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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 636
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 559
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 540

    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

    • The Cat Who Came Indoors

    • A Story from Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales
    • By: Nelson Mandela (editor), Hugh Tracey
    • Narrated by: Helen Mirren
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    There are quite a number of stories explaining how dogs were tamed, but this Shona story from Zimbabwe, originally told to the musicologist and folklorist Hugh Tracey in the Karanga tongue, explains how cats became cherished inhabitants of human homes.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic

    • By Frae on 12-09-16

    Regular price: $2.27

    • The Tale of Kitty-in-Boots

    • By: Beatrix Potter
    • Narrated by: Helen Mirren
    • Length: 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    When one serious, well-behaved young black cat named Miss Catherine St. Quintin - or Kitty for short - decides to go a-hunting, she gets much more of an adventure than she had anticipated. In a tale dotted with familiar faces from Beatrix Potter's other classic tales, such as Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle and Mr. Toad, Miss Kitty quickly finds that hunting is dangerous as she goes from predator to prey.

    Regular price: $7.00

    • The Mother Who Turned to Dust

    • A Story from Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales
    • By: Nelson Mandela (editor), Vusi Mahlasela (composer)
    • Narrated by: Helen Mirren
    • Length: 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales is an audiobook benefiting children orphaned and impacted by HIV/AIDS in South Africa.

    Regular price: $2.27

    • The Tale of Kitty-in-Boots and Other Stories

    • By: Beatrix Potter
    • Narrated by: Helen Mirren, Anna Friel
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    'A serious, well-behaved young black cat who leads a daring double life defeating vile villains.' When Miss Kitty sneaks out to go hunting in her beautiful boots, she gets herself into all sorts of scrapes, but on this particular night she meets the foxiest hunter of them all - Mr. Tod! This utterly entertaining tale is filled with mistaken identities, devious villains and even an appearance by Peter Rabbit.

    Regular price: $10.65

    • Enough Rope with Andrew Denton: Helen Mirren

    • By: Andrew Denton
    • Narrated by: Dame Helen Mirren
    • Length: 20 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Everyone has a story. The following interview is taken from the best of Andrew Denton's award-winning Enough Rope series. When Andrew first saw her in Prime Suspect, he wanted her to arrest him. When he saw her in Gosford Park, he wanted her to order him around. And when he saw her in The Queen, he wanted to be her corgi. She is, of course, the luminous Helen Mirren.

    Regular price: $4.87