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    • Missing May

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: Frances McDormand
    • Length: 1 hr and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
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      5 out of 5 stars 23

    Summer has lived with Aunt May and Uncle Ob since she was six years old. Now, six years later, Aunt May has died. Summer, who misses May with all her might, is afraid something will happen to Ob. Most days, Ob seems like he doesn't want to go on. But then Ob feels May's spirit around him, and he wants to contact her. Cletus Underwood, a strange boy from school, reads about someone who could help him do that. Summer wants to hear from May, too. Ob and Summer don't know what to expect when they set off on their search for some sign from May. They only know they need something to ease their sorrow.

    Regular price: $10.50

    • Mr. Putter & Tabby Hit the Slope

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Mr. Putter and his fine cat, Tabby, like winter. But when the snow is deep outside and there's nothing to do inside, even a cozy winter day can be a little slow. Not for long! When Mrs. Teaberry and her good dog, Zeke, pull two sleds out of the garage, the four friends head for the sledding slope for the wildest ride ever. Maybe winter is not so slow after all!

    Regular price: $1.88

    • Henry and Mudge and the Starry Night

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 5 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

    Every August, Henry, his parents, and his big dog Mudge go camping. This year they are going to Bear Lake. They will cook food over a campfire and sleep in a tent. Henry hopes he sees a deer or a raccoon. But he isn't sure he wants to see a bear. After they set up camp, Henry and Mudge explore the woods and enjoy the lake. Henry and his parents eat hot dogs for dinner while Mudge chews on a big log. That night, as they all look up in the sky, they see thousands of stars. And when they go to sleep, they dream happy dreams.

    Regular price: $11.02

    • Henry and Mudge

    • The First Book
    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    When Henry's parents choose Mudge, the wriggling puppy has floppy ears and straight, soft fur. Mudge is tiny. But Henry knows he'll grow. Now Mudge is three feet tall, and he's the best friend Henry has ever had. Mudge trots to school with Henry, and he sleeps on Henry's bed. But one day the big dog goes for a walk by himself and gets lost. When Henry comes home from school, he is alone. Where's Mudge?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Easy feel-good stories

    • By Gordon on 09-03-10

    Regular price: $4.95

    • Mr. Putter & Tabby Turn the Page

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    Mr. Putter and his fine cat, Tabby, love reading their favorite books over and over. So when Mr. Putter sees a sign at the library that says “Read Aloud with Your Pet at Story Time,” he signs up! But then Mr. Putter's friend and neighbor, Mrs. Teaberry, wants to join. If Mrs. Teaberry reads aloud at the library with her good dog, Zeke, who knows what will happen? With Zeke up to his usual tricks, story time might get too exciting!

    Regular price: $1.88

    • The Octopus

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: Mark Nelson
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Newbery Medal winner Cynthia Rylant pens the enchanting tale of Whistler and Lila’s adventures during the low tide of the full moon. The mice children set off to meet new creatures before the tide comes back in and washes the creatures back to sea. Suddenly, a young octopus named Cleo startles the children, but the three soon become good friends. Yet as the tide comes back in, Lila discovers her feet are stuck in the mud. Will Cleo be able to help her in time and save the day?

    Regular price: $9.09

    • The Turtle

    • The Lighthouse Family, Book 4
    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: Mark Nelson
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Beloved award-winning children’s author Cynthia Rylant adds to the touching tale of the Lighthouse Family with The Turtle. Fog descends upon the lighthouse, and Seabold the dog uses the foghorn to warn oncoming ships. Then Seabold and the mouse children, Whistler and Lila, hear a cry for help! Can Pandora the cat figure out a way to save a stranded sea turtle from the cold northern waters?

    Regular price: $9.09

    • Mr. Putter and Tabby Paint the Porch

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    It's springtime, and Mr. Putter wants to paint his porch. He gets a bucket of pink paint and a big brush. Tabby keeps the paint rags from blowing away. All goes well until a squirrel jumps onto the porch railing. Creations of Newbery Medal-winning author Cynthia Rylant, Mr. Putter and Tabby are both funny and endearing. Young readers will want to listen to their adventures again and again.

    Regular price: $11.02

    • Mr. Putter and Tabby Clear the Decks

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Mr. Putter and his fine cat, Tabby, are itchy. Not because of fleas, but because it is hot, they’re bored, and they’re out of orangesicles. So when their neighbor, Mrs. Teaberry, suggests a sightseeing cruise, they’re excited about an adventure. The boat makes them feel free! Plus they get orangesicles! But when it’s time to go home, there’s a little problem with Mrs. Teaberry’s good dog, Zeke. The nineteenth Mr. Putter & Tabby book has all the sly, sweet humor that has made the series a huge success.

    Regular price: $9.09

    • 'Henry and Mudge in Puddle Trouble' and 'Henry and Mudge in the Green Time'

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: Sucie Stevenson
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    In Henry and Mudge in Puddle Trouble, the appealing boy and his big drooly dog celebrate spring by finding a March flower good enough to eat, an April puddle big enough for a surprise splasher, and a May litter of kittens for Mudge to watch over.

    Regular price: $9.98

    • The Storm

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: Mark Nelson
    • Length: 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    Newbery Medal winner Cynthia Rylant has written more than 60 books for children. Her popular Lighthouse Family series is filled with delightful characters and warm family themes. In The Storm, Rylant shows that families can come in all shapes and sizes. Beginning readers will love following the adventures of this charming family series. Children will be enthralled by Mark Nelson's tender narration.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Can't hear

    • By maria giannioudis on 07-07-17

    Regular price: $11.02

    • Henry and Mudge and the Sneaky Crackers

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When Henry and his big dog Mudge see a spy kit for sale, they know right away that it's time to break open the piggy bank. With their spy hat and magnifying glass and secret code card, Henry and Mudge can flirt with danger, steal secrets, and start cracking codes. On their first spy mission, Henry tells Mudge to try not to look suspicious. Mudge rolls in the mud and chews on an old shoe, so no one will ever think he's a spy. But then Henry finds a piece of paper with a real spy code written on it.

    Regular price: $11.02

    • Mr. Putter & Tabby Spin the Yarn

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Mr. Putter and his faithful cat Tabby love their neighbor Mrs. Teaberry and her dog Zeke. They are always bringing over yummy food - but all Mr. Putter and Tabby do in return is eat! Mrs. Teaberry's knitting party seems like the perfect time to return the favor. But when Mr. Putter goes to serve tea to the ladies at the party, things end up in quite a tangle!

    Regular price: $11.02

    • Mr. Putter and Tabby Write the Book

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    While the snow swirls outdoors and the fire crackles in the hearth, Mr. Putter decides to write a mystery book. But he soon learns that writing isn't as easy as he thought it would be.

    Regular price: $11.02

    • Mr Putter and Tabby Spill the Beans

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    In this delightful tale by Newbery Award winner Cynthia Rylant, Mr. Putter doesn't share Mrs. Teaberry's enthusiasm for a class on 100 ways to cook beans. And yet - finding it hard to say no to his kind friend - he attends the class with her anyhow, expecting to be bored.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great fun

    • By Andrea on 01-01-10

    Regular price: $4.95

    • The Beautiful Stories of Life

    • Six Greeks Myths, Retold
    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: Alyssa Bresnahan
    • Length: 1 hr and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    Winner of the Newbery Medal, Cynthia Rylant has also received the Caldecott Award and numerous other honors. In The Beautiful Stories of Life, Rylant vividly retells the Greek myths of Pandora, Pygmalion, Narcissus, Perse­phone, Orpheus, and Psyche. Exploring classic themes of love, destruction, vanity, and redemption, these tales will introduce young listeners to the exciting world of Greek mythology.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful!

    • By Kelly on 07-16-09

    Regular price: $9.09

    • Henry and Mudge and the Great Grandpas

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Henry and his slobbering dog Mudge are visiting Great-Grandpa Bill, who lives in a house with lots of other grandpas. Henry likes the grandpas because they play checkers and rock in rocking chairs. Mudge likes them because they feed him mint candies. When Henry and Mudge leave the house to go exploring, they find a beautiful swimming pond. They come back to let everybody know, and soon all the grandpas want to go swimming. Henry's father says, "We'll have to go in our Skivvies."

    Regular price: $11.02

    • Henry and Mudge and the Best Day of All

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Wake up, Mudge! It's Henry's birthday! At first, the floppy dog wants to keep sleeping, but when Henry mentions birthday cake, and ice cream, Mudge's big brown eyes pop open. Join Henry, Mudge, and their friends on a sunny May day filled with balloons, games - and surprises for the little boy and his big dog. This birthday party is every child's dream, especially when it includes crackers from the sky!

    Regular price: $5.59

    • Mr. Putter and Tabby Bake the Cake

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Christmas is Mr. Putter's favorite time of the year. He starts thinking about Christmas presents in July. It's easy to buy gifts for the postman, the grocer, and the librarian. But he has to think very hard about a gift for his neighbor, Mrs. Teaberry. Mrs. Teaberry likes strange things. She likes coconuts that look like monkey heads and tiny dresses that fit her teapots. She even likes fruitcake. That's it! He'll make her a good cake for Christmas, a light and airy one that won't break her toe if she drops it.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Must-read book for kids

    • By Karen on 11-13-17

    Regular price: $9.09

    • Henry and Mudge and the Wild Wind

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Henry and his big dog, Mudge, like to play outside. But when a thunderstorm begins, Mudge is unhappy. He wants to go inside. He wants to hide from the loud thunder and sharp lightning. Soon the storm is very windy and noisy, and the lights have gone out. As Mudge hides his head in the sofa, Henry and his parents light candles and play cards. Then, armed with a flashlight, Henry goes on a rescue mission.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I love kids books!

    • By Tina on 09-22-09

    Regular price: $4.95

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