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    • Goldilocks and the Three Bears

    • and Other Children's Favorites
    • By: Joseph Jacobs, Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm, and others
    • Narrated by: Jenny Day, Blair Mellow, Shawn Ryskamp
    • Length: 42 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    A fun and charming collection of children's classics narrated with charming enthusiasm. Featuring the beloved tales of "Goldilocks and the Three Bears", the story of "The Cat and the Mouse", L. Frank Baum's "The Story of Little Miss Muffet", and the hilarious tale of "How Jack Went to Seek His Fortune".

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Goldilocks cussing

    • By Sara Keith on 04-01-18

    Regular price: $4.95

    • 5 Minute Short Stories for Children

    • By: Beatrix Potter, Hans Christian Andersen, Joseph Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Nicki White
    • Length: 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    An entertaining collection of short stories perfect for bedtime.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Does the narrator take a breath?

    • By Reader on 06-03-16

    Regular price: $6.39

    • The Three Little Pigs and Other Children's Favorites

    • By: Joseph Jacobs, L. Frank Baum, Beatrix Potter
    • Narrated by: David DuChene, Shawn Ryskamp, Jenny Day, and others
    • Length: 53 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    A delightful collection of four classic children's stories all hosted by a delightful fairy godmother and read by charming narrators. Featuring "The Three Little Pigs" by Joseph Jacobs, "The Roly-Poly Pudding" by Beatrix Potter, and L. Frank Baum's "The Story of the Cat and the Fiddle" and "The Story of Little Tommy Tucker".

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Well done, but as a preschool teacher...

    • By matticus88 on 02-16-17

    Regular price: $4.95

    • Small Wars, Big Data

    • The Information Revolution in Modern Conflict
    • By: Eli Berman, Joseph H. Felter, Jacob N. Shapiro, and others
    • Narrated by: John McLain
    • Length: 13 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Small Wars, Big Data provides groundbreaking perspectives for how small wars can be better strategized and favorably won to the benefit of the local population.  

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Celtic Fairy Tales

    • Traditional Stories from Ireland, Wales and Scotland
    • By: Joseph Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 64

    The definitive collection of traditional Celtic fairy tales. Joseph Jacobs' 1892 anthology of the most enduring folklore from Ireland, Wales, Scotland, and Cornwall is a delight for both young and old. Leprechauns, giants, witches, princesses, castles, and sea monsters all abound in this compendium of the best mythology Britain and Ireland have to offer.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful stories a great book

    • By Gary on 02-26-13

    Regular price: $17.05

    • Bedtime Stories for Children

    • By: Charles Perrault, The Brothers Grimm, Joseph Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Bart Wolffe
    • Length: 2 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    A magical collection of short stories to entertain children and ease the bedtime routine including “Sleeping Beauty” by Charles Perrault, “Hansel and Gretel” by The Brothers Grimm and “Jack and the Beanstalk” and “Dick Whittington” by Joseph Jacobs.

    Regular price: $10.32

    • Cuentos Infantiles en 5 minutos [Classic Stories for Children in 5 Minutes]

    • By: The Brothers Grimm, Hans Christian Andersen, Joseph Jacobs, and others
    • Narrated by: Alba Sola
    • Length: 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    Disfruta con tus hijos de una selección de los mejores cuentos clásicos infantiles de 5 minutos de todos los tiempos. Por primera vez Booka produce estos magníficos audiolibros con una de las mejores actrices del doblaje en español y con música original. Te lo imaginas?. No te decepcionará. Diviértete con estos cuentos cortos de 5 minutos en los que encontrarás: Hansel y Gretel, Blancanieves,La Caperucita Roja, El Flautista de Hamelín, El soldadito de plomo...y muchos más.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great learning aide.

    • By Glenys Norrish on 05-01-16

    Regular price: $4.19

    • The Gingerbread Man

    • By: Joseph Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Blair Mellow
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 5

    A little old woman and her husband long for a child of their very own, so they decide to make one out of gingerbread. Unfortunately, when the oven door is opened, that rascally little fella runs away! Can anyone catch him?

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not something we'd listen to twice

    • By H on 01-11-12

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Fifty Classic Horror Stories

    • By: E. F. Benson, W. W. Jacobs, W. F. Harvey, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 25 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    Fifty of the greatest classic horror stories ever written: 1. "The Beast with Five Fingers" by W. F. Harvey 2. "The Well" by W. W. Jacobs 3. "The Nightmare Room" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 4. "The End of a Show" by Barry Pain 5. "Bagnell Terrace" by E. F. Benson 6. "Fingers of a Hand" by H. D. Everett 7. "The Interruption" by W. W. Jacobs 8. "Gavon’s Eve" by E. F. Benson 9. "The Ring of Thoth" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 10. "Moon’s Gibbet" by Egerton Castle 11. "The Mystery of Sasassa Valley" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Awful narrator!

    • By Hady on 09-28-15

    Regular price: $92.96

    • Indian Fairy Tales

    • By: Joseph Jacobs (editor)
    • Narrated by: Kevin Stillwell
    • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 35

    India is often reputed to be the home of the fairy tale. Here are some of the best from the sub-continent, from the Jatakas to the folktales of Kashmir. You'll hear stories about the evil magician Punchkin, the magic fiddle, and more.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Classic Stories for Children

    • By: Hans Christian Andersen, Joseph Jacobs, George Macdonald
    • Narrated by: Nicki White, Bart Wolffe, Emma Topping
    • Length: 4 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      1.5 out of 5 stars 3

    An wonderful collection of short stories for children.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Needs prescreening for younger children

    • By teacheroo on 02-26-15

    Regular price: $8.52

    • Jack and the Beanstalk and Other Children's Favorites

    • By: Joseph Jacobs, L. Frank Baum
    • Narrated by: Blair Mellow, Catherine Lutz, James Mio, and others
    • Length: 51 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    A charming collection of whimsical children's favorites narrated with wit, warmth, and wonder. Featuring the mischievous story of "Jack and the Beanstalk", the tongue-twisting "Henny Penny", the lethargic "Lazy Jack", and the scrambled "Humpty Dumpty".

    Regular price: $4.95

    • The Three Little Pigs

    • By: Joseph Jacobs
    • Narrated by: David DuChene
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    The classic tale of three little pigs who venture out into the big, wide world and build themselves houses of straw, sticks, and bricks. But when the big bad wolf comes to call, will these little porkers let him in? Not by the hair of their chinny-chin-chins!

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Henny Penny

    • By: Joseph Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Catherine Lutz
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    The sky is falling, and Henny Penny and all her friends are running off to tell the king. Can they really trust Foxy Loxy to show them the way?

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Jack and the Beanstalk

    • By: Joseph Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Blair Mellow
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    "Fee-fi-fo-fum, I smell an exciting story!" When young Jack trades the family cow for a handful of magic beans, his mother is so angry that she tosses them out of the window. The next morning Jack finds they have grown into a vine that reaches all the way up to the sky. Jack climbs the vine up, up, up into a thrilling series of adventures!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Need more audiobooks like this!

    • By Katie M on 03-07-18

    Regular price: $1.95

    • VangoNotes for Janson's History of Art, 7/e, Vol. 1

    • By: Penelope Davies, Frima Fox Hofrichter, Joseph Jacobs, and others
    • Narrated by: Stow Lovejoy, Jessica Tivens
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    You're busy. We get it. With VangoNotes you can study "in between" all the other things you need to get done. VangoNotes gives you the confidence you need to succeed in the classroom. They're flexible; just download and go. And, they're efficient. Use them in your car, at the gym, walking to class, wherever. Get yours today and start studying.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Bedtime Music and Stories for Children

    • By: Joseph Jacobs, Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated by: Nicki White, Bart Wolffe, Emma Topping
    • Length: 1 hr and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 1

    A selection of gentle lullabies and classic children's stories to listen to at bedtime.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • My kids got scared of the stories

    • By Mom to Be on 11-16-17

    Regular price: $8.25

    • Sailors' Yarns

    • Stories of Sea Dogs and Shipwrecks
    • By: Edgar Allan Poe, W. W. Jacobs, Rudyard Kipling, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    A splendid collection of seafarers' tales. "Choice Spirits", by W. W. Jacobs; "A Descent into the Maelström", by Edgar Allan Poe; "Pickled Herring", by W. W. Jacobs; "The Secret Sharer", by Joseph Conrad; "Mixed Relations", by W. W. Jacobs; "The Upper Berth", by F. Marion Crawford; "The Finest Story in the World", by Rudyard Kipling; and many more.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • A poor mix of mundane tales

    • By Spencer on 08-18-14

    Regular price: $31.99

    • Goldilocks and the Three Bears

    • By: Joseph Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Jenny Day
    • Length: 11 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    The three bears learn a valuable lesson about locking their door. They take a stroll while their breakfast cools, and return to find an intruder has been there - an intruder with little golden curls and very bad manners.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • The Gingerbread Man and Other Children's Favorites

    • By: Joseph Jacobs, Beatrix Potter, L. Frank Baum
    • Narrated by: Blair Mellow, James Mio, Jenny Day, and others
    • Length: 54 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 4

    This is a delightful collection of fairy tales and fables written by the most beloved of all children's authors and read with charming wit and tenderness. Includes the story of that fleet-footed Gingerbread Man who commences running as soon as the oven door is opened.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • The interstitial intros may (and do) annoy

    • By Patty on 01-20-09

    Regular price: $4.95

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