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Seaspirit

Seaspirit stowmarket, suffolk, United Kingdom Member Since 2008

mum of five grandmama of 14 love reading, crafts, disabled

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  • "only mowgli"

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    I wanted this book for Rikki Tikki Tavi but there are only the mowlgi stories on here, very disappointing

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    The Jungle Book

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated By Tony Robinson
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    A classic story of friendship between man and beast. Saved from the jaws of the evil tiger Shere Khan, young Mowgli is adopted by a wolf pack and taught the law of the jungle by lovable old Baloo the bear and Bhageera the panther. The adventures of Rikki-Tikki-Tavi the snake-fighting mongoose, little Toomai and the elephant's secret dance, and Kotick the white seal are all part of Mowgli's extraordinary journey with his animal friends. A robust reading by Tony Robinson.

    Hazel says: "An absolute joy, brilliantly read."
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A Peek at Janice's Bookshelf

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  • Mr Stink

    "Mr Stink by David Walliams"

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    Funny and had me giggling, lovely bed time 'read' and was read brilliantly by David Walliams, not just a book for the children.

  • Gangsta Granny

    "Fabulous!!, forget it is for children!"

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    Really enjoyed this, only listened to it as I had downloaded one for my grandchildren and I think I enjoyed it as much as she did! I have now heard them all ( children havn't!)

  • Ratburger

    "Fabulous!!, forget it is for children!"

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    Really enjoyed this, only listened to it as I had downloaded one for my grandchildren and I think I enjoyed it as much as she did!

  • Billionaire Boy

    "Fabulous!!, forget it is for children!"

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    Really enjoyed this, only listened to it as I had downloaded one for my grandchildren and I think I enjoyed it as much as she did!

Rosie and Duncan

Rosie and Duncan North Scotland, United Kingdom 23/07/2009 Member Since 2009

We are a married couple who love listening to audio books, luckily we like mostly the same things. Rosie is severely ill & bedbound.

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  • "Fantastic, could listen to again an..."

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    Brilliant Audiobook, fantastic narator and a really enjoyable listen. Both myself and my husband loved this audiobook and have already listened to it many times since we purchased our copy.

    A fantastic story written by Philip Pullman, his stories will never let you down and if you like one your bound to love his others.

    Highly recommended, you couldn't ask for more!

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    The Ruby in the Smoke

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 33 mins)
    • By Philip Pullman
    • Narrated By Anton Lesser
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    An unabridged reading of Philip Pullman's nerve-shattering thriller, set in the murky streets and opium dens of Old London. When 16-year old Sally's father drowns in suspicious circumstances, she is left to fend for herself in Victorian London. Although she doesn't know it, she is already in terrible danger.

    Liz says: "Smoke Clarified"

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    How to Cheat a Dragon's Curse

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    • By Cressida Cowell
    • Narrated By David Tennant
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    Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III was a Viking hero - dashing, brave, and ever so clever. But even Viking heroes have to begin somewhere.... Can Hiccup find the antidote to deadly Vorpentitis and fight the Doomfang? Can he brave the axe of Norbert the Nutjob and be the Hero yet again?

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UNABRIDGED) by Cressida Cowell Narrated by David Tennant

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    • By Cressida Cowell
    • Narrated By David Tennant
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ABRIDGED) by Cressida Cowell Narrated by David Tennant

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    boosmummy says: "Very Funny"
  • 4.8 (59 ratings)
    A Hero's Guide to Deadly Dragons (






UNABRIDGED) by Cressida Cowell Narrated by David Tennant

    A Hero's Guide to Deadly Dragons

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    • By Cressida Cowell
    • Narrated By David Tennant
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    Hiccup is lost in the Library Labyrinth and the Driller-Dragons, Madguts and Murderous, are on the prowl. Hiccup's birthday is not going to be the quiet affair he hoped for.... This book also contains a comprehensive Dragonese Dictionary for those who'd like to dragon-whisper themselves.

    Martin says: "The kids love Hiccup and Toothless..."
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ABRIDGED) by Cressida Cowell Narrated by David Tennant

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    • By Cressida Cowell
    • Narrated By David Tennant
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    The hilarious series which inspired the Dream Works film. Hiccup has three months, five days and six hours to get back to Berk, save his father, battle Polarserpents AND win the annual Inter-Tribal Friendly Swimming Race. Can he do it???? David Tennant reads this hilarious children's clasic which can be enjoyed by everybody.

    Kate says: "Excellent story, superbly read"
  • 4.8 (44 ratings)
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ABRIDGED) by Cressida Cowell Narrated by David Tennant

    How to Steal a Dragon's Sword

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    mark says: "Great for the 10-13 boy (& tom boy)"
  • 5.0 (19 ratings)
    Framed (






UNABRIDGED) by Frank Cottrell Boyce Narrated by Jason Hughes

    Framed

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 58 mins)
    • By Frank Cottrell Boyce
    • Narrated By Jason Hughes
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ABRIDGED) by Richmal Crompton Narrated by Martin Jarvis

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    • By Richmal Crompton
    • Narrated By Martin Jarvis
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    • By Derek Landy
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    How to Train Your Dragon

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    • By Cressida Cowell
    • Narrated By David Tennant
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    Percy Jackson and the Last Olympian

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    • By Rick Riordan
    • Narrated By Jesse Bernstein
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UNABRIDGED) by Rick Riordan Narrated by Jesse Bernstein

    Percy Jackson and the Battle of the Labyrinth

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    • By Rick Riordan
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  • Demon Dentist (






UNABRIDGED) by David Walliams Narrated by David Walliams

    Demon Dentist

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 49 mins)
    • By David Walliams
    • Narrated By David Walliams
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UNABRIDGED) by Rick Riordan Narrated by Jesse Bernstein

    The Lightning Thief: Percy Jackson, Book 1

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    • By Rick Riordan
    • Narrated By Jesse Bernstein
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    Look, I didn't want to be a half-blood. I never asked to be the son of a Greek God. I was just a normal kid, going to school, playing basketball, skateboarding. The usual. Until I accidentally vaporized my maths teacher. That's when things started really going wrong. Now I spend my time fighting with swords, battling monsters with my friends, and generally trying to stay alive. This is the one where Zeus, God of the Sky, thinks I've stolen his lightning bolt - and making Zeus angry is a very bad idea.

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    I Shall Wear Midnight: Discworld Book 38, (Discworld Childrens Book 5)

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 21 mins)
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    Ann says: "Perfect Pratchett"
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ABRIDGED) by Michael Morpurgo Narrated by Dan Stevens

    War Horse

    • ABRIDGED (3 hrs and 1 min)
    • By Michael Morpurgo
    • Narrated By Dan Stevens
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    Diane says: "War Horse"
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UNABRIDGED) by Minecraft Books Narrated by Tristan Wright

    Minecraft Kid's Stories: A Collection of Great Minecraft Short Stories for Children

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 17 mins)
    • By Minecraft Books
    • Narrated By Tristan Wright
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  • The Titan's Curse: Percy Jackson, Book 3 (






UNABRIDGED) by Rick Riordan Narrated by Jesse Bernstein

    The Titan's Curse: Percy Jackson, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By Rick Riordan
    • Narrated By Jesse Bernstein
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    Gunnar says: "Heaven Can Wait"
  • How to Be a Pirate (






ABRIDGED) by Cressida Cowell Narrated by David Tennant

    How to Be a Pirate

    • ABRIDGED (2 hrs and 54 mins)
    • By Cressida Cowell
    • Narrated By David Tennant
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    Hiccup was a Viking hero - dashing, brave and ever so clever. But even Viking heroes have to begin somewhere. In this riproaring adventure he recounts his early days - when he still had a lot to learn about swordfights, shipwrecks, and homicidal dragons.

    Ramona says: "Fantastic audio book"
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UNABRIDGED) by David Walliams Narrated by David Walliams, Matt Lucas

    The Boy in the Dress

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By David Walliams
    • Narrated By David Walliams, Matt Lucas
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    Dennis was different. Why was he different, you ask? Well, a small clue might be in the title of this book... Charming, surprising and hilarious - David Walliams's beautiful first novel will touch the hearts (and funny bones) of children and adults alike. Now David teams up with Matt Lucas to produce an audiobook with a difference. Read by two of the brightest stars in sketch comedy, this lavish production brings the hilarious voices behind Little Britain to your nearest earphones.

    Will says: "Very good"
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UNABRIDGED) by Mark Batterson, Joel N. Clark Narrated by Joel N. Clark

    Jack Staples and the Ring of Time

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Mark Batterson, Joel N. Clark
    • Narrated By Joel N. Clark
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    Eleven-year-old Jack's ordinary life is upended when he is whisked into a fantastical adventure filled with danger. Jack learns that most people live in a shadow of the world, their vision blinded by invisible scales. But the Awakened experience the world as it truly is and are searching for the Child of Prophecy who will both save the world and destroy it. When Jack joins the battle, he must learn to trust his friends and face his fears if he is to make his life count.

  • The 39 Clues: Flashpoint: Unstoppable, Book 4 (






UNABRIDGED) by Gordon Korman Narrated by David Pittu

    The 39 Clues: Flashpoint: Unstoppable, Book 4

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    • By Gordon Korman
    • Narrated By David Pittu
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    The 39 Clues is unstoppable! The bestselling series returns with an adventure spanning four explosive books and a website that places listeners right in the action.

  • Minecraft Kid's Stories: A Collection of Great Minecraft Short Stories for Children (






UNABRIDGED) by Minecraft Books Narrated by Tristan Wright

    Minecraft Kid's Stories: A Collection of Great Minecraft Short Stories for Children

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    • By Minecraft Books
    • Narrated By Tristan Wright
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    This collection of awesome Minecraft short stories is a must-have for early and young listeners who love Minecraft. Inside you will find many fun short stories. The Bold Thief: RolyPoly is very proud of the fortress he had built far away in a lonely spot. He's glad that there's finally a great place to keep his treasures safe from others! Alas, a bold thief has already started taking his diamonds, emeralds, and other things. How is RolyPoly going to deal with the thief?

  • World War OMG!: Tales from the Terrible Scary, Volume 1 (






UNABRIDGED) by Guy Incognito Narrated by Blaine Moore

    World War OMG!: Tales from the Terrible Scary, Volume 1

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    • By Guy Incognito
    • Narrated By Blaine Moore
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    Filled with fun characters, memorable adventures, and stories that are so much fun to hear, you won't know where your time went (and won't be able to wait before you start listening some more!).

    Tales From the Terrible Scary, Volume One comes with these three stories: "I Sold My Sister on eBay"; "10 Tunnels of Terror"; " World War OMG!".

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  • Nathalia Buttface and the Most Embarrassing Dad in the World (






UNABRIDGED) by Nigel Smith Narrated by Clare Corbett

    Nathalia Buttface and the Most Embarrassing Dad in the World

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    • By Nigel Smith
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    At last something laugh-out-loud funny for girls in this hilarious new series from TV and radio comedy writing talent Nigel Smith.The Most Embarrassing Dad in the World was embarrassing Nathalia even before she was born.He went and married Mum, didn't he?Mum's last name was De Montfort.Thanks to Dad she wasn't Nathalia De Montfort.She was Nathalia Bumole."It's pronounced Bew-mow - lay," Dad would tell her patiently, time and again.

  • The Dying of the Light, Skulduggery Pleasant, Book 9 (






UNABRIDGED) by Derek Landy Narrated by Stephen Hogan

    The Dying of the Light, Skulduggery Pleasant, Book 9

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    • By Derek Landy
    • Narrated By Stephen Hogan
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    The final shocking, heart-wrenching book in the jaw-droppingly stupendous Skulduggery Pleasant series. Valkerie. Darquesse. Stephanie. The world ain't big enough for the three of them. The end will come...The War of the Sanctuaries has been won, but it was not without its casualties. Following the loss of Valkyrie Cain, Skulduggery Pleasant must use any and all means to track down and stop Darquesse before she turns the world into a charred, lifeless cinder.

  • Maria of Marbrooke: A Thicket of Tales, Book 3 (






UNABRIDGED) by A.D. Hasselbring Narrated by A.D. Hasselbring

    Maria of Marbrooke: A Thicket of Tales, Book 3

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    • By A.D. Hasselbring
    • Narrated By A.D. Hasselbring
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    Too small to do any of the jobs that she thinks are important, Maria comes home after a disappointing day and cries herself to sleep. She had wanted so much to help, but she just wasn't big enough. That night, as a storm rages outside the family's cottage, Maria learns that "great things are done by those who never stop trying".