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The Magic Faraway Tree

The Faraway Tree Series, Book 2
Narrated by: Kate Winslet
Length: 3 hrs and 48 mins
Categories: Children, Ages 5-7
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In the middle of the Enchanted Wood you can hear the trees whispering "Wisha-Wisha" and amongst the thick forest is the most enchanted tree in the world - the magic Faraway Tree. Here, fairy folk live on every branch. Meet Moon-Face, Silky the Fairy, and Saucepan Man, and visit the different lands at the top of the Faraway Tree - including the Land of Spells, the crazy Land of Topsy-Turvy, and the Land of Do-As-You-Please where the children ride in a runaway train! Enid Blyton has created a magical journey for children with The Magic Faraway Tree.

©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

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A Fantastic version of a childhood favourite

I loved this book as a child. The version read by Kate Winslet is fantastic. My nephews children (ages 4 and 5) and I listened on a long car trip. The children loved the story as much as I did as a child. It really does stand the test of time.

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I love this book

Where does The Magic Faraway Tree rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

The faraway tree is one of my fave books

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i loved the land of goodies part

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I am only 11 but i have read this book 10 times and kate has done a wonderful job narrating this book

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The magic far away tree

it was clear to understand and the expresion was on point. I didn't want to stop listening it was great.

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enchanting and entertaining

it seems like many kids's books today, are derivatives from ideas in Enid Blyton's imagination. Enjoyable and entertaining. would recommend to any child.

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Fabulous

My five year old was mesmerised for an entire car journey listening to this story. He can't wait to listen to it all over again!

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Lovely

My 4 year old daughter loved this story. Kate Winslet did a beautiful job reading it.

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my son adores it

great book for young kids my three-year-old son adores listening to this on the way to school.

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Wonderful adventures

My children, aged 3 and 5 loved this book as I did at their age.

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a lot of fun

Exciting, fast moving story for young kids... but is just as entertaining for older kids and adults (especially in the car). Our family found this audiobook a lot of fun! Also, we find that listening to these kind of stories refreshing after listening to an intense audiobook.

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Kate Winslett you're a gem!

Narration wonderful, although, I do wish the original Fanny instead of Franny was used! My mind kept having to make the adjustment. I'm sure today's children could, and would, cope! Political 'correctness' spoiled the story in a very small way., for me.