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Hans Christian Andersen

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The Leap Frog

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. Read More

The Wicked Prince

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. Read More

The Nightingale

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. Read More


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. Read More

The Little Mermaid Part Two

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... Read more » Read More

The Emperor’s New Clothes

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. Read More