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    • Fifty Famous Stories Retold

    • By: James Baldwin
    • Narrated by: Bobbie Frohman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19

    Here are 50 famous stories of long-ago times, retold in a short form for all young people. These are tales of valor, bravery, and kindness, as well as high adventure. Included are "The Story of William Tell", "Damon and Pythias", "Androclus and the Lion", "The Story of Robin Hood" and many more.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Buyer Beware - Great Content but tracks messed up

    • By SpunkyMama on 01-06-13

    Regular price: $5.59

    • The Little Duke

    • The Childhood History of Richard the Fearless, Duke of Normandy
    • By: Charlotte Yonge
    • Narrated by: David Thorn
    • Length: 4 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    Based on historical fact, full of intrigue and chivalry at a time when Normandy was not part of France, this is the romantic childhood history of Richard the Fearless, Duke of Normandy. After his father was assassinated, when he was just nine years old, he is kidnapped and imprisoned by Louis of France, who wanted to annex Normandy. But thanks to the bravery and daring of Richard's loyal squire and knight, Osmond de Centeville, he makes good his escape.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Makes Learning History Unforgettable!

    • By Harriet on 07-31-12
    • The Childhood History of Richard the Fearless, Duke of Normandy
    • By: Charlotte Yonge
    • Narrated by: David Thorn
    • Length: 4 hrs and 18 mins
    • Release date: 12-11-08
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 29 ratings

    Regular price: $5.59

    • The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood

    • By: Howard Pyle
    • Narrated by: David Thorn
    • Length: 11 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 164
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 134
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 135

    Here are American author Howard Pyle's exciting and hilarious tales of Robin Hood and his merry band of outlaws, who reigned over Sherwood Forest doing many good deeds for the poor - and deserved misdeeds to the pompous and haughty rich.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great presentation of a classic story

    • By Damon D. Hickey on 06-21-12

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare

    • By: Edith Nesbit
    • Narrated by: David Thorn, Bobbie Frohman, Laurallee Westaway
    • Length: 5 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 39

    Edith Nesbit re-tells the stories of William Shakespeare's plays, making them accessible to children, while evoking the drama and excitement of the originals.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Frustrating

    • By Michele Elliott on 10-08-10

    Regular price: $5.59

    • The Story of King Arthur and His Knights

    • By: Howard Pyle
    • Narrated by: David Thorn
    • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 150
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 109
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 108

    American author Howard Pyle (who also wrote The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood) weaves the tales of chivalrous knights, the magic sword of Excalibur, the magician Merlin the Wise, and the legendary Arthur, later to become King of Britain. Pyle describes bouts of jousting and knightly jealousies played out in grand style.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • An Entertaining Account of Arthur’s Early Days

    • By Jefferson on 12-03-11

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The Narrative of Sojourner Truth

    • By: Olive Gilbert
    • Narrated by: Bobbie Frohman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 45

    A poignant biography as told to Olive Gilbert by Isabella Bomefree - a slave who later took the name of Sojourner Truth. She recounts the harshness of life under slavery, and after winner her freedom, became a vociferous abolitionist for which she has been long remembered and revered.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • NARRATOR BORING

    • By Lmkelley8157 on 01-08-16

    Regular price: $5.59

    • Understood Betsy

    • By: Dorothy Canfield
    • Narrated by: Bobbie Frohman
    • Length: 4 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 135
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 109

    Elizabeth Ann was orphaned at an early age and raised by her maiden aunts in the busy city. But suddenly illness forces the aunts to send her to other relatives: the Putnams, who live in the country on a farm. Elizabeth Ann learns all about the farm and making butter and applesauce and dearly loves the the life there. Then, one of the aunts comes back and wants to take her back to the city. Such a dilemma!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved by kids, mom, and dad!

    • By knittymama on 03-11-17

    Regular price: $5.59

    • The Tanglewood Tales

    • By: Nathaniel Hawthorne
    • Narrated by: Bobbie Frohman
    • Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Nathaniel Hawthorne masterfully grabs the imagination of children with these timeless tales of adventure based on the incomparable Greek mythological heroes' escapades. The stories included are: "The Wayside", "The Minotaurs", "The Pygmies", "The Dragon's Teeth", "Circe's Palace", "The Pomegranate Seeds", and "The Golden Fleece".

    Regular price: $6.99

    • The Humorous Short Stories of Mark Twain

    • By: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: Bobbie Frohman
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 89

    The master storyteller amuses and entertains with a collection of stories which includes: "The Man Who Corrupted Hadleyburg", "The Double Barrelled Detective Story", "The Jumping Frog of Calaveras County", "The Million Dollar Bank Note", "Benton and Mills", "A Tale", "Cannibalism in the Cars", "The Stolen White Elephant", "The Man Who Put Up at Gadsby's", "The Good Little Boy", "The Bad Little Boy", and "Baker's Blue Jay Yarn".

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Poorly Edited

    • By Candice on 10-21-13

    Regular price: $7.69

    • My Man Jeeves

    • By: P. G. Wodehouse
    • Narrated by: David Thorn
    • Length: 5 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 334
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 297
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 305

    Wodehouse introduces us once again to the "wonder butler" Jeeves, who, as usual is able to solve any and all of Bertie Wooster's endless problems with ease and finesse. And he also introduces us to a character not dissimilar to Bertie . . . by name of Reggie. Such fun to follow Jeeves in the hijinks!

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • not a fan of this narrator

    • By DB on 06-12-15

    Regular price: $5.59

    • Pudd'nhead Wilson

    • By: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: Bobbie Frohman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 57

    Another of Mark Twain's best-selling yarns of skullduggery and mischief. Set in the deep South, Pudd'nhead Wilson is the central character as an attorney who solves a murder mystery and lays bare the wicked deeds of a larger-than-life ensemble of personalities in his own wry and peculiar way.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible overacting by the narrators

    • By Janine on 05-24-16

    Regular price: $6.29

    • The Wind in the Willows

    • By: Kenneth Grahame
    • Narrated by: David Thorn
    • Length: 6 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 122
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 103

    Since publication in 1908, The Wind in the Willows has established itself as one of the most popular children's books ever written. The animals Rat, Toad, Mole, Badger, and many more share their trials and tribulations as well as joys as they progress through the seasons of the year. The magical fantasy of their journeys starts on the river bank and goes to the heights of Toad Hall, a truly fine mansion of many secret passages. All children will delight and be taken away on the wings of imagination.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Unabridged (but dramatized)

    • By Yunae on 03-30-12

    Regular price: $7.69

    • The Story of Dr. Dolittle

    • By: Hugh Lofting
    • Narrated by: Bobbie Frohman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 24

    Hugh Lofting's wonderfully whimsical story of a doctor whose love of animals allows him to learn their language and becomes a splendid "animal doctor"... with their help. And he even goes all the way to Africa to cure the sick monkeys...it's charming!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful story, great summer read!

    • By Kaui on 06-27-15

    Regular price: $4.89

    • Lad

    • A Dog
    • By: Albert Payson Terhune
    • Narrated by: Bobbie Frohman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    Lad: A Dog is a novelized version of twelve short stories about a fantastic collie named Lad. Lad is a noble creature, risking life and limb in defense of the vulnerable. Many people believe Lad: A Dog was the basis for the highly popular "Lassie" series which gripped the imagination of children and adults alike, as has this book for generations past.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Lad

    • By Anonymous User on 06-08-10

    Regular price: $7.69

    • Parables from Nature, Complete Set

    • By: Margaret Gatty
    • Narrated by: David Thorn, Bobbie Frohman
    • Length: 11 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Entertaining stories of nature with a moral lesson thrown in for good measure are fun as well as thought provoking. Children will be enthralled with the intimate look into the lives of the woodland creatures and their way of life. Subtleness in making a moral point is always a strength in Ms. Gatty’s stories.

    Regular price: $11.19

    • This Country of Ours, Part 4

    • By: Henrietta Marshall
    • Narrated by: David Thorn, Bobbie Frohman
    • Length: 1 hr and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    This Series, in seven parts, tells the story of America from the earliest founding through the days of Woodrow Wilson and The Great War (World War I). In this volume, you'll hear stories of explorers and pioneers.

    Regular price: $4.19

    • Paul Revere's Ride and The Pied Piper of Hamlin

    • By: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    • Narrated by: David Thorn
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    Two old poems of exciting events for the children in all of us.... Paul Revere's exciting midnight ride to warn all the neighbors in the countryside that the British were coming - one light if by land and two if by sea. And The Pied Piper of Hamelin.... He got rid of the pesky, hated rats, but when the villagers refused to pay for his services, the Pied Piper took matters into his own hands...and the villagers paid a very dear price, indeed, in the end.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good story, but in poem format

    • By Heidi on 02-29-12

    Regular price: $3.49

    • The Mysterious Affair at Styles

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: David Thorn
    • Length: 6 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 570
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 484
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 477

    Ms. Christie introduces us for the first time to Hercule Poirot as he solves the mysterious demise of Mrs. Alfred Inglethorpe at her country estate, Styles Court. Many suspects come under his scrutiny but it is his genius to unravel all the intricacies and end up solving the crime in a very surprising ending.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Poirot accent tough to handle.

    • By Kim on 03-18-15

    Regular price: $6.99

    • Behind the Scenes in the Lincoln White House

    • Thirty Years a Slave and Four Years in the White House
    • By: Elizabeth Keckley
    • Narrated by: Bobbie Frohman
    • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 80
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 76

    A former slave who became a successful dressmaker with her own business, became the dresser, dressmaker and confidante to Mary Todd Lincoln during Abraham Lincoln's presidential adminstration. Behind the Scenes tells the story of the rise of Elizabeth Keckley from abused slave to independent business woman to friend of the First Lady of the land during the Civil War.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • No Southern Accent

    • By GMR on 08-13-14

    Regular price: $4.89

    • Dog Tails

    • Heartwarming Stories of Man's Best Friend
    • By: Albert Payson Terhune
    • Narrated by: Bobbie Frohman
    • Length: 4 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Three very different, heartwarming stories about man's best friend. "Dollypogs" by David Thorn, "Brown Wolf" by Jack London and "His Dog" by Albert Payson Terhune. Dog lovers will love the variety of stories, each touching the heart in a different way.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Geared for different ages

    • By Frances D. Van Keuren on 01-06-15

    Regular price: $5.59

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