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The Brave Tin Soldier and Other Fairy Tales

by Hans Christian Andersen Author · David Tennant Narrator


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Four classic fairy tales from Hans Christian Andersen, read by David Tennant, Anne-Marie Duff, Sir Derek Jacobi and Penelope Wilton.

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 Brave Tin Soldier' read by David Tennant:

A one-legged toy soldier falls in love with a paper ballerina.

'Thumbelina' read by Anne-Marie Duff:

A tiny but beautiful girl grows from a barleycorn which has been enchanted by a witch.

'The Nightingale' read by Sir Derek Jacobi:

An emperor prefers a sparkling mechanical bird to the song of a real nightingale.

'The Ugly Duckling' read by Penelope Wilton:

A little bird is called ugly by others until he matures into a beautiful swan.

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Narrator :
Penelope Wilton
Narrator :
Derek Jacobi
Narrator :
David Tennant
Copyright holder :
©AudioGO Ltd 2011
Narrator :
Anne-Marie Duff
Author :
Hans Christian Andersen
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