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    • Bedtime Stories for Sleepy Children

    • By: Joseph Jacobs, Andrew Lang, Brothers Grimm, and others
    • Narrated by: Nicki White, Matt Stewart, Bart Wolffe
    • Length: 1 hr and 44 mins
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     A collection of classic children’s stories to delight and entertain your little ones at bedtime. 

    Non-member price: $9.10

    • The Blue Fairy Book

    • By: Andrew Lang
    • Narrated by: Angele Masters
    • Length: 14 hrs and 21 mins
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    Here are some of the finest fairytales from around the world - most of them old favorites: "Sleeping Beauty," "Rumpelstiltskin," "Cinderella," three from "The Arabian Nights," and many more. Andrew Lang was one of the most famous literary critics around 1900. He also edited a series of children's fable books that preserved and illustrated a host of tales which are still used extensively today.

    Non-member price: $34.76

    • The Arabian Nights (AmazonClassics Edition)

    • By: Andrew Lang
    • Narrated by: Neil Shah
    • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
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    The vengeful King Schahriar agrees to stave off the execution of Queen Scheherazade until she finishes a particularly compelling story. Her plan? Bleed one tale into another. Through fanciful histories, romances, tragedies, comedies, poems, riddles, and songs, Scheherazade prolongs her life by holding the king’s rapt attention. With origins in Persian and Eastern Indian folklore, the stories of The Arabian Nights have been reworked, reshaped, revised, collected, and supplemented throughout the centuries by various authors and scholars.

    Non-member price: $9.74

    • The Two Frogs

    • A Japanese Fairy Tale
    • By: Andrew Lang
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 3 mins
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    'The Two Frogs' is the story of two amphibians who live in different cities in Japan. Each desires to see the world, so each sets out on a journey towards the other's home city. When they meet at the top of a mountain, the two frogs make friends and devise a plan to work out whether their journey is worthwhile - with unintended consequences.

    Non-member price: $1.51

    • The Three Little Pigs and Other Tales

    • By: Flora Annie Steel, Brothers Grimm, Andrew Lang
    • Narrated by: Nicki White, Matt Stewart
    • Length: 1 hr and 1 min
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    A collection of short stories for children.

    Non-member price: $7.79

    • 10 Minute Stories for Children

    • By: Andrew Lang, E. Nesbit, Flora Annie Steel, and others
    • Narrated by: Nicki White, Matt Stewart
    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
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    Six 10-minute stories that are a delight to listen to.

    Non-member price: $9.35

    • The Arabian Nights

    • By: Andrew Lang (translator)
    • Narrated by: Suehyla El Attar
    • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
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    Full of mischief, valor, ribaldry, and romance, The Arabian Nights has enthralled readers for centuries. These are the tales that saved the life of Scheherazade, whose husband, the king, executed each of his wives after a single night of marriage. Beginning an enchanting story each evening, Scheherazade always withheld the ending: A thousand and one nights later, her life was spared forever.

    Non-member price: $36.54

    • The Blue Fairy Book

    • By: Andrew Lang
    • Narrated by: Andrea Giordani
    • Length: 12 hrs and 40 mins
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    The Blue Fairy Book by Andrew Lang is the first in a series of fairy tale compilation books. These fairy tales cover a variety of cultures and stories, including several from the Brothers Grimm and Arabian Nights stories. This is a great collection for any listener looking for nearly 40 different stories in one book. Lang includes classic tales such as "Cinderella" and more uncommon adventures, including "The Story of Prince Ahmed and the Fairy Paribanou".

    Non-member price: $36.20

    • Little Red Riding Hood and Other Tales

    • By: Brothers Grimm, E. Nesbit, Andrew Haven Lang, and others
    • Narrated by: Matt Stewart, Nicki White
    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
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    A collection of short stories for children.

    Non-member price: $8.98

    • Across the Australian Desert

    • Robert O'Hara Burke's Expedition Across Australia
    • By: Andrew Lang
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 46 mins
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    Robert O'Hara Burke (1821-1861) was one of the great Victorian explorers. In 1860 he was appointed to lead the Victorian Exploring Expedition, which aimed to cross the Australian continent from south to north. The expedition left Melbourne on Monday, 20 August 1860 with a total of 19 men, 27 (rum fuelled) camels, and 23 horses. The expedition was dogged by disputes and poor leadership decisions from the start. Even at the first staging post the second in command and the medical officer resigned.

    Non-member price: $8.98

    • The Great Fairy Tale Collection

    • Marvellous Tales from Around the World
    • By: Andrew Lang, Maurice Baring, Peter Christen Asbjörnsen, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
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    A fascinating collection of some of the great - but less well known - fairy tales of all time. 

    Non-member price: $34.94

    • The Yellow Fairy Book: How to Tell a True Princess

    • By: Hans Christian Andersen, Andrew Lang (editor)
    • Narrated by: Robin Ray Eller
    • Length: 2 mins
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    From 1889 to 1910, Scottish author and journalist Andrew Lang collected more than four hundred fairy tales from sources throughoutthe world. Organized into twelve volumes, he distinguished each by the color of the book cover. Included in this audiobook is "How to Tell a True Princess" from The Yellow Fairy Book. Originally written by Hans Christian Anderson under the title "The Princess and the Pea," this is the story of a prince and his quest to find a true princess.

    Non-member price: $6.05

    • Cinderella, or The Glass Slipper

    • By: Andrew Lang Editor
    • Narrated by: Roscoe Orman
    • Length: 18 mins
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    He had likewise, by another wife, a young daughter, but of unparalleled goodness and sweetness of temper, which she took from her mother, who was the best creature in the world. No sooner were the ceremonies of the wedding over than the mother-in-law began to show herself in her true colors. She could not bear the good qualities of this pretty girl, and the less because they made her own daughters appear the more odious. She employed her in the meanest work of the house.

    Non-member price: $2.83

    • Beauty and the Beast

    • By: Andrew Lang Editor
    • Narrated by: Roscoe Orman
    • Length: 51 mins
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    The classic story of Beauty and the Beast....

    Non-member price: $4.32

    • Rumplestiltzkin

    • By: Andrew Lang Editor
    • Narrated by: Roscoe Orman
    • Length: 9 mins
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    A poor miller with a beautiful daughter had an audience with the king. In order to appear important, the miller told the king that he had a daughter who could spin straw into gold. The king was impressed by this talent and asked for the girl to come to him. When the girl was brought to him he led her into a room full of straw, gave her a spinning wheel and spindle, and told her that if all the straw was not spun into gold by morning, she will die....

    Non-member price: $1.38

    • The Blue Fairy Book

    • By: Andrew Lang
    • Narrated by: Sandra Cullum
    • Length: 14 hrs and 24 mins
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    The Blue Fairy Book, a compilation of delightfully gruesome fairy stories from various authors including Grimm, Madame D’Aulnoy, and Swift, and coming from countries such as Arabia and Scotland. Not the stories we grew up with. Happily ever after? Maybe!

    Non-member price: $37.80

    • The Arabian Nights Entertainments

    • By: Andrew Lang
    • Narrated by: David McCallion
    • Length: 13 hrs and 5 mins
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    This delightfully narrated classic is a story within a story. In an attempt to postpone execution, the king's new bride spends one thousand and one nights enchanting him with story after story of true love, tragedy, sorcerers, and jinns.

    Non-member price: $36.20

    • Tales of Troy and Greece: The Iliad & The Odyssey Plainly Told

    • By: Andrew Lang
    • Narrated by: Greg Wagland
    • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
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    Tales of Troy and Greece by classicist and gifted storyteller Andrew Lang is an ideal introduction to the The Iliad and The Odyssey, recounting the Homeric legend of the wars between the Greeks and the Trojans. Paris, Achilles, the lovely Helen of Troy, Penelope, Hector, Ulysses, the Amazons, and the Wooden Horse all feature in this evocative introduction to one of the greatest legends ever told.

    Non-member price: $29.00

    • King Arthur

    • Tales of the Round Table
    • By: Andrew Lang
    • Narrated by: Jack Chekijian
    • Length: 5 hrs and 8 mins
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    This condensed version of the King Arthur narrative was compiled by folklorist Andrew Lang from traditional sources and features all the familiar iconography: the sword in the stone, Excalibur, the Round Table, Camelot, Merlin, knights and chivalry, and the quest for the Holy Grail.

    Non-member price: $20.70

    • Stranger Than Fiction

    • By: Lord Halifax, J. G. Lockhart, Andrew Lang, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A riveting collection of true stories which are so strange as to be almost unbelievable.

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    • Great material but poorly presented

    • By Sue Shailer on 29-09-2018

    Non-member price: $14.97

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