Andersen siempre tan alegre con la navidad dicho con todo el sarcasmo del mundo What a great reminder to appreciate and enjoy each stage of life This is a short story a must read The Tale Is About A Fir Tree So Anxious To Grow Up, So Anxious For Greater Things, That He Cannot Appreciate Living In The Moment The Tale Was First Published 21 December 1844 With The Snow Queen In Copenhagen, Denmark By C.A Reitzel One Scholar Indicates That The Fir Tree Was The First Of Andersen S Fairy Tales To Express A Deep Pessimism. Lovely read about our need to be able to appreciate things as long as we have them Also very, very sad Plus, the cover for this edition is stunning Out in the woods amongst his many large companions, a little fir tree is keen to grow up Listen here A Country Christmas3 A Killer s Christmas in Wales5 A Child s Christmas in Wales re visit for nth time 3 The Fir Tree Meget fin, dog noget s rgelig historie Men med en morale i top, som kun H.C Andersen kan bedst, hvor min datter og jeg efter endt l sning fik en god og lang snak om at man skal v re glad for det man har, og v re i tiden man er i Og ikke mindst at jeg skal blive lidt bedr Original Review on let s start with the outside of this book it is stunning The book itself, The Fir Tree, is a lesson on appreciation Appreciation of what we have, who we are and the things we are surrounded with It s a beautifully sad story but an important one In this book we learn to enjoy life and the little things in it You learn to understand that taking your days for granted can make life pass you by without you even noticing.Even though Original Review on let s start with the outside of this book it is stunning The book itself, The Fir Tree, is a lesson on appreciation Appreciation of what we have, who we are and the things we are surrounded with It s a beautifully sad story but an important one In this book we learn to enjoy life and the little things in it You learn to understand that taking your days for granted can make life pass you by without you even noticing.Even though the story is one that is sad, I think Sanna Annukka brought this book to life with her art The colors in this book are vibrant, the pictures abstract and the overall feel Annukka gave this book was gorgeous I think her illustrations are important to the novel because they help to form the words into somethingthan they are The pictures help to show you the beautiful things tha From BBC Radio 4 Extra Out in the woods amongst his many large companions, a nice little fir tree is keen to grow up Read by Paul Copley. First, the edition that I received has a spectacular cover I have never read anything by Hans Cristian Andersen I loved the illustrations, and wow the story itself was a depressing one It had me feeling pretty sorry for the tree Full review on my blog