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The Folk of the Faraway Tree

The Faraway Tree Series, Book 3
Narrated by: Kate Winslett
Length: 5 hrs and 7 mins
4.8 out of 5 stars (129 ratings)

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Joe, Beth, and Frannie have a visit from Connie, who just cannot believe in the Faraway Tree and the magical people who live there - Moon-Face, Silky the Fairy, and the Saucepan Man. Together the children climb the tree and meet the magical friends, and visit the mysterious Land of Secrets, the Land of Giants, the Land of Tea Parties, and the Land of Enchantments. After a few marvellous adventures, Connie is enthralled by the Faraway Tree and the folk who inhabit it.

©1939 Enid Blyton (P)2012 Enid Blyton & © 2012 Hodder and Stoughton Ltd. All rights reserved. First published in 2004 in Australia. Distributed by Bolinda Publishing under exclusive licence from the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

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Kate Winslet does this classic justice

Children having wonderful adventures in fantastic lands with some good lessons about manners and respect embedded in the stories.

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4 year old girl fixated for HOURS!

My daughter has just turned 4, and can I get enough of these. Kate Winslett is absolutely incredible as a narrator- perfect pace and voices for all the characters. Now that she’s not napping, I’m able to still get a couple of hours each day as she sits and draws while listening to these!

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Wonderful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

So much adventure, packed full of action so interesting! You just can’t stop listening; the characters are unusual and there’s so many twists and turns you’d never expect! The voices are amazing, and it makes you feel like you’re right there seeing it all happening!

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magic and wonder

Such a fantastical story, which brings wonder and adventure. Well performed and very easy to listen to.

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My boys always ask : can we please listen to Kate!

Kate Winslet does a beautiful job. My boys (8 & 13) & I all love it :)

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Brilliant!!

Kate Winslet is an inspired narrator. our little one loves it! seriously hours of joy.

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A Great Read

My children had loved listening to this story, will keep downloading more children storys like this for them.

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My favorite faraway tree story!

I like the series and our 5 year old son like these stories so much he can now recite some chapters! I just like how Connie changes and become a nice girl at the end :-)

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Very good

I like this book because it was interesting to hear what happened when the kids and the other when up the far away tree