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  • Where the Red Fern Grows

  • By: Wilson Rawls
  • Narrated by: Anthony Heald
  • Length: 6 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,248
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,808
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,821

Since its publication over forty years ago, this heartwarming tale of a boy and his dogs has touched millions. A tale of adventure, special friendship and coming-of-age, Where the Red Fern Grows makes for delightful listening. This unabridged production, featuring a moving performance by Anthony Heald, brings this enduring classic to life and makes a powerful story even more unforgettable.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent for children and adults

  • By Amazon Customer on 12-21-03

Still a wonderful childhood story

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-30-12

What did you love best about Where the Red Fern Grows?

I love the ability of the story to explain the love a child/person can have for their pets.

Who was your favorite character and why?

I didn't have a favorite character. I suppose it would be Billy, but his voice was slightly annoying in the audio book.

Which character – as performed by Anthony Heald – was your favorite?

I didn't have a favorite character. I suppose it would be Billy, but his voice was slightly annoying in the audio book.

  • How to Train Your Dragon

  • By: Cressida Cowell
  • Narrated by: David Tennant
  • Length: 3 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 526
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 432
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 427

Hiccup was a truly extraordinary Viking Hero, Warrior chieftain,awesome sword-fighter and amateur naturalist. He was known throughout Vikingdom as 'the Dragon Whisperer' on account of his power over these terrifying beasts. But it wasn't always like that.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant car-trip entertainment

  • By HF on 04-27-11

Was expecting the movie version

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-02-12

Where does How to Train Your Dragon rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

The audio book was very good.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Old Wrinkly was my favorite character because he always seemed a step ahead of everyone else.

Have you listened to any of David Tennant’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

No, I haven't

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

When Toothless sacrificed himself for Hiccup.

  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

  • By: Roald Dahl
  • Narrated by: Eric Idle
  • Length: 3 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 498
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 155
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 163

When Charlie Bucket finds himself the proud winner of a Golden Ticket in a chocolate bar, he knows he has the greatest treat in the world in store for him. Join Charlie on his fantastic world-famous adventures in Willy Wonka's miraculous chocolate factory, where he sees strawberry-juice water pistols, luminous lollipops, a chocolate river, and rainbow drops, and has the time of his life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Light Hearted fun...great narrator!

  • By Mary A. on 02-03-04

Nice Choice for Special Needs Class

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-31-12

Where does Charlie and the Chocolate Factory rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

My first audio book.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Grandpa Joe was my favorite character because he has the best lines.

What about Eric Idle’s performance did you like?

Eric Idle did an excellent job of manipulating his voice. I liked his Charlie voice, he made him sound very young and innocent.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

no