Absolutely, I don't even think that you need the excuse of having small children. A.A. Milne is whimsical enough on his own, but the cast brings these voices to life in ways I had never even been able to imagine, not a false note among them.
The first in the series, 'Winnie the Pooh', though it's a bit obvious to mention it.
They are varied enough that they are immediately distinguishable and so full of personality you expect them to walk out of your head, complete and large as life.
Yes, but each chapter is great on its own, as well.
Undoubtedly, though I would like to read in print just to test if this is true. This is one of those books in which it is very hard to distinguish the skill of the narrator(s) from that of the author, and between the three of them the characters absolutely come alive.
I had no idea what to expect with this, and I fell madly in love with the heroines of the story. It manages to delve deeply into the madness and gravitas of a brutal war engineered by brutal people, while also pirouetting gaily through the capers of the two women. Because it made me laugh it also made me very genuinely horrified and sad. When it was finished I turned around and listened to it again, both to hear them tell their stories once more, and to appreciate with wiser ears the deliberate path of the journey. While I do on occasion re-listen to books, this was first time I've ever done so immediately.
No, I have not.
So many, but to list them would be to give too much away. One of my favorites early on is when Queenie and Madi first meet. It is so thrilling to witness (even fictional) people being ingenious and supremely competent in outrageous circumstances.
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