Despite being a "middle-aged" woman, I enjoyed this delightful tale of Anne and her her unfailing optimism.
Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert, middle-aged brother & sister, live together at Green Gables, their farm on Prince Edward Island. They decide to adopt a boy from an orphanage in Nova Scotia to help out on the farm. Through a series of mishaps, the child that arrives at their door is not a boy, but Anne Shirley, a precocious 11 year old girl!
Max is the hero of this beloved children's classic in which he makes mischief, sails away, tames the wild things, and returns home for supper.
"Narrated Picture Book!"
A little rabbit is lulled to sleep surrounded by all that he knows and loves best in the great green room of his house.
"A good bedtime story for the very young"
A sturdy, well tended little house standing on a hill in the countryside watches the days, nights, and seasons come and go as the town around her grows and develops before her.
As Harold draws his way in and out of adventure, children become fascinated by the wondrous magic of the purple crayon
Hermann Hesse’s classic novel Siddhartha, takes place in ancient India around the time of the Buddha (6th century BC). Siddhartha and his companion Govinda set out in search of enlightenment. Siddhartha goes through a series of changes and realizations as he attempts to achieve this goal. Siddhartha joins the ascetics, visits Gotama, embraces his earthly desires, and finally communes with nature, all in an attempt to attain Nirvana.
Fans of the ingenious little monkey will not be disappointed as he embarks on a wild series of adventures in a traveling circus.
The kids in room 207 don't know how lucky they are to have a nice teacher like Miss Nelson - until their misbehavior causes her disappearance, and they get Miss Viola Swamp for a substitute.
"Just as good as I remembered."
A young child and her father search the moonlit woods for the Great Horned Owl. Movingly narrated by author Jane Yolen.
"A quiet story."
Peter wanders around his neighborhood enjoying the snowy city weather.
The tomten, an elflike creature, wanders through a lonely old farm to see that all is well. He comforts all of those that he comes into contact with.
"The sound is mesmerizing"
A charming tale of the peddler whose stolen caps mean all kinds of monkey business.
"One of my favorite books!"
Three clever soliders devise a plan to get food and lodging from the selfish inhabitants of a French village during the time of Napoleon.
"From strangers to members of the community"
Big diesel machines threaten to run Mike Mulligan and his little old steam shovel, Mary Anne, out of business until Mike agrees to tackle a big job.
"Just perfect for my almost 3 year old"
With just one bite, a wakeful flea atop a pile of sleeping creatures causes a commotion.
Peter, the naughty rabbit, helps himself to the crops from Mr. MacGregor's garden, to the dismay of all.
The Velveteen Rabbit is a children's novel that chronicles the story of a stuffed rabbit and his quest to become real through the love of his owner. The Velveteen Rabbit has been awarded the IRA/CBC Children's Choice award. This version is published in the Audible Enhanced Audiobook format and includes original illustrations by William Nicholson synchronized with the narration.
Sylvester is transformed into a rock by a magic pebble and remains that way until he encounters his unsuspecting parents.
"Excellent classic story and production!"
This folktale explains why Chinese people no longer choose long names for their children.
"That moment when you find a childhood favorite!"
Madeline and her classmates adopt a dog who rescues Madeline after she falls into a river.
"A joy to read for young and old"
Playing games up and down the river, something no self-respecting tugboat would do, makes Little Toot an object of scorn - until he alone rescues an ocean liner in trouble.