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Audiobooks Narrated by Jim Broadbent

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  1. The Beatrix Potter Collection The Beatrix Potter Collection
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  2. A Bear Called Paddington A Bear Called Paddington
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  3. Cookie! (Book 3): Cookie and the Most Mysterious Mystery in the World Cookie! (Book 3): Cookie and the Most Mysterious Mystery in the World
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  4. Grimwood: Laugh your head off with the funniest new series of the year, from award-winning Nadia Shi Grimwood: Laugh your head off with the funniest new series of the year, from award-winning Nadia Shi
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  5. A Series of Unfortunate Events #1: The Bad Beginning A Series of Unfortunate Events #1: The Bad Beginning
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  6. Fireborn: Twelve and the Frozen Forest Fireborn: Twelve and the Frozen Forest
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  7. New Kid New Kid
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  8. Cane Warriors Cane Warriors
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  9. When The World Was Ours When The World Was Ours
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  10. Black Boy Joy: 17 Stories Celebrating Black Boyhood Black Boy Joy: 17 Stories Celebrating Black Boyhood
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Megamonster

Megamonster

The new children’s book from No. 1 bestselling author David Walliams. On a volcanic island, in the middle of shark-infested waters, stands The Cruel School. The lessons are appalling, the school dinners are revolting and the teachers are terrifying – especially the mysterious Science teacher Doctor Doktur. When Larker is sent to the school, she quickly realises something very odd is going on… something involving Doctor Doktur, a pair of strange spectacles, and a ‘Monsterfication Machine’. And ultimately she finds herself face to face with a real life Megamonster. There seems to be no escape – but for Larker, nothing is impossible…

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Stories for Easter: The very best springtime stories to listen to at Easter

Stories for Easter: The very best springtime stories to listen to at Easter

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 2015

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500 Words: A collection of short stories that reflect on the Black Lives Matter movement

500 Words: A collection of short stories that reflect on the Black Lives Matter movement

Hot on the heels of the 500 Words: Black Lives Matter competition hosted by Virgin Radio in July, this audiobook contains a selection of inspiring, moving and poignant short stories from 500 Words: Black Lives Matter submitted by children from across the country and read by David Tennant, Amanda Abbington, Stephen Graham, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Vivienne Acheampong, Jude Owusu, Angellica Bell, Michael Underwood, Nicole Kidman, Jim Broadbent, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Shobna Gulati, Rebecca Gethings and James Hepher; familiar voices who have kindly donated their time and talent to make this special project possible. Almost 6,000 children, aged between 5-13, submitted stories expressing their personal experiences, tales of empathy, learning and respect, building on the international conversation around Black Lives Matter. Originally devised by Chris Evans, the 500 Words competition has a rich 10-year heritage, giving children of all ethnicities and backgrounds a platform to express their imaginations and creativity through storytelling. Eight finalists and a further 92 stories were selected to be included in this important and timely collection, With writing tips from head judges Malorie Blackman, Frank Cottrell-Boyce, Charlie Higson and Francesca Simon. Profits from the sale of the book are being donated to the children's literacy charity Coram Beanstalk in order to further their mission - building readers for life. 'What follows is an amazing and profound collection of some of our favourites. Be prepared to laugh, sigh and cry.' - Chris Evans 'Being part of 500 Words: Black Lives Matter was incredibly important to allow our younger generation an outlet for them to vocalise their thoughts and stories on this global issue of racism using the power of words.' - Angellica Bell

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More Funny Paddington Stories

More Funny Paddington Stories

Author: Michael Bond Narrator: Jim Broadbent, Stephen Fry Release Date: 01/08/2020

Paddington Bear has been delighting adults and children alike with his earnest good intentions and humorous misadventures for over sixty years. Here you can listen to seven hilarious Paddington stories, read by Stephen Fry and Jim Broadbent. Paddington is now a major movie star! Paddington Bear had travelled all the way from Darkest Peru when the Brown family first met him on Paddington station. Since then their lives have never been quite the same… for ordinary things become quite extraordinary when a bear called Paddington is around. This fun-filled collection brings together seven laugh-out-loud stories: Paddington at St Paul’s (Text copyright © Michael Bond 2018) Paddington at the Carnival (Text copyright © Michael Bond 1997) Paddington at the Circus (Text copyright © Michael Bond 2000) Paddington the Artist (Text copyright © Michael Bond 1985) Paddington at the Hospital (Text copyright © Michael Bond and Karen Jankel 2001) Paddington at the Tower (Text copyright © Michael Bond 1975, 2011) Paddington's Christmas Surprise(Text copyright © Michael Bond 1997, 2008)

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Six Tales from Percy’s Park

Six Tales from Percy’s Park

Author: Nick Butterworth Narrator: Jim Broadbent Release Date: 01/08/2020

Percy and his animal friends have delighted readers around the word for over thirty years! Here you can listen to six fantastic park adventures, performed by Jim Broadbent. Percy the park keeper works hard looking after the park and his animal friends who live there. But Percy still likes to find time for some fun and games. And of course in Percy’s Park there’s always time for a story… This fantastic collection brings together six entertaining adventures: The Secret Path (Text copyright © Nick Butterworth 1994) The Rescue Party (Text copyright © Nick Butterworth 1993) Percy’s Bumpy Ride (Text copyright © Nick Butterworth 1999) After the Storm (Text copyright © Nick Butterworth 1992) The Treasure Hunt (Text copyright © Nick Butterworth 1996) One Snowy Night (Text copyright © Nick Butterworth 1989)

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Funny Paddington Stories

Funny Paddington Stories

Author: Michael Bond Narrator: Jim Broadbent, Stephen Fry Release Date: 01/07/2020

Paddington Bear has been delighting adults and children alike with his earnest good intentions and humorous misadventures for over sixty years. Here you can listen to seven hilarious Paddington stories, read by Stephen Fry and Jim Broadbent. Paddington is now a major movie star! Paddington Bear had travelled all the way from Darkest Peru when the Brown family first met him on Paddington station. Since then their lives have never been quite the same… for ordinary things become quite extraordinary when a bear called Paddington is around. This fun-filled collection brings together seven laugh-out-loud stories: Paddington (Text copyright © Michael Bond 1998, 2007) Paddington at the Zoo (Text copyright © Michael Bond 1984) Paddington at the Palace (Text copyright © Michael Bond 1986) Paddington and the Marmalade Maze (Text copyright © Michael Bond 1987) Paddington Goes for Gold (Text copyright © Michael Bond 2012) Paddington in the Garden (Text copyright © Michael Bond 2002, 2008) Paddington and the Grand Tour (Text copyright © Michael Bond 2003)

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Favourite Paddington Stories: Paddington in the Garden, Paddington at the Carnival, Paddington and t

Favourite Paddington Stories: Paddington in the Garden, Paddington at the Carnival, Paddington and t

Author: Michael Bond Narrator: Jim Broadbent, Stephen Fry Release Date: 01/06/2020

Three favourite stories of Paddington, the beloved classic bear from Darkest Peru, brought together in one volume. Paddington is now a major movie star! This special edition brings together three favourite classic adventures – Paddington in the Garden, Paddington at the Carnival and Paddington and the Grand Tour. Whether he is gardening, walking along the canal, or seeing the sights of London – as always – there is never a dull moment when Paddington is around!

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One Springy Day

One Springy Day

Author: Nick Butterworth Narrator: Jim Broadbent Release Date: 01/04/2019

Celebrate thirty years of the Percy the Park Keeper and his animal friends with this funny story in the classic series from award-winning author and illustrator Nick Butterworth! Percy the park keeper and his animal friends are playing hide-and-seek in the park. The fox has found a great hiding place in Percy's workshop but when he falls into a pot of Very Strong Glue, he soon finds himself springing into an embarrassingly sticky situation! Is there anything his friends can do to help? More than 9 million Percy the Park Keeper books sold, worldwide!

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Paddington Races Ahead

Paddington Races Ahead

Author: Michael Bond Narrator: Jim Broadbent Release Date: 01/10/2018

Paddington has warmed the hearts of generations of listeners with his earnest good intentions and humorous misadventures. This is a new edition of the classic novel and contains the original text by Michael Bond. Somehow Paddington always manages to find himself in strange situations. From a squishy miscommunication involving oysters and public transit to a case of mistaken identity, there’s never a dull moment when a certain bear is around! Paddington Races Ahead is the thirteenth classic novel about Michael Bond’s beloved classic character, Paddington Bear.

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In the Mouth of the Wolf

In the Mouth of the Wolf

Author: Michael Morpurgo Narrator: Jim Broadbent Release Date: 01/09/2018

Michael Morpurgo's wonderful storytelling and Jim Broadbent's compelling performance combine to tell this true story against the epic backdrop of World War Two. Francis Cammaerts, Jim Broadbent and Michael Morpurgo happen to be all part of the same family so this production is a very special collaboration bringing family members' voices to life. Francis and Pieter are brothers. As the shadow of one war lingers, and the rumbles of another approach, the brothers argue. Francis is a fierce pacifist, while Pieter signs up to fight. What happens next will change the course of Francis's life forever... and throw him into the mouth of the wolf.

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HarperCollins Children's Books Presents: Stories for Summer Holidays for age 2+: An hour of fun to l

HarperCollins Children's Books Presents: Stories for Summer Holidays for age 2+: An hour of fun to l

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 Limited

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HarperCollins Children's Books Presents: Stories for Summer Holidays for age 5+: Two hours of fun to

HarperCollins Children's Books Presents: Stories for Summer Holidays for age 5+: Two hours of fun to

Twelve of the best-loved children's 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 children's stories. Two hours 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 - Michael Morpurgo, Oliver Jeffers, Michael Bond and Jill Barklem - this collection has it all. Full of laughter, and tonnes of fun. A must-have for the Summer Holidays. Playlist: Jonathan Langley: NURSERY TALES (The Three Bears and Goldilocks) - read by Victoria Wood Michael Bond: PADDINGTON: THE ORIGINAL STORY OF THE BEAR FROM PERU - read by Paul Vaughan Michael Morpurgo: DOLPHIN BOY - read by Jot Davies Jonathan Langley: NURSERY TALES (The Three Billy Goats Gruff) - read by Victoria Wood Ian Whybrow: LITTLE WOLF AND SMELLYBREFF: WHAT'S THE TIME, LITTLE WOLF? - read by Griff Rhys Jones Oliver Jeffers: THE INCREDIBLE BOOK EATING BOY - read by Jim Broadbent Jonathan Langley: NURSERY TALES (Rumpelstiltskin) - read by Victoria Wood Jenny Valentine: IGGY AND ME (And in my Suitcase I Put) - read by Charlotte Stevens S. A. Wakefield: THE ADVENTURES OF BOTTERSNIKES AND GUMBLES (Running Down to the Beach) - read by Nicholas Osmond Jill Barklem: BRAMBLY HEDGE: SUMMER STORY - read by John Moffatt Jonathan Langley: NURSERY TALES (Little Red Riding Hood) - read by Victoria Wood Michael Bond: PADDINGTON AND THE MARMALADE MAZE - read by Jim Broadbent Copyright: PADDINGTON AND THE MARMALADE MAZE © 2009 Michael Bond (P) 2009 HarperCollins Publishers; DOLPHIN BOY © 2010 Michael Morpurgo (P) 2010 HarperCollins Publishers; IGGY AND ME (AND IN MY SUITCASE I PUT) © 2009 Jenny Valentine (P)2011 HarperCollins Publishers Limited; BRAMBLY HEDGE: SUMMER STORY © 1980 Jill Barklem (P) 2014 HarperCollins Publishers Limited; NURSERY TALES (Rumpelstiltskin, The Three Bears and Goldilocks, Little Red Riding Hood and The Three Billy Goats Gruff) © 2011 Jonathan Langley (P) 2011 HarperCollins Publishers Limited; THE INCREDIBLE BOOK EATING BOY © 2006 Oliver Jeffers (P) 2014 HarperCollins Publishers Limited; PADDINGTON: THE ORIGINAL STORY OF THE BEAR FROM PERU © 2007 HarperCollins Publishers Limited (P) 2010 HarperCollins Publishers Limited; THE ADVENTURES OF BOTTERSNIKES AND GUMBLES (Running Down to the Beach) © 2016 S. A. Wakefield (P) 2016 HarperCollins Publishers Limited; LITTLE WOLF AND SMELLYBREFF: WHAT'S THE TIME, LITTLE WOLF? © 1980 Ian Whybrow (P) 2013 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

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