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  • The Princess and the Pea (GivingTales) | Hans Christian Andersen

    The Princess and the Pea (GivingTales)

    • UNABRIDGED (10 mins)
    • By Hans Christian Andersen
    • Narrated By Roger Moore
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    "The Princess and the Pea", one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved fairy tales, is narrated by Sir Roger Moore, KBE for the GivingTales project. This is a short but fascinating tale which talks about a prince who wanted to marry a real princess. Luck smiled upon him and sent the girl that claimed she is precisely that, right to his front door. She knocked at the door of the castle, all wet from the rain and lost. Queen presented to the princess one test which proved that the girl was a real princess.

  • The Little Mermaid (GivingTales) | Hans Christian Andersen

    The Little Mermaid (GivingTales)

    • UNABRIDGED (10 mins)
    • By Hans Christian Andersen
    • Narrated By David Williams
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    "The Little Mermaid", one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved fairy tales, is narrated by David Walliams for the GivingTales project. It is a fairy tale about a young mermaid willing to give up her life in the sea and her identity as a mermaid to gain a human soul. "The Little Mermaid" was released on April 7th, 1837. The original title in Danish: "Den lille Havfrue".

  • The Ugly Duckling (GivingTales) | Hans Christian Andersen

    The Ugly Duckling (GivingTales)

    • UNABRIDGED (12 mins)
    • By Hans Christian Andersen
    • Narrated By Stephen Fry
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    "The Ugly Duckling", one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved fairy tales, is narrated by Stephen Fry for the GivingTales project. It is a story about the troubles and sufferings of a young swan that got hatched from an egg in a duck’s nest. He was marked as different and there all of his troubles started. He was humiliated in many ways and abused which ended up with him not trusting himself. He thought that he was worthless and he left the ducks.

  • The Emperor's New Clothes (GivingTales) | Hans Christian Andersen

    The Emperor's New Clothes (GivingTales)

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    • By Hans Christian Andersen
    • Narrated By Joan Collins
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    "The Emperor’s New Clothes", one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved fairy tales, is narrated by Dame Joan Collins, DBE for the GivingTales project. It is a fun story about human vanity and the fear of truth, wisdom, stupidity, naivety and incompetence. It reminds us of the never-ending human desire for power, material things and good position in the society. The main starter in the story is the Emperor’s weakest spot and that is clothes.

  • Thumbelina (GivingTales) | Hans Christian Andersen

    Thumbelina (GivingTales)

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    • By Hans Christian Andersen
    • Narrated By Charlotte Rampling
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    "Thumbelina", one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved fairy tales, is narrated by Charlotte Rampling, OBE for the GivingTales project. Thumbelina is no ordinary girl. She is a cute little creature that came alive by coming out of a seed. She was special and her story starts with a woman that could not have any children. "Thumbelina" was released on April 5th, 1835. The original title in Danish: "Tommelise".

  • The Snow Queen (GivingTales) | Hans Christian Andersen

    The Snow Queen (GivingTales)

    • UNABRIDGED (13 mins)
    • By Hans Christian Andersen
    • Narrated By Joanna Lumley
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    "The Snow Queen", one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved fairy tales, is narrated by Joanna Lumley, OBE for the GivingTales project. This story is about love between friends. A little girl named Gerda was getting ready to find her friend Kai who disappeared. She crossed forests, mountains and hills to come to the Snow Kingdom and bring her friend back home. She confronts Snow Queen and shows that friendship can be permanent and last forever.

  • It's Quite True (GivingTales) | Hans Christian Andersen

    It's Quite True (GivingTales)

    • UNABRIDGED (10 mins)
    • By Hans Christian Andersen
    • Narrated By Paul McKenna
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    "It’s Quite True", one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved fairy tales, is narrated by Paul McKenna for the GivingTales project. The learnings of exaggeration, how rumours spread and how something starting off being insignificant can evolve into something completely different in a very short time as a story travel from one to another. "It’s Quite True" was released on April 5th, 1852. The original title in Danish: "Det er ganske vist!".

  • Little Claus and Big Claus (GivingTales) | Hans Christian Andersen

    Little Claus and Big Claus (GivingTales)

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    • By Hans Christian Andersen
    • Narrated By Michael Caine
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    "Little Claus and Big Claus", one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved fairy tales, is narrated by Sir Michael Caine, CBE for the GivingTales project. Big Claus is rich, Little Claus is poor, they both live in the same village. Little Claus makes the mistake of proclaiming to the village people all the horses he works are his. Big Claus gets angry as four of the five horses are his and in his indignation, kills Little Claus' only horse as punishment.

  • The Steadfast Tin Soldier (GivingTales) | Hans Christian Andersen

    The Steadfast Tin Soldier (GivingTales)

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    • By Hans Christian Andersen
    • Narrated By Roger Moore
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    "The Steadfast Tin Soldier" (Danish: "Den standhaftige tinsoldat") is a literary fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen about a tin soldier's love for a paper ballerina. After several adventures, the tin soldier perishes in a fire with the ballerina.

  • The Little Match Girl (GivingTales) | Hans Christian Andersen

    The Little Match Girl (GivingTales)

    • UNABRIDGED (10 mins)
    • By Hans Christian Andersen
    • Narrated By Ewan McGregor
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    "The Little Match Girl", one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved fairy tales, is narrated by Ewan McGregor, OBE for the GivingTales project. On a cold New Year's Eve, a young, poor girl tries to sell matches in the street. She is already shivering from cold and early hypothermia. Still she is afraid to go home, because her father will beat her for not selling any matches. "The Little Match Girl" was released in December, 1845. The original title in Danish: "Den lille Pige med Svovlstikkernee".

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