Children's Audiobooks & CDs
ACEEB 13 years +13 years +
This is an audio version of the first book of Tolkien's trilogy, The Lord of the Rings.
- RRP £30.00
Sauron, the Dark Lord, has gathered the Rings of Power so that he can rule Middle-earth.
All he lacks in his plans for domination is one ring - the ring that has fallen into the hands of the hobbit, Bilbo Baggins.
ACEEC 13 years +13 years +
Frodo and the Companions of the Ring have been beset by danger during their quest to prevent the Ruling Ring from falling into the hands of the Dark Lord by destroying it in the Cracks of Doom. They have lost the wizard, Gandalf, in the battle with an evil spirit in the Mines of Moria; and at the Falls of Rauros, Boromir, seduced by the power of the Ring, tried to seize it by force. While Frodo and Sam made their escape the rest of the company were attacked by Orcs. Now they continue their journey alone down the great River Anduin -- alone, that is, save for the mysterious creeping figure that follows wherever they go.
- RRP £30.00
ACHDX 13 years +13 years +
This is an audiobook version of the award-winning The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon.
- RRP £18.98
A murder mystery like no other, the story features Christopher Boone, a 15 year-old who suffers from Asperger's syndrome. When he finds a neighbour's dog has been murdered, he sets out on a terrifying journey destined to turn his whole world upside down...
AZEKF 9 years +9 years +
New, repackaged audio editions of the classic and internationally bestselling, multi-award-winning series, read by Stephen Fry containing 17 CDs with a total running time of 20 hours and 45 minutes. With irresistible new jackets by Jonny Duddle to bring Harry Potter to the next generation of readers. When Dumbledore arrives at Privet Drive one summer night to collect Harry Potter, his wand hand is blackened and shrivelled, but he does not reveal why. Secrets and suspicion are spreading through the wizarding world, and Hogwarts itself is not safe. Harry is convinced that Malfoy bears the Dark Mark: there is a Death Eater amongst them. Harry will need powerful magic and true friends as he explores Voldemort's darkest secrets, and Dumbledore prepares him to face his destiny.
- RRP £67.00
AZEKE 9 years +9 years +
New, repackaged audio editions of the classic and internationally bestselling, multi-award-winning series, read by Stephen Fry containing 24 CDs with a total running time of 29 hours and 5 minutes. With new jackets by Jonny Duddle to bring Harry Potter to the next generation of readers. Dark times have come to Hogwarts. After the Dementors' attack on his cousin Dudley, Harry Potter knows that Voldemort will stop at nothing to find him. There are many who deny the Dark Lord's return, but Harry is not alone: a secret order gathers at Grimmauld Place to fight against the Dark forces. Harry must allow Professor Snape to teach him how to protect himself from Voldemort's savage assaults on his mind. But they are growing stronger by the day and Harry is running out of time.
- RRP £92.00
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AZELJ 9 years +9 years +
New, repackaged audio editions of the classic and internationally bestselling, multi-award-winning series, read by Stephen Fry containing 10 CDs with a total running time of 12 hours and 5 minutes. With irresistible new jackets by Jonny Duddle to bring Harry Potter to the next generation of readers. When the Knight Bus crashes through the darkness and screeches to a halt in front of him, it's the start of another far from ordinary year at Hogwarts for Harry Potter. Sirius Black, escaped mass-murderer and follower of Lord Voldemort, is on the run - and they say he is coming after Harry. In his first ever Divination class, Professor Trelawney sees an omen of death in Harry's tea leaves ...But perhaps most terrifying of all are the Dementors patrolling the school grounds, with their soul-sucking kiss.
- RRP £36.00
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BHCJK 5 years +5 years +
Julia McKenzie and Simon Carter star in this BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of E Nesbit's much-loved children's novel. "An enchanting adaptation". (Independent on Sunday). On a hot, Edwardian summer's day, five children are playing in a gravel pit when they dig up something very peculiar: a funny, furry, fat litte creature with the feet of a monkey and bat's ears! The Psammead is a magical sand fairy who has the power to grant wishes: but the children can only have one wish a day, and the wishes only last until sunset. As the children try to get their hearts' desires, things go hilariously wrong, and they have a series of amazing adventures that will change their lives. But their last wish gets them into terrible trouble, and it will take all the Psammead's powers to put things right...This delightfully whimsical drama, adapted by Malcolm McKee, stars Julia McKenzie as the older Jane and Mother, and Simon Carter as the Psammead. The wonder and excitement of much-loved children's classics lives on in BBC Radio's acclaimed full-cast dramatisations, complete with evocative music and sound effects. Duration: 1 hour 30 mins approx.
- RRP £10.99
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AVHSI 5 years +5 years +
The Christmasaurus is a story about a boy named William Trundle, and a dinosaur, the Christmasaurus. It's about how they meet one Christmas Eve and have a magical adventure. It's about friendship and families, sleigh bells and Santa, singing elves and flying reindeer, music and magic. It's about discovering your heart's true desire, and learning that the impossible might just be possible ...
- RRP £12.99
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AMSSF 9 years +9 years +
Samuel West reads ten of Rudyard Kipling's famous tales, as broadcast on BBC Radio 4. How the Whale Got His Throat, How the Leopard Got His Spots, The Beginning of the Armadillos, How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin, The Cat That Walked By Himself, How the Camel Got His Hump, The Crab That Played With The Sea, The Sing-Song of Old Man Kangaroo, and, The Butterfly That Stamped The Elephant's Child. First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 as part of Just So Science, these charming tales are sure to delight listeners of all ages.
- RRP £13.25
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BGKTL 3 years +3 years +
From Beauty and the Beast and Cinderella to Rapunzel and Pinocchio, this collection of ten popular fairy tales is one which children will want to hear again and again. Read by well-known children's TV presenter Floella Benjamin, with added sound effects and music and an approximate running time of 70 minutes, Favourite Stories is fun to listen to at home or in the car. Stories: Beauty and the Beast The Princess and the Pea The Three Billy Goats Gruff Rapunzel Hansel and Gretel Cinderella Pinocchio The Elves and the Shoemaker Snow White Dick Whittington
- RRP £9.59
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AMNIG 4 years +4 years +
Four funny favourites from the wacky world of Dr Seuss. The Lorax Dr Seuss's ABC How the Grinch Stole Christmas One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish With mad music and zany sound effects, these four crazy tales are even more fun read aloud!
- RRP £5.99
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Sing and rhyme along with these 26 much-loved nursery rhyme songs! Includes: 'The Wheels on the Bus' / 'Down at the Station, Early in the Morning' / 'Row Row Row Your Boat' / 'The Big Ship Sails on the Alley Alley Oh' / 'London Bridge is Falling Down' / 'Jack and Jill' / 'Hickory Dickory Dock' / 'I'm a Little Teapot' / 'Polly Put the Kettle On' / 'Miss Polly had a Dolly' / 'Pop Goes the Weasel' / 'Five Currant Buns' / 'Ten Fat Sausages' / 'Peter Hammers with One Hammer' / 'The Grand Old Duke of York' / 'Girls and Boys Come Out to Play' / 'I Jump Out of Bed' / 'Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush' / 'Ring a Ring o'Roses' / 'I Hear Thunder, I Hear Thunder' / 'Incy Wincy Spider' / 'Heads Shoulders Knees and Toes' / 'If You're Happy and You Know it Clap Your Hands' / 'Twinkle Twinkle Little Star' / 'Wee Willie Winkie' / 'Ten in a Bed'. 1 CD. 40 mins.
- RRP £5.10
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AUISU 3 years +3 years +
Ladybird I'm Ready for Maths Times Tables CD is an entertaining and engaging way for children to learn and practise their times tables. In line with current curriculum guidelines, all tables from 2-12 are covered in the order they are taught in school. Amusing and catchy songs in a range of musical styles help to make learning times tables enjoyable and fun. Approved by an experienced maths teacher and consultant.
- RRP £4.99
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Make learning Spanish fun for kids through music. All little kids adore music, so why not tap into this natural affinity to get young kids hooked on foreign language learning? That's precisely what the unique "Let's Sing and Learn in Spanish" does. With a songbook of twenty original melodies, "Let's Sing and Learn in Spanish" (CD edition) teaches basic Spanish vocabulary and expressions in a fresh, exciting way. Instead of trying to memorize greetings, numbers, colors, and days and months, your child will enjoy the fun of putting them to music. While singing "Los meses del ano (The months of the year)," not only will your child be actively engaged, but the lessons learned will stay with her much longer as she associates the new words with easy-to-remember rhythms and beats. Pop in the twenty-five-minute CD and listen as your child sings along in Spanish with other kids on the recording, belting out these delightful tunes and learning about everyday subjects at the same time.Songbook of twenty original tunes will have your child, aged three to six, singing in Spanish in no time. It features English translation of lyrics to build your child's Spanish vocabulary. Simple chords and musical notation allow you accompany your child on guitar or piano. It includes kid singers on the CD model proper Spanish pronunciation and intonation. CD format allows for easy song location and quick replay. Whether you're an educator, parent, babysitter, or caregiver, you'll be amazed at how quickly kids, even the shiest in the bunch, catch on to Spanish when music is the medium!
- RRP £12.24
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George Kranky's Grandma is a miserable grouch. George really hates that horrid old witchy woman. One Saturday morning, George is in charge of giving Grandma her medicine. So-ho! Ah-ha! Ho-hum! George knows exactly what to do. A magic medicine* it will be. One that will either cure her completely ...or blow off the top of her head. *WARNING: Do not try to make George's Marvellous Medicine yourselves at home. It could be dangerous. Read the story and listen to the phizz-whizzing audio CD!
- RRP £9.99
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From I'm a Little Teapot to Row, Row, Row Your Boat, these twelve classic nursery rhymes and traditional action songs are beautifully illustrated by the award-winning Axel Scheffler, illustrator of The Gruffalo. With a free read-along CD that slots neatly into the cover, Mother Goose's Action Rhymes is a wonderful book for families to share. Also available: Mother Goose's Bedtime Rhymes.
- RRP £7.43
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BHMTO 5 years +5 years +
Four charming tales starring the marmalade-loving bear from darkest Peru. The stories are: 'Please Look After This Bear', 'A Bear in Hot Water', 'A Disappearing Trick' and 'Paddington and the Amateur Dramatics.' 'Please look after this bear' said the label around Paddington's neck, so the Brown family take him home and do just that. Life with Paddington, however, is full of surprises - as you'll find out in these four great dramatised stories! 1 CD. 50 mins.
- RRP £6.10
BFCZL 9 years +9 years +
Sarah Jane Smith always finds herself on the trail of trouble. As an old friend of the Doctor, she's used to encountering aliens, battling monsters and defeating evil. And although Sarah Jane doesn't travel through time and space so regularly these days, she still finds plenty of danger and adventure on Earth. The stories included in this collection are: 'The Glittering Storm', 'The Thirteenth Stone', 'The Time Capsule', 'The Ghost House', 'The White Wolf', 'The Shadow People', 'Deadly Download', 'Wraith World', 'Children of Steel' and 'Judgement Day'. In these amazing stories, Sarah Jane finds herself investigating a private health clinic, a mysterious stone circle, some lethal alien artefacts, a strange Victorian house and a bizarre hill carving. Then there's the camping trip that sees the friends stranded in Snowdonia, the deadly computer virus, the terrifying creature from a world of nightmares, the steam-powered robot and the race of aliens who think Sarah Jane's a dangerous lawbreaker...Along with Luke, Clyde, Rani, Maria and Sky - not to mention supercomputer Mr Smith - Sarah Jane and her trusty sonic lipstick must prepare themselves for anything the universe can throw at them! These stories have been specially written for audio by Justin Richards, Stephen Cole, Peter Anghelides, Gary Russell, Scott Handcock, Jason Arnopp, Cavan Scott & Mark Wright, Martin Day and Scott Gray. With additional music and sound effects, they are read by Elisabeth Sladen (Sarah Jane), Daniel Anthony (Clyde) and Anjli Mohindra (Rani). 10 CDs. 10 hrs 30 mins.
- RRP £55.00
BKWLQ 12 years +12 years +
Eleven-year-old Malcolm Polstead and his daemon, Asta, live with his parents at the Trout Inn near Oxford. Across the River Thames (which Malcolm navigates often using his beloved canoe, a boat by the name of La Belle Sauvage) is the Godstow Priory where the nuns live. Malcolm learns they have a guest with them; a baby by the name of Lyra Belacqua ...
- RRP £20.00
Winner of the British Book Award Audiobook of the Year 2018
AKYEG 3 years +3 years +
'Rabbits are always very uppity during the Christmas season, and Peter Rabbit was no exception.' Emma Thompson continues the adventures of Peter Rabbit in this super new Christmas tale featuring Peter, his comical little cousin Benjamin Bunny, and a certain feathered friend called William. Brilliantly told by Emma Thompson with charming illustrations by Eleanor Taylor, Peter Rabbit is back with an hilarious cast of characters. This time our story is set in Beatrix Potter's beloved Lake District. It is accompanied by a story CD, narrated by Emma herself.
- RRP £7.99
BCWQX 5 years +5 years +
When Peter Pan flies into the night nursery of Wendy, John and Michael Darling, he takes them on the journey - and the adventure - of a lifetime. Mermaids, wolves and Indians weave their spell in the magical Never Never Land - where also lurks the wicked Captain Hook. Relive the wonder and excitement of J.M Barrie's timeless classic in this spectacular, swashbuckling full cast dramatistion, directed by award-winning producer Dirk Maggs.
- RRP £10.99
Puffin presents the new, unabridged audio book edition of Roald Dahl's best-selling autobiography Boy, read by Dan Stevens from Downton Abbey. Throughout his young days at school and just afterwards, a number of things happened to Roald Dahl, which made such a tremendous impression he never forgot them. Boy is the remarkable story of Roald Dahl's childhood; tales of exciting and strange things - some funny, some frightening, all true.
- RRP £12.99
Puffin Audiobooks presents Roald Dahl's classic Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, read by the actor Douglas Hodge. This audio book features original music. Charlie Bucket desperately wants to eat more than cabbage soup every day. But even more than that, he longs to see Wonka's enormous chocolate factory! Now Mr Willy Wonka, the most wondrous inventor in the world, has hidden golden tickets inside his delicious creamy chocolate bars. Only five winners can go through those great iron gates; will one of them be Charlie? Douglas Hodge is a multi-award-winning English actor, with Olivier and Tony awards for his performance in La Cage aux Folles, and nominations for his leading roles in Cyrano de Bergerac, Guys and Dolls and Inadmissible Evidence. In 2013 he played the role of Willy Wonka in Sam Mendes' musical of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
- RRP £12.99
Puffin Audio books presents a marvellous new celebrity reading of Roald Dahl's Fantastic Mr Fox. The audio book features original music and 3D sound design by Pinewood film studios. Mr Fox steals food from the horrible farmers Boggis, Bunce and Bean - one fat, one short, one lean. These three crooks concoct a plan to dig Mr Fox out of his home, but they don't realise how truly fantastic Mr Fox is, or how far he'll go to save his family...Listen to other Roald Dahl audio books read by some very famous voices, including Kate Winslet, David Walliams and Steven Fry - and there are added squelchy sound effects from Pinewood Studios! You can look out for new Roald Dahl apps in the App store and Google Play- including the disgusting Twit or Miss! inspired by the revolting Twits.
- RRP £9.99