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  • Once upon a time there was a large castle that stood in the middle of a village.

  • It had belonged to a giant, but the villagers believed it was now abandoned.

  • The giant had been seen since he had gone to visit a goblin in the neighboring village 7 years ago.

  • Ha ha ha.. Look at this! Ha ha.

  • Mmm! Have you tried these peaches? So juicy!

  • Have you tried the apples? Maybe we should pick some grapes tomorrow!

  • Let’s do it! Ha ha!

  • Oh, look! The caterpillar has transformed into a butterfly!

  • Oh, how pretty! This is so much fun!

  • Ever since the giant left, his castle had become a playground for the village children.

  • Then one day, he decided to return home.

  • He had stayed with his friend the goblin for seven years and they had run out of things to talk about.

  • Wow! This is so beautiful! Oh, how lovely! Amazing!

  • What’s this? Uninvited guests in my castle?

  • Ha ha ha! Over here! Weee! This is awesome!

  • UghHey! Be quiet! Youchildren

  • How dare you come and play here without my permission?

  • Get out!!

  • He's so scary.. Waa.. Mommy, I wanna go home..

  • UghShut up and get out, immediately!!

  • Hmm! I hate children!

  • Enter at your peril"

  • "Guarded by fierce dogs. No children allowed.”

  • That’s better. Finally I am alone.

  • No one can appreciate the value of peace and quiet like I can.

  • Yes, this is how it suppose to be! Ha ha ha!

  • I’m bored.

  • Me too. We were never bored when we played in the castle

  • But that awful monster lives there now.

  • Hey!! Watch out, children! Go play inside!

  • Errr.. Phew...

  • What do we do now? We have to do something!

  • We have to think of a plan

  • We have to win our garden back!

  • That’s right! We will go fight that giant!

  • Let’s get some weapons!

  • Okay

  • Ohwe can’t beat that angry giant with theseIt’s hopeless

  • and now he’s got guard dogs in the garden too.

  • Oh, no..

  • Wait…I have an idea….listen….

  • Huh? What’s this now? What are they up to now

  • What are you doing?

  • Hey, you kids!! Get out of here!!

  • Why don’t you come over and try it too? It’s fun!

  • Come out and play with us! You seem lonely.

  • Can we be your friends? Come on, let's play!

  • Ugh..

  • Look, the plan is working! He’s coming out now!

  • How could anyone say no to sweet children like us? Ha ha ha!

  • Silence! If you come near my garden again, youll be sorry! Understood?

  • Ahhh..

  • After chasing the children away, the giant attached barbed wire to the walls of his castle.

  • That night he was very pleased with himself.

  • Bubblesreally, do they take me for a fool?

  • But I bet they can’t climb over barbed wireHuh?

  • There’s no one here! I am all alone!! Hurray! Hurray!

  • The following morning

  • What!? My garden! Where is my beautiful garden?

  • Well…I am sure this strange weather will be over soon.

  • Spring will come, my flowers will bloom again, and the trees will bear fruit. Ooooit’s so cold!

  • The giant did not see that it was really his heart that was cold and frozen.

  • Time went by, and the village had seen three springs come and go.

  • Lovely flowers in pink, purple, and red had blossomed in the mountains,

  • and the trees were heavy with fruit.

  • Why won’t spring come to my garden? Ohit is so dreary here

  • For three years the giant had been alone in his cold, dark castle,

  • with nothing but witheres trees and silence to keep him company.

  • For the first time, he began to feel lonely.

  • I feel soalone

  • What!? What am I saying? Could I really.......

  • ...be lonely?

  • Just then..

  • I see flowers! Look, flowers!!

  • Overjoyed, the giant rushed out into the garden.

  • Spring has come! Spring has come at last! It’s spring!!

  • What?

  • You!! You kids..

  • Oh, no!!!

  • No, no! Wait

  • Don't go....

  • Slowly, the giant turned towards the crying child.

  • Seeing its distress, he suddenly felt the urge to help.

  • He realized that perhaps by helping someone, he could take away some of his loneliness.

  • Hey you, what are you doing here?

  • Ohhh…I really want to climb this treebut I can’t reach

  • Here

  • Ohthank you so much!

  • As the giant lifted the child into the tree, birds and butterflies fluttered into the garden.

  • Ha ha...

  • Huh..??

  • The giant suddenly realized why spring had come to his garden.

  • The children had brought it back with their joy and their laughter,

  • and the flowers could bloom again.

  • Ha ha ha!

  • The giant blushed at the children’s laughter.

  • Just then, he knew that that sound was the most beautiful thing in his garden,

  • ..the most beautiful thing in the world.

Once upon a time there was a large castle that stood in the middle of a village.

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The Selfish Giant - Bedtime Story Animation | Best Children Classics HD

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    Amy Lin posted on 2014/09/30
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