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    • Love, Life, and Elephants

    • An African Love Story
    • By: Daphne Sheldrick
    • Narrated by: Virginia McKenna
    • Length: 14 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 202
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 187
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 188

    Daphne Sheldrick, whose family arrived in Africa from Scotland in the 1820s, is the first person ever to have successfully hand-reared newborn elephants. Her deep empathy and understanding, her years of observing Kenya’s rich variety of wildlife, and her pioneering work in perfecting the right husbandry and milk formula have saved countless elephants, rhinos, and other baby animals from certain death.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A LOVE STORY IN EVERY SENSE

    • By Mimi Routh on 08-26-12

    Regular price: $28.34

    • An African Love Story

    • Love, Life and Elephants
    • By: Daphne Sheldrick
    • Narrated by: Virginia McKenna
    • Length: 14 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    The unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of An African Love Story, Daphne Sheldrick's touching memoir about romance, life and elephants from Africa's greatest living conservationist. Read by Virginia McKenna, the star of Born Free and the Founder Trustee of the Born Free Foundation. An African Love Story is the incredible memoir of the life of Africa's greatest living conservationist. It tells two stories.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A magical tale of Africa.

    • By Anna Spencer on 05-18-16

    Regular price: $24.79

    • How the Elephant Got Its Trunk and Other Wild Animal Stories

    • By: Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated by: Virginia McKenna
    • Length: 4 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Rudyard Kipling's famous Just So Stories provides imaginative answers to the many questions children ask about the world and the animals we share it with. In this magical audio recording, iconic actress and wildlife conservationist Virginia McKenna OBE brings the best beloved of Kipling's stories to a brand new audience. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful!

    • By Mary Katherine Worth on 06-30-18

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Secret Garden

    • By: Frances Hodgson Burnett
    • Narrated by: Virginia McKenna
    • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
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      5 out of 5 stars 15
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    What the Narnia books did for wardrobes, The Secret Garden did for the walled garden. Few readers can fail to share with Mary Lennox that inexplicable thrill of anticipation at the notion of an enclosed and secret world, bursting with potential life and beauty but remaining hidden from view. As Mary herself observes, 'Here was another locked door, added to the hundred in the strange house'.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Inspirational rendition of The Secret Garden!

    • By Anna Spencer on 05-12-16

    Regular price: $15.98

    • The Bellamy Bird

    • By: Clare Havens
    • Narrated by: Virginia McKenna
    • Length: 5 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Almbury Manor is the ancestral home of the Bellamy family, who have a priceless heirloom: a golden statue known as the Bellamy Bird, a gift from an Indian Prince. Solid gold and encrusted with precious stones, the Bird is quite priceless. One Midsummer’s Eve in 1931 the statue is stolen, causing the downfall of the Bellamy family and the loss of Almbury Manor. Modern-day siblings Freddie and Jamie, descendants of the Bellamy family, go back in time to try to prevent the robbery and secure their family’s future with the help of some mischievous schoolboys, a group of sailing-mad children and a boat called Wren

    Regular price: $8.72