Saturday, April 05, 2008

April Calendar, Project Ideas and Hans C Anderson

Find the April Calendar here for print as well as the Project Ideas for April. In US, National Poetry Month is more 'Learning Poetry, Writing Poetry' - How to Write a Poetry session can be taken in classrooms.

Btw, Hans Christian Anderson was born on April 2, 1805, a shoe-maker's son who became Denmark's famous author. Anderson wrote around 350 stories. Even after his death Hans Christian Anderson is still remembered today. Hans Anderson died on August 4, 1875. Denmark's people always celebrate his birthday with a party called "Odin Story Day". The Anderson home in Odense is now a museum, and thousand of people visit it every year. Anderson's stories are too popular and with a touch of humor as well as kind feeling for the poor, his own childhood experiences reflects in his tales.

Hans stories are 'Classic of the classics' coz the beautiful stories lets your imagination go surfing on 'cloud nine' and these tales conveys moralistic message. The Princess and the Pea is my fav' story and so is the 'Emperor's clothes' - Totally, an amazing fairy tales of Hans Anderson that grips you delightfully reading even as an adult.

In the Pacific Story Section, you can read a few online stories of Hans Anderson. Review of Hans Anderson book can be found on my Amazon Review pages. And here's Fairy land pages - with more Stories coming soon.

- ilaxi patel
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