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Audiobooks by Lauren Child

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LoveReading4Kids Top 10

  1. The Christmasaurus and the Naughty List The Christmasaurus and the Naughty List
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  2. Once Upon a Crime Once Upon a Crime
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  3. The Good Bear The Good Bear
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  4. DK Life Stories Black History Month DK Life Stories Black History Month
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  5. The Secret Garden The Secret Garden
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  6. A Boy Called Christmas A Boy Called Christmas
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  7. Christmas Stories & Poems Christmas Stories & Poems
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  8. Kay's Marvellous Medicine: A Gross and Gruesome History of the Human Body Kay's Marvellous Medicine: A Gross and Gruesome History of the Human Body
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  9. The Day I Fell Into a Fairytale The Day I Fell Into a Fairytale
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  10. Dragons at Crumbling Castle: And Other Stories Dragons at Crumbling Castle: And Other Stories
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Flights of Fancy

Flights of Fancy

The exceptional talents behind some of the nation's best-loved books - from The Gruffalo to The BFG, We're Going on a Bear Hunt to the Charlie and Lola series - the Children's Laureates are the perfect ambassadors for children's literature. It's been twenty wonderful years of the Laureateship and now all ten former honourees have banded together to celebrate the only way they know how: through stories, poems and pictures . Among others, Quentin Blake tells the stories behind his pictures of weird and wonderful beasts, Michael Morpurgo draws on childhood memories for a moving wartime tale and Michael Rosen plays with language and shapes in his witty, read-aloud poems. Each contribution is designed to inspire children to create their own work and is accompanied by a note from the authors - rare insights from the finest talent in the world of children's books. Above all else, Flights of Fancy celebrates the Laureateship's most important achievement: encouraging children to let their imagination soar.

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Hubert Horatio: How to Raise Your Grown-Ups

Hubert Horatio: How to Raise Your Grown-Ups

Author: Lauren Child Narrator: Tamsin Greig Release Date: 01/03/2019

Hubert Horatio Bartle Bobton-Trent is back in this hilarious book for ages six and up from the superstar creator of Clarice Bean and Charlie and Lola, Lauren Child. “These stories are about the days when the Bobton-Trents had it cushy, very cushy indeed.” The Bobton-Trent seniors certainly know how to make the most of their extravagant wealth – socialising, doing things, buying things and generally being more than a little bit … irresponsible… Luckily for them, their son Hubert Horatio is an exceptionally intelligent, talented and sensible child. Unluckily for Hubert, this tends to mean that a lot of his spare time is spent steering his rather unruly set of grown-ups out of trouble. Legendary children’s writer and Waterstones Children’s Laureate 2017-2019 Lauren Child revisits one of her most popular characters in these brand-new, laugh-out-loud stories about the rather unconventional Bobton-Trents! The perfect gift for children aged six and up.

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Hubert Horatio: A Very Fishy Tale: World Book Day 2019

Hubert Horatio: A Very Fishy Tale: World Book Day 2019

Author: Lauren Child Narrator: Tamsin Greig Release Date: 01/02/2019

A deliciously funny tale from Lauren Child - the superstar creator of Clarice Bean and Charlie and Lola - especially for World Book Day! Hubert Horatio is quite possibly the most responsible and clever child you will ever meet. This is the very fishy tale of how an ordinary day became the death-defying rescue of Hubert Horatio. And who did the rescuing? Why Hubert, of course...

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Ruby Redfort Blink and You Die

Ruby Redfort Blink and You Die

Author: Lauren Child Narrator: Rachael Stirling Release Date: 01/05/2018

Ruby Redfort: undercover agent, code cracker, and thirteen-year-old genius. You can count on her when the ice starts to crack. FALLING THROUGH THE AIR AT 120 MILES AN HOUR? Relax your body and think fast. But now Ruby Redfort is running scared. A whole bunch of people want her dead. And worst of all, one of them is on her team. YOU CAN RUN, RUBY, BUT YOU CAN'T HIDE.

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Ruby Redfort Pick Your Poison

Ruby Redfort Pick Your Poison

Author: Lauren Child Narrator: Rachel Sterling Release Date: 01/04/2017

Ruby Redfort: you can count on her if you’re between a rock and a hard place. A BITE FROM A POISONOUS SNAKE? Pass the antivenom. NEED SOMEONE TO TAKE THE FALL? You don’t even have to ask. STAY ONE STEP AHEAD OF TROUBLE? Not so easy. There are the bad apples and snakes to look out for, but they aren’t half as poisonous as the rumors floating around Twinford. With so much to chew on, will Ruby pull through in one piece?

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Blink and You Die

Blink and You Die

Author: Lauren Child Narrator: Rachael Stirling Release Date: 01/10/2016

Say goodbye to Ruby Redfort: every smart kid's smart kid. The mind-blowing conclusion to the thrilling series by award-winning author Lauren Child. Ruby Redfort: undercover agent, code-cracker and thirteen-year-old genius - you can count on her when the ice starts to crack. All good things come to an end... Ruby Redfort is running scared, a whole bunch of people want her dead and worst of all one of them is on her team. But just who is this agent of doom? You can run, Ruby, but you can't hide...

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Ruby Redfort Feel the Fear

Ruby Redfort Feel the Fear

Author: Lauren Child Narrator: Rachael Stirling Release Date: 01/03/2016

Ruby Redfort: undercover agent, code cracker, and thirteen-year-old genius. She's one fearless kid, buster. UNMASKING AN EVIL VILLAIN? All in a day's work. CLIMBING BUILDINGS AND RUNNING ACROSS ROOFS? Take a leap of faith. SEEING THE WARNING SIGNS? Not so much. When a ghostly foe begins stealing from the highest buildings in Twinford, Ruby is ready to defy death once more to capture the bandit. But how do you catch a thief who isn't there? Ruby might think she's invincible, but recklessness always comes before a fall.

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Pick Your Poison

Pick Your Poison

Author: Lauren Child Narrator: Rachael Stirling Release Date: 01/11/2015

Meet Ruby Redfort: every smart kid's smart kid. The fifth book in the nail-biting series, created by award-winning author Lauren Child. Ruby Redfort: undercover agent, code-cracker and thirteen-year-old genius - you can count on her when you're between a rock and a hard place. There's a lot to lose sleep over in Twinford: there's the snakes and the bivalves, but they aren't half as poisonous as the rumours. With so many twists and turns it's hard to know who to trust, particularly when no one trusts you. Will Ruby make it out in one piece? Well, happy endings are for fairy tales, bozo.

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Ruby Redfort Catch Your Death

Ruby Redfort Catch Your Death

Author: Lauren Child Narrator: Rachael Stirling Release Date: 01/02/2015

There's more to most things than meets the eye—or nose—as code-cracking, wisecracking girl detective Ruby Redfort returns in her third adventure. Wild animals roaming around Twinford? Ruby Redfort has heard the rumors, but she doesn't quite believe them. She's got enough on her mind doing wilderness survival training with the secret agency Spectrum, and her bad eyesight isn't helping. But as high society buzzes with news of a very exclusive perfume formula coming to town, and then some priceless jewelry goes missing, Ruby begins to sense that there's a sinister plot in the works. Can our favorite action hero sniff out the clues in time to keep Twinford safe from evil scents? Well, let's say this is one of those times when you gotta forget the rules and follow your nose to survive.

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Feel the Fear

Feel the Fear

Author: Lauren Child Narrator: Rachael Stirling Release Date: 01/12/2014

Ruby Redfort: Undercover agent, code-cracker and thirteen-year-old genius. The fourth book in the scarily awesome Ruby Redfort series, by multi-million-copy bestselling author Lauren Child. This time Ruby must pit her wits against a seemingly invisible foe. How do you set your sights on catching a light-fingered villain if you can't even see him...?

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Ruby Redfort Look Into My Eyes

Ruby Redfort Look Into My Eyes

Author: Lauren Child Narrator: Rachael Stirling Release Date: 01/09/2014

Ruby Redfort’s not your average kid. She’s super-smart, always ice-cool, not to mention a gadget-laden secret agent with a talent for breaking codes. And she can keep her mouth shut…can’t she? Ruby and her butler, Hitch, work for an undercover crime-busting organization, where break-ins, daring rescues, and life-OR-death situations are all in a day’s work. But always remember Rule #1: You can never be completely sure what might happen next.

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Ruby Redfort Take Your Last Breath

Ruby Redfort Take Your Last Breath

Author: Lauren Child Narrator: Rachael Stirling Release Date: 01/09/2014

Ruby Redfort: secret agent, thirteen-year-old kid. Super smart, super cool, and not afraid of the water or anything in it. SHARKS? Just large fish going about their business. CUTTHROAT PIRATES? Give me a break. A GIANT TENTACLED SEA MONSTER? You’ve got to be kidding, buster. No, the ocean’s no problem as long as you can hold your breath for more than 61 seconds. Yikes! Can Ruby do it? There’s only one way to find out. . . .

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