A magical storyteller's timeless tales. Here are 127 of Andersen's classic stories, translated by "Mrs. Edgar Lucas" in the 19th century. Included are such well-known tales as "The Emperor's New Suit", "The Little Match-Seller", "Thumbelina", "The Little Mermaid", and "The Snow Queen".
"Nice tales but a terrible reading"
Although April 2, Andersen's birthday, is celebrated as International Children's Book Day, the beloved Dane and author of more than 138 fairytales, wrote with a depth and sentiment that far exceeded mere bedtime stories. Few tales have been told that match the wit of "The Emperor’s New Clothes", the poignancy of "The Little Match Girl" or the redemptive purity of "The Wild Swans". Listeners both young and young-at-heart will enjoy this collection of freshly-narrated classic tales.
Here are 28 of the best-loved children's stories from around the world.
The world of Hans Christian Andersen is seen through the eyes of children. There is the every-day wonder of an ugly duckling being transformed into a swan; the puffed-up Emperor being fooled by his own importance; the tender tragedy of a little match girl; the upright honesty of John rewarded by his traveling companion.
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.
Here is a timeless and wonderful collection from the best sources of fairy tales: Hans Christian Andersen, Charles Perrault, the Brothers Grimm, and Antoine Galland.
"Put my kids to sleep!"
A gawky, dreamy boy, Hans Christian Andersen grew up to become a profoundly imaginative writer and storyteller who revolutionized literature for children. Andersen gave us the now standard versions of some traditional folk tales, but many of his most famous tales sprang directly from his imagination and continue to resonate with today's readers.
"Dreamland Awaits - Bedtime Stories for All"
Traditional and well loved fairy tales known to many generations of children. This audiobook is a collection of Hans Christian Andersen's famous stories.
A little lady, only one inch high, dodges about between toads, witches, moles, cockchafers, and, oh yes, there's a certain prince.
We have collected for you the most beautiful love stories in fairy tales ever written. This collection begins with tales from Hans Christian Andersen and Charles Perrault, two absolute masters of the genre, whose stories have been universally read ever since, and by tales collected by the Brothers Grimm, who compiled ancestral folktales known for their beauty and wisdom. Let children develop their imagination and sensitivity with these touching tales of love.
Long beloved by children all around the world, the stories of Hans Christian Andersen are filled with optimism, wit, and subtle irony. This delightful collection includes "The Beetle," "The Princess and the Pea," and "Thumbellina." In Spanish.
This classic tale is a fantastical fable of two dear friends - one of whom goes astray and is literally lost to the north woods, while the other undertakes an epic journey to rescue him. This charming, strange, and wonderful story is a timeless allegory about growing up and the challenges of staying true to one's self, and it served as the wintry inspiration for the blockbuster hit Frozen.
"Strange & Fascinating"
Oh, to be a child again and listen to the beloved fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen; for when we do, it is Christmas all year long. His classic tales "The Fir Tree", "The Little Match Girl", "The Red Shoes", and "The Emperor's New Clothes" charm and warm the hearts of young and old alike.
Listen to "The Little Mermaid", "The Ugly Duckling", and "The Princess on the Pea".
Some of the most famous children's tales to be enjoyed by the whole family.
Here are four of Hans Christian Andersen’s best-loved short stories, specially adapted for young children and read by some of Britain’s most well-known actors. The Emperor’s New Clothes: An emperor is promised a special suit of clothes by a pair of tailors. The Little Mermaid: A beautiful mermaid falls in love with a prince. The Fir Tree: A little fir tree is desperate to grow up and be like the other trees in the forest.
Classic Fairy Tales, Volume 1, features 10 of the best-loved fairy tales from the Brothers Grimm and more.
Los grandes clasicos del cuento infantil. Hans Cristian Andersen, el gran escritor danes, trajo al mundo del cuento infantil una imaginacion amable y una inventiva unica. Al contrario de los Hermanos Grimm o del frances Perrault, Andersen no se baso en las tradiciones populares sino que creo los personaje y argumentos que son parte integral del mundo infantil.
Beautiful readings of Andersen's fairy tales. including some of his most memorable works: 'The Princess and the Pea', 'The Steadfast Tin Soldier', 'The Emperor's New Clothes', and 'The Snow Man'. Read in Russian.
La Sirenita vive en un reino subacuático con su padre, el rey del mar; su abuela; y sus cinco hermanas mayores, cada una nacida con un año de diferencia. Cuando una sirena cumple los 16 años, se le permite subir a mirar el mundo de la superficie, y cuando cada una de las hermanas tienen la edad suficiente, visitan la superficie una vez por cada año.