by Hans Christian Andersen

added by davidb
9 months ago

Two Brothers

"Two Brothers" is not a standalone book by Hans Christian Andersen. Instead, it is a fairy tale authored by him, sometimes included in various compilations of his works. Nevertheless, in this tale, Andersen unfolds the life story of two brothers; one becomes a mighty warrior and knight, while the...

by Hans Christian Andersen

added by davidb
9 months ago

The Travelling Companion

The Travelling Companion is a fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen about a young man named John who, after his father's death, travels the world with a mysterious stranger who saves him from bandits, helps win the heart of a princess, and eventually revealed as his father's spirit sent to look a...

by Hans Christian Andersen

added by davidb
9 months ago

The Top and Ball

"The Top and Ball" is a short tale by Hans Christian Andersen that personifies a child's playtime toys. The story revolves around a fancy, boastful Spinning Top and a loving, humble Leather Ball, who have formed a complex relationship. The Top is depicted as proud, seeking to conquer the Ball, wh...

by Hans Christian Andersen

added by davidb
9 months ago

The Toad

"The Toad" is a fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen that tells the journey of a female toad who dreams of something bigger for her son. The ambitious mother wishes something grand for her toad-son so she plans for him to marry the king's daughter. The story features an enchanted butterfly and a...

by Hans Christian Andersen

added by davidb
9 months ago

The Tinder-Box

The Tinder-Box is a fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen about a soldier who encounters an old witch. The witch promises him wealth if he retrieves a magical tinderbox for her from a hollow tree. Inside the tree, the soldier encounters three doors guarded by monstrous dogs. Using the tinderbox, ...

by Hans Christian Andersen

added by davidb
9 months ago

The Brave Tin Soldier

"The Brave Tin Soldier" by Hans Christian Andersen is a poignant children's tale revolving around a one-legged tin soldier's unwavering love for a paper ballerina. Despite encountering numerous obstacles, the soldier remains steadfast in his affection for the ballerina, symbolizing the theme of u...

by Hans Christian Andersen

added by davidb
9 months ago

In a Thousand Years

"In a Thousand Years" is not a standalone book, but rather a short story by Hans Christian Andersen, one of his lesser-known tales. The story takes the reader into a futuristic world set a millennium ahead, acting as Andersen's speculation of what the future may hold. Written in 1852, the author ...

by Hans Christian Andersen

added by davidb
9 months ago

The Thorny Road of Honor

The Thorny Road of Honor is a fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen. The story follows the progression of Danish history through three items - a golden horn from ancient times, a heart-shaped book from the Middle Ages, and a railway from the modern age. Through these objects, the book portrays ch...

by Hans Christian Andersen

added by davidb
9 months ago

The Thistle'S Experiences

"The Thistle's Experiences" is a captivating tale by Hans Christian Andersen about a Thistle who yearns for a noble lady to come and touch it with her dress. As the story progresses, the Thistle encounters various characters - bees, butterflies, and eventually a lady, altering its hopes and dream...

by Hans Christian Andersen

added by davidb
9 months ago

The Swineherd

The Swineherd is a fairy-tale by Hans Christian Andersen about a prince who disguises himself as a swineherd to win the love of a vain and arrogant princess. In order to win her over, he creates magical toys that she cannot resist but demands more every time in exchange for kisses. The princess v...

by Hans Christian Andersen

added by davidb
9 months ago

The Swan'S Nest

"The Swan's Nest" by Hans Christian Andersen is a compilation of five fairy tales, a common form of storytelling literature for children, that have moral lessons embedded in their narrative. These fairy tales cover themes like beauty, selflessness, humility, love, and transformation. They possess...

by Hans Christian Andersen

added by davidb
9 months ago

The Sunbeam and the Captive

"The Sunbeam and the Captive" is a beautifully woven fairy tale by celebrated Danish author Hans Christian Andersen. The narrative explores the journey of a sunbeam as it navigates through shadows and darkness to bring warmth and happiness. In its course, the sunbeam interacts with various object...

by Hans Christian Andersen

added by davidb
9 months ago

The Story of a Mother

"The Story of a Mother" is a heart-rending tale by Hans Christian Andersen about a mother's undying love. When the tale begins, Death has come and taken a mother's child under the guise of sleep. The bereaved mother sets on a difficult journey to reclaim her child from Death. Along the way, she m...

by Hans Christian Andersen

added by davidb
9 months ago

The Storm Shakes the Shield

"The Storm Shakes the Shield" is not a book written by Hans Christian Andersen. It's possible that there might be some confusion here, as Hans Christian Andersen is a renowned author known for his fairy tales such as "The Little Mermaid", "The Ugly Duckling", and "The Snow Queen". Please provide ...

by Hans Christian Andersen

added by davidb
9 months ago

The Storks

"The Storks" is a captivating children's tale penned by renowned author Hans Christian Andersen. The book explores a Taiwanese belief that storks deliver newborn babies to families. In the storyline, a group of storks are teased by a group of children, except for one good-hearted boy. The storks ...

by Hans Christian Andersen

added by davidb
9 months ago

Soup From a Sausage Skewer

"Soup From a Sausage Skewer" by Hans Christian Andersen is a charming tale that showcases the author's talent for transforming ordinary items into magical objects. The book follows the adventures of a sausage skewer in a kitchen who boasts about its own worldly experiences and tells stories to ot...

by Hans Christian Andersen

added by davidb
9 months ago

Something

As a prolific writer of plays, travelogues, novels, and poems, Hans Christian Andersen is most renowned for his fairy tales. These include classics such as "The Little Mermaid," "The Ugly Duckling," "The Snow Queen," and "Thumbelina." It might be challenging to provide a description for a specifi...

by Hans Christian Andersen

added by davidb
9 months ago

The Snowdrop

The Snowdrop is a touching children's story written by Hans Christian Andersen. This story uses the persona of a little snowdrop flower to capture the circle of life. The snowdrop bravely blooms amidst the harshness of winter and with the arrival of spring, it withers and dies, but returns as a b...

by Hans Christian Andersen

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9 months ago

The Snow Queen

The Snow Queen is a fantastical tale written by Hans Christian Andersen about two best friends, Kai and Gerda. When Kai is taken by the enchanting yet merciless Snow Queen, Gerda embarks on a journey to rescue him, encountering numerous magical beings and undergoing various tests of character alo...

by Hans Christian Andersen

added by davidb
9 months ago

The Snow Man

The Snow Man is a short fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen that tells the story of a snowman who falls in love with a stove. He longs for the warmth and coziness that the stove represents, despite never being able to experience it without melting. It's a heartbreaking tale of unrequited love a...

by Hans Christian Andersen

added by davidb
9 months ago

The Shirt-Collar

"The Shirt-Collar" is a charming fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen that personifies a shirt collar, giving it human-like feelings and experiences. The story follows the life and adventures of a conceited shirt collar, who believes himself of high rank and falls in love with a garter. Througho...

by Hans Christian Andersen

added by davidb
9 months ago

The Silver Shilling

The Silver Shilling is a fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen. It revolves around the journey of a newly minted silver shilling as it circulates among various individuals, experiencing an extensive range of human life, fortunes, and misfortunes. The silver shilling gets passed around, discarded,...

by Hans Christian Andersen

added by davidb
9 months ago

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