Enjoy engaging and entertaining versions of Hans Christian Andersen's classic and charming fairy tales for children, read out loud by world-class celebrities!

* The Princess and the Pea narrated by Sir Roger Moore, KBE
* The Ugly Duckling narrated by Stephen Fry
* The Little Match Girl narrated by Ewan McGregor, OBE
* The Emperor’s New Clothes narrated by Dame Joan Collins, DBE
* The Snow Queen narrated by Joanna Lumley, OBE
* Little Claus and Big Claus narrated by Sir Michael Caine, CBE
* The Little Mermaid narrated by David Walliams
* Thumbelina narrated by Charlotte Rampling, OBE
* It’s Quite True! narrated by Paul McKenna
* The Steadfast Tin Soldier narrated by Sir Roger Moore, KBE

Explore a wonderful and colourful world through our beautifully illustrated storytelling app, and let your imagination run wild in the timeless stories of Hans Christian Andersen, in English!

Read the fairy tales in your own language (AR, CH, DE, EN, ES, FR, IT) together with our world-class celebrities!

Be enchanted by charming, lullaby-like music!

Find inspiration and learn from these classic adventures of heroes and fools written in short, modern versions!

Over one hundred years since the stories were first written, find joy in these timeless classics and their touching morals that still ring true today!

Open up the Fantasy Chest, and discover our entertainment area where kids can learn, play and have fun!

Thanks to our Parental Mode feature, children can enjoy and play with our storytelling app at their will! All features and content that are meant for parents are locked away, preventing the little ones from accessing or releasing any type of information.

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What’s New

Version 2.5.0

The Nightingale read by Michael Ball, OBE:
- See how a little bird enchants an entire kingdom
- Learn about the healing power of music
- Find out how the Emperor of China becomes a better ruler

Ratings and Reviews

4.3 out of 5
6 Ratings
6 Ratings

Editors' Notes

Be enchanted by Hans Christian Andersen's classic fairy tales.

Joey-565-01 ,

What a collection of stories

Beautiful illustrations and some incredible vocal talents from the UK - what a lineup of people in this app. Just download it, even if you don't have children around you.

W01f_101 ,


Truly superb app! Not only are the stories read by great actors, they are exquisitely illustrated with subtle animation to bring the stories to life. Our 3 and 6 year olds thoroughly enjoy them! We always look forward to new stories so please keep them coming, the price point is perfect.


GivingTales Korlatolt Felelossegu Tarsasag
173.3 MB
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Apple TV.
English, Arabic, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Spanish
Age Rating
Rated 4+
Copyright © 2015 GivingTales Kft. All rights reserved.
In-App Purchases
  1. The Ugly Duckling £1.99
  2. The Snow Queen £1.99
  3. The Little Mermaid £1.99


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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