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    • The Curse of the Gloamglozer

    • The Edge Chronicles, Book 1
    • By: Paul Stewart, Chris Riddell
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
    • Length: 3 hrs and 28 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    In the floating city of Sanctaphrax, fusty old professors scheme and bicker with each other as they study the weather in minute detail - mistsifting, fogprobing, researching the air blowing in from beyond the Edge. But some experiments are best left alone.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • curse of the gloamglozer

    • By Vanessa on 24-02-09

    Regular price: £13.99

    • Poems to Live Your Life By

    • By: Chris Riddell
    • Narrated by: Samuel West
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Chris' wonderful anthology features famous poems, old and new, and a few surprises. Classic verses from William Shakespeare, Lewis Carroll, W. B. Yeats and Christina Rossetti sit alongside poems from Nick Cave, Leonard Cohen, Carol Ann Duffy, Neil Gaiman and Roger McGough to create the ultimate collection brought to life by Sam West's exquisite readings.

    Regular price: £12.99

    • Beyond the Deepwoods

    • The Edge Chronicles, Book 4
    • By: Paul Stewart, Chris Riddell
    • Narrated by: Michael Praed
    • Length: 3 hrs and 27 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46

    Young Twig lives in the Deepwoods, among the Woodtrolls, but he isn't one of them. In a brave attempt to find out where he belongs, Twig wanders into the mysterious, fascinating, and sometimes hazardous world beyond the Deepwoods. In his travels he encounters myriad peculiar creatures, like his wise guardian, the Caterbird; the Slaughterers, a peaceful race who butcher animals for their livelihood; and the vicious, bile-swilling Rotsucker.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • five star

    • By Jeff on 22-11-06

    Regular price: £13.99

    • Ottoline and the Yellow Cat

    • By: Chris Riddell
    • Narrated by: Ronni Ancona
    • Length: 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Introducing Miss Ottoline Brown, an exceptionally inquisitive mistress of disguise, and her partner in crime, Mr. Munroe. No puzzle is ever too tricky for the two of them to solve.... Ottoline lives in a stylish apartment in Big City with a small, hairy creature called Mr. Munroe. Together they look after the Brown family's eclectic collections - and dabble in a spot of detective work. So they are the first to the scene of the crime when a string of high-society dog-nappings and jewel thefts hits Big City.

    Regular price: £7.99

    • Muddle Earth

    • Muddle Earth, Book 1
    • By: Chris Riddell, Paul Stewart
    • Narrated by: John Sessions
    • Length: 4 hrs and 46 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    As the third moon rises over Muddle Earth's Perfumed Bog, the twinkling lights are lit on a small houseboat, home to a wizard, Randalf, and his familiar, a very sarcastic budgie called Veronica. Randalf is in trouble: he's stony broke. He's just spent his last silver pipsqueak. There's only one way for a wizard to make cash on Muddle Earth, and that's by doing some magic. Meanwhile, life is about to change beyond recognition for Joe Jefferson, an ordinary schoolboy on ordinary Earth, and his dog, Henry.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Multiple age groups? No problem!

    • By EC W on 30-05-14

    Regular price: £7.69

    • Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse

    • By: Chris Riddell
    • Narrated by: Lucy Brown
    • Length: 2 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    Ada Goth is the only child of Lord Goth. The two live together in the enormous Ghastly-Gorm Hall. It’s hard for her to make friends and she's rather lonely. Then one day William and Emily Cabbage come to stay at the house, and together with a ghostly mouse called Ishmael they begin to unravel a dastardly plot. Ada and her friends must work together to foil the evil gamekeeper, Maltravers, before it's too late!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story for 8 - 10 year olds

    • By Matthew R Coupe on 07-04-19

    Regular price: £5.29

    • Art Matters

    • By: Neil Gaiman, Chris Riddell
    • Narrated by: Neil Gaiman
    • Length: 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    A creative call to arms from the mind of Neil Gaiman. Art Matters will inspire its listeners to seize the day in the name of art. Be bold. Be rebellious. Choose art. It matters. Neil Gaiman once said that 'the world always seems brighter when you've just made something that wasn't there before'. This audiobook is the embodiment of that vision. Drawn together from speeches, poems and creative manifestos, Art Matters explores how reading, imagining and creating can change the world, and will be inspirational to young and old.  

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Incredible Motivation!

    • By Rob Crosbie on 22-05-19

    Regular price: £4.99

    • The Winter Knights

    • The Edge Chronicles, Book 2
    • By: Paul Stewart, Chris Riddell
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
    • Length: 3 hrs and 11 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    In the great floating city of Sanctaphrax, blizzards howl through the streets as the Edgeworld descends into an endless winter. Quint, the son of a sky pirate, has just begun his training at the Knights Academy - training that involves heading out over the Edge on tethers to develop his flying skills. But when Quint breaks the rules and head out to Open Sky on his own, he runs into the great sky leviathan known as a cloud-eater.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great read

    • By liz Noakes on 12-09-18

    Regular price: £13.99

    • Doombringer

    • The Edge Chronicles, Book 12
    • By: Paul Stewart, Chris Riddell
    • Narrated by: Dominic Thorburn
    • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Cade Quarter is building a new life for himself in the wild of the Farrow Ridges, miles away from civilisation - and from the enemies who are seeking him. His lakeside home is idyllic, and he lives a peaceful existence with his prowlgrin, Rumblix, and Tug, the nameless one. But when his new home is threatened by villainous mire-pearlers, Cade and his friends must find a way to defend the land they love. The arrival of the ship Doombringer means Cade must leave the Farrow Ridges and compete in an ultimate challenge to bring aid to the Lakes. 

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Stormchaser

    • The Edge Chronicles, Book 5
    • By: Paul Stewart, Chris Riddell
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
    • Length: 3 hrs and 20 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 22

    Since his childhood in the Deepwoods, young Twig has always longed to soar above the forest canopy and explore the sky. Now a lowly crew member on his father's sky pirate ship, the Stormchaser, his dream seems fulfilled. But a much higher destiny awaits Twig as plots and treacheries from many years ago bring the lofty city of Sanctaphrax, home of the Edgeworld's most learned academics, to the point of disaster.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful

    • By Anonymous User on 16-07-18

    Regular price: £13.99

    • Clash of the Sky Galleons

    • The Edge Chronicles, Book 3
    • By: Paul Stewart, Chris Riddell
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
    • Length: 3 hrs and 16 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 10

    Quint is travelling with his father, Wind Jackal, on a mission to track down and bring to justice Turbot Smeal, the man who started the fire that killed their family. Having left behind his studies at the Knights Academy, Quint is now eager to learn what it really means to be a sky pirate and to learn from his father. But Wind Jackal is consumed by his desire to capture Smeal - and his judgement is flawed. His actions endangers the lives of his crew - and his son.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing and outstanding!

    • By Lori on 12-09-09

    Regular price: £13.99

    • Art Matters

    • Because Your Imagination Can Change the World
    • By: Neil Gaiman, Chris Riddell - illustrator
    • Narrated by: Neil Gaiman
    • Length: 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    A stunning and timely creative call-to-arms combining four extraordinary written pieces by Neil Gaiman. Drawn from Gaiman’s trove of published speeches, poems, and creative manifestos, Art Matters is an embodiment of this remarkable multimedia artist’s vision - an exploration of how reading, imagining, and creating can transform the world and our lives.

    Regular price: £11.49

    • Midnight over Sanctaphrax

    • The Edge Chronicles, Book 6
    • By: Paul Stewart, Chris Riddell
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
    • Length: 3 hrs and 28 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 9

    Far over the Edge, the Mother Storm is brewing: a storm more terrifying than any seen in the lifetime of any Edgelander. Sweeping in from the open sky, it must strike the source of the Edgewater River to bring new energy to the land. But in its way is Sanctaphrax: a magnificent city built on a floating rock and tethered to the land by a massive chain.

    Regular price: £13.99

    • Freeglader

    • The Edge Chronicles, Book 9
    • By: Paul Stewart, Chris Riddell
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
    • Length: 3 hrs and 19 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Fleeing from the ruins of New Undertown, Rook Barkwater and his colleagues - the librarian knights, Felix Lodd and his banderbear friends - must lead the escaping population to a new life in the Free Glades. But perils aplenty are ahead for the crowd - not to mention some goblins with plans of their own. A dramatic and exciting conclusion to the Rook Barkwater sequence that takes the reader on a thrilling journey across the Edgeworld.

    Regular price: £13.99

    • Goth Girl and the Sinister Symphony

    • Goth Girl, Book 4
    • By: Chris Riddell
    • Narrated by: Helen Keeley
    • Length: 1 hr and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Lord Goth is throwing a music festival at Ghastly-Gorm Hall, with performances from the finest composers in the land. Ada can't wait, but it's quite distracting when her grandmother is trying to find her father a fashionable new wife, there's a faun living in her wardrobe and Maltravers is up to his old tricks. Ada must make sure everything goes to plan...and luckily, help is at hand from a very interesting houseguest.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Cool🎆🎆🎇🎇🎉🎉

    • By kerensa hughes on 07-04-18

    Regular price: £5.29

    • The Edge Chronicles 13: The Descenders

    • Third Book of Cade
    • By: Paul Stewart, Chris Riddell
    • Narrated by: Dominic Thorburn
    • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Cade Quarter has spent the last few years of his life running from an enemy he’s never even met - the ruthless and power-hungry High Professor of Flight, Quove Lentis. But Quove’s deadly agenda has finally caught up with Cade, and now he must leave his home and flee once more, this time to the legendary floating city of New Sanctaphrax. But even reuniting with his uncle, Nate Quarter, isn’t the end of Cade’s troubles - and now, more than ever, he must find the courage to defy his enemies, unite his friends and unlock the secrets of descending. 

    Regular price: £21.99

    • The Edge Chronicles 11: The Nameless One

    • First Book of Cade
    • By: Paul Stewart, Chris Riddell
    • Narrated by: Dominic Thorburn
    • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Cade has never met his uncle, the infamous ‘descender’ Nate Quarter, who years ago committed heresy by lowering himself over the cliff-face of the Edge. But Nate has returned, and the Academy of Flight are looking for revenge against all of his supporters - including Cade. So now he has to run. With no money and nowhere else to go, Cade’s only option is to stow away aboard the Xanth Filatine - a mighty sky-ship bound for the city of Hive. But getting onto the ship is only the beginning of his troubles....

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Last of the Sky Pirates

    • The Edge Chronicles, Book 7
    • By: Paul Stewart, Chris Riddell
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
    • Length: 3 hrs and 18 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Rook Barkwater dreams of becoming a librarian knight - sent out to explore the mysteries of the Edgeworld. So when his chance comes, he grabs it. Breaking all the rules, he sets out on a journey to the Free Glades and beyond.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Abridged beyond the point of usefulness

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-11-18

    Regular price: £13.99

    • Ottoline Goes to School

    • By: Chris Riddell
    • Narrated by: Ronni Ancona
    • Length: 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Meet Ottoline and her hairy, helpful friend, Mr. Munroe. Ottoline is off to the Alice B. Smith School for the Differently Gifted, but she is rather worried that she doesn't have a special gift. Mr. Munroe is more worried about the ghost who is said to haunt the school halls at night. Does Ottoline discover her hidden talent, and can they expose the spook?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great for my daughter

    • By A D on 27-10-16

    Regular price: £7.99

    • Goth Girl and the Fete Worse than Death

    • By: Chris Riddell
    • Narrated by: Lucy Brown
    • Length: 2 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Preparations for the Ghastly-Gorm Garden Party and bake-off are under way. Celebrity cooks are arriving at the hall for the big event and Maltravers, the indoor gamekeeper, is acting suspiciously. Elsewhere at Ghastly-Gorm Ada's wardrobe-dwelling lady's maid Marylebone has received a marriage proposal. Ada vows to aid the course of true love and find out what Maltravers is up to, but amidst all this activity, everyone appears to have forgotten her birthday!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Both girl and the feet worse than death

    • By katentoby on 10-11-18

    Regular price: £5.19

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