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Hans Christian Andersen @ Storynory-logo

Hans Christian Andersen @ Storynory

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Hans Christian Andersen grew up in a Danish village and moved to the big city. His graceful and artistic fairy tales poke fun at vanity.

Hans Christian Andersen grew up in a Danish village and moved to the big city. His graceful and artistic fairy tales poke fun at vanity.
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London, United Kingdom

Description:

Hans Christian Andersen grew up in a Danish village and moved to the big city. His graceful and artistic fairy tales poke fun at vanity.

Twitter:

@storynory

Language:

English

Contact:

26 Star Street London W2 1QB +44 (0)20 7706 7974


Episodes

The Leap-frog

7/18/2010
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Hans Christian Andersen's short but perfect tale about three animals that have pretentions to marry a princess and 'leap" above their stations in life. The post The Leap-frog appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:06:31


The Wicked Prince

9/28/2009
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A dramatic story by Hans Christian Andersen about the overbearing arrogance of a prince who wages war on God. A tale of hubris and nemesis. The post The Wicked Prince appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:11:10


The Nightingale

8/17/2009
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Hans Christian Andersen's story about how the sweet singing nightingale saves the life of the Emperor of China and succeeds where a artificial bird fails. The post The Nightingale appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:32:20


Thumbelina

4/20/2009
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The journey of a tiny, tiny little girl, and how she lives among the birds and animals until finally she finds her heart's true match.The post Thumbelina appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:33:22


The Little Mermaid Part Three

1/20/2009
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The Little Mermaid becomes human and can be near her prince, but she has lost her beautiful voice.The post The Little Mermaid Part Three appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:29:18


The Little Mermaid Part Two

1/12/2009
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Download the audio to your computer (right click, save as) In the second part of this classic tale by Hans Christian Andersen, The Little Mermaid saves a young prince from drowning but he never has a chance to see that he owes his life to her. The Little Mermaid speaks to her grandmother, who [...]The post The Little Mermaid Part Two appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:29:02


The Little Mermaid Part One

1/4/2009
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The original masterpiece by Hans Christian Andersen. The first of three parts. The story of a mermaid who gave all up for love.The post The Little Mermaid Part One appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:15:22


The Shepherdess and the Sweep

8/31/2008
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A charming story about two ornaments who fall in love and run away together to the big wide world.The post The Shepherdess and the Sweep appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:17:27


The Emperor’s New Clothes

6/23/2008
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Two rogues come to the court of the Emperor and persuade everyone that they can make clothes that are invisible to anyone who is simple in the head or unfit for their jobs. The whole court praises the beautiful clothes.The post The Emperors New Clothes appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:17:54


The Ugly Duckling

3/24/2008
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This is the classic story of somebody who is a "bit different". The post The Ugly Duckling appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:28:57


The Swineherd

2/11/2008
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A princess is spoiled and unable to appreciate the gifts of natural beauty that her prince sends her. And then she sees a clever little toy that she really, really wants. It belongs to the keeper of the Emperor's pigs - the Imperial Swineherd.The post The Swineherd appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:14:53


The Snow Queen Part 3

1/7/2008
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The final part is the most magical yet, taking us across the frozen landscapes of Finland and Lapland under the dazzling Northern Lights - to the palace of the Snow Queen.The post The Snow Queen Part 3 appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:19:21


The Snow Queen Part 2

12/30/2007
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Gerda searches for Kay who has been kidnapped by the beautiful Snow Queen. Her journey brings her to a witch with a lovely garden where it is always warm summer. Gerda forgets about Kay until she notices that just one flower is missing from the garden.The post The Snow Queen Part 2 appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:22:40


The Snow Queen Part 1

12/23/2007
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A masterpiece by Hans Christian Andersen, full of the strange beauty of ice-cold winter, and the warmth of true love. Kay is kidnapped by the Snow Queen. His childhood sweetheart, Gerda, goes in search of him, and travels across a magical landscape to the frozen North.The post The Snow Queen Part 1 appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:14:47


The Tinderbox

9/24/2007
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A solider finds a magic tinderbox. When he rubs it, three enormous dogs appear and do any task he requests. Soon he is rich and in love with a princess. This is the first story published by Hans Christian Andersen, and it has much in common with Aladdin. The post The Tinderbox appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:22:28


The Steadfast Tin Soldier

5/22/2006
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This touching story by Hans Christian Andersen relates how a brave tin soldier keeps a stiff upper lip and remains steadfast throughout all his troubles. He is treated unfairly but never complains, and always remains true to the toy ballerina with whom he has fallen in love. The post The Steadfast Tin Soldier appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:14:16


The Flying Trunk

3/17/2006
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This wonderful fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen has an oriental setting and overtones of the Arabian Nights. A Free Audio Story from StorynoryThe post The Flying Trunk appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:13:47


The Princess and the Pea

3/4/2006
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This little gem of a story by Hans Christian Andersen reveals the ultimate test to find out whether or not a girl is a true princess. Free audio.The post The Princess and the Pea appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:04:18