Download eight timeless audio tales from a magical storyteller.
This enchanting collection, retold by writer and critic Naomi Lewis, contains eight of Hans Christian Andersen’s magnificent fairy tales. It includes Thumbelina, a little girl no more than a thumb-joint high, The Emperor’s New Clothes, the tale of a man who cares only for his appearance and The Little Mermaid, who longs to one day marry a human prince.
Hans Christian Andersen was born in Odense, Denmark, in 1805. At the age of 14 he went to Copenhagen to become an actor. He failed and instead went back to school, where he was very unhappy. He published his first book, an account of a walking trip, in 1829. From then on he wrote many books, finding his true voice in his original fairy stories, which often had their basis in his life. He died in 1875.
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One long track
this whole book is just one track that plays for 3 hours from start to finish. You can’t select individual stories so if you child wants to listen to a specific story then you have to search using the slider. Very poor user experience.
Not just for children !!
Downloaded and listened to over and over again, not just for children ( I'm 48). Beautifully read and written and of course the pictures are wonderful !.