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    • Stories for Kids Who Dare to be Different

    • By: Ben Brooks
    • Narrated by: Jasmine Blackborow, Joe Leat
    • Length: 3 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This is the audiobook for children who want to know about the lives of those heroes who have led the way, changing the world for the better as they go. Following the runaway success of Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different, parents asked for a celebration of role models of both genders for boys and girls within the same audiobook. Stories for Kids Who Dare to Be Different is the answer. These are the extraordinary stories of 100 famous and not-so-famous men and women, every single one of them an inspiring pioneer and creative genius in their own way, who broke the mould and made their dreams come true.    

    Regular price: $16.35

    • Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different

    • True Tales of Amazing Boys Who Changed the World Without Killing Dragons
    • By: Ben Brooks
    • Narrated by: Thomas Judd, Joshua Higgott
    • Length: 2 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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    You won't find any stories of slaying dragons or saving princesses here. In Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different, author Ben Brooks - with the help of Quinton Wintor's striking full-color illustrations -offers a welcome alternative narrative: one that celebrates introverts and innovators, sensitivity and resilience, individuality, and expression. It's an accessible compilation of 75 famous and not-so-famous men from the past to the present day, every single one of them a rule-breaker and stereotype-smasher in his own way.

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different

    • By: Ben Brooks
    • Narrated by: Joshua Higgott, Thomas Judd
    • Length: 2 hrs and 58 mins
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    There is an ongoing crisis with regards to young men and mental health, with unhelpful gender stereotypes contributing to this malaise. Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different offers a welcome alternative narrative. It is an extraordinary compilation of 100 stories of famous and not-so-famous men from the past to the present day, every single one of them a rule breaker and innovator in his own way, and all going on to achieve amazing things. 

    Regular price: $16.35

    • Lolito

    • By: Ben Brooks
    • Narrated by: Carl Prekopp
    • Length: 5 hrs and 37 mins
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    When his long-term girlfriend and first love Alice, betrays him at a house party, Etgar goes looking for cyber solace in the arms of Macy, a stunning but bored housewife he meets online. What could possibly go wrong...? Hilarious, fearless and utterly outrageous, Lolito is a truly twenty-first century love story - a cross between Fresh Meat and Nabokov.

    Regular price: $15.98

    • Grow Up

    • By: Ben Brooks
    • Narrated by: John Hasler
    • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
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    Who says youth is wasted on the young? Jasper wants to get on in the world, but life is distracting. He’s got his A-levels to contend with, his mother pushing him to overachieve, weekly visits to his psychologist, come-downs, YouTube suicides and pregnant one-night-stands. And then there's his step-dad - the murderer. Hilarious and heartbreaking by turns, GROW UP is the ultimate twenty-first-century coming-of-age novel.

    Regular price: $14.94