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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Yes. David Tennant performance was of course as spectacular as his theater and TV performances.
The voices were all wonderful
I cried at Brave Tin Soldier
"Dark & Beautiful"
I loved this collection of stories, especially The Brave Tin Soldier. It's dark, beautiful and marvelously narrated. I highly recommend the audio book.
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