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The Quickest Runners

H. C. Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen was born in Denmark in 1805. From childhood he wrote some plays for his own puppet-show. Also, he wrote some articles for local newspapers and magazines. Although he was a writer of plays, travelogues, novels and poems, Andersen is best remembered for his fairy tales. Andersen's fairy tales were translated into more than 125 languages.“The Quickest Runners” is a fairy-tale which tells us a story about a speed competition between the inhabitants of the forest. A hare, a snail, a swallow and a fly are arguing who should get the 1st and the 2nd prize. Each of them deserves it. A mule is a judge of the competition. Being very wise he clinches an argument. Who will win the competition? Read “The Quickest Runners to know”.

Hans Christian Andersen was born in Denmark in 1805. From childhood he wrote some plays for his own puppet-show. Also, he wrote some articles for local newspapers and magazines. Although he was a writer of plays, travelogues, novels and poems, Andersen is best remembered for his fairy tales. Andersen's fairy tales were translated into more than 125 languages.“The Quickest Runners” is a fairy-tale which tells us a story about a speed competition between the inhabitants of the forest. A hare, a snail, a swallow and a fly are arguing who should get the 1st and the 2nd prize. Each of them deserves it. A mule is a judge of the competition. Being very wise he clinches an argument. Who will win the competition? Read “The Quickest Runners to know”.
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Hans Christian Andersen was born in Denmark in 1805. From childhood he wrote some plays for his own puppet-show. Also, he wrote some articles for local newspapers and magazines. Although he was a writer of plays, travelogues, novels and poems, Andersen is best remembered for his fairy tales. Andersen's fairy tales were translated into more than 125 languages.“The Quickest Runners” is a fairy-tale which tells us a story about a speed competition between the inhabitants of the forest. A hare, a snail, a swallow and a fly are arguing who should get the 1st and the 2nd prize. Each of them deserves it. A mule is a judge of the competition. Being very wise he clinches an argument. Who will win the competition? Read “The Quickest Runners to know”.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Anastasia Bertollo

Length:

7m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

07:10