The Lighthouse Family

8 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 12 ratings

The Storm Publisher's Summary

Newbery Medal winner Cynthia Rylant has written more than 60 books for children. Her popular Lighthouse Family series is filled with delightful characters and warm family themes. In The Storm, Rylant shows that families can come in all shapes and sizes. Beginning readers will love following the adventures of this charming family series. Children will be enthralled by Mark Nelson's tender narration.
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  • Book 1

    • The Storm

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: Mark Nelson
    • Length: 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Newbery Medal winner Cynthia Rylant has written more than 60 books for children. Her popular Lighthouse Family series is filled with delightful characters and warm family themes. In The Storm, Rylant shows that families can come in all shapes and sizes. Beginning readers will love following the adventures of this charming family series. Children will be enthralled by Mark Nelson's tender narration.

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    Regular price: $11.02

  • Book 2

    • The Eagle

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: Mark Nelson
    • Length: 26 mins
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    Newbery Medal and Boston Globe-Horn Book Award winner Cynthia Rylant creates an adorable family in The Lighthouse Family series chapter books. The mice children, Whistler and Lila, set out on an adventure into the mysterious forest. With a trusty compass, they are sure to find their way home until it falls out of Whistler’s pocket. A large eagle named Stanley finds the compass, becomes a dear friend, and gives the mice a view of the great forest they will never forget.

    Regular price: $9.09

  • Book 3

    • The Whale

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: Mark Nelson
    • Length: 35 mins
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    When a baby beluga whale loses his mama and is heard crying out for her, Whistler and Lila are reminded of how lucky they are to have such a wonderful family in their lighthouse home. Their great adventures begin when they team up with a cranky old cormorant named Huck to bring the mother and child together again. Acclaimed author Cynthia Rylant is a Newbery Medal winner and has penned more than 60 heartwarming books for children. This sweet tale is filled with warm, caring characters.

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  • Book 4

    • The Turtle

    • The Lighthouse Family, Book 4
    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: Mark Nelson
    • Length: 27 mins
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    Beloved award-winning children’s author Cynthia Rylant adds to the touching tale of the Lighthouse Family with The Turtle. Fog descends upon the lighthouse, and Seabold the dog uses the foghorn to warn oncoming ships. Then Seabold and the mouse children, Whistler and Lila, hear a cry for help! Can Pandora the cat figure out a way to save a stranded sea turtle from the cold northern waters?

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  • Book 5

    • The Octopus

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: Mark Nelson
    • Length: 26 mins
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    Newbery Medal winner Cynthia Rylant pens the enchanting tale of Whistler and Lila’s adventures during the low tide of the full moon. The mice children set off to meet new creatures before the tide comes back in and washes the creatures back to sea. Suddenly, a young octopus named Cleo startles the children, but the three soon become good friends. Yet as the tide comes back in, Lila discovers her feet are stuck in the mud. Will Cleo be able to help her in time and save the day?

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  • Book 6

    • The Otter

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: Mark Nelson
    • Length: 14 mins
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    On a lovely summer day, the lighthouse family hears the bell on the fog buoy ringing. It is an otter whose sister is trapped in an old fishing net! With the help of some friendly dolphins and sawfish, the lighthouse family devises a plan to free the trapped otter - and makes two new friends along the way.

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  • Book 7

    • The Sea Lion

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: Mark Nelson
    • Length: 14 mins
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    One morning, the lighthouse family wakes up to find a baby sea lion asleep in their kitchen! The baby, whose name is Topper, explains that his mother left him here and instructed him to wait for her return. Pandora the cat and Seabold the dog are happy to care for Topper, and mouse children Lila, Whistler, and Tiny are excited to make a new friend.

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  • Book 8

    • The Bear

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: Mark Nelson
    • Length: 13 mins
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    After a long winter cooped up in the lighthouse, Whistler and Lila are excited to go outside and explore. In the forest, they see some frosty vapor rising from a hole in the roots of a tree. They investigate and discover that it’s a hibernating bear. The mouse children wait patiently for the bear to wake up, and when he does, they invite him for breakfast at the lighthouse. But their new friend might not be quite done hibernating.... 

    Regular price: $10.90