Classics Illustrated

  • This fairy tale follows the romance between a porcelain shepherdess and chimney sweep. These two china figurines stand side-by-side on a tabletop, and are madly in love. Their romance is threatened, however, by the carved mahogany figure of a satyr named "Major-General-Field-Sergeant-Commander-Billy-Goat's-Legs", though everyone calls him Goatslegs for short. Goatslegs lives on a nearby cabinet and wants the shepherdess for his wife.Optimized for Kindle devices and featuring Panel Zoom facility. Lovingly created from 1953 to 1969, Classics Illustrated Junior continues to bring joy and wonder to young children through beautifully-illustrated adaptations of the world's most beloved fairy tales and stories by the world's greatest authors.A collection of Classics Illustrated Junior books is a great way to encourage reading and adventure in any young child.

  • Many years ago  there lived an emperor who was so fond of clothes that he cared about nothing else. In fact, the emperor cared about clothes so much that he had a different costume for every hour of the day! One day the minister of weaving told the emperor that "two of the finest weavers in the whole world" had come to the city. These weavers claimed that they knew how to make the finest cloth imaginable; a material with the amazing property to be invisible to anyone who was unwise or unfit for their job. "It would be wonderful to have clothes made from that cloth!" thought the emperor. "Then I would know which of my men are unfit for their positions, and I'd also be able to tell clever people from unwise ones." The Emperor immediately gave the two swindlers a great sum of money to weave their cloth for him.  What will happen when the Emperor parades through town in his new clothes?Optimized for Kindle devices and featuring Panel Zoom facility. Lovingly created from 1953 to 1969, Classics Illustrated Junior continues to bring joy and wonder to young children through beautifully-illustrated adaptations of the world's most beloved fairy tales and stories by the world's greatest authors.A collection of Classics Illustrated Junior books is a great way to encourage reading and adventure in any young child.

  • The Ugly Duckling is a literary fairy tale by Danish poet and author Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875). The story tells of a homely little bird born in a barnyard who suffers abuse from his surroundings until, much to his delight (and to the surprise of others), he matures into a beautiful swan, the most beautiful bird of all. The story is beloved around the world as a tale about personal transformation for the better. The Ugly Duckling was first published on November 11th, 1843 with three other tales by Andersen in Copenhagen, Denmark to great critical acclaim. The tale is completely Andersen's invention and owes no debt to fairy or folklore. Optimized for Kindle devices and featuring Panel Zoom facility. Lovingly created from 1953 to 1969, Classics Illustrated Junior continues to bring joy and wonder to young children through beautifully-illustrated adaptations of the world's most beloved fairy tales and stories by the world's greatest authors.A collection of Classics Illustrated Junior books is a great way to encourage reading and adventure in any young child.

  • The Nightingale is the story of a plain little bird whose beautiful songs bring her great fame, even winning her an esteemed place in the King's court. Eventually, however, after saving the life of the King, the modest nightingale chooses to return to her peaceful life in the forest. Though the King banishes the nightingale in preference of a jeweled mechanical imitation, the little bird remains faithful and returns years later when the King is near death and no one else can help him as only the song of the true nightingale can heal him.Optimized for Kindle devices and featuring Panel Zoom facility. Lovingly created from 1953 to 1969, Classics Illustrated Junior continues to bring joy and wonder to young children through beautifully-illustrated adaptations of the world's most beloved fairy tales and stories by the world's greatest authors.A collection of Classics Illustrated Junior books is a great way to encourage reading and adventure in any young child.

  • A little sea princess, longing to be human, trades her mermaid's tail for legs, hoping to win the love of a prince and earn an immortal soul for herself. Capturing the magic of Hans Christian Andersen's original tale, the illustrations reveal the spectacle of the worlds below and above the sea.Optimized for Kindle devices and featuring Panel Zoom facility. Lovingly created from 1953 to 1969, Classics Illustrated Junior continues to bring joy and wonder to young children through beautifully-illustrated adaptations of the world's most beloved fairy tales and stories by the world's greatest authors.A collection of Classics Illustrated Junior books is a great way to encourage reading and adventure in any young child.

  • A soldier is marching home from war when he meets a witch who says, "What a fine sword you have, and what a big knapsack! Now I'll show you how to fill your knapsack with as much money as you want." Fortune is fleeting for the soldier until he learns the secret of the witch's tinderbox and her three peculiar dogs, each with eyes bigger than the last. With each strike of the flint, a dog appears to grant him his wish, and the soldier doesn't hesitate to take advantage of this gift - at a high cost to the kingdom.Optimized for Kindle devices and featuring Panel Zoom facility. Lovingly created from 1953 to 1969, Classics Illustrated Junior continues to bring joy and wonder to young children through beautifully-illustrated adaptations of the world's most beloved fairy tales and stories by the world's greatest authors.A collection of Classics Illustrated Junior books is a great way to encourage reading and adventure in any young child.

  • Once upon a time, there was a prince who was so poor he was called The Penny Prince>/i>. Though poor, The Penny Prince wished to marry the emperor's daughter! He set off to win the princess with two wonderful gifts. Will the princess give The Penny Prince 100 kisses, as he demands for his magic pot and his magic rattle?Optimized for Kindle devices and featuring Panel Zoom facility. Lovingly created from 1953 to 1969, Classics Illustrated Junior continues to bring joy and wonder to young children through beautifully-illustrated adaptations of the world's most beloved fairy tales and stories by the world's greatest authors.A collection of Classics Illustrated Junior books is a great way to encourage reading and adventure in any young child.

  • One of Hans Christian Andersen's most romantic tales, The Steadfast Tin Soldier tells the story of a one-legged, brave, tin soldier who suffers a terrible fate, all for the love of a beautiful dancing doll. Plagued by a jealous Jack-in-the-Box, the toy solider is sent flying out the window to the street below, where an adventure carries him even further from his love. Throughout his ordeal, the soldier remains steadfast on his one leg, ever true to his beloved little dancer.Optimized for Kindle devices and featuring Panel Zoom facility. Lovingly created from 1953 to 1969, Classics Illustrated Junior continues to bring joy and wonder to young children through beautifully-illustrated adaptations of the world's most beloved fairy tales and stories by the world's greatest authors.A collection of Classics Illustrated Junior books is a great way to encourage reading and adventure in any young child.

  • The king polishes his crown and tells his curious youngest daughter that he has arranged marriages between two of his daughters and two of the sons of the Goblin Chief of Norway. A special party is held and the two sons prove rough and rowdy. The elf maidens are presented as potential brides, proclaiming their most notable talents. The Goblin Chief is so delighted he chooses one for his wife. The two sons of the Goblin King hurry outside to continue their horseplay. Will the Goblin King's sons choose a bride? Will they blow out the will-o'-the-wisps?Optimized for Kindle devices and featuring Panel Zoom facility. Lovingly created from 1953 to 1969, Classics Illustrated Junior continues to bring joy and wonder to young children through beautifully-illustrated adaptations of the world's most beloved fairy tales and stories by the world's greatest authors.A collection of Classics Illustrated Junior books is a great way to encourage reading and adventure in any young child.

  • The Wild Swans is a fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen about a princess who tries to rescue her eleven brothers from a spell cast by an evil queen. In this fairy tale, eleven princes are turned into swans and their only sister, Princess Elise, must gather nettle and make it into thread to weave eleven coats to save them. Will Princess Elise save the day and marry the handsome prince?Optimized for Kindle devices and featuring Panel Zoom facility. Lovingly created from 1953 to 1969, Classics Illustrated Junior continues to bring joy and wonder to young children through beautifully-illustrated adaptations of the world's most beloved fairy tales and stories by the world's greatest authors.A collection of Classics Illustrated Junior books is a great way to encourage reading and adventure in any young child.

  • Follow the adventures of Thumbelina as she encounters toads, butterflies, bees, mice, moles and swallows on her quest to marry The King of the Flowers. Thumbelina is content to spend her days rowing in a boat made from a tulip petal and sleeping in a cradle made from a polished walnut shell. Then one horrible night a toad kidnaps her, and she is tossed from one wretched adventure to another. Will Thumbelina be forced to marry the toad's son or spend her days deep underground with a rich mole? Only her steadfast kindness and bravery and the help of some loyal friends will lead Thumbelina to true love.Optimized for Kindle devices and featuring Panel Zoom facility. Lovingly created from 1953 to 1969, Classics Illustrated Junior continues to bring joy and wonder to young children through beautifully-illustrated adaptations of the world's most beloved fairy tales and stories by the world's greatest authors.A collection of Classics Illustrated Junior books is a great way to encourage reading and adventure in any young child.

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