than any other individual, Danish writer HANS
CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN (1805
- 1875) is reponsible for the creation of the modern children's stories.
Working out of diverse traditions such as folk tales & the didactic juvenile
tracts of his era, H. C. ANDERSEN fashioned a distinctive literary type
of fairy tale which earned him tremendous popularity during his lifetime &
which continues to please reader of all ages.
April 2005 is Hans Christian
Andersen's birthday and, the year 2005 have
been declared the year of this great Danish writer & poet and to mark his
200 year's birthday, world wide celebrations are being held. At this occasion
is proud to have the privilege in presenting
15 of Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales and Short Stories, translated into
URDU. These Fairy Tales and Short Stories, have never before translated into Urdu
language. Among the most beloved of the all fairy tales, the stories of Hans Christian
Andersen, delight the readers with their originality, whimsy & humorous
treatment of human faults & foibles-vanity. snobbery, greed and the like.
Often these human failings are the villains of the stories rather than the witch
or ogre of traditional tales. Now the URDU readers can enjoy the special magic
of Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tales, by just clicking at: