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Playtime Children's Stories 8 Story Bundle: Eight Wonderful Audiobook Stories for Kids in One Bundle cover art
  • Playtime Children's Stories 8 Story Bundle: Eight Wonderful Audiobook Stories for Kids in One Bundle

  • By: Ann Twigg
  • Narrated by: Ann Twigg
  • Length: 3 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 6

These eight lovely children’s audiobooks will have young imaginations working overtime! With this children’s storybook bundle you get more value, more listening pleasure, more enjoyment, and more of everything you and your child is likely to want. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Imaginative, inspiring stories for young children.

  • By Amazon Customer on 15-07-19
  • Playtime Children's Stories 8 Story Bundle: Eight Wonderful Audiobook Stories for Kids in One Bundle
  • By: Ann Twigg
  • Narrated by: Ann Twigg

Imaginative, inspiring stories for young children.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 15-07-19

This is a brilliant collection of stories, perfect for young children and ideal for listening to when traveling. The collection includes eight different stories with imaginative themes to suit every child. They can learn all about a magical sunflower, find out what the tooth fairies really do with the teeth they collect, go on an exciting adventure with the men who live inside the traffic lights, meet Grumpy Grandad and laugh aloud at the fun him and Crazy Grandma have on their holidays, meet some very friendly caravans, take part in a brain swapping experiment and cheer on Maurice the Mole as he causes chaos in Grumpy Grandad's garden.

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  • Lea's Secret Powers: Story Books for Young Children

  • By: Ann Twigg
  • Narrated by: Ann Twigg
  • Length: 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 8

Lea’s Secret Powers is the second book in a series written and narrated by Ann Twigg. Ann has an amazing way with words that draws a child into her stories and has them wanting to hear more. Lea is excited to see what will happen this year when she plants her magic sunflower seeds. This time she is lead in to an enchanting world of pixies, tooth fairies, and magical powers. This book emphasizes the importance of looking after and caring for all living things. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • More magical adventures for Lea!

  • By Amazon Customer on 15-07-19
  • Lea's Secret Powers: Story Books for Young Children
  • By: Ann Twigg
  • Narrated by: Ann Twigg

More magical adventures for Lea!

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 15-07-19

The second story to feature Lea and her magical sunflower seeds. This time Lea learns all about the tooth fairy and finds out exactly what they do with all the tiny teeth they collect. The perfect story for young children, full of magic and wonder.

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  • Lea's Magic Sunflower: Bedtime Stories for Kids by Playtime Books

  • By: Ann Twigg
  • Narrated by: Ann Twigg
  • Length: 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 8

After Lea is given a sunflower seed by her teacher, she becomes disappointed when all the other seeds planted by her classmates begin to grow, but not hers. Then, suddenly, the sunflower starts to grow, but this is no ordinary sunflower. This sunflower is not just any sunflower. This is a magical sunflower.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The best things are worth waiting for!

  • By Amazon Customer on 15-07-19
  • Lea's Magic Sunflower: Bedtime Stories for Kids by Playtime Books
  • By: Ann Twigg
  • Narrated by: Ann Twigg

The best things are worth waiting for!

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 15-07-19

Lea is taking part in a sunflower growing competition at her school but is very disappointed to find that her sunflower seeds are not growing like everyone else's. But Lea must learn to be patient, something very exciting is happening, her sunflower has magical powers! A wonderful story which teaches young children the importance of being patient and helps inspires a love of gardening.

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  • Tom on Robot Island: Adventure Stories for Kids by Playtime Books

  • By: Ann Twigg
  • Narrated by: Ann Twigg
  • Length: 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6

This fantastic story will have children so caught up that their imaginations will work overtime picturing a little boy who is swept away by a huge wave and who finds himself on Robot Island. This audio story is the first in a two-part series written and narrated by Ann Twigg. The inspiration for this story came from her Grandson Tom, who was fascinated by robots. All children love action stories and this tale is brimming with it. When Tom is washed up onto a desert island, he thinks he is alone. However, he soon discovers that robots live on this island.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Tom Discovers Robot Island!

  • By Amazon Customer on 15-07-19
  • Tom on Robot Island: Adventure Stories for Kids by Playtime Books
  • By: Ann Twigg
  • Narrated by: Ann Twigg

Tom Discovers Robot Island!

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 15-07-19

Tom and his dog Patch are at the beach with his Mum when they are swept away by a huge wave and find themselves on a magical island inhabited by robots! Tom is very frightened at first but soon learns that robots can be very friendly. An imaginative, exciting story about the power of friendship.

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  • The Moon Goes Pop

  • By: Ann Twigg
  • Narrated by: Ann Twigg
  • Length: 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5

A little girl thinks that the moon goes pop, but what are all these pieces that are in the garden, I wonder?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great little story

  • By james michael mclean on 26-07-19

The perfect story for star gazing children!

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 15-07-19

A little girl is gazing at the moon one night when to her amazement, it seems to pop and disappear! Was she dreaming? Her mum and dad seem to think so but when they move into their new house the next day she finds a piece of it hiding in the garden! Can she help to rescue the moon and put it back together again? An imaginative, exciting story which is perfect for children who love the night's sky.

A Happy Ending for Maurice the Mole: Children's Stories Brought to Life by Playtime Books cover art
  • A Happy Ending for Maurice the Mole: Children's Stories Brought to Life by Playtime Books

  • Grumpy Grandad, Book 6
  • By: Ann Twigg
  • Narrated by: Ann Twigg
  • Length: 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 4

Grumpy Grandad’s loves his garden and he is finally rid of the pesky mole that has been destroying his lovely garden by digging. But things don’t go quite to plan for Grumpy Grandad when he finally gets rid of Maurice the Mole from his garden because he actually misses the naughty mole. Will he be able to find him before it’s too late? The author Ann Twigg wrote these brilliantly funny stories to entertain her grandchildren and the children in her class at school. Her inspiration for these stories came after a naughty mole decided to dig in her garden.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Maurice the Mole Comes Home

  • By Amazon Customer on 11-07-19
  • A Happy Ending for Maurice the Mole: Children's Stories Brought to Life by Playtime Books
  • Grumpy Grandad, Book 6
  • By: Ann Twigg
  • Narrated by: Ann Twigg

Maurice the Mole Comes Home

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-07-19

Grumpy Grandad has finally gotten his wish, no more Maurice the Mole digging up his garden! But what's this? Grumpy Grandad is not happy after all! His garden might look beautiful but he doesn't have anything to grumble about anymore and that was his favourite thing to do! There's only one thing for it, Grumpy Grandad must go in search of Maurice and see what he is up to.

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  • I’m Not a Robot! I’m Tom!

  • Books for Kids by Playtime Books
  • By: Ann Twigg
  • Narrated by: Ann Twigg
  • Length: 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7

What is that strange green mark on Tom’s leg? Why is he beginning to feel different and why are his legs starting to tingle? Could it really be that Tom is a robot? Facing challenges is a natural part of growing up and going to school. Just like all children, Tom in this story must learn to be brave and strong. After returning from Robot Island, the green mark on Tom’s leg is growing, and so, too, is his strength. His clothes are becoming tighter and he’s acquired amazing talents that he never had before. What is happening to him?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Beware Robot Island!

  • By Amazon Customer on 02-07-19
  • I’m Not a Robot! I’m Tom!
  • Books for Kids by Playtime Books
  • By: Ann Twigg
  • Narrated by: Ann Twigg

Beware Robot Island!

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-07-19

Tom has been on holiday to Robot Island but whilst he was there, he had an unfortunate accident and now strange things have started to happen to him. He can throw a ball very, very far, remember every word his teacher has said to him and even read people's minds! Tom is slowly turning into a robot! An imaginative story perfect for young families.

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  • Grumpy Grandad’s Crazy Vacation

  • Short Stories for Kids by Playtime Books
  • By: Ann Twigg
  • Narrated by: Ann Twigg
  • Length: 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 6

As Grumpy Grandad prepares to board the plane to go on vacation, things don’t quite go to plan, and the relaxing holiday that Crazy Grandma had hoped for is scuppered when Grumpy Grandad’s grumbling causes chaos at the airport. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Really good for a long car journey

  • By Anonymous User on 19-07-19
  • Grumpy Grandad’s Crazy Vacation
  • Short Stories for Kids by Playtime Books
  • By: Ann Twigg
  • Narrated by: Ann Twigg

Grumpy Grandad is off on his holidays!

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-07-19

Grumpy Grandad and Crazy Grandma are off on their holiday to Spain but do you think Grandad will take a break from grumbling? He has snow, a broken suitcase, airport trolleys and an angry passenger to deal with before he even gets there, poor Grandma! A funny story for young children, let's see if Grandma gets to have a well deserved rest!

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  • Grumpy Grandad’s Christmas Chaos

  • Christmas Book for Children by Playtime Books
  • By: Ann Twigg
  • Narrated by: Ann Twigg
  • Length: 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5

When Crazy Grandma applies on behalf of Grumpy Grandad for the position of Santa in the grotto, it leads to a crazy Christmas he would never forget. After a smooth start, it all gets out of hand in the grotto when a boy called Andrew decides to cause chaos. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another good book

  • By Amazon Customer on 30-06-19
  • Grumpy Grandad’s Christmas Chaos
  • Christmas Book for Children by Playtime Books
  • By: Ann Twigg
  • Narrated by: Ann Twigg

Oh no, Father Christmas is poorly, who will help?

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 28-06-19

Father Christmas isn't very well and unless the store manager can find someone to replace him, they will have to shut the grotto in the shopping centre and disappoint all the girls and boys! Luckily Crazy Grandma has a brilliant idea, maybe Grumpy Grandad can do it until Father Christmas feels better?

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  • Santa’s Magic Button: Lovely Christmas Story for Young Children

  • By: Ann Twigg
  • Narrated by: Ann Twigg
  • Length: 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5

Christmas is a magical time for children and visits to Santa are a big part of the buildup to the Christmas vacation. Santa’s Magic Button is all about the magic of Christmas. David, who is 10 years old, no longer believes in Santa, and not even his brother can convince him that Santa is real. But then David finds a strange button in the snow that leads to a magical Christmas adventure that he will never forget. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Magical Christmas Story

  • By N Wood on 04-07-19
  • Santa’s Magic Button: Lovely Christmas Story for Young Children
  • By: Ann Twigg
  • Narrated by: Ann Twigg

A magical story about a very special button.

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 28-06-19

David doesn't believe in Father Christmas and when his little brother asks him if he would like to go and visit him in his grotto David says that only babies believe in Father Christmas! But oh dear me, what will happen on Christmas Day? Will David get any presents if he doesn't believe? A festive story for young children, a perfect bedtime treat for Christmas Eve.