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    • Akimbo and the Lions

    • By: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Narrated by: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Length: 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    When Akimbo and his park ranger father accidentally capture a lion cub, Akimbo decides to name it Simba and care for it. The two soon become inseparable. But when Simba grows too big, Akimbo must make the right choice for his wild friend.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • my kids live listening to this story over and over

    • By FVSdC on 02-13-17

    Regular price: $4.95

    • Akimbo and the Elephants

    • By: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Narrated by: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Length: 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    In a central African animal sanctuary, young Akimbo sees the carcass of a mother elephant rotting in the sun. Hearing that his ranger father rarely catches these killers, Akimbo hatches a secret plan to apprehend these villains himself. But are the dangers too daunting for this aspiring hero?

    Regular price: $4.95

    • Akimbo and the Crocodile Man

    • By: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Narrated by: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Length: 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    When a visiting croc expert invites Akimbo along on a field study, Akimbo is thrilled. But when the crocodiles attack the guide, injuring him gravely, it will be up to Akimbo to cross a crocodile-infested river and jump-start a truck to bring back help.

    Regular price: $11.02

    • Akimbo and the Snakes

    • By: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Narrated by: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Length: 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Ten-year-old Akimbo gets to spend several days with his uncle, Peter, at his east African snake park! His uncle first takes him on a tour of the snake-filled sanctuary. Soon Akimbo learns important facts about snakes and helps his uncle with various tasks from milking cobra venom to feeding constrictors.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful!

    • By Tyson on 11-01-18

    Regular price: $11.17

    • The Bursting Balloons Mystery

    • By: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Narrated by: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Max and Maddy are on the trail of a criminal who'll stop at nothing to sabotage Mr Helium's trans-American hot air balloon race. The prize is a gold balloon worth one million and one dollars, and all the money raised by the race is to go towards the Home for Children Whose Parents Have Disappeared in Balloons - so there's a lot at stake! Will the detectives be able to blow the dastardly villain's plot sky high?

    Regular price: $5.64

    • The Modern Scholar

    • Creating Humans: Ethical Questions Where Reproduction and Science Collide
    • By: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Narrated by: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Length: 5 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    In this course, we will discuss the moral aspects of human reproduction. We will discuss various influences on reproduction as well as the scientific advances in reproductive technology. At the end of this course we will not have arrived at answers to the various questions raised, but instead will have provided a base for us to consider the issues at hand and a desire to pursue more study in the important aspects of creating humans.

    Regular price: $49.95

    • Max & Maddy and the Chocolate Money Mystery

    • By: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Narrated by: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Swiss banker Conrad Huffendorf hires Max and Maddy Twist - world Clue champions and children of private detective legends - to stop a rash of bank robberies. Bank security cameras show each holdup being carried out by a different Saint Bernard.

    Regular price: $11.02

    • Max & Maddy and the Bursting Balloons Mystery

    • By: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Narrated by: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Wealthy adventurer Harry Helium hires Max and Maddy Twist - world Clue champions and children of private detective legends - to stop a saboteur from affecting a New York to Vancouver hot-air balloon race. But as the race begins and dangerous incidents grow worse, the mysterious culprit lurks closer than anyone realizes.

    Regular price: $11.02

    • Akimbo and the Lions

    • By: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Narrated by: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Length: 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    There’s a hungry lion stealing cattle, and Akimbo’s father has to catch it! But when he sets out to deal with the marauding lion, things do not turn out as planned, as instead he traps a cub! The cub won’t survive for long without its mother. Can Akimbo help save it?

    Regular price: $5.46

    • The Chocolate Money Mystery

    • By: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Narrated by: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Max and Maddy Twist's parents were once famous, international detectives - before the evil Professor Sardine ruined their careers, that is. Now they run an ice cream parlour, and it is the services of their crime busting Cluedo champion children that are called upon! Mr Huffendort, a rich Swiss banker is very worried about a series of raids upon banks, carried out by a team of highly-trained St Bernard dogs! Who can be the criminal mastermind behind this evil and cunning plot?

    Regular price: $5.64

    • Akimbo and the Crocodile Man

    • By: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Narrated by: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    When Akimbo is offered the chance to help tag baby crocodiles, he is very excited. John the Crocodile Man wants to keep an eye on the latest batch of crocodiles, and Akimbo is keen to learn more about the dangerous creatures. Then John is attacked by an angry croc, and Akimbo has to use all his courage to save him!

    Regular price: $5.64

    • Akimbo and the Snakes

    • By: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Narrated by: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Length: 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Akimbo loves his life in Africa. He loves living in the great game reserve where his father is ranger. He is able to see all sorts of wonderful animals. But he doesn't see many snakes - they usually slither away when he gets close. But then his uncle Peter asks if Akimbo would like to visit his snake park, and Akimbo jumps at the chance!

    Regular price: $5.46

    • Akimbo and the Elephants

    • By: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Narrated by: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Length: 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Akimbo lives with his family on a game reserve in Kenya. When Akimbo sees what poachers do to the elephants on his game reserve, he is determined to stop them. There’s only one way to do it, and that’s to become an elephant hunter himself! But it’s going to take strength and courage and will involve facing danger. Can he stop the poachers and save the elephants?

    Regular price: $5.46