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    • Treasury of Egyptian Mythology

    • Classic Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Monsters & Mortals
    • By: Donna Jo Napoli
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 3 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 127
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 117
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 118

    The new National Geographic Treasury of Egyptian Mythology is a stunning tableau of Egyptian myths, including those of pharaohs, queens, the boisterous Sun God Ra, and legendary creatures like the Sphinx. The lyrical storytelling of award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli dramatizes the timeless tales of ancient Egypt in the year when Angelina Jolie will make Cleopatra a multimedia star.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome!!

    • By Melanie on 06-02-15

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Treasury of Norse Mythology

    • Stories of Intrigue, Trickery, Love and Revenge
    • By: Donna Jo Napoli
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 3 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 104
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 94
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 94

    Classic stories of gods, goddesses, heroes and monsters come to life in a stunning tableau of Norse myths, including those of the thunder god Thor, the one-eyed god and Allfather Odin, and the trickster god Loki. The lyrical storytelling of award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli dramatizes the timeless tales of ancient Scandinavia.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Wanted to enjoy ...Just couldn't listen

    • By ect. on 02-23-17

    Regular price: $13.99

    • A Treasury of Greek Mythology

    • Classic Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, & Monsters
    • By: Donna Jo Napoli
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 2 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 67
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 58

    The new "National Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology" offers timeless stories of Greek myths in a beautiful new volume. Brought to life with lyrical text by award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli, the tales of gods and goddesses such as Zeus, Aphrodite, Apollo, and Athena and heroes and monsters such as Helen of Troy, Perseus, and Medusa will fascinate and engage children's imaginations. Sure to dazzle all those intrigued with the fantastic tales of Greek mythology and enchant new listeners, this vibrant audiobook will soon become a family favorite.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting, but frequently inaccurate

    • By Aysia on 08-09-18

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Tales from the Arabian Nights

    • Stories of Adventure, Magic, Love, and Betrayal
    • By: Donna Jo Napoli
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Classic stories of princesses, kings, sailors, and genies come to life in a stunning retelling of the Arabian folk tales from One Thousand and One Nights and other collections, including those of Aladdin, Sinbad the Sailor, and Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves. The magical storytelling of award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli dramatizes these timeless tales and ignites childrens' imaginations.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very entertaining

    • By kurt lindner on 04-14-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Hunger

    • By: Donna Jo Napoli
    • Narrated by: Sarah-Jane Drummey
    • Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Through the eyes of 12-year-old Lorraine, this haunting novel from the award-winning author of Hidden and Hush gives insight and understanding into a little-known part of history - the Irish potato famine.

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Zel

    • By: Donna Jo Napoli
    • Narrated by: Catherine Byers
    • Length: 5 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 23
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      4 out of 5 stars 13
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    High in the mountains, Zel lives with her mother, who insists they have all they need - for they have each other. Zel's life is peaceful and protected - until a chance encounter changes everything. When she meets a beautiful young prince at the market one day, she is profoundly moved by new emotions. But Zel's mother sees the future unfolding - and she will do the unspeakable to prevent Zel from leaving her.

    Regular price: $12.95

    • Stones in Water

    • By: Donna Jo Napoli
    • Narrated by: Christian Rummel
    • Length: 5 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    When Roberto sneaks off to see a movie in his Italian village, he has no idea that life as he knows it is over. German soldiers raid the theater, round up the boys in the audience, and pack them onto a train. After a terrifying journey, Roberto and his best friend Samuele find themselves in a brutal work camp, where food is scarce and horror is everywhere. The boys vow to stay together no matter what. But Samuele has a dangerous secret, which, if discovered, could get them both killed. Lovers of historical fiction will be captivated by this tragic, triumphant, and deeply moving novel. 

    Regular price: $21.00

    • The Prince of the Pond: Otherwise Known as De Fawg Pin

    • By: Donna Jo Napoli
    • Narrated by: Cheryl Stern
    • Length: 2 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From the author of The Magic Circle, Zel, and Stones in Water. Who is that handsome green stranger? None of the pond dwellers has ever seen the peculiar new frog before. They found him sitting in a pile of human clothes outside the hag’s house. What a strange frog he is! He gets his feet tangled when he tries to jump, he refuses to eat bugs, and he can’t tell a toad from a frog. He calls himself “De Fawg Pin,” and he’s about to turn pond life topsy-turvy!   

    Regular price: $15.40

    • The Smile

    • By: Donna Jo Napoli
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Miller
    • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
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      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Hers is the most famous portrait in the world. Here, in prose as rich as the high Renaissance, is Mona Lisa's tale - a story of passion, intrigue, loss, and, most of all, love. Elisabetta longs for romance, though she thinks she is too plain. Then, on a fateful visit to glittering Florence, she catches the eye of the great Leonardo da Vinci, and falls for a boy named Giuliano de' Medici. It is a dangerous time to be - or be involved with - a Medici.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Skin

    • By: Donna Jo Napoli
    • Narrated by: Whitney Dykhouse
    • Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 4

    My lips are white. Sixteen-year-old Sep stares into the bathroom mirror. It’s not some weird lipstick (she never wears lipstick). Her lips are just - white. In a panic, she digs up an old lipstick and smears it on her colorless lips. But soon, more and more white spots begin to bloom, spreading their chalky tendrils across her olive brown skin. Does she have a disease? Is she turning into some kind of freak?

    Regular price: $13.99