The Fir Tree

This may be one of Hans Christian Andersen's lesser known works, but it packs the same moral punch of his more popular tales. This is the story of a personified tree that fails to appreciate his life until it is too late. Suggested reading level for this text: Grade 4-8. Find this short story along with many others on this page of short stories.

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