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Hairy Tales Audiobook

Hairy Tales: A Collection of Stories for Naughty Boys and Girls

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Publisher's Summary

Humor fans of all ages will love these hairy tales! Nine stories full of rhymes, morals, and wit - or just plain silliness and absurdity! Great fun for children and adults alike, these crazy tales come from the bonkers mind of author Clifford James Hayes and are brilliantly narrated by Sheree Wichard.

Join the Ugly Mermaid on her amazing undersea quest to discover why she's so hideous, and find out why Veronica the Velociraptor has such very bad teeth! Discover Aubrey's Smelly Adventure in the Land of Bernards, and learn that it can be cool to be different in Shipwreck'd Sarah and the Silly-Looking Pirates!

Are you brave enough to meet the hideous, toad-fearing Grandma Grunt? And what dreadful fate awaits Horrid Horatia, the fearsome lady-slug? Baron Tuskogee pays a terrible price for his greed in "The Walrus Story," stinky old Podge the pig revolts in more ways than one, and the dreaded Lurgatron threatens to take over the world! All this (and a great deal more!) can be found in Hairy Tales!

List of stories include:

  • "Shipwreck'd Sarah (and the Silly-looking Pirates)"
  • "The Ugly Mermaid"
  • "Veronica the Velociraptor (and Her Very Bad Teeth)"
  • "Aubrey's Smelly Adventure in the Land of Bernards"
  • "Horrid Horatia"
  • "Grandma Grunt"
  • "The Lurgatron"
  • "The Walrus Story"
  • "Podge (the Pooiest, Ploppiest Pig on the Planet)"

©2013 Clifford James Hayes (P)2016 Clifford James Hayes

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    Book Addict Lyons, Ks USA 13/05/2016
    Book Addict Lyons, Ks USA 13/05/2016
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    "Stories for Naughty Boys and Girls"
    Any additional comments?

    "This audiobook was provided by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review courtesy of Audiobook Blast."

    "Hairy Tales: A Collection of Stories for Naughty Boys and Girls" This title says it all. I'm sure Middle Grade kids would love this book! There is a lot of good gross out stories. Yucky humor to make you laugh out loud!



    The narration was well done, the characters were well portrayed.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Kerry 18/05/2016
    Kerry 18/05/2016
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    "Clever and slightly naughty fables for children"
    If you could sum up Hairy Tales in three words, what would they be?

    fables, quirky, funny.


    What other book might you compare Hairy Tales to, and why?

    Probably something like Charlie and the Choc Factory, Matilda etc.


    Which character – as performed by Sheree Wichard – was your favourite?

    lots of charcters from the different stories but my fave was the ugly mermaid; that was a surprise!.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    quite sad for the mice in Horatia the slug story, but it had a happy ending..


    Any additional comments?

    not what I expected at all, but theres a lot of detail in the stories and I think children would appreciate it, esp. if they listen to the stories several times. quite a few 'messages' in the stories for kids to pick up.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Reviews101 St Leonards-On-Sea 17/05/2016
    Reviews101 St Leonards-On-Sea 17/05/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Brilliant"

    this is a child friendly collection of short stories which are great fun for adults too. would recommend it as a Christmas purchase or birthday gift

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Daman 10/06/2016
    Daman 10/06/2016

    A good listen makes for an amazing day!

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    "Funny and Interesting...."
    What does Sheree Wichard bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

    He does a great job. I was kept humored and interested till the end.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes!


    Any additional comments?

    "This audiobook was provided by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review."

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Samantha 20/05/2016
    Samantha 20/05/2016
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    "Review- Smart but silly"
    Would you listen to Hairy Tales again? Why?

    Probably, but it's more for my childen- they liked Podge the pig and the mermaid.


    What other book might you compare Hairy Tales to, and why?

    More like a TV show like jackanory.


    What does Sheree Wichard bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

    Probably makes it more interesting to listen to others read.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    No, because these are short stories, But listened to each one all in one go.


    Any additional comments?

    Would recommend, kids will like it.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Victoria 19/05/2016
    Victoria 19/05/2016

    Books, books, books ... and more books, please.

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    "Short and silly stories, great for school commute"
    Would you listen to Hairy Tales again? Why?

    My son's attention span doesn't go far when it comes to books, so this set of short stories work for him.
    He sat chuckling in the car on the way to school with this playing on his earphones all week. Made the trip a lot quieter.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Hairy Tales?

    My son played this, not me, and said he liked what happened to the Ugly Mermaid.


    What three words best describe Sheree Wichard’s performance?

    Not sure.


    If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    Silly stories to keep kids engrossed.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Javier 18/05/2016
    Javier 18/05/2016
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    "impartial review in exchange for the audiobook"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    I am an occasional reviewer of books and audiobooks, and was recently sent a copy of Hairy Tales in return for this impartial review.

    I would say that Hairy Tales is written for children, but at the same time it works for adults also - there are a few jokes and rhymes that parents will get. 'Pythonesque' is how I might describe it. Overall, the stories and rhymes are well written, and well narrated. Some of the rhymes are very clever indeed, and worth repeated listening to pick up all the details.

    The narrator ‘performs’ much of the stories, rather than narrates - which I think children would like as narrations can often sound quite flat.

    There’s a fair amount of ‘gross out’ humor in some of the stories, but children love that, don’t they?


    What other book might you compare Hairy Tales to, and why?

    Aesops Fables, Wimpy Kid series, Tom Gates, Horrid Henry, Walliams' books.


    Which character – as performed by Sheree Wichard – was your favourite?

    Uncle Disgusting. Great name.


    Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Plenty of chuckles.


    Any additional comments?

    Unexpected and not what I usually read/listen, but after 'giving it a listen' I enjoyed it.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Anthony 16/05/2016
    Anthony 16/05/2016
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    "Loved it. Very silly"

    Lots of silly stories, mainly aimed at children but with a lot of elements to amuse grown ups also. Was gifted this from publisher as a review copy; plan to buy for niece for Xmas.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • Mary Karowski
    11/05/16
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    "Tales of hilarity and and the bodily function humor fit for a ten year old"

    Laughed during the whole thing...the last sort my boys and I played over and over five times in a row laughing so hard we had tears coming down our faces. The narrator was PERFECT for the role. Well written and well read. I received this audiobook from the author narrator or publisher for free via audiobookblast in exchange for an unbiased review

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Robert J. Hickey
    New Jersey
    07/06/16
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    "Hairy Tailes"
    What made the experience of listening to Hairy Tales the most enjoyable?

    The read is very good with the different characters voices


    What about Sheree Wichard’s performance did you like?

    I love the way she handled the characters personalities with her voice.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    No I played it and listened and then play it some more.


    Any additional comments?

    Very Enjoyable.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Anita Levine
    New York
    05/06/16
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    "Hairy Tales"
    What did you love best about Hairy Tales?

    The reader captured the voice of the characters


    What other book might you compare Hairy Tales to and why?

    Harry Potter. The characters were interesting


    Have you listened to any of Sheree Wichard’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    No, but I enjoyed her reading Hairy Tales, it allowed me to close my eyes and imagine characters that I could compare with the vision my Grandchildren had. It was great fun.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    03/06/16
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    "Not Your Typical Tales"
    What made the experience of listening to Hairy Tales the most enjoyable?

    These short stories are descriptive and quirky; not your typical tales. The narration is really good, and the character voices help bring the tales to life.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Jerome
    New York
    01/06/16
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    "Well read, silly and light"

    These short stories are very creative, written in a way that expresses how children think when they are being silly together.

    The narrator adds depth to the stories and helps the listener easily imagine each character. The flow that she creates makes it easy for any listener, young or old, to follow each adventure.

    I would recommend this for children, during trips or rainy spells, to keep the boredom away.

    Although I am not considered young, I still enjoyed listening as the narrator performed each story.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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