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The Nightingale

Written by Hans Christian Andersen & illustrated by Demi
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What's The Nightingale About

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Though the emperor banishes the nightingale in preference for a jeweled mechanical imitation, the little bird remains faithful and returns years later when the emperor is near death and no one else can help him.

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Who Wrote The Nightingale

Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen was born in 1805 in Odense, Denmark. Andersen became famous for his collection of 156 fairy tales: his were the most important art fairy tales of the Biedermeier period. He died in 1875 in Copenhagen.

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Who Illustrated The Nightingale


Demi is the author and illustrator of many well-loved books for children, including The Empty Pot, Liang and the Magic Paintbrush, and Florence Nightingale. She lives in Washington state.

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Book Details

Publication Date:
January 1, 1985

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