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A serious, well-behaved young black cat, who leads a daring double life defeating vile villains.' When Miss Kitty sneaks out to go hunting in her beautiful boots, she gets herself into all sorts of scrapes, but on this particular night she meets the foxiest hunter of them all - Mr. Tod! This utterly entertaining tale is filled with mistaken identities, devious villains and even an appearance from Peter Rabbit, all brought to life by Academy Award Winner Dame Helen Mirren. Also contains 5 more classic Beatrix Potter tales, read by Golden Globe nominee Anna Friel: Tale of Peter Rabbit Jemima Puddle Duck Mrs Tiggy-Winkle Squirrel Nutkin Jeremy FisherShow more
Written in 1914 by Beatrix Potter, THE TALE OF KITTY-IN-BOOTS will be published just in time for the author's would-be 150th birthday. When one serious, well-behaved young black cat named Miss Catherine St. Quintin — or Kitty for short — decides to go a-hunting, she gets much more of an adventure than she had anticipated. In a tale dotted with familiar faces from Beatrix Potter's other classic tales such as Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle and Mr. Tod, Miss Kitty quickly finds that hunting is dangerous as she goes from predator to prey.Show more
Visit http://mandelasfavoritefolktales.com for clips and bios of all performers. Winner of the 2010 Audie for Audiobook of the Year, Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales is an extraordinary audiobook featuring Gillian Anderson, Benjamin Bratt, LeVar Burton, Ricardo Chavira, Don Cheadle, Matt Damon, Whoopi Goldberg, Sean Hayes, Hugh Jackman, Samuel L. Jackson, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Debra Messing, Helen Mirren, Parminder Nagra, Sophie Okonedo, CCH Pounder, Alan Rickman, Jurnee Smollett, Charlize Theron, Blair Underwood, Forest Whitaker and Alfre Woodard with a special message from Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Original Music by South African legends by Johnny Clegg and Vusi Mahlasela, Directed by Alfre Woodard. The audiobook was a truly international affair recorded in Los Angeles, New York, Miami, London, and Johannesburg. The stories were chosen by the Nobel Laureate himself, from every region of Africa. "We hope this audiobook will be enjoyed by people of all ages across the globe, increasing awareness of Africa's rich cultures while creating a better future for South Africa's most vulnerable children," said ANSA Executive Director Sharon Gelman. In his original foreword for the folktales, Nelson Mandela wrote, "It is my wish that the voice of the storyteller may never die in, that all the children of the world may experience the wonder of books." The audiobook brings his vision full circle, as these timeless tales return to the oral tradition to be heard around the world.Show more
This unique package provides a one-of-a-kind poetry experience from one of today's most beloved performers. John Lithgow has compiled an outstanding collection of memorable poetry and has gathered his famous friends to read them. The wide variety of carefully selected poems in this audiobook provide the perfect introduction to reel in those who are new to poetry, and for poetry lovers to experience beloved verses in a fresh, vivid way. Read by John Lithgow, Morgan Freeman, Jodie Foster, Glenn Close, Gary Sinise, Helen Mirren, Billy Connelly, Robert Sean Leonard, Kathy Bates, Sam Waterston, and Eileen Atkins. The Poets' Corner: CD 1 //1 Hachette Audio presents: The Poets' Corner Read by John Lithgow (Introduction) 2 One of the Childcraft Books (introduction) Read by John Lithgow 3 Matthew Arnold: The Serious Poet (introduction) 4 Dover Beach, by Matthew Arnold Read by Eileen Atkins 5 W.H. Auden: The High/Low Poet (intro) 6 Musée des Beaux Arts, by W.H. Auden Read by Jodie Foster 7 John Berryman: The Alter Ego (intro) 8 Henry's Confession, by John Berryman Read by Gary Sinise 9 Elizabeth Bishop: The Poet's Poet (intro) 10Filling Station, by Elizabeth Bishop Read by Gary Sinise 11William Blake: The Mystical Visionary (intro) 12 The Tyger, by William Blake Read by Helen Mirren 13 The Lamb, by William Blake Read by John Lithgow 14 Gwendolyn Brooks: The Visionary (intro) 15 We Real Cool, by Gwendolyn Brooks Read by Morgan Freeman 16 Elizabeth Barrett Browning: The Beloved (intro) 17 Sonnet 43, by Elizabeth Barrett Browning Read by Helen Mirren 18 The Best Thing in the World, by Elizabeth Barrett Browning Read by Helen Mirren 19 Robert Burns: The Ploughman Poet (intro) 20 To a Mouse, by Robert Burns Read by Bill Connolly 21 A Red Rose, by Robert Burns Read by John Lithgow FOR A COMPLETE TRACK LISTING, visit: http://www.hachettebookgroupusa.com/9781600240539_TrackIndex.htmShow more
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