The Complete Tales of Beatrix Potter are now available as a downloadable, digital audiobook, complete and unabridged! The 23 tales in this set have never lost their popularity, and sell in their millions all over the world. Meet again the famous characters that children love and adore: Peter Rabbit, Squirrel Nutkin, The Flopsy Bunnies, Mrs Tiggy-Winkle, Tom Kitten, Jeremy Fisher, Jemima Puddle-Duck and many more. These stories are beautifully brought to life by a talented cast of readers.
"Mummy & Baby Time"
A mouse is taking a stroll through the deep, dark woods when along comes a hungry fox, then an owl, and then a snake. The mouse is good enough to eat, but smart enough to know this - so he invents...the gruffalo! As Mouse explains, the gruffalo is a creature with terrible claws, terrible tusks in its terrible jaws, knobbly knees and turned-out toes, and a poisonous wart at the end of its nose. But Mouse has no worries. After all, there's no such thing as a gruffalo...is there?
Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler team up again to create this funny and adorable sequel to The Gruffalo. One night, the Gruffalo's child wanders into the woods to search for the Big Bad Mouse. But instead, she comes upon a small mouse in the woods - and decides to eat him! But wait, what is that? A shadow of a very large, scary creature falls on the ground. Could it be the Big Bad Mouse after all?
Everyone loves The Little Engine That Could, that classic tale of the determined little engine that, despite its size, triumphantly pulls a train full of toys to the waiting children on the other side of a mountain.
Come with us to an Enchanted Place, a forest where Winnie-the-Pooh lived with Piglet, Rabbit, Owl, Eeyore, Kanga, and Little Roo. The stories are about Christopher Robin and these good companions having wonderful times getting in and out of trouble. It is all very exciting and, really, quite thrilling no matter how young or old you may be. It is painful to try and imagine what the world would be like without them.
The much loved Famous Five books are now available as unabridged audio downloads for the first time! A caravan holiday for the Famous Five is bound to be an adventure! And when they stumble across a circus troupe, the gang are thrilled. But some of the circus people have more sinister plans than just clowning around ...
Open wide, come inside... it’s Play School. ABC proudly brings to you Australia’s favourite Play School stories in this 45th Anniversary Audiobook Collection. Join your favourite presenters Alister, Benita, John, Noni and Warren as they present Play School’s favourite and well known stories in this delightful, warm and very appealing collection. Some of these favourite stories include: The Three Bears, The Gingerbread Man, The Little Red Engine, and The Great Big, Enormous Turnip.A wonderful listening experience for young children.
A collection of ten newly recorded audio stories based on Peppa Pig, the hit TV show! The stories included are: 'The Big Tale of Little Peppa', 'George's New Dinosaur', 'The Biggest Muddy Puddle in the World', 'The Story of Prince George', 'Peppa's Circus', 'Grampy Rabbit in Space', 'Granny Pig's Perfume', 'Mr Bull in a China Shop', 'Daddy Pig's Lost Keys' and 'Peppa's Sandpit '.
Based on the best-selling picture book which has sold more than 32 million copies worldwide. Little Nutbrown Hare and his father, Big Nutbrown Hare, romp through more charming adventures in this gentle series about the love and friendship between father and son. Everyone’s favourite characters return: fun-loving Little Field Mouse, mischievous Little Grey Squirrel and tricky Little Redwood Fox are back as well as Little White Owl with her tales of mystery.
This charming collection of audio stories is perfect for your three-year-old. Ideal for sharing on a journey or at bedtime, this collection includes eight entertaining animal stories: 'Christine's Cornflake', 'The Dirty Dinosaur', 'The Race', 'Where's Teddy?', 'Stop It!', 'No Room for Panda', 'Nigel's Toothache' and 'Indoor Sports'.
A wonderful adaption of Winnie the Pooh, featuring an all-star cast including Stephen Fry and Dame Judi Dench.Story 1: In which a house is built at Pooh corner for eeyore. Store 2: in which tigger comes to the forest and has breakfast. Story 3: In which a search is organdized. Story 4: In which it is shown that Tiggers do not climb trees.
A charming story about the everyday life of six children living on the three neighboring farms that everybody calls "noisy village" because of its "high spirits".
Peppa Pig comes to audio! Peppa Goes Swimming and Other Audio Stories is a wonderful audiobook collection based on the hit TV show Peppa Pig, featuring newly recorded narration by John Sparkes, a full cast of voices from the original TV dialogue, music and special effects. This collection contains: Peppa Goes Swimming: In this piggy tale it's George's first visit to the swimming pool and he's scared of the water.
"This is Peppa Pig and family: always a hit!"
Brave Irene is Irene Bobbin, the dressmaker's daughter. Her mother, Mrs. Bobbin, isn't feeling so well and can't possibly deliver the beautiful ball gown she's made for the duchess to wear that very evening. So plucky Irene volunteers to get the gown to the palace on time, in spite of the fierce snowstorm that's brewing - quite an errand for a little girl. But where there's a will, there's a way, as Irene proves in the danger-fraught adventure that follows.
Froggy has never celebrated Christmas; usually he's taking his long winter's nap. But not this year! Froggy's best friend, Max the beaver, wakes him up to join the fun. Soon, Froggy's gotten into the swing of things: finding a tree, wrapping presents, singing carols, and enjoying a holiday feast. Join Froggy as he celebrates his very first, and very best, Christmas!
A wonderful adaption of Winnie the Pooh, featuring an all-star cast including Stephen Fry and Dame Judi Dench. Story 1: In which Piglet meets a Heffalump. Story 2: In which eeyore has a birthday. Story 3: In which Kanga and Baby Roo come to the forest, and Piglet has a bath. Story 4: In which Christopher Robin leads an expotition to the North Pole.
Number one bestselling author David Walliams presents his first picture book, illustrated by artistic genius Tony Ross. What's big, blue, bossy, and turns up uninvited? A slightly annoying elephant, of course!Introducing a maginficently warm and funny picture book from two remarkable talents.Adopt your copy today!
Poor Cinderella has to stay home while her wicked stepsisters go to the ball. When they return home later that night, with stories of a beautiful girl who captivated the prince, Cinderella smiles with secret delight: the beautiful young woman was her!
The horse wants to go for a ride, the cow wants to eat some grass, and the sheep wants to run in the meadow - but where is the very busy spider? You'll have to listen to find out!
One tiny snail longs to see the world and hitches a lift on the tail of a whale. Together they go on an amazing journey, past icebergs and volcanoes, sharks and penguins, and the little snail feels so small in the vastness of the world. But when disaster strikes and the whale is beached in a bay, it's the tiny snail who saves the day.
Joshua McManus is back at what he does best, writing his own particular brand of children's poems that will delight and disgust in equal measure. The poetry, aimed at children, but also pandering to adults, takes a look at the more vulgar side of life.
One day Flippin had been a fly on the wall in a school classroom and watched the children recite the alphabet. Then they had sung about a little old lady who lives in the jungle and washes clothes. It was a lovely action rhyme and Flippin couldn't get the tune out of his head. He decided to go to the zoo to see if he could find any animal who had either met or heard of the old woman. Flippin thought it would be a good idea to visit the animals from A to Z in alphabetical order so he wouldn't miss any out.
Sat Beneath the Willow Tree is about a very special little boy who goes on an adventure of imagination. The aim of the story is to allow a child to feel safe, secure at bedtime and to go to sleep with a friendly and familiar voice. Within the story, there are positive reinforcements, to be yourself, to love yourself and never to be afraid to be who you really are. This story also addresses children who are afraid of the dark.
Joey is a great kid but one day he did not listen to the advice his father gave him. Because of this Joey would get lost in the woods twice because of the trickery of the nasty wolf.
Shango and the Amazing Magical Calming Spell is part of a series of books which aim to deal with a number of childhood issues, such as sleep, anxiety, and fears and phobias, using direct suggestion and repetition. This book deals specifically with anger issues. Temper tantrums, rages, fits, huffs, moods, etc. can be due to many different factors, from perfectly normal upsets to anxiety, depression, lack of sleep, or dietary imbalances (for example, too much sugar).
This book tells the story of Bart and his friends as they go on a hike and learn about fire safety in a way they did not expect. Bart is very careless when dealing with matches and he does not want to listen to his friends' warning. They tell him how easily a fire can get started in a forest and the harm it can do to the animals and trees. But Bart does not care too much for what they are saying about fire safety. So he goes off by himself and starts a fire to cook something to eat.
Ideal for sharing on a journey or at bedtime, this audio collection of six entertaining animal stories includes: 'Ernest Takes a Ride', 'The Jumble Sale', 'Noisy Norman', 'Mervyn's Glasses', 'The Queue' and 'The up and down Story'.
Shango and the Amazing Magical Sleeping Spell is one book in a series of books that aim to deal with a number of childhood issues, such as fears, phobias, anxiety, and anger. This book deals specifically with sleep. If a child consistently has difficulty getting to sleep, this could be due to a passing phase or dietary or psychological issues. In the latter, anxiety or depression might be a cause, and if so please see Shango's other books relating to those issues.
Holly Hunter reads this popular nursery tale in which the greedy troll who lives under the bridge is no match for the biggest of the Billy Goats Gruff. It comes packaged with a second classic story, "The Three Little Pigs", which is also read by Holly Hunter. Both readings are accompanied by whimsical music performed by Art Lande. Ages four and up will enjoy listening to both stories, which are part of the award-winning Rabbit Ears series Storybook Classics.
The animals are back! This delightful series tells the story of what happens when the animals, like many young children, don't want to wash, eat, sleep, behave, share, go to school, take their medicine, or get vaccinated. In the second episode, we talk about the importance of eating. Our little listeners will find that their favorite animals don't want to eat: "No, no, no...I don't want to eat!"
"It’s Quite True", one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved fairy tales, is narrated by Paul McKenna for the GivingTales project. The learnings of exaggeration, how rumours spread and how something starting off being insignificant can evolve into something completely different in a very short time as a story travel from one to another. "It’s Quite True" was released on April 5th, 1852. The original title in Danish: "Det er ganske vist!".
"Thumbelina", one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved fairy tales, is narrated by Charlotte Rampling, OBE for the GivingTales project. Thumbelina is no ordinary girl. She is a cute little creature that came alive by coming out of a seed. She was special and her story starts with a woman that could not have any children. "Thumbelina" was released on April 5th, 1835. The original title in Danish: "Tommelise".
"The Little Mermaid", one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved fairy tales, is narrated by David Walliams for the GivingTales project. It is a fairy tale about a young mermaid willing to give up her life in the sea and her identity as a mermaid to gain a human soul. "The Little Mermaid" was released on April 7th, 1837. The original title in Danish: "Den lille Havfrue".
Miffy returns in more delightful adventures. Follow Miffy as she embarks on more adventures, big and small - exploring the exciting world around her, with her friends and family.
Jump to the clang of the firebell and take a colorful ride through New York in the 1800s with Mose the Fireman. Michael Keaton reads this delightful comic history and musical accompaniment is provided by John Beasley and Walter Becker. This tale echoes all the sights and sounds of early New York through the outrageous exploits and adventures of American's most famous fireman.
"Little Claus and Big Claus", one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved fairy tales, is narrated by Sir Michael Caine, CBE for the GivingTales project. Big Claus is rich, Little Claus is poor, they both live in the same village. Little Claus makes the mistake of proclaiming to the village people all the horses he works are his. Big Claus gets angry as four of the five horses are his and in his indignation, kills Little Claus' only horse as punishment.
Puffin presents Goodnight Spaceman, by Michelle Robinson, read by ESA astronaut Tim Peake from the International Space Station! Inspired by Tim and his sons, and featuring an introduction from the astronaut, this is the perfect bedtime audiobook - and the first bedtime story ever to be recorded in space!
"The Snow Queen", one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved fairy tales, is narrated by Joanna Lumley, OBE for the GivingTales project. This story is about love between friends. A little girl named Gerda was getting ready to find her friend Kai who disappeared. She crossed forests, mountains and hills to come to the Snow Kingdom and bring her friend back home. She confronts Snow Queen and shows that friendship can be permanent and last forever.
"The Little Match Girl", one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved fairy tales, is narrated by Ewan McGregor, OBE for the GivingTales project. On a cold New Year's Eve, a young, poor girl tries to sell matches in the street. She is already shivering from cold and early hypothermia. Still she is afraid to go home, because her father will beat her for not selling any matches. "The Little Match Girl" was released in December, 1845. The original title in Danish: "Den lille Pige med Svovlstikkernee".