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    • Curious George Rides a Bike, The Little Red Hen, 14 Rats and a Rat Catcher, and more

    • By: H.A. Rey, Paul Galdone, James Cressey, and others
    • Narrated by: Bruce Johnson, Roberta Maxwell, Roderick Cook, and others
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 111
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      4 out of 5 stars 73
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      4 out of 5 stars 72

    Fans of the ingenious little monkey will not be disappointed as he embarks on a wild series of adventures in a traveling circus.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • uneven quality

    • By C on 08-01-12

    Regular price: $2.95

    • Where the Wild Things Are, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Doctor De Soto, & Owl Moon

    • By: Maurice Sendak, James Marshall, William Steig, and others
    • Narrated by: Peter Schickele, Ian Thomson, Jane Yolen
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 210
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 134
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • a must listen!

    • By Brian on 02-18-08

    Regular price: $4.95

    • How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight?

    • By: Jane Yolen
    • Narrated by: Jane Yolen
    • Length: 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40

    Few words pack a lot of punch in this delightful story about bedtime rituals. There will be no pouting or shouting or moping or moaning when the lights go out because dinosaur kids everywhere will want to see this production again and again.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • my kids love the music and sound effects!

    • By Sheila on 10-26-18

    Regular price: $1.95

    • The Devil's Arithmetic

    • By: Jane Yolen
    • Narrated by: Barbara Rosenblat
    • Length: 4 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 237
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 205
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 210

    Winner of the National Jewish Book Award and an American Bookseller "Pick of the Lists", The Devil's Arithmetic plunges the listener into the terrible realities of the Nazi concentration camps. Chaya's tale is a celebration of the strength of the human spirit and a dramatic introduction to the darkest period of modern history.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A great reminder!

    • By Kayleen on 02-07-15

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Emerald Circus

    • Stories
    • By: Jane Yolen, Holly Black - introduction
    • Narrated by: Lisa Flanagan, Derek Perkins, Marisa Calin, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    Where is Wendy? Leading a labor strike against the Lost Boys, of course. In Jane Yolen's first full collection in more than 10 years, discover new and uncollected tales of beloved characters, literary legends, and much more. A Scottish academic unearths ancient evil in a fishing village. Edgar Allan Poe's young bride is beguiled by a most unusual bird. Dorothy, lifted from Kansas, returns as a gymnastic sophisticate. Emily Dickinson dwells in possibility and sails away in a starship made of light. Winner of the 2018 World Fantasy Award.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely wonderful

    • By Ruthi on 04-28-19

    Regular price: $18.16

    • Owl Moon

    • By: Jane Yolen
    • Narrated by: Jane Yolen
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 191
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 155

    A young child and her father search the moonlit woods for the Great Horned Owl. Movingly narrated by author Jane Yolen.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • lovely

    • By Amazon Customer on 08-28-16

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Merlin and the Dragons

    • By: Jane Yolen
    • Narrated by: Kevin Kline
    • Length: 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 64
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46

    Young Arthur doesn't understand why pulling a sword from a stone qualifies him for kingship. Old Merlin tells him a story of his childhood, when he first learned to trust in himself: a story about fighting dragons, clashing armies, and a young boy's prophetic dreams. Merlin's story inspires young Arthur with the confidence he will need to become a great king.

    Masterfully narrated by film star Kevin Kline.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Listened again and again

    • By suemam on 03-31-19

    Regular price: $4.95

    • Briar Rose

    • By: Jane Yolen
    • Narrated by: Linda Stephens
    • Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 53

    As a little girl, Rebecca Berlin loved listening to her grandmother, Gemma, tell the fairy tale of Briar Rose. Now, as Gemma lies on her deathbed, a grown-up Rebecca asks her to tell the story one last time. Instead Gemma makes a startling confession that forever changes the fairy tale for Rebecca. Pulling her granddaughter close, Gemma whispers, "I am Briar Rose." Her family thinks she is delirious. But Rebecca senses Gemma is telling the truth.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Story is okay but sound quality is horrible

    • By Golf Fan on 11-18-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Dragon's Blood

    • The Pit Dragon Chronicles, Volume 1
    • By: Jane Yolen
    • Narrated by: Marc Thompson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 214
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 180
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 183

    Dragons are trained to fight to the death, and two determined teens help free them in this spellbinding saga. Training a dragon to be a fighting champion is the only way to freedom for 15-year-old Jakkin.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A classic, but not appropriate for all ages...

    • By The Ineffable Pangolin on 08-07-18

    Regular price: $16.95

    • The Biggest Bear, How Do Dinosaurs Get Well Soon?, The Pig's Wedding, & Possum Magic

    • By: Lynd Ward, Jane Yolen, Helme Heine, and others
    • Narrated by: Owen Jordan, Jane Yolen, Rex Robbins, and others
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    Johnny hunts for the biggest bear in the forest, but comes home with a little bear...that grows and grows and grows.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good kids book

    • By Anonymous User on 07-17-18

    Regular price: $2.95

    • How Do Dinosaurs Choose Their Pets?

    • By: Jane Yolen
    • Narrated by: Jane Yolen
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Perfect for every child who has ever loved or yearned for a pet, this new uproarious book delights listeners of all ages as they peek into the mischievous world of Jane Yolen and Mark Teague's best-selling dinosaur series. In the end, children and dinosaurs both learn which animals make the most practical pets, and the best places to find them - including shelters and pet stores.

    Regular price: $4.89

    • How Do Dinosaurs Go to School?

    • By: Jane Yolen
    • Narrated by: Jane Yolen
    • Length: 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    School has never been so much fun! Come along for a very unusual day and laugh out loud as the dinosaurs enjoy story time, show-and-tell and recess.

    Regular price: $6.99

    • How to Fracture a Fairy Tale

    • By: Jane Yolen, Marissa Meyer
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren, Eileen Stevens, Derek Perkins, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Fantasy icon Jane Yolen is adored by generations of readers and listeners of all ages. Now she triumphantly returns with this inspired gathering of fractured fairy tales and legends. Yolen breaks open the classics to reveal their crystalline secrets: a philosophical bridge that misses its troll, a spinner of straw as a falsely accused moneylender, the villainous wolf adjusting poorly to retirement. Each of these offerings features a new author note and original poem, illuminating tales that are old, new, and brilliantly refined.

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Dragon's Heart

    • The Pit Dragon Chronicles, Volume 4
    • By: Jane Yolen
    • Narrated by: Marc Thompson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67

    Jakkin risks everything--his freedom, his dragon, even his life--to rescue his beloved in this stirring sequel to Dragon's Blood.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome book!

    • By Godsmichelle on 03-07-19

    Regular price: $17.95

    • Heart's Blood

    • The Pit Dragon Chronicles
    • By: Jane Yolen
    • Narrated by: Marc Thompson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94

    Jakkin risks everything--his freedom, his dragon, even his life--to rescue his beloved in this stirring sequel to Dragon's Blood.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • awesome make it a game plz

    • By Anonymous User on 02-11-18

    Regular price: $17.95

    • Sword of the Rightful King

    • By: Jane Yolen
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
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      4 out of 5 stars 16

    Even though he has been king of Britain for four years, Arthur's position is far from secure. Rulers of the island's many small fiefdoms are still reluctant to admit his sovereignty. And the sorceress Morgause, believing her own sons have as much blood right to rule as Arthur, plots openly against his life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • JAW DROPPING!!!!

    • By Anonymous User on 02-24-19

    Regular price: $24.49

    • How Do Dinosaurs Get Well Soon?

    • By: Jane Yolen
    • Narrated by: Owen Jordan
    • Length: 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    From enormous sneezes to gigantic wails, the outrageous antics of these mischievous ailing dinosaurs will strike a chord and bring a smile to any child or grown-up who has ever sniffed, snuffled, coughed, or ached.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • How Do Dinosaurs Learn to Read?

    • By: Jane Yolen
    • Narrated by: Jane Yolen
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Children sometimes feel the task of learning to read is overwhelming, but the winning combination of rhyme here provide a perfect way to present the subject in a comical, engaging, and nonjudgmental way. Both practical and engaging, this story shows dinosaurs getting into all sorts of reading-related trouble! But of course, in the end, the dinosaurs learn how to carefully handle their books, read out loud, and read a lot! 

    Regular price: $0.99

    • A Sending of Dragons

    • The Pit Dragon Chronicles, Volume 3
    • By: Jane Yolen
    • Narrated by: Marc Thompson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70

    Jakkin and his girlfriend, Akki, discover a primitive cult that sacrifices dragons.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Just as I imagined

    • By Harun Hakeem on 03-27-16

    Regular price: $17.95

    • How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night

    • By: Jane Yolen
    • Narrated by: Laura Termini
    • Length: 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Follow along as 11 different dinosuar children and their prehistoric parents give a big kiss, turn out the light, tuck in their tails, and whisper "good night." Filled with wonderful detail, humor, and priceless expressions. Please note: this audiobook is in Portuguese.

    Regular price: $6.99

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