Fairy Tales

Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher: Penguin Audio

Date: March 2005

Duration: 13 hours 13 minutes


Hans Christian Andersen was the profoundly imaginative writer and storyteller who revolutionized literature for children. He gave us the now standard versions of some traditional fairy tales—with an anarchic twist—but many of his most famous tales sprang directly from his imagination.

The thirty stories here range from exuberant early works such as 'The Tinderbox' and 'The Emperor's New Clothes' through poignant masterpieces such as 'The Little Mermaid' and 'The Ugly Duckling,' to more subversive later tales such as 'The Ice maiden' and 'The Wood Nymph.'

   • A Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition with French flaps, rough front, and luxurious packaging


  • craig specht

    Very good, I enjoyed these stories, tho there were two I remember that were not in this volume. The narrators were very good. Kate Reading is one of my favorite!

  • Anonymous

    Too long. The voice became boring after first 4 cds. Good to hear one set but all three was over the top. We sent it back after listening to 6 cds.

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