Regular price: $1.95

Free with 30-day trial
Membership details Membership details
  • A 30-day trial plus your first audiobook, free
  • 1 credit/month after trial – good for any book, any price
  • Easy exchanges – swap any book you don’t love
  • Keep your audiobooks, even if you cancel
  • After your trial, Audible is just $14.95/month
OR
In Cart

Editorial Reviews

Beatrice Schenk de Regneirs' Caldecott-winning classic children's book from 1964 features a remarkably patient and benevolent king and queen who indulge a young boy's wish by allowing him to invite guests of his choosing to their palace, but little do they know that he has friends of all species.

The narrator captures the whimsical, almost musical rhythm of de Regniers' buoyant and humorous tale illustrating the importance of acceptance that is, along with Albert Hague's regal musical score, guaranteed to spark the imagination of children of all ages.

Publisher's Summary

An imaginative boy graciously accepts an invitation from the King and Queen and then invites them to the zoo.
Click here to see other Weston Woods stories.
©1964 Beatrice Schenk de Regneirs; (P)2004 Weston Woods Studios

What members say

Average Customer Ratings

Overall

  • 3.0 out of 5.0
  • 5 Stars
    0
  • 4 Stars
    2
  • 3 Stars
    0
  • 2 Stars
    2
  • 1 Stars
    0

Performance

  • 1.0 out of 5.0
  • 5 Stars
    0
  • 4 Stars
    0
  • 3 Stars
    0
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    1

Story

  • 4.0 out of 5.0
  • 5 Stars
    0
  • 4 Stars
    1
  • 3 Stars
    0
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    0