The Selfish Giant


"Those who have much are often greedy," Oscar Wilde liked to say, author of this moving novel, that tells the story of a giant who returns to hiscastle after a long absence and in the garden finds the village children playing happily. Annoyed he chases them and builds a wall to preventthem from returning. Spring is coming but the cold of winter in the garden has remained, ice that even summer can’t melt. One day the villagechildren discover a hole in the wall built by the giant, get into the garden, climb trees happy and joyful, and they suddenly blossom. A child too young to be able to climb a tree has a face streaked with tears and the giant, repented for his selfishness, lifts him and places on a branch. At last he felt happy. One day, however, he realizes that the child's hands are injured ...

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  • Genre:

    Children's Books

  • Serie:

    Narration with musical accompaniment

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  • Direction:

    Bruno Alessandro, Dario Picciau

  • Starring:

    Bruno Alessandro (Narrator). Translation and Adaptation by Bruno Alessandro

  • Prod. Dir.:

    Matteo Cerutti

  • Snd Design:

    Andrea Bolchi

  • Sound Mix:

    Studio Bolchi

  • Dir. Ass.:

    Libero Stelluti

  • Voice rec.:

    CTA Digilab


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  • Published: 09 January 2010
  • ISBN: 9788864610030