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    • The Gruffalo

    • By: Julia Donaldson
    • Narrated by: Imelda Staunton
    • Length: 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 50

    Here's a rhyming story of a mouse and a monster. Little mouse goes for a walk in a dangerous forest. To scare off his enemies, he invents tales of a fantastical creature called the Gruffalo. So imagine his surprise when he meets the real Gruffalo.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of the all time great childrens books

    • By Daryl on 01-22-10

    Regular price: $4.47

    • The Snail and the Whale

    • By: Julia Donaldson
    • Narrated by: Imelda Staunton
    • Length: 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74

    One tiny snail longs to see the world and hitches a lift on the tail of a whale. Together they go on an amazing journey, past icebergs and volcanoes, sharks and penguins, and the little snail feels so small in the vastness of the world. But when disaster strikes and the whale is beached in a bay, it's the tiny snail who saves the day.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • 1 minute story interrupted by 10 minutes of music

    • By Israel J on 05-14-16

    Regular price: $4.47

    • The Smartest Giant in Town

    • By: Julia Donaldson
    • Narrated by: Imelda Staunton, Jim Carter, Steven Pacey
    • Length: 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 24

    A funny tale of kindness and friendship, with a superb rhyming refrain for children to join in with, from the creators of The Gruffalo. George wished he wasn't the scruffiest giant in town. So when he sees a new shop selling giant-sized clothes, he decides it's time for a new look: smart trousers, smart shirt, stripy tie, shiny shoes. Now he's the smartest giant in town...until he bumps into some animals who desperately need his help - and his clothes!

    Regular price: $4.47

    • The Gruffalo's Child

    • By: Julia Donaldson
    • Narrated by: Imelda Staunton
    • Length: 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 27

    The Gruffalo said that no gruffalo should, Ever set foot in the deep dark wood. But one wild and windy night the Gruffalo’s Child ignores her father’s warning and tiptoes out into the snow. After all the Big Bad Mouse doesn’t really exist . . . does he?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My kids' favorurite, and very well read :)

    • By Amazon Customer on 12-22-15

    Regular price: $4.33

    • Journey to the River Sea

    • By: Eva Ibbotson
    • Narrated by: Imelda Staunton
    • Length: 3 hrs
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    Maia, an orphan, can't wait to reach her distant relatives a thousand miles up the Amazon. She imagines a loving family with whom she will share great adventures. Instead she finds two spiteful cousins who see the jungle as the enemy and refuse to go outdoors.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • excellent!

    • By shmuel on 09-04-17

    Regular price: $9.69

    • A Squash and a Squeeze

    • By: Julia Donaldson
    • Narrated by: Julia Donaldson, Imelda Staunton, Steven Pacey
    • Length: 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    What can you do if your house is too small? The wise old man knows: bring in a flappy, scratchy, noisy crowd of farmyard animals. When you push them all out again, you'll be amazed at how big your house feels!

    Regular price: $3.72

    • Tyrannosaurus Drip

    • By: Julia Donaldson
    • Narrated by: Imelda Staunton
    • Length: 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Whoever heard of a vegetarian T. Rex? Everyone knows that tyrannosauruses are big and scary, so when a placid duckbill dinosaur's egg ends up in the wrong nest, confusion is sure to ensue!

    When the baby dinosaur hatches out, he's so out of place that his grisly big sisters call him Tyrannosaurus Drip. Poor little Drip: all he wants is a quiet life munching on water weed.

    Regular price: $4.47

    • The Princess and the Wizard

    • By: Julia Donaldson
    • Narrated by: Imelda Staunton
    • Length: 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    A sparkling tale of a Princess from the author of The Gruffalo "The princess may try seven times to escape By changing her colour and changing her shape." But each time Princess Camellia changes - into a blue fish, a yellow chick, a red fox or a black cat - the wicked wizard finds her and sets her another horrible task. Will this plucky princess be able to outwit him and escape back to the palace in time to cut her birthday cake?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • It won't annoy after the 50th time

    • By Bewench on 07-20-12

    Regular price: $4.47

    • Stick Man

    • By: Julia Donaldson
    • Narrated by: Imelda Staunton
    • Length: 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Stick Man lives in the family tree. With his Stick Lady Love and their stick children three. But it's dangerous being a Stick Man. A dog wants to play with him, a swan builds her nest with him. He even ends up on a fire! Will he ever get back to the family tree? Brilliantly performed by award-winning actress Imelda Staunton, this audio download includes the complete, best-selling story with music, the Stick Man Song, a listening game, and a readalong version of the story with musical page turns to use with a copy of the book.

    Regular price: $5.32

    • Charlie Cook's Favourite Book

    • By: Julia Donaldson
    • Narrated by: Imelda Staunton, Steven Pacey
    • Length: 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Charlie Cook is reading a book about a pirate captain, who is reading a book about Goldilocks, who is reading about a knight, who is reading about a frog....From kings and queens to aliens and ghosts, there's something for everyone in Charlie's amazing book!

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Too much music

    • By George Nachman on 09-09-17

    Regular price: $4.47

    • Zog

    • By: Julia Donaldson
    • Narrated by: Imelda Staunton
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    Zog is the keenest dragon in school. He's also the most accident-prone, flying into trees and even setting his own wing on fire. Luckily, a mysterious little girl always comes by and patches up his bumps and bruises. But will she be able to help Zog with his toughest test: capturing a princess?

    Regular price: $5.32

    • Superworm

    • By: Julia Donaldson
    • Narrated by: Imelda Staunton
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's wiggly, squiggly superhero is now available as an audio download.

    Brilliantly performed by award-winning actress Imelda Staunton, this audio download contains the full story with music, the Superworm Listening Game, and the brand-new Superworm song.

    Regular price: $5.32

    • Tabby McTat

    • By: Julia Donaldson
    • Narrated by: Imelda Staunton
    • Length: 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Tabby McTat is a busker's cat. He loves his life with Fred, singing along as people throw coins in their hat. Then one day, Fred has an accident, and the two are separated. How will they ever find each other again? Brilliantly performed by award-winning actress Imelda Staunton, this audio download contains the complete, best-selling story with music, the Tabby McTat Song, a listening game, and a readalong version of the story with musical page turns to use with a copy of the book.

    Regular price: $5.32

    • The Highway Rat

    • By: Julia Donaldson
    • Narrated by: Imelda Staunton
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    The Highway Rat rides along the highway stealing all of the travellers’ food. But a crafty duck soon puts an end to his crooked ways! Brilliantly performed by award-winning actress, Imelda Staunton, this audio download contains the complete, best-selling story with music, the Highway Rat Song, a listening game, and a readalong version of the story with musical page turns to use with a copy of the book.

    Regular price: $5.32

    • Tiddler

    • By: Julia Donaldson
    • Narrated by: Imelda Staunton
    • Length: 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Tiddler is a little fish who tells the tallest tales in the ocean. But did he really ride a seahorse? Did he really meet a mermaid? And what about the scariest story of all - the one about the fishermen and the net! Brilliantly performed by award-winning actress Imelda Staunton, this audio download contains the complete, best-selling story with music, the Tiddler Song, and a listening game.

    Regular price: $5.32

    • Night Monkey, Day Monkey

    • By: Julia Donaldson
    • Narrated by: Imelda Staunton
    • Length: 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Night Monkey and Day Monkey's worlds are as different as … night and day! What one fears, the other loves, what one understands only confuses the other. But in learning about each other's opposite worlds, they also learn to be the best of friends. Boisterous and rhythmic fun from Julia Donaldson, the creator of The Gruffalo. Read by Imelda Staunton.

    Regular price: $5.15

    • The History Plays

    • By: Nigel Smith
    • Narrated by: Blake Harrison, Daniel Rigby, Fiona Allen, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 19 mins
    • Original Recording
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    The History Plays is a series of five two-hander plays by Vent author Nigel Smith, which are imagined conversations at key moments in recent history, moments that have permanently changed the British psyche. Starting with Mick Jagger's conviction for drug possession and the surprising pro-Jagger line taken in a Times editorial through the fragmented morality of John Stonehouse, the Indian summer of patriotism over the Falklands, the death of Diana, and the end of the Blair years, The History Plays are a satirical and thoughtful exploration of huge social forces played out in small human dramas.

    Regular price: $13.08

    • Who Are You Stripy Horse?

    • By: Jim Helmore
    • Narrated by: Imelda Staunton
    • Length: 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    In the tick-tock quiet, a shaft of moonlight tickles the nose of something sleeping. It's a stuffed, stripy horse. He twitches. Then an enormous dusty sneeze echoes round the room. He's awake. So begins this charming story, all about a forgotten toy who can't remember his name.

    Regular price: $5.32

    • Little Croc's Purse

    • By: Lizzie Finlay
    • Narrated by: Imelda Staunton
    • Length: 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    One fine day Little Croc finds a lonely lost purse...and it's full of money! Does he keep it and use the money for himself? Will he succumb to the temptation of some new shoes, a cool lemonade or the teasing of his friends? No! Honourable Little Croc is off to find the owner. And when the owner of the purse lets him keep it and the money inside, he soon realises that being honest is its own best reward! A brand new heart-warming tale from Dandylion creator, Lizzie Finlay!

    Regular price: $6.40

    • Dandylion

    • By: Lizzie Finlay
    • Narrated by: Imelda Staunton
    • Length: 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    When the 'delightfully different, bright yellow and rather scruffy' Dandylion joins Miss Gardener's neat and tidy class, chaos and fun follow. But after one messy incident too many he's told to go home - he just doesn't fit in. It doesn't take long, however, for everyone to realise that too much neatness and order isn't always a good thing and everyone's desperate for Dandylion to return! At last, Dandylion feels like a wildflower in the right place! An empowering story about friendship, diversity and finding your place.

    Regular price: $7.75

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