The Snow Queen and Other Stories, Hans Christian Andersen
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The Snow Queen and Other Stories

Author: Hans Christian Andersen

Narrator: Erin Bateman

Unabridged: 3 hr 28 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Findaway Voices

Published: 07/21/2020

Genre: Children & Young Adults Fiction - Fairy Tales & Folklore

Synopsis

Revisit a beloved fairy tale in The Snow Queen and Other Stories.Hans Christian Andersen has an undeniable legacy. The Danish author wrote over 156 stories that have been translated and adapted into countless retellings, films, tv shows, musicals, and more. Some of the world’s most beloved fairy tale retellings have been based on Andersen’s short stories.The main story in this collection is “The Snow Queen,” the story of two children who play together daily and have many fun adventures. Kai, a young boy is drawn to an icy palace by an evil queen who causes him to forget his friendships and past, keeping him prisoner without fond memories for comfort. His friend Gerda has to go on a daring journey to rescue him from the ice castle and defeat the evil that holds him captive using the strongest power in the world -- the power of love. Along the way she meets fascinating characters, discovers powerful magic, and truly grows up throughout her journey to rescue her best friend.This story, along with others in the collection, highlights the talent and imagination of Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tales, and will charm readers with timeless characters and magical escapades.

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