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Doctor Who: Time Lord Fairy Tales

Series: Time Lord Fairy Tales, Book 1
Length: 5 hrs and 49 mins
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Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Doctor Who: Time Lord Fairy Tales read by Tom Baker, Joanna Page, Adjoa Andoh, Ingrid Oliver, Anne Reid, Dan Starkey, Sophie Aldred, Rachael Stirling, Samuel Anderson, Nicholas Briggs, Pippa Bennett-Warner, Yasmin Paige, Michelle Gomez, Paul McGann and Andrew Brooke.

A collection of dark and ancient fairy tales from the world of Doctor Who, these captivating stories include mysterious myths and legends about heroes and monsters of all kinds, from every corner of the universe.

Originally told to young Time Lords at bedtime, these twisted tales are enchanting for Doctor Who fans of all ages.

©2015 Justin Richards (P)2015 Penguin Books Limited
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Beautiful

I'm a huge fan of fairy tales so I was always going to love this really. There are some great nods to Doctors old and new and it's awesome to see some of our fairy tales manipulated for the Time Lords.

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I loved this audio book very much and I want more like these in the future.
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Nicely done

Good for any Doctor Who fan the story twists of Classic tales was done well.

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  • Cathy Dineen
  • 12-10-15

Loved it!

Loved this audio book, the stories and performances were all great. :)

My only issue is that there were a couple of spots that were obviously supposed to be edited out, like when a few readers would start sentence a second time because they hesitated or made a mistake. Seems a bit sloppy for Penguin.

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  • Kirby
  • 15-10-15

Editing issues

This was a very cute book and well worth my free book credit this month. There are occasional editing mistakes but everything else was excellent. I highly recommend it for children.

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  • C. Schmidt
  • 05-11-15

Great tales for fans of Doctor Who

Simply, this is well thought out fan fiction in the Whoverse. For fans, you will enjoy the bits and pieces that you will put together from the Doctor's.

More later as I let the stories sink in and I listen to it again, but with my children.

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  • Brittany
  • 06-01-16

not what I expected

it was like listening to all the classic Disney stories with a small Doctor Who twist. Some were more obvious than others.

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  • Bruce
  • 12-06-16

Great Tongue In Cheek Fun

"Little Rose Riding Hood?" Five stars for Rose's encounter with the Wood Cutter alone. If that doesn't do it for you then forget it. Paul McGann reads one. 5 stars for that too. Nicholas Briggs reading a Pied Piper story as the second Doctor? 5, count them, 5 stars for that. Want "War and Peace?" This is Time Lord Fairy Tales, search for Tolstoy. Bad Wolf.

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  • Jon
  • 07-12-16

entertaining fairy tale parodies

Not a single bad story in the set. It was fun trying to figure out the ones that don't make it obvious what story they're based on.

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  • Beeved
  • 03-04-19

For those who are diehard Whoviians

This book is fantastic it is referenced so many times by all of the doctors if you rewatch the series old and new. Many of the things the doctor has encountered especially during David Tennant is “the stuff of fairytales” or “hides in the dark under your bed… Anyway spoilers!!

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  • K. Clear
  • 22-02-18

Entertaining little collection

It was a fun collection of classic fairy tales, with a Doctor Who twist. It was neither amazing, nor terrible. I listened to it while working on home improvement projects, so it helped pass the time.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 06-11-17

Nice for Dr WHO fans

The short stories were great for my commute.
an interesting take on old fairy tales.

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  • HP
  • 10-07-17

Great for the whole family

What did you love best about Doctor Who: Time Lord Fairy Tales?

My youngest daughter is 7 years old so most Doctor Who books above her level but she understood and enjoyed every one of these tales.