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Brought to you by Penguin. Presenting a magical new reading of Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach, read by iconic British comedian James Acaster. This immersive audiobook is bursting with fantabulous sound effects, dynamic sound design, and original music composed by Rusty Bradshaw. James Henry Trotter is about to go on the adventure of a lifetime . . . James lives with his awful Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker, two of the meanest people you can imagine! Life isn't much fun at all, until something peculiar happens at the bottom of his garden . . . A peach at the very top of a tree begins to grow . . . and grow . . . and GROW! Inside are seven very unusual insects - all waiting to take James on a magical journey. But where will this very special GIANT PEACH take James and his new friends? And what will happen to his horrible aunts if they stand in their way? Listen to James and the Giant Peach and other fantastical Roald Dahl audiobooks, including: George's Marvellous Medicine, read by Romesh Ranganathan. Matilda, read by Kate Winslet. The BFG, read by David Walliams. The Twits, read by Richard Ayoade. The Witches, read by Lolly Adefope. © The Roald Dahl Story Company Ltd, 1961 (P) 2022 Penguin AudioShow more
Beautiful and full of adventure, Escape to the River Sea is Emma Carroll's compelling novel inspired by Eva Ibbotson's bestselling, classic masterpiece, Journey to the River Sea. 'Unputdownable storytelling. I loved it.' - Hilary McKay, Costa Award-winning author of The Skylark's War In 1946, Rosa Sweetman, a young Kindertransport girl, is longing for her family to claim her. The war in Europe is over and she is the only child left at Westwood, a rambling country estate in the north of England, where she'd taken refuge seven years earlier. The arrival of a friend of the family, Yara Fielding, starts an adventure that will take Rosa deep into the lush beauty of the Amazon rainforest in search of jaguars, ancient giant sloths and somewhere to belong. What she finds is Yara’s lively, welcoming family on the banks of the river and, together, they face a danger greater than she could ever have imagined. Featuring places and characters known and loved by fans of Journey to the River Sea (including, among others, Maia, Finn, Miss Minton and Clovis) this spectacular new chapter in the story tells of the next generation and the growing threats to the Amazon rainforest that continue to this day.Show more
Brought to you by Penguin. Presenting a mischievous new reading of Roald Dahl's George's Marvellous Medicine, read by BAFTA-winning comedian Romesh Ranganathan. This immersive audiobook is bursting with phizzwhizzing sound effects, dynamic sound design, and original music composed by Rusty Bradshaw. George Kranky's grandma is a grouch. She's always mean to George (and not much nicer to his parents either). She just LOVES being mean and miserable! Once when George is put in charge of giving Grandma her medicine, he wonders if he could come up with his own remedy to try and help her become less of a grump. So, using some rather unusual ingredients, George creates his magic medicine*. But will it stop his grandma from being so horrible . . . or will it blow the top of her head off?! *WARNING: Do NOT try to make George's Marvellous Medicine yourselves at home. It's likely to be dangerous. Listen to George's Marvellous Medicine and other fantastical Roald Dahl audiobooks, including: James and the Giant Peach, read by James Acaster. Matilda, read by Kate Winslet. The BFG, read by David Walliams. The Twits, read by Richard Ayoade. The Witches, read by Lolly Adefope. © The Roald Dahl Story Company Ltd, 1981 (P) 2022 Penguin AudioShow more
Brought to you by Penguin. Presenting a giganticus new reading of Roald Dahl's The Witches, read by the hugely talented comedian Lolly Adefope. This immersive audiobook is bursting with ree-volting sound effects, dynamic sound design, and original music composed by Rusty Bradshaw. This is a story about REAL WITCHES. Real witches dress in ordinary clothes, have ordinary jobs and look very much like ordinary people. But they are far from ORDINARY . . . The Grand High Witch, leader of all the witches, has a plan to make each and every child disappear. That is, unless one boy and his grandmother can stop her . . . Listen to The Witches and other fantastical Roald Dahl audiobooks including: George's Marvellous Medicine, read by Romesh Ranganathan. James and the Giant Peach, read by James Acaster. Matilda, read by Kate Winslet. The BFG, read by David Walliams. The Twits, read by Richard Ayoade. © The Roald Dahl Story Company Ltd, 1983 (P) 2022 Penguin AudioShow more
In the dark shadow of the grove, on the margin of the brook, he beheld something huge, misshapen and towering. It stirred not, but seemed gathered up in the gloom, like some gigantic monster ready to spring upon the traveller. During a late-night horse ride, the lovelorn schoolteacher Ichabod Crane passes through the sites of familiar ghost stories. It is dark and the forest is full of spooky sounds. He thinks his imagination is getting the best of him, but suddenly he finds himself being pursued by a shadowy figure. To his horror, Ichabod realizes that the figure has no head on his shoulders, but instead holds his head in front of him on the saddle. Ichabod races to safety at the other side of the bridge, only to turn around and see the horseman’s head hurled directly at him. Was Ichabod Crane a victim of the Headless Horseman? Or was it a prank by one of the villagers competing for Ichabod’s love interest? His fate remains the speculation of the settlers in the story, and continues to intrigue audiences to this day. Since Washington Irving first published the story in 1819, this classic legend has been retold in many forms, including TV, music, and theatre. Fans of the Sleepy Hollow film adaptation by Tim Burton will enjoy listening to this production of the original, unabridged text that inspired it all.Show more
Der kleine Junge Mowgli wird durch den Angriff eines Tigers von seinen Eltern getrennt. Im Dschungel wird er von einer Wolfsfamilie entdeckt und fortan großgezogen. Doch je älter Mowgli wird, desto mehr Probleme entstehen. Als sich im Dschungel herumspricht, dass der gefährliche Tiger Shir Khan zurückgekehrt ist, machen sich der Panther Baghira und der Bär Baloo zusammen mit Mowgli auf eine abenteuerliche Reise durch den Dschungel, um das Menschenkind in Sicherheit zu bringen.-Show more
William Shakespeare is arguably the most pivotal and widely read figure in the history of English literature. This comprehensive collection highlights some of the bard's best works, adapted to be more easily read and digestible for children. Featured within are some of the bard's most famous and compelling works, including: - The Comedy of Errors - Hamlet - Macbeth - The Merchant of Venice - Othello - Romeo and Juliet - The Tempest - And many more!Show more
The author of this story was a first grade school teacher, so she knew about the trials and tribulations of the young, although nothing like this. It was a sad and frightening situation for four orphaned children, brothers and sisters, two boys and two girls. Their parents were dead, and they were afraid of perhaps having to live with their grandfather. Why they were afraid isn’t explained; they had never met him, but he’s said to be a meanie. At any rate, after first sleeping in the woods during a bad storm, the children have a dire want and need of something for better shelter. Luckily, one of the girls finds an old railroad boxcar abandoned in the woods and sitting on old rails. It’s certainly better than nothing, so they move in and essentially create a new home. All they have is four dollars, a few towels, and only a few other small items. When Henry, the oldest at fourteen, gets a job with a town doctor, the physician finds out about their predicament and sets the record straight about their grandfather. Mr. Alden, as it turns out, is a billionaire, lives in a fancy mansion, and solves the problem for the youngsters. After they move in with him, he moves the boxcar to his garden for their playhouse and, as you will now hear, it is certainly an all-around happy ending.Show more
After an explanation of how the magic umbrella works, the two children, joined by Cap'n Bill, decide to take a trip to a nearby island; they call it "Sky island," because it looks like it's "halfway in the sky"-but the umbrella takes them to a different place entirely, a literal island in the sky.Show more
There are so many ways to spend a sunny summer day. Join The Very Hungry Caterpillar and explore everything the season has to offer! Celebrate summer with The Very Hungry Caterpillar and his friends in this exploration of the season. Young readers can learn all about seasonal sensory experiences, like listening to noisy bugs, feeling the warm sunshine, smelling the yummy scents of a cookout, and so much more!Show more
Baron Münchhausen wird auch der Lügenbaron genannt. Warum? Weil er die Erzählungen über seine Abenteuer immer etwas ausschmückte. Gottfried August Bürger hat die Abenteuer des Barons niedergeschrieben, und auch heutzutage erfreuen sich Leser*innen noch an den wahnwitzigen Geschichten. Mit Spannung, Witz und Abenteuer bleiben die Geschichten noch lange im Gedächtnis. -Show more
Raggedy Ann is the beloved doll with red yarn hair and a triangle nose. She came to life in 1915 when author and illustrator Johnny Gruelle found a rag doll in his mother’s attic. He drew a new face on the old doll and created stories about her to entertain his daughter, Marcella, during the final months of her illness. Although Raggedy Ann looks like an ordinary doll, Raggedy Ann Stories chronicles her extraordinary adventures. In one instance, she bravely rescues the family dog, Fido, from the dogcatcher. On another occasion, she falls into a bucket of paint and finds herself in need of new stuffing, then is stitched back together with her famous “I Love You” heart. From flying high off the ground inside of a kite, to mentoring the other dolls in the nursery, the adventures are endless. Raggedy Ann celebrated her 100th birthday in 2015, and has proven herself to be an iconic companion across generations. She continues to find a place in children’s hearts.Show more
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