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The Selfish Giant | [Oscar Wilde]

The Selfish Giant

When the Giant's away, the children will play. That's what happens in Oscar Wilde's classic tale The Selfish Giant. Kids of all ages will love listening to this lively performance and will unwittingly learn an important lesson about selfishness and overcoming adversity.
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Few people think of Oscar Wilde as an author of children's books but in 1888, Wilde published the The Happy Prince and Other Tales a compendium of children's tales and poems. "The Selfish Giant" is one of those stories. Told in the style of fables and fairy tales, this parable relates the legend of a great giant and his beautiful garden. David Ian Davies' performance is endearing and authentic. Produced with children in mind, Davies has a special way of appealing to young listeners.

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When the Giant's away, the children will play. That's what happens in Oscar Wilde's classic tale The Selfish Giant. Kids of all ages will love listening to this lively performance and will unwittingly learn an important lesson about selfishness and overcoming adversity.

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    JimmyRae Sunrise, Florida 02-12-08
    JimmyRae Sunrise, Florida 02-12-08 Listener Since 2004

    Love & Light and Blessings so Bright!

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    "A Triumph!"

    Oscar Wilde led a unique life and this short story is beautiful, I give it as gifts around the holidays and read it to friends in the hospital, et al or just share with good friends, A MUST READ - very short story. Excellent!

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    "Great Story For Children Or Adults"

    This Is about Love and God's Love For Us, sometimes simplicity says it Best & Oscar Wilde Does it Beautifully Here :)

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