Little Mermaid and Other Fairy Tales (Illustrated with Interactive Elements)
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In hardback, by Hans Christian Andersen; Illustrated by Minalima
Featuring beloved characters such as the Little Mermaid, Thumbelina, and the Snow Queen, a deluxe full-color edition of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic fairytales, illustrated with stunning drawings and interactive artwork from MinaLima, the award-winning design studio behind the graphics for the Harry Potter film franchise—the perfect companion for fans of the Disney live-action film The Little Mermaid which will include a mix of songs from Hamilton‘s Lin-Manuel Miranda and Alan Menken
Nearly two hundred years after its publication in 1837, Hans Christian Andersen’s timeless fairytales continue to inspire young imaginations. This beautiful unabridged edition brings together many of the Danish writer’s favorite stories that have become literary classics, including “The Little Mermaid”, “Thumbelina”, “The Snow Queen”, “The Princess and the Pea”, “The Ugly Duckling”, “The Emperor’s New Clothes”, and more.
The thirteen stories in The Little Mermaid and Other Fairy Tales are illustrated with specially commissioned artwork and ten exclusive interactive features including:
A dial with six mermaids
A Duckling transforming into a swan
Mattresses that pull away to reveal a pea
The Snow Queen’s palace
Gorgeously designed, this keepsake illustrated edition—the fourth book in Harper Design’s series of reimagined children’s classics—will be treasured by readers of all ages for generations to come.
Born in Odense, Denmark, Hans Christian Andersen (1805–1875) wrote plays, novels, poems, and travel books, and achieved worldwide fame with his innovative and whimsical fairy tales.
MinaLima Design is an award-winning graphic design studio founded by Miraphora Mina and Eduardo Lima, best known for establishing the visual graphic style for the Harry Potter film franchise. From their London studio they have continued telling stories through visuals, from designing books and packaging to creating graphic props for films such as Sweeney Todd (2007), The Golden Compass (2007), and The Imitation Game (2014). They also designed the bestselling book Harry Potter Film Wizardry, as well as Peter Pan, The Jungle Book, and The Beauty and the Beast.They are currently working on the next highly-anticipated J. K. Rowling trilogy, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.