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Editorial Reviews

This engaging production of Danish playwright, poet, and author Hans Christian Andersen’s melancholy love story of a tin soldier who falls in love with a paper ballerina is complete with music and sound effects. Bob Rollett’s baritone readily conveys both the joy of the proud soldier’s adoration and his bravery in facing fateful challenges, as well as the full cast of characters he meets between falling from a window, and, finally, being reunited with his love. This selection is from the Thumbelina and Other Fairy Talescollection.

Publisher's Summary

This is a story from the Thumbelina and Other Fairy Tales collection.

This delightful selection is by one of the classic masters of the genre, presented in lively Naxos AudioBooks style with music and sound effects.

This recording is also unique in that the story is read by the finalists of the Naxos AudioBooks/The Times Voice of the Year competition, which offered a recording opportunity to talented reader who had never studied or worked professionally. The competition produced some outstanding natural talent as this recording shows!

©2005 NAXOS AudioBooks Ltd. (P)2005 NAXOS AudioBooks Ltd.

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