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    • Aesop's Fables for Children

    • By: Aesop
    • Narrated by: Steve Blane
    • Length: 1 hr and 11 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    For centuries, children and adults have treasured the stories handed down by Aesop, a slave who lived in ancient Greece approximately six centuries B.C. Known for their charm and simplicity, these simple tales feature brief adventures of animals, birds, and beasts - with a message hidden in each narrative. Every child should meet up with "The Hare and the Tortoise", "The Ants and the Grasshopper", "The Goose and the Golden Egg", "The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing", and other characters.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book kids love it.

    • By rashaun on 01-03-18

    Regular price: $5.59

    • A Child's Garden of Verses

    • By: Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Robert Louis Stevenson's "Happy Thought" betokens all the joy and wonder of A Child's Garden of Verses. The poetic musings of this well-loved classic recapture childhood mysteries that range from the everyday rituals of home ("The Land of Nod," "Escape at Bedtime," and "My Bed Is a Boat") to the curiosities of a wider world ("Foreign Lands," "Pirate Story," and "Where Go the Boats?").

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A pleasure to listen!

    • By Auntie Reader on 08-04-17

    Regular price: $5.59

    • Thornton Burgess Bedtime Stories

    • By: Thornton W. Burgess
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 135
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101

    A beloved storyteller takes young readers - and listeners - to the Green Forest to recount the adventures of Peter Cottontail, Mrs. Quack, Jimmy Skunk, Danny Meadow Mouse, and other woodland friends. Author and conservationist Thornton Burgess (1874-1965) wrote thousands of stories reflecting his fascination with wildlife and concern for nature, teaching generations of children gentle lessons about ecology and respect for the environment.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A favorite listen, again and again

    • By PCA on 12-15-15

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol

    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Earl Hammond
    • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    An old, bitter miser is given a chance for redemption when he is haunted by ghosts on Christmas Eve. Here is a lively listen of the English language's most popular Christmas story, narrated by actor Earl Hammond.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • It is abridged!

    • By William J. Lott on 12-14-15

    Regular price: $5.59

    • Listen & Learn Spanish

    • By: Dover Publications
    • Narrated by: Dover Publications
    • Length: 1 hr and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Most efficient language-learning course ever designed for travelers. Each set contains over 90 minutes of speech: English, then foreign-language equivalent followed by pause for repetition.

    Regular price: $5.59

    • The Real Mother Goose

    • By: Blanche Fisher Wright
    • Narrated by: Steve Blane
    • Length: 35 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Pulled from the classic 1916 edition of Real Mother Goose, this collection presents several classic rhymes including "Ring a Ring of Roses", Jack Sprat", "Little Jack Horner", "Old King Cole", and so many more.

    Regular price: $5.59

    • Songs of Innocence and Experience

    • By: William Blake
    • Narrated by: Brian Murray, Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    This collection is narrated by distinguished Broadway performers Brian Murray and Suzanne Toren. It contains all 45 poems from two famous works, revealing a child's unspoiled view of human nature and the corruption and disillusionment awaiting the innocent. Included are such favorites as "The Lamb", "The Tyger", and "The Sick Rose".

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Static hiss

    • By Michele on 03-23-15

    Regular price: $5.59

    • Edgar Allan Poe's The Tell-Tale Heart and Other Stories

    • By: Edgar Allan Poe
    • Narrated by: Earl Hammond
    • Length: 1 hr and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 382
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 341
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 342

    A collection featuring three classic horror stories, read by actor Earl Hammond: "The Tell-Tale Heart", "The Cask of Amontillado", and "The Black Cat".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Narrator Brought The Story To Life

    • By M.A. Wilson on 11-09-14

    Regular price: $5.59

    • Walt Whitman's Selected Poems

    • By: Walt Whitman
    • Narrated by: Brian Murray
    • Length: 59 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    This collection, narrated by distinguished Broadway actor Brian Murray, includes nine poems from Leaves of Grass - among them "I Hear America Singing", "O Captain! My Captain", and "When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d", plus four other selections.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Lively Selection

    • By Traci on 03-16-17

    Regular price: $5.59

    • Stories from the New Testament

    • By: Seymour Loveland
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    This magnificent story of Jesus' life, from his humble birth to the miracles he worked and the parables he told. This selection includes 11 tales, including "The Escape", "Wine and Water", and "Lazarus".

    Regular price: $5.59

    • Favorite Irish Fairy Tales

    • By: Philip Smith
    • Narrated by: Des Keogh
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Six Gaelic tales of wonder and adventure, read in an authentic brogue by actor Des Keogh, transport wee listeners to a magic world of leprechauns and giants.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Nice quick listen

    • By James Williamson on 01-17-17

    Regular price: $5.59

    • Common Bird Songs

    • By: Donald J. Borror
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 46 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    The songs and calls of 60 different, widely distributed birds of the United States and Canada reproduced in a 50-minute recording.

    Regular price: $5.59

    • The Adventures of Peter Cottontail

    • By: Thornton W. Burgess
    • Narrated by: Marian Seldes
    • Length: 1 hr and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    One of the most beloved characters in children's literature, Peter Cottontail is up to his long-whiskered nose in rib-tickling escapades in this delightful classic. With gentle charm and humor, famed storyteller Thornton W. Burgess draws young listeners into the timeless world of the Green Forest, the Smiling Pool, and the Purple Mountains.

    Regular price: $6.99

    • Sherlock Holmes Stories: 'The Red-Headed League' and 'The Final Problem'

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Brian Murray
    • Length: 1 hr and 35 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    The peerless detective of Victorian London and his devoted sidekick, Doctor Watson, speak out in this audio adventure. Two of the duo's most famous cases, "The Red-Headed League" and "The Final Problem," are read with drama and suspense by actor Brian Murray.

    Regular price: $5.59

    • Songs of Eastern Birds

    • By: Donald J. Borror
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 52 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Outstanding field recordings of songs and calls of 60 species most common to the eastern U.S.: Warblers, Woodpeckers, Flycatchers, Thrushes, Larks, many more.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not useful, there is no way to find each bird

    • By Mary on 05-15-18

    Regular price: $5.59

    • Bird Song and Behavior

    • By: Donald J. Borror
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 52 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3

    A classic work examining bird song as both a means of identification and study of behavior. This recording cites 72 species and 51 songs.

    Regular price: $5.59

    • Favorite North American Indian Legends

    • By: Phillip Smith
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4

    A treasury of imaginative tales including: the Algonquin story of how Glooskap conquered the Great Bull-Frog; "The Meeting of the Wild Animals", a Tsimshian myth; "The Bear Man", a Cherokee legend; and more.

    Regular price: $6.99

    • Listen & Learn Modern Hebrew

    • By: Dover Publications
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 30 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Most efficient language-learning course ever designed for travelers. Each set contains over 90 minutes of speech: English, then foreign-language equivalent followed by pause for repetition.

    Regular price: $5.59

    • Best-Loved Poems

    • By: Phillip Smith
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love", "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?", "Death, Be Not Proud", "The Raven", "The Road Not Taken", plus works by Blake, Wordsworth, Byron, Shelley, Keats, many others.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I enjoyed hearing some my favorite poems read!

    • By zenabuff on 08-05-14

    Regular price: $6.99

    • Listen & Learn Mandarin Chinese

    • By: Dover Publications
    • Narrated by: Dover Publications
    • Length: 2 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Most efficient language-learning course ever designed for travelers. Each set contains over 90 minutes of speech: English, then foreign-language equivalent followed by pause for repetition.

    Regular price: $5.59

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