Bibliographic information:
ISBN: 9781804470695
Paperback with flaps and an envelope • 32pp • £3.99
105 mm x 155 mm
25 October 2023
Territory: World English

The Fir Tree

Hans Christian Andersen

Translated by Susannah Mary Paull

Paperback with flaps and an envelope


Publication date: 25 October 2023

ISBN: 9781804470695




First published in 1844, The Fir Tree is a moving short story about a tree that is so desperate to grow up that it cannot appreciate the present. Following the tree from its early years until it is big enough to be cut down and used as a Christmas tree, it highlights the importance of living in the moment, and offers a topical and bleak outlook on our use of nature.

Part of Renard’s successful Christmas Card Classics series, 25% of the RRP of each book sold goes to the Three Peas, a small charity supporting refugees.

Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen (1805–75) was a Danish author, best remembered for his fairy tales, in particular the enduringly popular story of ‘The Little Mermaid’.

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