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    • Pollyanna (BBC Children's Classics) (Dramatised)

    • By: Eleanor H. Porter
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hunnicutt
    • Length: 1 hr and 31 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    When Pollyanna's father dies, she is sent to live with her only surviving relative, the rich but stern Aunt Polly. Pollyanna's joy soon turns to disappointment when her spinster aunt gives her a cold greeting and tells her she is to stay in the attic. It's not the welcome Pollyanna expected, but she soon regains her spirits, playing the "glad game" her father taught her.

    Regular price: £10.00

    • Pollyanna

    • By: Eleanor H. Porter
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Burns
    • Length: 5 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Pollyanna, an expert at her favorite "Glad Game" of always looking at the bright side in her numerous trials, is one of the most popular and enduring characters in all of children's literature.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • a feel happy 'glad' book

    • By Carol on 15-01-15

    Regular price: £18.29

    • Pollyanna

    • By: Eleanor H. Porter
    • Narrated by: S. Patricia Bailey
    • Length: 6 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Pollyanna, an expert at her favorite "Glad Game" of always looking at the bright side in her numerous trials, is one of the most popular and enduring characters in all of children's literature. As Pollyanna arrives in Beldingsville to live with her strict and dutiful maiden aunt, she exclaims, "Oh, Aunt Polly, I don't know how to be glad enough that you let me come to live with you!"

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • pollyanna

    • By mrs James on 24-02-13

    Regular price: £18.29

    • Just David

    • By: Eleanor H. Porter
    • Narrated by: Stephanie Boyd
    • Length: 5 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    David was raised in an isolated mountain cabin by a devoted father who taught David to love beauty, nature, and music. When David's father becomes seriously ill, he decides to take David to relatives that the boy has never met. But partway into the journey, his father dies. David does not know the names of his relatives or even the name of his father, which his father had a reason for not telling him. This story is not just about what happens to David, but also what happens to all those who enter his life after this tragic event.  

    Regular price: £18.29

    • Pollyanna

    • By: Eleanor H. Porter
    • Narrated by: Elaine Wise
    • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Pollyanna by Eleanor H. Porter is a children's book focusing on the life of a little orphan girl. The orphan Pollyanna is forced to live with her strict Aunt Polly, who resents having to look after Pollyanna, because both of her parents passed away.

    Regular price: £19.39

    • Pollyanna

    • By: Eleanor H. Porter
    • Narrated by: Heather Henderson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    When Pollyanna Whittier's loving but impoverished father dies, she is left orphaned and alone. Her wealthy spinster aunt, Aunt Polly, agrees to take her in, so she and her few belongs are packed onto an eastbound train. Pollyanna looks forward to living with her aunt, but Aunt Polly is cold and strict. She puts Pollyanna in a musty attic room and expects her to keep quiet and stay out of the way.

    Regular price: £18.29

    • Pollyanna

    • By: Eleanor H. Porter
    • Narrated by: Laura Lefkow
    • Length: 3 hrs and 41 mins
    • Abridged
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    Since it first appeared in 1913, Pollyanna has become an enduring favorite with children. The tale of an orphan who maintains a strongly positive view of the world despite adversity has a strong affect on listeners of all ages, even in the 21st century - and especially when read with such warmth by Laura Lefkow.

    Regular price: £13.79

    • Pollyanna

    • By: Eleanor H. Porter
    • Narrated by: Phil Chenevert
    • Length: 6 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Pollyanna is a best-selling 1913 novel by Eleanor H. Porter that is now considered a classic of children's literature, with the title character's name becoming a popular term for someone with the same very optimistic outlook.

    Regular price: £18.29

    • Pollyanna grandit

    • Pollyanna 2
    • By: Eleanor H. Porter
    • Narrated by: Emmanuelle Lemée
    • Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Pollyanna, désormais guérie du grave accident de santé qu'elle a dû affronter dans le 1er tome de ses aventures, part vivre à Boston auprès de Mrs Carew dont le cœur a été brisé par la mort d'un neveu. Pollyanna se fait de nouveaux amis et leur enseigne le "jeu du contentement" qui illumine sa vision de la vie. Mais comment grandir sans rencontrer de nouvelles difficultés ? L'inventivité de Pollyanna dans l'art de surmonter les coups du sort n'a pas son pareil.

    Regular price: £10.19

    • Pollyanna ou le jeu du contentement

    • Pollyanna 1
    • By: Eleanor H. Porter
    • Narrated by: Emmanuelle Lemée
    • Length: 5 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Quand le père de la jeune Pollyanna Whittier décède, la petite fille est envoyée vivre chez sa tante Polly à Beldingsville, dans le Vermont. Mais autant Pollyanna est lumineuse et passionnée, autant sa tante hurle dès qu'une porte claque ou qu'une fenêtre reste ouverte. Cependant Pollyanna a été élevée en apprenant à voir toujours le bon côté des choses, grâce au jeu du bonheur. Peu importe que la situation soit dramatique, il est toujours possible de trouver matière à être heureux. Un dîner composé de pain et de lait dans la cuisine est accueilli avec ravissement.

    Regular price: £10.19

    • The Story of Marco

    • By: Eleanor H. Porter
    • Narrated by: Stephanie Boyd
    • Length: 4 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Story of Marco is a beautiful tale of triumph over trials. The town of Gaylordville is relieved when a gypsy camp that had been in their hills for weeks finally breaks camp and leaves. Scarcely had Gaylordville drawn its long breath of relief, however, when it suddenly awoke to the fact that its troubles were by no means over - the gypsies were not gone, after all. There still remained a sick woman and a nine-year-old boy, Marco. When Marco's mother dies in the hills, his only companion is his beloved violin.

    Regular price: £13.79