Here is a collection of some of the best-loved Christmas stories from around the world, accompanied by the magical singing of the Cardigan Choir school.
Spain has long had a tradition for wonderful stories - of bold knights and beautiful princesses; of castles in the clouds; magical kings and mystical Moors. For centuries the great majority of the Spanish people could neither read nor write. So these stories, so well-worn in the telling, have become full of the native wit, humanity and humour of ordinary men and women.
"Good old fashion heroes."
Adapted by popular children's writer David Angus, here are eight of the best-loved stories from the Grimm brothers wonderful collection of traditional fairy tales.
This is not so much a talking book as a dramatised reading of Andersen's best-loved stories. Performed by outstanding children's entertainers Kate Gielgud, Sorel Johnson and David Jarvis they are supported by wonderfully atmospheric sound effects and music by Rory Macfarlane.