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The Emperor's New Clothes and Other Fairy Tales

by Hans Christian Andersen Author · Derek Jacobiz Narrator


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Four classic fairy tales from Hans Christian Andersen, read by Sir Derek Jacobi, Anne-Marie Duff, David Tennant 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 Emperor's New Clothes' read by Sir Derek Jacobi:

An emperor is promised a special suit of clothes by a pair of tailors.

'The Little Mermaid' read by Anne-Marie Duff:

A beautiful mermaid falls in love with a prince.

'The Fir Tree' read by David Tennant:

A little fir tree is desperate to grow up and be like the other trees in the forest.

'The Wild Swans' read by Penelope Wilton:

A princess must rescue her brothers from a spell cast by a wicked queen.

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