The Ugly Duckling: And Other Stories

The Ugly Duckling: And Other Stories

Audio CD(Library - Unabridged CD)

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Overview

Follow one large ungainly "duck" as he is laughed at, kicked, and pecked for being different. Hans Christian Andersen shows that beauty is only skin-deep, and many other important moral lessens in more than five hours of his best, inspiring stories.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781400130498
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc.
Publication date: 11/01/2005
Edition description: Library - Unabridged CD
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 6.40(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Rebecca Burns is editor-in-chief of Atlanta Magazine, which has won numerous regional and national awards under her direction.

Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) was born in Odense, Denmark to a poor family. He left home as a 14-year-old to seek his fortune at the theatre in Copenhagen. Andersen began writing plays and poetry before he left for Copenhagen, but it was not until 1835 that he published the first of the fairytales that would bring him international renown. Since then, his over 200 fairytales have enjoyed undiminished popularity, providing the basis for favorite American interpretations such as Disney's The Little Mermaid.

Date of Birth:

April 2, 1805

Date of Death:

August 4, 1875

Place of Birth:

Odense, Denmark

Place of Death:

Copenhagen, Denmark

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