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  • Clarice Bean Spells Trouble

  • By: Lauren Child
  • Narrated by: Claire Skinner
  • Length: 2 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16

There are so many things in life you can't explain. Like why isn't YOU spelt U? Why isn't WHY spelt Y? And why can just opening your mouth get you into some very BIG trouble? Clarice Bean is in non-stop trouble these days - almost as much as Karl Wrenbury, and he is the naughtiest boy in school. Clarice just wants to star in the school play and impress Mrs Wilberton in the spelling bee. But things aren't quite going to plan....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Claris bean

  • By DaiHorse on 02-02-18

Perfect for a 7 year old girl

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

Reviewed: 25-05-15

What did you like most about Clarice Bean Spells Trouble?

My little girl loved this book. Her face was brilliant to watch as she listened. She cringed when Clarice was getting in trouble & she gasped when she did something naughty & giggled to herself in the funny parts.

What other book might you compare Clarice Bean Spells Trouble to, and why?

It has all the magic of a Lauren Child book, if your little ones loved Charlie & Lola when they were little, this is the perfect natural progression.

  • Now We Are Six

  • A.A. Milne's Pooh Classics, Volume 4
  • By: A. A. Milne
  • Narrated by: Peter Dennis
  • Length: 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 18

Blackstone Audiobooks presents, from the unabridged collection A.A. Milne's Pooh Classics, the 35 poems and verses from Now We Are Six performed by Peter Dennis. This is the only reading of these delightful verses authorized by A.A. Milne's son, Christopher Robin.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Funny for both adults & children alike!

  • By Yummy Mummy on 25-05-15

Funny for both adults & children alike!

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

Reviewed: 25-05-15

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

My little boy listened to this on a long haul flight rather than watching a movie. He was engaged the whole time but not over stimulated when it came to sleeping a little later. THe stories are gentle & innocent but funny & very sweet. It's a perfect choice for bedtime as there is nothing in there that will frighten.

What other book might you compare Now We Are Six to, and why?

If your children like Paddington Bear, Mary Poppins or the like this is perfect.

What about Peter Dennis’s performance did you like?

It is narrated brilliantly & are the voices of the characters that I had in my head as a child.

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  • The Worst Witch All at Sea

  • The Worst Witch, Book 4
  • By: Jill Murphy
  • Narrated by: Gemma Arterton
  • Length: 2 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 37
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25

Hold on to your broom for magical mayhem! Lovable but disaster-prone Mildred Hubble is a trainee at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches, but she's making an awful mess of it. Mildred can't bear to leave behind her beloved cat, Tabby, when the class goes for a week beside the seaside. But keeping Tabby leads Mildred into yet more trouble.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A brilliant series for a new generation of kids

  • By Yummy Mummy on 05-04-15

A brilliant series for a new generation of kids

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

Reviewed: 05-04-15

Would you listen to The Worst Witch All at Sea again? Why?

Yes! It's an easy listen and in parts laugh out loud funny for 7 year old girls!

What other book might you compare The Worst Witch All at Sea to, and why?

The perfect introduction to the magical genre. My little girl (7) is a little too imaginative & sensitive for the Harry Potter books just yet but this makes the world of witches and wizards more accessible for a younger audience without the fear factor.

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

My little girl listened to it on one journey to Scotland

Any additional comments?

We will be trying more from this series!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful