The Snow Queen and Other Stories
Scary Fairy Tales
Cultures all around the world have told fairy tales for centuries. For many western nations, these have included the tales of Hans Christian Andersen. Retellings of Andersen's "The Snow Queen" and "The Red Shoes" present some chilling tales for readers, and full-color images and illustrations add beauty to each. Readers are also introduced to a Japanese fairy tale called "The Goblin of Adachigahara" and an English story of jealousy, "The Rose Tree." Though the stories don't offer happy endings, readers can learn about culture in other places around the world and the art of storytelling through reading these dark tales.