Hans Brinker, or The Silver Skates
All this cold wintry weather is causing people to talk about ice skating. Of course, they won’t be racing on a frozen Dutch canal, but we can find out what happens when Hans and his sister, Gretel, join the competition!
Hans and Gretel live in Holland where one of the popular pastimes is ice skating. Their story centers around a local speed race in which the winner will receive a pair of silver skates. The siblings have other adventures with their friends and learn to support their family in a time of great need. In this winter tale of joy and hardship, Hans and Gretel experience the rewards of mercy and compassion.
Who wins the silver skates?
The Hans Brinker CD set comes with 8 CDs and hours of listening enjoyment!
“A half-dollar’s worth will sometimes do for the poor what hundreds of dollars may fail to do for the rich; it makes them happy and grateful.”– Mary Mapes Dodge
About the Narrator
For 21 years, Dr. J. Otis Yoder produced a daily radio program, The Children’s Hour. The program featured dramatic readings of classic children’s literature. Affectionately known as “Uncle J,” he had a loyal following that spanned all ages. HOH is reviving these original recordings, and we are pleased to offer these digitally remastered reproductions of several classic stories.
– Rachel Horst
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