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    • The Birds' Christmas Carol

    • By: Kate Douglas Wiggin
    • Narrated by: Marnye Young
    • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2

    In The Birds' Christmas Carol, the arrival of Carol into the Bird family brings joy and sadness throughout the years, but her presence reminds everyone of the true meaning of Christmas.

    Regular price: $8.55

    • Mother Carey's Chickens

    • By: Kate Douglas Wiggin
    • Narrated by: Anne Hancock
    • Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    The sudden death of the father of the family results in the drastic reduction of the Careys' income and they must leave their comfortable home in Boston. Nancy Carey, the eldest, recalls a vacation in Maine when they all picnicked in the garden of a big, vacant house that her father loved. She discovers that the house is available, the rent is cheap, and persuades her mother that life in The Yellow House in Beulah, Maine is the perfect place to begin their new life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A very cozy book =)

    • By Camilla on 03-01-17

    Regular price: $17.13

    • Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

    • By: Kate Douglas Wiggin
    • Narrated by: Lorna Raver
    • Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 112
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 77
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 80

    The indomitable 10-year-old Rebecca has been sent away from her home at Sunnybrook Farm to live with her two spinster aunts in the quiet town of Riverboro in order to be brought up as a proper little lady.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Still Great After All These Years

    • By Joseph R on 04-12-09

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

    • By: Kate Douglas Wiggin
    • Narrated by: Barbara Caruso
    • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
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      5 out of 5 stars 31
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    This unforgettable children’s classic has been captivating children and adults alike for almost a century. Rebecca’s widowed mother has a failing farm, meager resources, and seven children to raise. When her spinster sisters offer Rebecca a home and an education, Mrs. Randall bundles her second eldest into a stagecoach with a kiss and an admonition to stay out of mischief. Could she be asking too much of the free-spirited imp with sparkling eyes and insatiable curiosity?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Timeless Story

    • By Susan on 12-20-14

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Arabian Nights

    • Their Best Known Tales
    • By: Kate Douglas Wiggin, Nora A. Smith
    • Narrated by: Johanna Ward
    • Length: 11 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 197
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      4 out of 5 stars 76
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      4 out of 5 stars 76

    Here is a selection of some of the best-known and best-loved tales of The Arabian Nights, including "Sinbad", "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves", "Aladdin", "The Talking Bird", and the "Fisherman and the Genie". In this "treasure house of pleasant things" you will find golden palaces, gem studded caves, and breathtaking gardens.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Lively Nights

    • By Joe Pawlowski on 04-14-05

    Regular price: $23.07

    • Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

    • By: Kate Douglas Wiggin
    • Narrated by: Ann Richardson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm has delighted readers for over 100 years. Published in 1903, when girls were inevitably depicted as pretty, gentle and proper, Rebecca Rowena Randall burst onto the scene of children's literature. Sent to live with her prim and proper Aunt Miranda, who is expecting her much more demure sister, Rebecca is a "bird of a very different feather".

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A sweet experience.

    • By cosmitron on 07-07-18

    Regular price: $14.00

    • The Babes in the Wood

    • By: Kate Douglas Wiggin, Nora A. Smith
    • Narrated by: Glenn Hascall
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Not to be confused with the classic poem, this short story is a delightful bit of storytelling about the many babes in the wood. This not only includes children, but also beetles, ants, spiders, and - wasps. Educations and just plain fun for the child in all of us.

    Regular price: $7.13