Why does a selfish giant want to keep a beautiful garden all to himself? And can anything change his mind? This fairy tale is all about the importance of generosity and selflessness. The giant faces harsh consequences for excluding children from his garden and learns the error of his ways. Our retelling explores themes of kindness, love and sharing, making it the perfect fairy tale for young children. The original fairy tale was written by Oscar Wilde and published as part of his collection of fairy tales ‘The Happy Prince and Other Tales’ in 1888.
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Can you listen to The Selfish Giant for free?

Yes! You can listen to The Selfish Giant for free. Our story retellings closely follow the original storylines and add modern twists.

Is there a written version of The Selfish Giant?

Yes! All of our audiobooks are also available in written format with award winning illustrations.

Is The Selfish Giant a bedtime story?

The Selfish Giant is a great example of a bedtime story. It’s nostalgic for parents and has a happy ending for kids. That’s if they make it to the end of the story before falling asleep!