The Fairy Tale Life of Hans Christian Andersen by Eva Moore, 2nd Scholastic paperback printing, TW1343, 1969, 128 pages. Illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman.
DESCRIPTION: “Hans Christian Andersen was born on April 2. 1805. He died on August 4, 1875. During his long life, Andersen wrote The Ugly Duckling, The Princess and the Pea, The Tinder Box, The Emperor’s New Clothes, Thumbelina, and many other fairy tales.
The story of his life is like a fairy tale. It is sad and happy. It is a wonderful true story for you to read.” (from the back cover)