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    • A Treasury of Fairy Tales

    • 17 of the Best-Loved Classic Stories (Classic Fairy Tales)
    • By: Alex Fonteyn
    • Narrated by: Matthew Zamoyski, Magdalena Alexander, John Michael
    • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This beautiful book offers 17 of the best-loved fairy tales belonging to French, Danish, German, and Polish cultures. Written in beautiful and lively language, this new edition of timeless classics has been carefully adapted to meet the expectations and needs of today's younger readers. Indeed, small children will welcome it with keen interest, readily making it their favorite first book of fairy tales.

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    • By Hardial Singh Buttar, Petra Winter on 08-12-17

    Regular price: £16.89

    • Fairy Tales Every Child Should Know

    • By: Hamilton Wright Mabie Editor
    • Narrated by: John Michaels
    • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Twenty four classic fairy tales compiled in 1905 by Hamilton Wright Mabie, this enchanting book isn't your Disney classic. Little Red Riding Hood does get eaten by the Big Bad Wolf, but in most cases the princes and princesses go on to live long and happy lives and the wicked step mothers get their just dues.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Accent Issues

    • By Lucy on 26-03-11

    Regular price: £17.39

    • Tom Swift and His Airship: The Stirring Cruise of the Red Cloud

    • By: Victor Appleton
    • Narrated by: John Michaels
    • Length: 4 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Book 3 of the Tom Swift series, Tom Swift and His Airship, our hero, Tom Swift, with the help of his new friend, balloonist John Sharp, builds an amazing airship. It's part dirigible, part airplane, and totally amazing, with a 20-cylinder motor and the ability to land on tall buildings in a single bound. Once again, the redhaired bully Andy Foger plots against Tom, but once again, he is foiled by our hero. Every chapter is a cliffhanger loaded with excitement.

    Regular price: £8.79

    • Jack and the Beanstalk and Other Classics of Childhood

    • By: Blackstone Audio Inc.
    • Narrated by: John Ritter, Robby Benson, Betty White, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 47 mins
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    These classic stories of magic, imagination, and inspiration will delight children again and again. From "Puss in Boots" to "A Day at Santa's Workshop", these tales will capture children's interest and spark their imagination.

    Regular price: £8.79

    • Guys Read: Funny Business

    • By: Jon Scieszka, Mac Barnett, Eoin Colfer, and others
    • Narrated by: Michael Boatman, Kate DiCamillo, John Keating, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Funny Business is based around the theme of - what else? - humor, and if you’re familiar with Jon and the Guys Read Library, you already know what you’re in store for: 10 hilarious stories from some of the funniest writers around. Before you’re through, you’ll meet a teenage mummy; a kid desperate to take a dip in the world’s largest pool of chocolate milk; a homicidal turkey; parents who hand over their son’s room to a biker; and more.

    Regular price: £22.09

    • Tom Swift and His Motorcycle

    • Fun Adventures on the Road
    • By: Victor Appleton
    • Narrated by: John Michaels
    • Length: 4 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    The first in a series of 28 Tom Swift books by Victor Appleton, this book introduces us to our hero Tom Swift son of noted inventor, Barton Swift. Tom's father's invention for new and improved turbine motor is stolen by the Happy Harry Gang, who we will meet in future episodes since they manage to escape this time. Each chapter is a cliffhanger filled with intrigue, espionage and excitement!

    Regular price: £8.79

    • The Biography of a Grizzly

    • By: Ernest Thompson Seaton
    • Narrated by: John Michaels
    • Length: 1 hr and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Ernest Thompson Seton was a man with a concern for nature and her creatures, as well as being an excellent storyteller. One can almost feel Wahb, the great grizzly’s, pain and frustration as he tries to avoid contact with humans and just be left alone to carry out his bear business. Listening to this audiobook will be an hour and a half well spent.

    Regular price: £3.89

    • Hansel and Gretel

    • By: Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm
    • Narrated by: John Michael
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Hansel and Gretel is the classic tale of a brother and sister who get lost in the forest with some surprising results. After being abandoned by their wicked stepmother in the forest, the two children try to find their way home. Suddenly they stumble upon every child's dream: a cottage made of candy! But inside lives a wicked witch who she is not as nice as she at first pretends to be and has an evil plan! Can Hansel and Gretel escape from the dastardly witch and find their way home?

    Regular price: £3.89

    • Tom Swift and His Electric Locomotive

    • To Miles a Minute on the Rails
    • By: Victor Appleton
    • Narrated by: John Michaels
    • Length: 4 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the first volume of this series, our hero, Tom Swift, rebuilds a motorcycle. In this, volume 25, Tom Swift and his Electric Locomotive, Tom Swift not only invents, but builds an electric locomotive capable of speeds in excess of 120 mph. This is the final volume of the 25 volume Tom Swift series narrated by John W Michaels and published by Audio Books by Mike Vendetti.

    Regular price: £8.79

    • Tom Swift Among the Firefighters

    • Battling Flames in the Air
    • By: Victor Appleton
    • Narrated by: John Michaels
    • Length: 4 hrs and 24 mins
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    A blaze breaks out in a fireworks factory near Tom Swift's home, but the fire is even closer to his sweetheart, Mary Nestor's house. Tom and his chum and faithful companion Ned Newton rush to extinguish the conflagration and help rescue victims. Tom and Ned rescue a scientist and chemist who becomes one of the subplots of this thrilling tale of yesteryear. The main plot of the story is based on an idea that strikes Tom as he is fighting the fire: Why not invent an aerial firefighting apparatus? It is this invention that nearly blinds Eradicate, but ultimately sends Tom to rescue Mary Nestor.

    Regular price: £8.79

    • Tom Swift and His Undersea Search

    • The Treasure on the Floor of the Atlantic
    • By: Victor Appleton
    • Narrated by: John Michaels
    • Length: 4 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Sunken treasure in the Atlantic Ocean! Millions of dollars in gold just there for the taking. All our hero Tom Swift has to do is find it, and recover it. He knows the latitude and longitude, but it's not that easy when the treasure lies somewhere leagues beneath the surface of the ocean. But leave it to our hero, his amazing submarine, and his faithful friends to find a way. Sail along with Tom Swift on another exciting adventure battling the forces of nature, sea monsters, and evil villains, as he searches for treasure!

    Regular price: £6.79

    • Tom Swift and His Aerial Warship

    • The Naval Terror of the Seas
    • By: Victor Appleton
    • Narrated by: John Michaels
    • Length: 4 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Tom Swift and His Aerial Warship, volume 18 in the Tom Swift series, finds our hero building an airship - but not just any airship: this is a battleship of the air, complete with cannons, bombs, and able to stay in the air for at least two weeks on a single tank of gas. It is no surprise that the Swift shops are soon infested with spies and evildoers bent on stealing Tom's ideas, and even better yet, his airship. Will the forces of evil steal Tom's airship and his ideas? Tune in and find out.

    Regular price: £8.79

    • Tom Swift and his Air Scout

    • Uncle Sam's Mastery of the Sky
    • By: Victor Appleton
    • Narrated by: John Michaels
    • Length: 4 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this episode, our hero Tom Swift, perfects a noiseless aeroplane able to cross enemy lines in a silent single bound without detection. Of course spies and evil scoundrels attempt to steal Tom's secrets, even going so far as to kidnap Mr. Nestor. Stay tuned to learn how Tom overcomes the forces of evil to save his girlfriend Mary's father and of more.

    Regular price: £8.79

    • Tom Swift and His Great Searchlight

    • On the Border for Uncle Sam
    • By: Victor Appleton
    • Narrated by: John Michaels
    • Length: 4 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Book number 15 of the Tom Swift series finds our hero pursuing smugglers across the Canadian border. In his friends and a custom agent had to Canada in Tom's mighty airship equipped with the world's greatest Searchlight in search of smugglers were using Shopton as a destination. Of course along the way, Tom and his friends have several hair-raising experiences. This book was originally published in 1912, and attitudes and expressions were different from today, and some may find the language in this material offensive.

    Regular price: £1.39

    • Tom Swift in the City of Gold

    • Marvelous Adventurers Underground
    • By: Victor Appleton
    • Narrated by: John Michaels
    • Length: 4 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Tom Swift in the City of Gold by Victor Appleton, volume 11 of the Tom Swift series, takes us to the wilds of Central Mexico where Tom and his friends discover an underground city of gold. On the verge of becoming billionaires, their plans are thwarted by savage headhunters, and of course Tom's archrival Andy Foger. Please be aware that this book was written over 100 years ago, and may contain language and references that are today politically incorrect, insensitive and inappropriate.

    Regular price: £8.79

    • Tom Swift and His Sky Racer

    • The Quickest Flight on Record
    • By: Victor Appleton
    • Narrated by: John Michaels
    • Length: 4 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Volume nine of the Tom Swift series pits our hero Tom Swift against his arch rival Andy Foger in an airplane race for a prize of $10,000. A lot of money back in 1910. Andy has developed an even nastier bag of tricks in this volume. Our hero not only builds the world’s fastest monoplane in his garage, but saves his father's life by flying a world-class surgeon in the monoplane to his father's aid. Every chapter of this book is a cliffhanger, leaving the listener in anticipation of the next exciting chapter.

    Regular price: £8.79

    • Tom Swift and His Electric Rifle: Daring Adventures on Elephant Island

    • Tom Swift, Book 10
    • By: Victor Appleton
    • Narrated by: John Michaels
    • Length: 4 hrs and 17 mins
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    Volume 10 of the Tom Swift series finds our hero building a new airship and taking it to Africa, where he hunts elephants with his new electric rifle and rescues two missionaries from a savage and crafty tribe of red pygmies. Please remember that this book was published in 1911, and attitudes and language acceptable at that time are not politically correct today.

    Regular price: £8.79

    • Tom Swift in the Caves of Ice: The Wreck of the Airship

    • Tom Swift, Book 8
    • By: Victor Appleton
    • Narrated by: John Michaels
    • Length: 4 hrs and 10 mins
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    In volume number eight of the Tom Swift series by Victor Appleton, narrated by John Michaels, our hero, Tom Swift, takes his airship, the Red Cloud, and his friends above the Arctic Circle in search of gold. They find the gold, but not without dealing with savage Indians, scoundrels, violent storms, and of course the evil Fogers. Please note that some of the language, attitudes, and references, although acceptable when this book was copyrighted in 1911, are not politically correct today.

    Regular price: £8.79

    • Tom Swift Among the Diamond Makers

    • Or, the Secret of Phantom Mountain
    • By: Victor Appleton
    • Narrated by: John Michaels
    • Length: 4 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Volume seven of the Tom Swift series brings our hero, Tom Swift, to Phantom Mountain, somewhere in Colorado, in search of a band of rascals who use the power generated in a flash of lightning to create diamonds. Tom Swift encounters Barcoe Jenks, an eccentric character we met in the previous volume, who enlists Tom's aid to get the secret of making perfect diamonds from the sinister gang of Diamond Makers. Once again our hero, Tom Swift, saves his companions from many a disaster.

    Regular price: £8.79

    • Tom Swift and his Submarine Boat: Under the Ocean for Sunken Treasure

    • By: Victor Appleton
    • Narrated by: John Michaels
    • Length: 4 hrs and 27 mins
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    Book 4 of the Tom Swift series opens with our hero's father completing an amazing submarine loaded with high-tech gadgetry in his backyard and ready to enter it into a government competition. Tom, however, discovers through the newspaper that a vessel has sunk containing $300,000 in gold (which was a lot of money back in 1910 when this book was published). Tom and his friends decide to forgo the government prize of $50,000 to pursue the bigger one - encountering some new villains and despicable characters along the way.

    Regular price: £8.79

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