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    • Mary Poppins

    • The Mary Poppins Series, Book 1
    • By: P. L. Travers
    • Narrated by: Sophie Thompson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,082
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 953
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 951

    Here is the timeless story of Mary Poppins, the world's favorite nanny, and her magical adventures with the Banks family. Mary Poppins is like no other nanny the Banks children have ever seen. It all starts when their new nanny is blown by the east wind onto the doorstep of the Banks house, carrying a parrot-headed umbrella and a magic carpetbag. She becomes a most unusual nanny to Jane, Michael, and the twins.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Magical With An Edge....Book vs Movie

    • By Sara on 01-18-18

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Mary Poppins Comes Back

    • Mary Poppins, Book 2
    • By: P. L. Travers
    • Narrated by: Sophie Thompson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 219
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 188
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 190

    From the moment Mary Poppins arrives at Number Seventeen Cherry Tree Lane, everyday life at the Banks house is forever changed. Jane, Michael, and the twins have never had such a wonderful nanny, who brings enchantment and excitement everywhere she goes. In Mary Poppins Comes Back, the beloved nanny returns when she's pulled down from the clouds by the string of Michael's kite. In her care, the Banks children meet the King of the Castle and the Dirty Rascal, visit the upside-down world of Mr. Turvy and his bride, Miss Topsy, and spend a breathless afternoon above the park, dangling from a clutch of balloons.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • LOVED.... thank you P.L. Travers for the adventure

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-16-18

    Regular price: $17.47

    • The Pallisers

    • 12 BBC Radio 4 Full Cast Dramatisations
    • By: Anthony Trollope
    • Narrated by: Ben Miles, David Troughton, full cast, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 21 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    A sweeping radio saga of political intrigue, love affairs, financial wrangles and murder, based on the books by Anthony Trollope, creator of The Barchester Chronicles. This epic drama follows several generations of the Palliser dynasty as they navigate the twists and turns of political and high society in Victorian England. Starring Ben Miles as Plantagenet, Sophie Thompson as Glencora, Conleth Hill as Phineas and David Troughton as the Narrator, with a star cast including Bertie Carvel, Juliet Stevenson, Greg Wise and Rachael Stirling. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful story!

    • By Carolyn S. Lynch on 06-24-18

    Regular price: $24.00

    • Mary Poppins in Cherry Tree Lane

    • The Mary Poppins Series, Book 5
    • By: P. L. Travers
    • Narrated by: Sophie Thompson
    • Length: 1 hr and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 45

    This classic series tells the story of the world's mostbeloved nanny, who brings enchantment and excitement with her everywhere she goes. She's back! Mary Poppins, everyone's favorite nanny, hasreturned to take the Banks children on another unforgettable adventure. On themost magical of nights, Midsummer's Eve, all kinds of strange things can happen - mythicalvisitors come down from the heavens and animals speak. But Mary Poppins takesit all in stride, drawing everyone, even the trembling Park Keeper, into thespirit of a romantic and magical holiday.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • wish...

    • By Virginia16 on 10-15-17

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Little Dorrit (Dramatised)

    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Ian McKellen, Kenneth Cranham, Sophie Thompson, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 44 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    The youngest child of debtor William Dorrit, Amy is born in Marshalsea prison. She and her father are befriended by Arthur Clennam, whose mother employs "little Dorrit" as a seamstress. The fortunes of the Dorrits undergo an extreme change when William inherits a fortune, and the family move to Italy. Back in England, Arthur Clennam finds himself the victim of a massive fraud and ends up in Marshalsea. There he is found by Little Dorrit, whose fortune has had no effect on her generosity and humility.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Dickens comes to life

    • By Adeliese on 05-23-09

    Regular price: $17.05

    • Princess Mirror-Belle and the Magic Shoes

    • Princess Mirror-Belle Bind Up, Book 2
    • By: Julia Donaldson
    • Narrated by: Sophie Thompson
    • Length: 1 hr and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Ellen's life is turned upside down by the hilarious Mirror-Belle, a spirited princess who claims to be from somewhere mysterious and far away. She appears out of mirrors to tell Ellen magical stories and take her on exciting escapades. From going to ballet class to staying at Ellen's grandparents' house, causing mischief with their furry friends, having fun at Halloween and taking the princess test, you can always guarantee that wherever Mirror-Belle goes, trouble will follow.

    Regular price: $7.45

    • Jeremiah Bourne in Time

    • By: Nigel Planer
    • Narrated by: Nigel Planer, Siobhan Redmond, Sophie Thompson, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 17 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Jeremiah Bourne is a boy with a remarkable gift. He can travel in time. Not by using a time machine, or stepping through a dimensional portal. It just happens to him, as though by accident. One minute he’s in the present day, the next, he’s 100 years in the past, standing in the London of 1910. Jeremiah has two questions: how did he get there - and how can he get back? On his quest for the answers, he enlists the help of Phyllis Stokes of The Society for Theosophical Research and her equally eccentric brother, Roger Allcot Standish, magistrate, spiritualist and dedicated nudist.

    Regular price: $32.71

    • Cymbeline: The Arkangel Shakespeare

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Sophie Thompson, Ben Porter, Jack Shepherd, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 19 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    Imogen, the daughter of King Cymbeline, is persecuted by her wicked stepmother, the Queen, and by Cloten, the Queen's doltish son. Disguised as a boy, she sets out to find her husband, the banished Posthumus. On her journey, she unwittingly meets her two brothers, stolen from the court as infants. Posthumus, meanwhile, has been convinced by the villainous Iachimo that Imogen is unchaste and agrees to a test of her faithfulness.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Has its moments but it has a lot less than I hoped

    • By Darwin8u on 12-21-17

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Mary Poppins and the House Next Door

    • The Mary Poppins Series, Book 8
    • By: P. L. Travers
    • Narrated by: Sophie Thompson
    • Length: 1 hr and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 42

    Mary Poppins, the unflappable nanny of the Banks children, is back again! It is a day like any other for Mary Poppins and the Banks family in Number Seventeen Cherry Tree Lane - until a telegram arrives with the momentous news that Miss Andrews, the Holy Terror, is coming to live in the house next door. The house has always been empty and so has become the treasure of Cherry Tree Lane - each neighbor has filled it with personal dreams. But now peace in the lane is gravely threatened.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • P.L. Travers Final Poppins Story

    • By Richard S. Swol on 11-03-17

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Princess Mirror-Belle and the Sea Monster's Cave

    • By: Julia Donaldson
    • Narrated by: Sophie Thompson
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Ellen gets a big shock when her double appears out of the bathroom mirror. But Mirror-Belle is a double with a difference! She is a princess, and a very mischievous one at that. Join magically mischievous Mirror-Belle as she comes popping out of Ellen's mirror to sweep her into a variety of hilarious escapades - from Mirror-Belle muscling in on Ellen's seaside holiday to the return of Prince Precious Paws. You can always guarantee that wherever Mirror-Belle goes, trouble will follow.

    Regular price: $7.45

    • All Because of Jackson

    • By: Dick King-Smith
    • Narrated by: Sophie Thompson
    • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Mary's little brother, Billy, seems perfectly normal, until one moonlit evening Mary finds him floating above his bed. From then on, whenever the full moon rises, Billy the Bird flies up, up and away and home again! In the second story, Jackson is a rabbit with a dream. He spends his days watching the tall sailing ships coming and longs to go to sea, too. So one day Jackson stows away on the Atalanta.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Hard to find Sophie Thompson

    • By lindeka8 on 01-31-15

    Regular price: $11.44

    • Emma

    • By: Jane Austen
    • Narrated by: Sophie Thompson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 52 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    Jane Austen's enduring tale of romantic entanglement, read by Sophie Thompson. Emma is considered by many to be Jane Austen's finest work. Its heroine is fascinating, selfish, and manipulative, running riot with other people's emotions and relationships. The author employs her greatest skills to bring about Emma's consequent crisis, her awakening, and a happy resolution.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Can’t listen to this reader

    • By SJ on 08-20-18

    Regular price: $11.18

    • Christmas with Princess Mirror-Belle

    • Princess Mirror-Belle, Book 7
    • By: Julia Donaldson
    • Narrated by: Sophie Thompson
    • Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Christmas with Princess Mirror-Belle features two festive stories from Julia Donaldson. Ellen gets a big shock when her reflection climbs out of a mirror. But Mirror-Belle is a double with a difference! She is a princess, and a very mischievous one at that. Join Mirror-Belle as she sweeps Ellen into hilarious Christmassy escapades - from joining in with the Christmas ballet show to attending Ellen's friend's fancy-dress party and trying to catch Father Christmas!

    Regular price: $7.45

    • Princess Mirror-Belle: Princess Mirror-Belle Bind Up, Book 1

    • By: Julia Donaldson
    • Narrated by: Sophie Thompson
    • Length: 1 hr and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Ellen's life is turned upside down by the hilarious Mirror-Belle, a spirited princess who claims to be from somewhere mysterious and far away. She appears out of mirrors to tell Ellen magical stories and take her on exciting escapades. From battling with Dragon Pox to helping out with the local pantomime, celebrating birthdays, having fun at the fair and starting at a new school, there are always adventures to be had.

    Regular price: $7.45

    • Princess Mirror-Belle

    • By: Julia Donaldson, Lydia Monks
    • Narrated by: Sophie Thompson
    • Length: 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    From the best-selling author of The Gruffalo, Julia Donaldson, comes Princess Mirror-Belle, the exciting adventures of a princess with a difference. Princess Mirror-Belle is perfect for fans of this best-selling team who are beginning to listen on their own. Ellen gets a big shock when her double appears out of the bathroom mirror.

    Regular price: $7.22

    • The Cat Mummy

    • By: Jacqueline Wilson
    • Narrated by: Sophie Thompson
    • Length: 1 hr and 21 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Mabel, Verity's beloved cat, once belonged to Verity's mum - not that she actually ever knew her mum because she died. She really doesn't mind too much about not having a mum, apart from when she goes to visit her grave, which makes her think about being in the ground with a head full of worms. So, when Mabel dies, Verity goes to extraordinary lengths to preserve her in the style of the ancient Egyptians.

    Regular price: $18.07

    • Princess Mirror-Belle and the Magic Shoes

    • By: Julia Donaldson
    • Narrated by: Sophie Thompson
    • Length: 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    From the best-selling author of The Gruffalo, Julia Donaldson, comes Princess Mirror-Belle, the exciting adventures of a princess with a difference. Ellen gets a big shock when her double appears out of the bathroom mirror. But Mirror-Belle is a double with a difference! She is a princess and a very mischievous one at that. Join magically mischievous Mirror-Belle as she comes popping out of Ellen's mirror to sweep her into a variety of hilarious escapades.

    Regular price: $7.22

    • Princess Mirror-Belle and the Flying Horse

    • By: Julia Donaldson
    • Narrated by: Sophie Thompson
    • Length: 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Ellen gets a big shock when her double appears out of the bathroom mirror. But Mirror-Belle is a double with a difference! She is a princess, and a very mischievous one at that. Join magically mischievous Mirror-Belle as she comes popping out of Ellen's mirror to sweep her into a variety of hilarious escapades - from exploring a hospital after Ellen falls off her bike to chasing after Mirror-Belle's Magic Ball. You can always guarantee that wherever Mirror-Belle goes, trouble will follow.

    Regular price: $7.22

    • Billy the Bird

    • By: Dick King-Smith
    • Narrated by: Sophie Thompson
    • Length: 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Look up into the starry sky on the night of the full moon and you'll see...a bird? A plane? No...a little boy! Eight-year-old Mary Bird has discovered a secret: Her four-year-old brother Billy can fly! Floating around his room is bad enough, but when he takes off out an open window, Mary's sure disaster isn't far behind. She may be right!

    Regular price: $10.84

    • Princess Mirror-Belle and Prince Precious Paws

    • By: Julia Donaldson
    • Narrated by: Sophie Thompson
    • Length: 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    From the best-selling author of The Gruffalo, Julia Donaldson, comes Princess Mirror-Belle, the exciting adventures of a princess with a difference. Ellen gets a big shock when her double appears out of the bathroom mirror. But Mirror-Belle is a double with a difference! She is a princess and a very mischievous one at that. Join magically mischievous Mirror-Belle as she comes popping out of Ellen's mirror to sweep her into a variety of hilarious escapades.

    Regular price: $7.22

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