On New Year's Eve, a little girl walked barefoot and offered her matchboxes to passersby. It was cold, freezing cold and passers wrapped up in their cloaks of wool and paid no attention to this poorly dressed girl. She did not sell any matchbox and was too scared to go back home empty-handed because she feared the wrath of her father, she chose to stay the night of New Year's Eve in the snowy streets. To warm up, she scratched her matches one by one. The gentle flame warmed hers fingers numb, but that gave her happiness, it was the vision of the wonders of the holiday season and the appearance of her late grandmother in the firelight ...
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It is bitterly cold, and the Little Match Girl is walking the icy streets in bare feet, trying to sell just one box of matches so she can go home and get warm. But no one wants to buy.... A magical retelling of the classic tale, read by Tamsin Greig.About the Author:
Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) was a prolific writer of plays, novels, and poems. He is best known for his fairy tales, including "The Little Mermaid," "The Princess and the Pea," and "The Emperor's New Clothes."
David Warner received his PhD in theatre and film from Brigham Young University and has worked with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir for more than a decade.
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