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    • The Poets' Corner

    • The One-and-Only Poetry Book for the Whole Family
    • By: John Lithgow
    • Narrated by: Morgan Freeman, Susan Sarandon, Helen Mirren, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 599
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 527
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 508

    John Lithgow has compiled an outstanding collection of memorable poems and has gathered his famous friends to read them. The wide variety of carefully selected poetry in this audiobook provides the perfect introduction to reel in those who are new to poetry, and for poetry lovers to experience beloved verses in a fresh, vivid way. Lithgow offers insightful and sometimes poignant commentary to accompany each poem. His essential criterion is that "each poem's light shines more brightly when read aloud".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thank You, JL

    • By Scot on 07-18-11

    Regular price: $17.09

    • Sarah, Plain and Tall Audio Collection

    • By: Patricia MacLachlan
    • Narrated by: Glenn Close
    • Length: 4 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88

    Sarah, Plain and Tall, Skylark, and Caleb's Story, all unabridged and all performed beautifully by Academy Award-winning actress Glenn Close, make up this exquisite audio collection.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Missing Skylark, but still excellent

    • By G. Rokosz on 08-22-05

    Regular price: $18.24

    • Sarah, Plain and Tall

    • By: Patricia MacLachlan
    • Narrated by: Glenn Close
    • Length: 1 hr and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 168
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 141
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 138

    "I will come by train. I will wear a yellow bonnet. I am plain and tall." A heartwarming story about two children, Anna and Caleb, whose lives are changed forever when their widowed papa advertises for a mail-order bride. Sarah Elisabeth Wheaton from Maine answers the ad and agrees to come for a month. Sarah brings gifts from the sea, a cat named Seal, and singing and laughter to the quiet house. But will she like it enough to stay? Anna and Caleb wait and wonder -- and hope. Performed by Glenn Close

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book

    • By jennifer on 09-13-12

    Regular price: $10.26

    • Caleb's Story

    • By: Patricia MacLachlan
    • Narrated by: Glenn Close
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 9

    "It's your job now," Anna says as she hands Caleb her journals, asking him to continue writing the family story. Caleb fears there will be nothing left to write about, until a mysterious old man is discovered in the barn. Everyone is excited about the arrival of a new family member except for Jacob, who holds a bitter grudge.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome

    • By Marisa Talley on 07-16-17

    Regular price: $13.68

    • Skylark

    • By: Patricia MacLachlan
    • Narrated by: Glenn Close
    • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 22

    Sarah came to the prairie from Maine to marry Papa. But that summer, a drought turned the land dry and brown. Fires swept across the fields and coyotes came to the well in search of water. So Sarah took Anna and Caleb back east, where they would be safe. Papa stayed behind. He would not leave his land.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful sequel

    • By BM on 10-11-16

    Regular price: $10.26

    • More Perfect than the Moon

    • By: Patricia MacLachlan
    • Narrated by: Glenn Close
    • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 21

    Cassie spends her days watching Grandfather and Caleb in the barn, looking out at Papa working the fields, spying on Sarah feeding the goslings. She's an observer, a writer, a storyteller. Everything is as it should be.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Continues the Sarah, Plain and Tall series

    • By Laura on 01-09-12

    Regular price: $10.26

    • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

    • Rabbit Ears: A Classic Tale (Spotlight)
    • By: Washington Irving
    • Narrated by: Glenn Close
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    Actress Glenn Close reads Washington Irving's eerie tale of romantic rivalry along the Hudson. The story pits the new schoolmaster Ichabod Crane against the local hero and bully, Brom Bones, for the hand of Katrina Van Tassel. This haunting drama climaxes with the appearance of one of the great, legendary ghosts of all time: the headless horseman.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • it's good

    • By Amazon Customer on 10-17-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Emperor and the Nightingale

    • By: Eva Le Gallienne - adaptor, Hans Christian Andersen
    • Narrated by: Glenn Close
    • Length: 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Actress Glenn Close narrates this story, accompanied by original music by Mark Isham. The Emperor and his court in ancient China discover a little grey bird with an enchanting song. But when the Emperor is presented with a jewel-encrusted, artificial singing bird, he banishes the nightingale from his court. Years later, he realizes that the song of the real nightingale is the true treasure.

    Regular price: $3.95