Just So Stories and Traditional Fairy Stories

  • by Rudyard Kipling, Hans Christian Andersen, Brothers Grimm
  • Narrated by Jane Asher, Ian Ogilvy, Fiona Fullerton, Michele Dotrice, Michael Palin
  • 5 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Just So Stories - Amusing and fanciful answers to questions of how animals obtained their individual characteristics. "How the Alphabet Was Made"; "How the Camel Got His Hump"; How the First Letter Was Written"; "The Butterfly That Stamped"; "The Cat That Walked by Himself"; "The Crab That Played with the Sea"; "The Elephant's Child"; "The Sing-Song of Old Man Kangeroo"; "How the Leopard Got His Spots"; "How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin"; "How the Whale Got His Throat"; "The Beginning of the Armadillos".
Hans Andersen Fairy Tales - A masterful re-telling of original Fairy Tales and Legends. "The Princess on the Pea"; "The Wicked Prince".
The Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales - German tales adapted from stories handed down from country folk legend. "The Straw, the Coal and the Bean"; "The Wonderful Musician".
Traditional - British stories, some of which date back to the time of King Arthur. "Jack the Giant Killer"; "The Three Bears"; "The Girl Who Pretended to Be a Boy"; "The Glass Axe".