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The Best Hans Christian Andersen Stories  

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List Rules Vote up all of your favorite stories by Hans Christian Andersen.

Hans Christian Andersen has written some of the most iconic and well known children stories of all time. His stories have spanned generations, teaching good morals and life lessons with his timeless tales. Which Hans Christian Andersen story is the best?

Vote up which of Andersen's stories you like the most, and vote down the ones you think aren't so great. Are you surprised to see that he's written so many great stories?
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The Ugly Duckling is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Hans Christian Andersen Stories
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Thumbelina is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Hans Christian Andersen Stories
1835
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The Emperor's New Clothes is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Hans Christian Andersen Stories
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The Snow Queen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Hans Christian Andersen Stories
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The Little Match Girl is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Hans Christian Andersen Stories
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The Steadfast Tin Soldier is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Hans Christian Andersen Stories
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The Princess and the Pea is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Hans Christian Andersen Stories
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The Fir-Tree is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Hans Christian Andersen Stories
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The Wild Swans is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Hans Christian Andersen Stories
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The Nightingale is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Hans Christian Andersen Stories
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The Tinderbox is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Hans Christian Andersen Stories
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The Red Shoes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Hans Christian Andersen Stories
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The Bell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Hans Christian Andersen Stories
1858
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The Story of a Mother is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Hans Christian Andersen Stories
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Little Ida's Flowers is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Hans Christian Andersen Stories
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The Galoshes of Fortune is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Hans Christian Andersen Stories
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The Shadow is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Hans Christian Andersen Stories
1847
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Little Tuck is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Hans Christian Andersen Stories
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It's Quite True! is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Hans Christian Andersen Stories
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The Angel is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Hans Christian Andersen Stories
1843
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The Ice Maiden is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Hans Christian Andersen Stories
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The Flying Trunk is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Hans Christian Andersen Stories
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On Judgement Day is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Hans Christian Andersen Stories
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The Swineherd is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Hans Christian Andersen Stories
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The Daisy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Hans Christian Andersen Stories
1838