The book includes the following Hans Christian Anderson stories:
- The Nightingale,
- The Ugly Duckling,
- The Little Elf,
- The Magic Tinderbox,
- The Emperor’s New Clothes,
- The Coach with 12 Passengers
Anderson; the son of a poor cobbler, was born in Denmark in 1805. He became a successful writer of children’s stories and tales, despite his adversity, when both of his parents died when he was only 11 years of age.
- Hans Christian Anderson died in 1875.