Favorite Audio Books

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Favorite books on Audible:

Audio Books
Redwall (Redwall, Book 1)

Redwall (Redwall, Book 1)

$9.99

Redwall Abbey is a quiet and peaceful place, just as the mice like it. But an evil one-eyed rat wants ownership of the abbey. An unlikely hero emerges in this action packed tale, which might be a good pick for fans of The Green Ember.

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (Book 1)

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (Book 1)

$50.00

Jim Dale brings the wizard world to life in this magical series about “the boy who lived.”

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Peter Pan

Peter Pan

$45.00

Audible version, read by Jim Dale

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Ramona the Pest

Ramona the Pest

$6.99

Oh Ramona! There’s so much to learn, and it seems that often, she has to learn it the hard way. These tales about her family are funny and sweet. Ramona Quimby, Age 8 is a Newberry Honor Book. (We recommend the entire series!)

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The Fellowship of the Ring: Book One in The Lord of the Rings Trilogy

The Fellowship of the Ring: Book One in The Lord of the Rings Trilogy

$38.49
Series: Episodes, Episode 175, Book 1
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Frodo and his pals set out on a journey to find the Ruling Ring. Will the Hobbits’ friendship be enough to keep them safe?
The entire Lord of the Rings series is, of course, one of the greatest fantasy tales of all time, rich in Christian metaphor and told by a literary master. We recommend the entire series.

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The Magician’s Nephew CD (Chronicles of Narnia)

The Magician’s Nephew CD (Chronicles of Narnia)

$9.99
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Good, evil; battles, betrayals; this classic series begins with either The Magician’s Nephew, or The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe (depending on who you ask!). There are 7 books in all -- one filled with more adventure and fantasy than the next. We recommend them all.

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Matilda

Matilda

$21.00
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A Roald Dahl classic -- Matilda is a “bookish” girl to say the least, and her parents can’t find anything good about that. But when Matilda goes to school and meets the caring Miss Honey, her future begins to unfold in unexpected ways.

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A Bear Called Paddington

A Bear Called Paddington

$14.60

When Paddington Bear moves in with the Browns, life changes forever. This classic series of tales about a well-intentioned bear who finds himself in many unfortunate predicaments delights young readers. We recommend the whole series!

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Caddie Woodlawn

Caddie Woodlawn

$19.99

Based on stories of the author’s grandmother, Caddie loves hunting and pranks, but refuses to be a “lady.” Set in Wisconsin in the late 1800s, Little House fans will love Caddie!

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Winnie-the-Pooh: A.A. Milne’s Pooh Classics, Volume 1

Winnie-the-Pooh: A.A. Milne’s Pooh Classics, Volume 1

$13.96

Littles love these sweet stories, but older kids will get more of A.A. Milne’s humor. Peter Dennis does a lovely job of delivering Pooh, Piglet, Eyeore and the whole gang.

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The Ralph S. Mouse Audio Collection

The Ralph S. Mouse Audio Collection

$18.89

Ralph is not like the other mice at Mountain View Inn. He is always looking for excitement! Now all of his adventures are here in one audio collection! Mouse and the MotorcycleRalph S. MouseRunaway Ralph

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Poppy

Poppy

$17.49

The second in author Avi’s Tales of Dimwood Forest Series, this tale features a large cast of animal characters, including Poppy, a shy mouse and Mr. Ocax, a great-horned owl and the authority of the forest. As Poppy begins to question the unjust authority of their woodland world, she embarks on an adventurous tale and finds inner bravery. Note: Sensitive kids might be upset by the deaths of a couple of animal characters. This is second in the series, but we recommend starting here anyway- even if you only read this one!

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Little House in the Big Woods: Little House, Book 1

Little House in the Big Woods: Little House, Book 1

The book that started it all! Little House in the Big Woods is the first book in Laura Ingalls Wilder's treasured Little House series, which is based on her life growing up as an American pioneer. Told from four-year-old Laura's point of view, this story begins in 1871 in a little log cabin on the e...

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On the Banks of Plum Creek: Little House, Book 4

On the Banks of Plum Creek: Little House, Book 4

The adventures of Laura Ingalls and her family continue as they leave their little house on the prairie and travel in their covered wagon to Minnesota. Here they settle in a little house made of sod beside the banks of beautiful Plum Creek. Soon Pa builds a wonderful new little house with real glass...

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Farmer Boy: Little House, Book 2

Farmer Boy: Little House, Book 2

While Laura Ingalls grows up in a little house on the Western prairie, Almanzo Wilder is living on a big farm in New York State. Here Almanzo and his brother and sisters help with the summer planting and fall harvest. In winter there is wood to be chopped and great slabs of ice to be cut from the ri...

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By the Shores of Silver Lake, Book 5

By the Shores of Silver Lake, Book 5

The adventures of Laura Ingalls and her family continue as they move from their little house on the banks of Plum Creek to the wilderness of the unsettled Dakota Territory. Here Pa works on the new railroad until he finds a homestead claim that is perfect for their new little house. Laura takes her ...

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The Long Winter: Little House, Book 6

The Long Winter: Little House, Book 6

The adventures of Laura Ingalls and her family continue as Pa, Ma, Laura, Mary, Carrie, and little Grace bravely face the hard winter of 1880-81 in their little house in the Dakota Territory. Blizzards cover the little town with snow, cutting off all supplies from the outside. Soon there is almost n...

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Little Town on the Prairie: Little House, Book 7

Little Town on the Prairie: Little House, Book 7

The little settlement that weathered the long, hard winter of 1880-81 is now a growing town. Laura is growing up, and she goes to her first evening social. Mary is at last able to go to a college for the blind. Best of all, Almanzo Wilder asks permission to walk home from church with Laura. And Laur...

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These Happy Golden Years: Little House, Book 8

These Happy Golden Years: Little House, Book 8

Fifteen-year-old Laura lives apart from her family for the first time, teaching school in a claim shanty 12 miles from home. She is very homesick but keeps at it so that she can help pay for her sister Mary's tuition at the college for the blind. During school vacations Laura has fun with her singin...

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The Ramona Quimby Audio Collection

The Ramona Quimby Audio Collection

$42.51

Meet Ramona. She lives on Klickitat Street with her mother, father, and big sister, Beezus. She's not afraid of anything and is always up to something. And that's just the beginning.... In this audio collection, join Ramona, one of Beverly Cleary's most beloved characters, on all her wacky adventure...

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The Henry Huggins Audio Collection

The Henry Huggins Audio Collection

Henry Huggins's adventures are finally all in one location! Come join Henry on Kilckitat Street as he gets into hijinks - usually with the help of Ribsy and none other than Ramona Quimby. This collection includes: Henry Huggins Henry and Beezus Henry and Ribsy Henry and the Paper Route Henry and the...

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The Beverly Cleary Audio Collection

The Beverly Cleary Audio Collection

$37.79

Beverly Cleary has been a part of America's childhood for over 50 years. Now enjoy this rare collection of some of your favorite characters and their funny, heart-warming stories. In this audio collection you'll find: Ellen TebbitsOtis SpoffordEmily's Runaway ImaginationMitch and AmySocksMuggie Magg...

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Favorite books on Librivox:

Listed alphabetically by narrator

Mary Anderson

  • Pollyanna by Eleanor H. Porter

Mark Butler

  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi by Rudyard Kipling

Clive Catterall

  • The White Company by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Phil Chenevert

  • The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
  • Orthodoxy by G.K. Chesterton
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by Frank Baum

Rachel Ellen

  • Five Little Peppers and How They Grew by Margaret Sidney

Gregory Holmsworth

  • My Father’s Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett

Lee Ann Howlett

  • Understood Betsy by Dorothy Canfield Fisher

Meredith Hughes

  • The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling

Elizabeth Klett

  • The Age of Innocence by Edith WHarton
  • Emma by Jane Austen
  • Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell

David Leeson

  • The Cat of Bubastes by G.A. Henty

John Lieder

  • The Adventures of Bob White and Other Tales by Thornton Burgess

Andy Minter

  • The Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald

Mil Nicholson

  • Bleak House by Charles Dickens
  • The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens

Adrian Praetzellis

  • Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

Karen Savage

  • The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Tales from Shakespeare by Charles and Mary Lamb
  • The Story of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting
  • Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  • The Railway Children by E. Nesbit
  • Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery

Jennette Selig

  • Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

Kara Shallenberg

  • A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
  • Poems Every Child Should Know edited by Mary Burt
  • Our Island Story by H.E. Marshall
  • A Room with a View E.M. Forster
  • The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss
  • Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling
  • The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Grammar-Land by M.L. Nesbitt
  • Many more modern titles @ Kayray Reads to You

Shannon

  • Raggedy Ann Stories by Johnny Gruelle

Mark F. Smith

  • The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
  • Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • White Fang by Jack London
  • The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi

Marie Therese

  • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
  • Emma by Jane Austen
  • Lives of the Saints by Alban Butler
  • Rose in Bloom by Louisa May Alcott
  • The Trees of Pride by G.K. Chesterton

John W. Michaels

  • The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane