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Brought to life by Academy Award®-winning actor F. Murray Abraham and an ensemble cast of narrators, and featuring original music by Michael Bacon, this collection contains Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved fairy tales, as well as a selection of lesser-known favorites. Unlike the Brothers Grimm, who collected and retold folklore and fairy tales, Hans Christian Andersen adopted the most ancient literary forms and distilled them into a genre that was uniquely his own. His fairy tales are remarkable for their sense of fantasy, power of description, and vivid imagination. They are like no others written before or since. Recognizing the literary merit of Andersen's own simple colloquial language, Erik Haugaard has remained faithful to the original text in the translation from Danish to English. Listeners will rediscover Hans Christian Andersen's best-known fairy tales, and find new favorites. Stories: The Princess and the Pea Thumbelina The Emperor's New Clothes The Steadfast Tin Soldier The Ugly Duckling The Little Mermaid The Little Match Girl The Wild Swans The Nightingale The Snow Queen "The Will-o'-the-Wisps are in Town," said the Bog Witch The Rags The Adventures of a Thistle Luck Can Be Found in a Stick The Days of the WeekShow more
Coleen Salley's wonderful Epossumondas books are audio treats for young listeners. Mama is preparing a birthday cake for her sweet patootie, when she realizes she's out of baking soda. So she sends two friends to the store to help out, but neither returns because they get swallowed by a huge snapping turtle.Mama then ventures out herself, only to meet the same fate. Now it's up to Epossumondas to save the day and rescue everyone.Show more
Beloved New Orleans storyteller Coleen Salley inspired countless children to embrace the joys of reading with her riotously funny-and distinctly Southern-children's books. With the fourth book in the series, the late author presents readers with one more romp through the lively world of everybody's favorite possum. Epossumondas wants to listen to Mama, but it's so hard to remember everything. So Epossumondas heads into the swamp he was warned about-and there he'll have to do what possums do best if he is to escape trouble with the legendary loup-garou.Show more
A native of New Orleans, Louisiana, professional storyteller Coleen Salley was presented the Flicker Tale Children's Book Award for Epossumondas, her signature variation of an old southern folk tale. Epossumondas is the joy of his mama and auntie. But, as his mama is fond of saying, he doesn't have the sense he was born with! Listeners of all ages will delight in this humorous tale of a precocious young possum who keeps getting himself into more and more mischief.Show more
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