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The Swineherd (Fairy eBooks) [Kindle Edition]

Hans Christian Andersen , Marie-Michelle Joy , Heinrich Lefler
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Book Description

The Swineherd is a fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen published in 1841. It tells of a prince who disguised himself as a swineherd to win the heart of a haughty princess.
This edition includes remarkable illustrations created by Heinrich Lefler, an Austrian artist in the Art Nouveau style. The Swineherd with Lefler’s illustrations was first published in Wien in 1897.

*** Fairy eBooks series ***
This ebook features a colorful, full screen design optimized for Kindle Fire HD & HDX. It can be viewed also on Kindle eInk devices except old models: Kindle 1, 2, DX; Kindle 3 needs a firmware update to ver. 3.4.

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 8476 KB
  • Print Length: 31 pages
  • Publisher: The Planet (11 April 2014)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00655AQ0S
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Not Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #900,833 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Enjoyable 3 Nov. 2014
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A much loved fairy tale beautifully presented.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A tale with a surprizing ending and a message that children should learn 26 Nov. 2013
By Israel Drazin - Published on
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This classic Hans Christian Anderson tale, costing only one cent on amazon kindle, is thought-provoking and has an interesting and thoughtful lesson that children should learn. Without revealing it, suffice it to say that it begins with a prince who wants to marry the emperor’s daughter. He gives her a beautiful magical rose that has a smell that causes people to forget sorrow, a nightingale that sings sweet songs, a magic pot, and a magic rattle, but she rejects him. He stays disguised working for the emperor as a swineherd. The ending of the tale is a surprise.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great on the Kindle Fire HD 22 Nov. 2013
By Green Iguana - Published on
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This classic tale looks great on the Kindle Fire HD. The layout of the ebook is nice and so are the illustrations. Great tale
5.0 out of 5 stars I love it! 5 July 2014
By EABaldwin - Published on
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I loved Hans Christian Andersen's stories as a child, and having it in kindle format is like meeting with an old friend. The artwork is exquisite, just as I remember... For those who love "fairy tales", this is a must-have.
4.0 out of 5 stars Another dark ending 23 April 2014
By Carol - Published on
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Well written and beautifully illustrated. This tale certainly carries consequences for it's main character. However if you are not used to reading the original Anderson be prepared. His stories seldom have a happy ending.
5.0 out of 5 stars Gorgeous illustrations and text 17 Mar. 2014
By Dargrace - Published on
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These fairy tales are some of the most beautifully designed books I've read. The tales are classics and yet timely, tales for today's child in all of us. This is part of a series of fairytales by the same publisher. Be sure to look for the rest.
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