Ladybird presents First Favourite Tales Audio, a fabulous collection of classic stories for toddlers, brought to life through the magic of audio. Produced with enchanting sound effects and lively music that will delight children, and introduce them to the world's most famous stories.This collection of six classic tales contains:Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, Goldilocks and the Three Bears,The Magic Porridge Pot,Alice in Wonderland and Puss in Boots.
Little Red is a well-trained pup. She knows the value of good friends and can't wait to go learn some new tricks with her old friend the Wolfhound. But on her way to see her friend, she hears some hurtful gossip about Wolf. When she gets a little help from Digsly, the Hairy Dogfather, she learns valuable lessons about how to deal with such negative talk. A delightful take on Little Red Riding Hood, Little Red's Neighborhood is sure to entertain kids and adults with its colorful characters, witty writing, and timeless message.
A delightful collection of four classic children's stories all hosted by a delightful fairy godmother and read by charming narrators. Featuring "The Three Little Pigs" by Joseph Jacobs, "The Roly-Poly Pudding" by Beatrix Potter, and L. Frank Baum's "The Story of the Cat and the Fiddle" and "The Story of Little Tommy Tucker".
Something is wrong with Crista's children. Her partner, Matt House, tells her it's nothing to worry about. He says they're probably acting up because they didn't want to move into this new house. But Crista knows her children. She has seen them play up before at various times and this isn't like them. What they're saying, what they're doing...It's not like her children at all....
"Really bad narration"
"Little Nasties", written and directed by Eric Red. Things are not quite as they seem when Heather Knox and her daughter, Bethany, arrive at a child beauty pageant after dark.... Larry Fessenden and Glenn McQuaid's award-winning Tales from Beyond the Pale, now entering its sixth year, has produced over 40 audio dramas from a wide array of today's leading genre writers and directors. Season three was produced by Larry Fessenden, Glenn McQuaid, and Jenn Wexler.
"pretty Fun story"
Ruby felt that her entire Saturday was ruined after her parents had convinced her to take a trip out of town to Grandma's house. Nursing a broken heart from her lying, cheating, possessive ex-boyfriend she agrees reluctantly to take a basket of food and sets out on her way to the countryside. Taking a short cut through the woods, she runs into a burley woodsman, and suddenly her trip to Grandma's takes on a whole new perspective.
Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of The Three Little Sontarans: A Time Lord Fairy Tale read by Dan Starkey. In an epic battle against a lone Rutan, three Sontarans take up very different strategies to defeat their interminable nemesis once and for all. A captivating fairy tale, read by Doctor Who actor Dan Starkey and written by Justin Richards.
"An intergalactic classic."
Armed with naught but tremendous precociousness, an arsenal of death rays, stun guns, ear trumpets, and concussion cannons, Agnes and her ubiquitous companion, Vic, a re-animated clockwork cadaver, set out to discover what has become of the missing men. But to uncover the secrets of the disappearance and the enigmatic island that may hold the key to the mystery, they must first face an army of werewolves, bogeymen, revenants, bog monsters, Spring-Heeled Jacks, and other legendary monsters of lore.
"More like 3.5 stars but up it goes."
The Little Mermaid is a very well-known fairy tale by the Danish author Hans Christian Andersen about a young mermaid willing to give up her life in the sea and her identity as a mermaid to gain a human soul and the love of a human prince. The tale was first published in 1837 and has been adapted to various media, including musical theatre and animated film. But this tale is not the Disney version, all cleaned up and made pretty. This is the way Andersen wrote it.
"FOAM ON THE SEA"
One of Argentina's 30,000 "disappeared", Alicia Partnoy was abducted from her home by secret police and taken to a concentration camp where she was tortured, and where most of the other prisoners were killed. Her writings were smuggled out of prison and published anonymously in human rights journals. The Little School is Alicia Partnoy's memoir of her disappearance and imprisonment in Argentina in the 1970s.
"Highly annoying accent -- gave up after 20 minutes"
Today's young listeners will truly be enchanted by this version of the Brothers Grimm classic, set in an American frontier. As she sets out to visit her grandmother's house deep in the woods, Little Red Riding Hood has no idea what is in store for her. She soon suspects that her basket of sweets isn't the only thing her new friend the wolf is after! With the help of a brave hunter and her grandmother, Little Red learns a valuable lesson about following her mother's instructions.
A pilot stranded in the desert awakes one morning to see, standing before him, the most extraordinary little fellow. "Please," asks the stranger, "draw me a sheep." And the pilot realizes that when life's events are too difficult to understand, there is no choice but to succumb to their mysteries. He pulls out pencil and paper... And thus begins this wise and enchanting fable that, in teaching the secret of what is really important in life, has changed forever the world for its readers.
"A children's story for adults"
Annie’s sick of settling for cleaning up after the messes of her hapless boyfriend, Weldon, so when she gets an inheritance she sets off for greener pastures. Now she’s confronted with her grandmother’s ghost, a manor full of dependents, a pack of hell-hounds and a gardener who might just be the man of her dreams.Meanwhile, Angela’s convinced her brand of love could turn life around for the seedy man living down the street, if only she could get him away from the floozy living next door.
Living with his little brother, Fudge, makes Peter Hatcher feel like a fourth grade nothing. Whether Fudge is throwing a temper tantrum in a shoe store, smearing mashed potatoes on the walls at Hamburger Heaven, or scribbling all over Peter's homework, he's never far from trouble. He's a two-year-old terror who gets away with everything, and Peter's had enough.
Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of Little Rose Riding Hood: A Time Lord Fairy Tale read by Rachael Stirling. Deep in the woods, Rose is travelling to her grandmother's cottage. She's careful to watch out for the Bad Wolf, but what about the strange woodcutter she meets, wearing a black leather jacket? And why does grandmother suddenly have such sharp teeth?
An industrious, hardworking hen teaches her friends a thing or two about helping out in this classic story.
It is bitterly cold, and the Little Match Girl is walking the icy streets in bare feet, trying to sell just one box of matches so she can go home and get warm. But no one wants to buy.... A magical retelling of the classic tale, read by Tamsin Greig.
"The Little Match Girl"
Professional spankee Juliette Tulliver reads her collection of spanking stories. Some fairy tale heroines deserve a spanking. Their peers don't buy that butter-wouldn't-melt-in-the-mouth look. Little Red needs to learn not to put her grandmother in danger of being gobbled up by passing wolves, and Sleeping Beauty has earned a painful awakening. In six saucy spanking stories, 17 badly behaved girls receive countless well-deserved smacks. Fairyland is a dangerous place, come along for an adventure.
The classic story told from the wolf's point of view.
"This isn't the original drama attached to the book"
A celebration of the endless variety of passive aggressive behavior, Life's Little Annoyances will provide comfort and inspiration to everyone who has ever gritted his teeth and dreamed of sweet retribution against the slings and arrows of outrageous people.