The Emperor of China loves to listen to the nightingale's song. One day he receives a mechanical bird that can sing. He forgets about the nightingale. But what happens when the mechanical bird wears out and breaks?
The famous and much-loved Danish author Hans Christian Andersen celebrated his 200 anniversary the year 2005.
On this occasion we have published five of his best tales retold for children aged 3–9 years and with new illustrations: Tinderbox, The Little Match Girl, The Nightingale, The Emperor's New Clothes and The Ugly Duckling.
Hans Christian Andersen wrote The Nightingale in 1844.