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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 37
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 30

    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

    • 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 55
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 46

    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 Little Duke

    • The Childhood History of Richard the Fearless, Duke of Normandy
    • By: Charlotte Yonge
    • Narrated by: David Thorn
    • Length: 4 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36

    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 19 mins
    • Release date: 12-11-08
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 45 ratings

    Regular price: $5.59

    • The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood

    • By: Howard Pyle
    • Narrated by: David Thorn
    • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 188
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 154

    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

    • The Story of King Arthur and His Knights

    • By: Howard Pyle
    • Narrated by: David Thorn
    • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 155
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 111
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 111

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Family-friendly chivalry

    • By Margaret on 11-08-15

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Gulliver's Travels

    • By: Jonathan Swift
    • Narrated by: David Thorn
    • Length: 11 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 190
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 126
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 128

    Set and written in 1726, This is a marvelously imaginative tale of the four voyages of Lemuel Gulliver. He finds himself shipwrecked and the prisoner of captors ranging in size from 6 inches tall to 60 feet tall and of various other persuasions. But this is just the beginning of a story written, strangely enough to satirize the foolishness and vices of modern men as they were perceived at the time. No one, young or old, can ever forget the Lilliputians and the Yahoos that starred in these wonderful and riveting stories of long ago.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent reading, some recording goofs

    • By Ami on 01-19-11

    Regular price: $9.09

    • The Tanglewood Tales

    • By: Nathaniel Hawthorne
    • Narrated by: Bobbie Frohman
    • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13

    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 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 129
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 107
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108

    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

    • Four Great Americans

    • Benjamin Franklin, Abraham Lincoln, Daniel Webster, and George Washington
    • By: James Baldwin
    • Narrated by: David Thorn, Bobbie Frohman
    • Length: 4 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 21

    Essential learning for any young student of American History, biographies of George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Daniel Webster and Abraham Lincoln. These stories help us get to know the gentleman as people and then take us through their great accomplishments that make us appreciate their place in American history.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very good!!! 👍🏼 but

    • By Mario on 04-03-16

    Regular price: $5.59

    • The Happy Prince and Other Tales

    • By: Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: Shobha Tharoor Srinivasan, Bobbie Frohman, David Thorn, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    A set of charming short stories for children by the famous Irish writer and poet Oscar Wilde. The stories include: "The Happy Prince", "The Nightingale and the Rose", "The Selfish Giant", "The Devoted Friend", and "The Remarkable Rocket."

    Regular price: $4.19

    • A Wonder Book

    • Greek Mythology Come Alive
    • By: Nathaniel Hawthorne
    • Narrated by: Bobbie Frohman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    The colorful characters from Greek mythology come alive in exciting adventures captured by the author of The House of the Seven Gables and The Scarlet Letter. Ride Pegasus, open Pandora' Box, kill Medea with her head of many snakes, join Hercules as he flexes his muscles and King Midas as he turn his daughter into gold. The stories, moral in tone, are totally riveting.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • TERRIBLE narrator!!!!!

    • By Dianna on 04-26-11

    Regular price: $6.29

    • This Country of Ours, Complete Set

    • Stories of Explorers and Pioneers, Virginia, New England, the Middle and Southern Colonies, the French in America, the Struggle for Liberty and the United States Under the Constitution
    • By: Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
    • Narrated by: David Thorn, Bobbie Frohman
    • Length: 20 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    In This Country of Ours, H. E. Marshall tells the story of America from the start of the settlements, to 1912, ending with the presidency of Woodrow Wilson. She tells it in a fashion that children are able to understand, and that will keep them interested. Marshall has filled this book with about 100 years of history, breaking them down by regions.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting, but....

    • By Holly M. Barrios on 01-19-17

    Regular price: $25.19

    • The Lost Prince

    • By: Frances Hodgson Burnett
    • Narrated by: David Thorn
    • Length: 11 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51

    The wonderful adventure story of two boys, one the son of a mysterious impoverished grandee and the other a handicapped son of a n'eer-do-well drunkard, who together travel through Europe on a secret mission to save Samavia from its wicked rulers.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great start with under-developed ending.

    • By Kevin Bass on 06-18-15

    Regular price: $9.09

    • My Man Jeeves

    • By: P. G. Wodehouse
    • Narrated by: David Thorn
    • Length: 5 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 343
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 305
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 313

    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 Kindle Customer on 06-12-15

    Regular price: $5.59

    • 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 86
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 82

    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

    • Anne of Green Gables

    • By: L. M. Montgomery
    • Narrated by: Susan McCarthy
    • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    Anne is adopted by the Cuthberts even after a great mistake at the orphanage. But the frail red-headed young girl stays, even though not wanted at first. She is raised strictly but lovingly by the Cuthberts whose world is set upside down by her wonderful, creative and sometime crazy and eccentric ways. In the end, she gives them endless joy as she grows into womanhood.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great old fashioned story!

    • By Kathy on 08-27-12

    Regular price: $9.09

    • Parables from Nature, Volume 1

    • By: Margaret Gatty
    • Narrated by: David Thorn, Bobbie Frohman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent!

    • By Dana on 05-04-09

    Regular price: $4.89

    • The Reluctant Dragon

    • By: Kenneth Grahame
    • Narrated by: Bobbie Frohman, full cast
    • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    When a dragon is discovered up on the Downs, the Boy is not in the least surprised. He's always known the cave there was a dragon cave, so it seems only right for a dragon to be living in it. The Boy decides to pay a visit to the cave, and he thinks he knows just what to expect. But this particular dragon is not a bit like the ones in fairy tales! The reluctant dragon is far more interested in writing and reading poetry than in belching fire to frighten and threaten the townspeople.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • It was good but not great

    • By Mandy Leppard on 01-12-17

    Regular price: $3.49

    • 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 103
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 92
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 91

    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

    • A Book of Golden Deeds, Book 1

    • By: Charlotte Yonge
    • Narrated by: Bobbie Frohman, David Thorn, Susan McCarthy
    • Length: 3 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    All of us enjoy a story of battle and adventure. Some of us delight in the anxiety and excitement with which we watch the various strange predicaments, hairbreadth escapes, and ingenious contrivances that are presented to us; and the mere imaginary dread of the dangers thus depicted, stirs our feelings and makes us feel eager and full of suspense. A Golden Deed must be something more than mere display of fearlessness. Grave and resolute fulfillment of duty is required to give it the true weight.

    Regular price: $4.89

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