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This semi-autobiographical classic, written by Judith Kerr, tells the story of a Jewish family escaping Germany in the days before the Second World War. Tacy Kneale, Judith’s daughter, reads this extraordinary audio edition of the unforgettable adventure Michael Morpurgo called “The most life-enhancing book you could ever wish to read.” Suppose your country began to change. Suppose that without your noticing, it became dangerous for some people to live in it any longer, and you found, to your surprise, that your own father was one of those people. This is what happened to Anna in 1933. Anna is too busy with her schoolwork and tobogganing to listen to the talk of Hitler. But one day she and her brother Max are rushed out of Germany in alarming secrecy, away from everything they know. Their father is wanted by the Nazis. This is the start of a huge adventure, sometimes frightening, very often funny and always exciting. Judith Kerr wrote When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit fifty years ago, based on her own journey, so that her own children would know where she came from and the lengths to which her parents went to keep her and her brother safe. It has gone on to become a beloved classic that is required reading for many children all over the world and is an unforgettable introduction to the real-life impact of the Second World War. To celebrate fifty years of this momentous classic this new audio version of the book, read by Judith’s daughter, actor and artist Tacy Kneale, creates a heartfelt and truly memorable rendition of this much-loved story.Show more
Seven of the best-loved springtime stories to entertain your little one over Easter. Seven entertaining audio readings of best-loved children’s springtime stories for children of three years and over to enjoy over Easter! This audio download is a heritage-rich collection showcasing some of the best-loved characters in children’s literature. Compiled by HarperCollins Children’s Books, it features popular stories by John Bond, Nick Butterworth, Judith Kerr, David Walliams and Rob Biddulph. Full of heart-warming stories, this wonderful audio collection is perfect for families and friends to share over the Easter holidays! Playlist: Mini Rabbit – Not Lost by John Bond, read by Lizzie Waterworth Santo One Springy Day by Nick Butterworth, read by Jim Broadbent If I Were the Easter Bunny read by Cassandra Harwood Mog and the Baby by Judith Kerr, read by Andrew Sachs The Slightly Annoying Elephant written and read by David Walliams Tad by Benji Davies, read by Dawn O'Porter Grrr! by Rob Biddulph, read by Paul Panting Copyright: Mini Rabbit – Not Lost Text © John Bond 2018; One Springy Day text © Nick Butterworth 2019; If I Were the Easter Bunny text © HarperCollinsPublishers Ltd 2009; Mog and the Baby text copyright © Kerr-Kneale Productions Ltd 1980; The Slightly Annoying Elephant text copyright © David Walliams 2013; Tad text © Benji Davies 2019; Grrr! by Rob Biddulph text copyright © Rob Biddulph 2015Show more
Share in the magic of teatime with this wonderful audio collection of five classic stories, from beloved author Judith Kerr. Enjoy The Tiger Who Came to Tea and share in the magic of teatime with this wonderful audio collection of five classic stories from the inimitable Judith Kerr. Includes: - The Tiger Who Came to Tea - The Great Granny Gang - One Night in the Zoo - The Crocodile Under the Bed - Katinka’s Tail. With music and sound effects written especially for an incredible listening experience. Read by Geraldine McEwan, Phyllida Law & Susan Sheridan with an approximate running time of thirty minutes.Show more
The BBC radio adaptations of Judith Kerr's internationally acclaimed trilogy - plus bonus documentary Based on her own childhood experiences, Judith Kerr's When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit is a timeless classic loved by children and adults alike. By turns heart-rending and heart-lifting, it is even more resonant today than when it was first published in 1971. This story of a Jewish family who escape Germany just as the Nazis come to power is seen through the eyes of their young daughter Anna, and traces their perilous journey - splintered by conflict, driven by fear and eventually rewarded with reunion. The two sequels, Bombs on Aunt Dainty and A Small Person Far Away, follow Anna as she grows up, settles in London - and, many years later, returns to Berlin to confront the past. These three radio plays are the very first dramatisations of Kerr's trilogy, and feature a stunning cast including Anna Madeley, Paul Moriarty and Adjoa Andoh. Also featured is a bonus edition of World Book Club, in which Harriett Gilbert talks to Judith Kerr about her life and work. When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit 1933. Leaving her beloved Pink Rabbit behind, nine-year-old Anna leaves her Berlin home to flee with her family across the Swiss border. As they cross Europe in search of sanctuary, she quickly adapts to being a refugee - but will she ever feel she belongs anywhere? Bombs on Aunt Dainty 1940. Teenage Anna is enjoying her new life in London, and looking forward to embarking on a secretarial course. But then her brother Max is interned as an enemy alien - and as the Blitz begins in earnest, she fears for the future of her family. A Small Person Far Away 1956. Happily married and living in West London, Anna gets a worrying telegram. Her mother, who has been living back in Berlin for seven years, has pneumonia, and Anna must go to her at once. With the Cold War heating up, can Anna bear to return to the city of her birth? World Book Club: Judith Kerr - When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit The German-born author talks to Harriet Gilbert about her much-loved novel, answering questions from the audience about writing from a child's perspective, assimilating into British society, and staying happy despite the hardships she endured. Production credits Written by Judith Kerr When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit text copyright © Kerr-Kneale Productions Ltd 1971 Bombs on Aunt Dainty first published in Great Britain as The Other Way Round by William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd in 1975. Text copyright © Kerr-Kneale Productions Ltd 1975 A Small Person Far Away text copyright © Kerr-Kneale Productions Ltd 1978, 1989 Dramatised by Beaty Rubens Directed by David Hunter Cast Young Anna - Lauren Mote Older Anna - Anna Madeley Young Max - Hugo Docking Older Max - Adam Billington Mama - Adjoa Andoh Omama - Eleanor Bron Papa - Paul Moriarty Elsbeth - Xenia Mainelli Julius/Ken - James Lailey Aunt Sarah - Sheila Steafel Fraulein Lambeck/Barbara - Tracy Wiles Herr Rosenfeld/Cotmore - Gerard McDermott Other cast: Alex Rivers, Christopher Webster, Thelma Ruby, Susan Engel, Joanna Monro, Ann Beach, Harry Livingstone, Jack Holden, Malcolm Tierney, Simon Treves, Carl Prekopp, Sara Kestelman, Emerald O'Hanrahan, Peter Hamilton Dyer First broadcast BBC Radio 4, 11-25 March 2012 World Book Club: Judith Kerr - When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit Presented by Harriett Gilbert With Judith Kerr Produced by Karen Holden First broadcast BBC World Service, 6 March 2016Show more
Share in fifty years of a really remarkable cat… Join everyone’s favourite family cat in this delightful collection of classic picture book stories, full of her warm-hearted and funny escapades and read by the wonderful Andrew Sachs and Geraldine McEwan. From the creator of The Tiger Who Came to Tea and Mog the Forgetful Cat comes a remarkable audio collection of five delightful family adventures about a really remarkable cat! Featuring five funny and exciting classic picture book stories: Mog and the V.E.T. Mog the Forgetful Cat Mog and the Baby Mog’s Christmas Mog’s Amazing Birthday Caper With music and sound effects, and extended text written especially for the audio by Judith Kerr, this incredible collection is read by the incredibly talented and beloved actors, Geraldine McEwan and Andrew Sachs. ‘Since her debut in 1970, Mog has become… a national hero.’ Junior Magazine ‘A firm favourite on children's bookshelves’ The Telegraph ‘Mog is a star, she really is. I can't recommend her highly enough. Someone should give that cat a medal, or an egg for breakfast.’ The BookbagShow more
The brand new, laugh-out-loud story of a boy, a rabbit, and a lot of bad luck, from the one and only Judith Kerr, creator of The Tiger Who Came to Tea and Mog the Forgetful Cat... Lovingly and hilariously narrated by the incredible talent of David Walliams! It all started with the school rabbit... Snowflake is the school rabbit, and Snowflake is TROUBLE. At least that's what Tommy thinks, and when Snowflake is unexpectedly left for him to look after and EVERYTHING starts to go wrong, it looks like Tommy might be right. Even if he is getting more pocket money for feeding it and might be able to afford a new bike after all... And with a sick sister left in bed, a snobby actor left with suspiciously damp trousers, and no rabbit anywhere to be seen, Tommy can see his hopes of a new bike disappearing as fast as Snowflake. Will Snowflake turn up, and turn out to be more good luck than bad? Or are Tommy and his family DOOMED by the curse of the school rabbit? A fantastically funny new young fiction title from the iconic Judith Kerr, this hilarious narration by David Walliams is the perfect story for boys and girls of six plus to enjoy alone or with their family!Show more
Five of the best-loved Christmas stories to get your little ones through the festive season. Welcome to Christmas Stories for Children, for age 5+ Five of the best-loved children's Christmas books for your little ones to enjoy during the festive season including beloved classics such as Mog's Christmas, Paddington and the Christmas Surprise and more . This audio download is a heritage rich collection showcasing some of the biggest characters in Childrens literature we all know and love. Compiled by HarperCollins Childrens Books, featuring Michael Bond, Judith Kerr, Michael Morpurgo, Emma Chichester Clark and Jill Barklem. Full of heart warming listening for all the family whether you're in the car on your way to loved ones at Christmas, or snuggled up at home on Christmas Day, Stories for Children is a must have this Winter. Playlist: Paddington and the Christmas Surprise by Michael Bond, read by Paul Vaughan Mog's Christmas by Judith Kerr, read by Geraldine McEwan and cast The Best Christmas Present in the World by Michael Morpurgo, read by Sam Hodges Melrose and Croc: Together at Christmas by Emma Chichester Clark, read by Emilia Fox BRAMBLY HEDGE: Winter Story by Jill Barklem, read by Jon Moffatt Copyright: PADDINGTON AND THE CHRISTMAS SURPRISE © 2008 HarperCollins Publishers (P) 2008 HarperCollins Publishers; MOG'S CHRISTMAS © 1976 Judith Kerr (P )2013 HarperCollins Publishers Limited; THE BEST CHRISTMAS PRESENT IN THE WORLD © 2010 HarperCollins Publishers (P) 2010 HarperCollins Publisher; MELROSE AND CROC: TOGETHER AT CHRISTMAS © 2005 Emma Chichester-Clark (P) 2013 HarperCollins Publishers Limited; BRAMBLY HEDGE: WINTER STORY © 1980 Jill Barklem (P) 2014 HarperCollins Publishers LimitedShow more
Twelve of the best-loved picture book stories to get your little ones through the longest journeys this summer. Worried about how to keep your little ones occupied this Summer? . . . Worry no more with this compilation of twelve of the best-loved picture book stories. One hour of audio fun to keep your children entertained on even the longest journeys - keeping at bay the dreaded question, ARE WE THERE YET? Featuring some of the biggest names in children's stories - David Walliams, Oliver Jeffers, Judith Kerr and Emma Chichester Clark - this collection has it all. Full of laughter, and tonnes of fun. A must-have for the Summer Holidays. Playlist: Oliver Jeffers: STUCK - read by Terence Stamp Judith Kerr: ONE NIGHT IN THE ZOO - read by Susan Sheridan David Walliams: THE BEAR WHO WENT BOO! - read by David Walliams Emma Chichester Clark: MELROSE AND CROC: FRIENDS FOR LIFE - read by Emilia Fox David Mackintosh: MARSHALL ARMSTRONG IS NEW TO OUR SCHOOL - read by Stephen Mangan Jez Alborough: CAPTAIN DUCK - read by Matt Lucas Rob Scotton: SPLAT THE CAT - read by Anthony Head Simon Puttock: THE LOVE BUGS - read by Cassandra Harwood Rachel Bright: LOVE MONSTER - read by David Walliams Jez Alborough: DUCK IN THE TRUCK - read by Harry Enfield Jackie French: DIARY OF A BABY WOMBAT - read by Finty Williams Oliver Jeffers: UP AND DOWN - read by Richard E Grant Copyright: STUCK © 2013 Oliver Jeffers (P) 2013 HarperCollins Publishers Limited; SPLAT THE CAT © 2012 Rob Scotton (P) 2012 HarperCollins Publishers Limited; LOVE MONSTER © 2012 Rachel Bright (P) 2012 Harpercollins Publishers Limited; MARSHALL ARMSTRONG IS NEW TO OUR SCHOOL © 2011 David Mackintosh (P) 2012 HarperCollins Publishers Limited; CAPTAIN DUCK © 2002 Jez Alborough (P) 2013 HarperCollins Publishers Limited; THE LOVE BUGS © 2010 HarperCollins Publishers Limited (P) 2010 HarperCollins Publishers Limited; DIARY OF A BABY WOMBAT © 2010 Jackie French (P) 2011 HarperCollins Publishers Limited; MELROSE AND CROC: FRIENDS FOR LIFE © 2006 Emma Chichester Clark (P) 2013 HarperCollins Publishers Limited; THE BEAR WHO WENT BOO! © 2015 David Walliams (P) 2015 HarperCollins Publishers Limited; UP AND DOWN © 2011 Oliver Jeffers (P) 2011 HarperCollins Publishers Limited; DUCK IN THE TRUCK© 1999 Jez Alborough (P) 2013 HarperCollins Publishers Limited; ONE NIGHT IN THE ZOO© 2010 Judith Kerr (P) 2010 HarperCollins Publishers LimitedShow more
The brand new picture book from the beloved and iconic Judith Kerr. This magical new book from the one and only Judith Kerr is brimming with her trademark warm humour and exquisitely imaginative artwork. Come on a wondrous journey with Katinka, a perfectly ordinary pussycat, with a not-quite-so-ordinary tail... A classic-in-the-making from Judith Kerr OBE, recipient of the Booktrust Lifetime Acveivement Award and creator of the iconic Tiger Who Came to Tea and Mog the Forgetful Cat, this delightful story is the perfect gift for boys and girls of all ages.Show more
Was fängt man mit einem verlassenen Seehundbaby an, das man an der Küste fi ndet? Man nimmt es natürlich mit und schmuggelt es an dem herzlosen Hausmeister vorbei ... direkt in die eigene Badewanne! Genau das macht der alte Herr Albert - mit ungeahnten Folgen. Die fröhliche Robbe Charlie plantscht sich nämlich nicht nur in Herrn Alberts Herz, sondern auch in das seiner entzückenden Nachbarin Fräulein Craig.Show more
An exquisite new story to delight readers young and old, from a much-loved writer. This heartfelt dramatisation is voiced by award-winning British actor Bill Nighy, with an afterword recorded by Judith herself. What do you do if you find an abandoned seal pup on a rock in the middle of the sea? Well, take it home with you to your flat, of course. At least that's what Mr Albert Cleghorn thought, though perhaps he hadn't considered all the complications... This is the story of what then happened to Mr Cleghorn and Charlie the seal in their determination to find a home for Charlie and, incidentally, happiness for them both. Sometimes funny, sometimes sad, Mister Cleghorn's Seal is a classic in the making from the inimitable Judith Kerr.Show more
A gorgeous story written by one of our best known and loved Children's book authors, famed for her warm yet playful stories about the very much loved Mog the Cat.Mog's peaceful day is shattered when a baby comes to visit. All Mog wants to do is sleep and play but there is no chance of that with a little baby around!'Mog loves babies,' says Mrs Thomas but suddenly Mog isn't quite so sure...Show more
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