The Hans Christian Andersen Collection

THE UGLY DUCKLING (Retold and illiustrated by Jerry Pinkney, narrated by Lynn Whitfield) Only a mother could love this ugliest of ducklings who is teased for his awkward appearance. But as seasons change he turns into a glorious swan.

THE EMPEROR’S NEW CLOTHES (Retold and illustrated by Nadine Bernard, narrated by Stephanie J. Block) Two swindlers create a royal robe from magical cloth for a vain emperor. But something seems to be missing.

NIGHTINGALE (Retold by Stephen Mitchell, illustrated by Bagram Ibatoullline, narrated by Mako) A lonely emperor is captivated by a songbird that comes to his palace.

THE RED SHOES (Retold by Maxine Fisher, directed by Michael Sporn, narrated by Ossie Davis) Lisa learns the value of friendship with the help of a pair of magic slippers.

THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL (Retold by Maxine Fisher, directed by Michael Sporn, narrated by F. Murray Abraham) A homeless child must sell matches to survive in this classic tale.

THE SWINEHERD (Retold and illustrated by Bjorn Winblad) An honorable prince disguises himself to get close to a spoiled princess

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The Hans Christian Andersen Collection

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