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|Animated Tales of the World|
|Also known as||Contes animats d'arreu del món (Catalan)|
|Created by||Christopher Grace|
|Country of origin|| United States |
|No. of seasons||2|
|No. of episodes||39|
|Production company||Children's Television Trust International|
|Original network|| HBO (US)|
Channel 4 (UK)
|Original release||11 February 2001 –|
3 November 2003
Animated Tales of the Worldis a 2001 animated series that aired on HBO and S4C. It was produced by Christmas Films for S4C and Channel 4.
It won two Primetime Emmy Awards in 2001, for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation and Outstanding Voice-Over Performance for Peter Macon.
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