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    • Goldilocks and the Three Bears

    • By: Joseph Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Jenny Day
    • Length: 11 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 16

    The three bears learn a valuable lesson about locking their door. They take a stroll while their breakfast cools, and return to find an intruder has been there - an intruder with little golden curls and very bad manners.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • 'Bad word'

    • By Sherry Secker on 30-07-17

    Regular price: £0.69

    • Jack and the Beanstalk

    • By: Joseph Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Blair Mellow
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    "Fee-fi-fo-fum, I smell an exciting story!" When young Jack trades the family cow for a handful of magic beans, his mother is so angry that she tosses them out of the window. The next morning Jack finds they have grown into a vine that reaches all the way up to the sky. Jack climbs the vine up, up, up into a thrilling series of adventures!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent...

    • By pauline lakey on 03-02-18

    Regular price: £1.39

    • Three Little Pigs

    • By: Mike Bennett, Joseph Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Rik Mayall
    • Length: 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Enjoy this fantastic edition of The Three Little Pigs, narated by the brilliant comedian, writer and actor Rik Mayall. Adapted by the renowned producer Mike Bennett, this delightful retelling of a classic tale will have you captivated from start to finish. The late, great Richard 'Rik' Mayall was a pioneer of alternative comedy in the '80s, who formed a famous comedy partnership with Ade Edmondson and featured in numerous cult classic sitcoms.

    Regular price: £2.99

    • The Gingerbread Man

    • By: Joseph Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Blair Mellow
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 20

    A little old woman and her husband long for a child of their very own, so they decide to make one out of gingerbread. Unfortunately, when the oven door is opened, that rascally little fella runs away! Can anyone catch him?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great for small kids

    • By Mrs RJ Radford on 08-07-17

    Regular price: £0.69

    • A Collection of Bedtime Stories for Children: The Tale of Peter Rabbit, Hansel and Gretel, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Rapunzel, Jabberwocky, Jack and the Beanstalk, The Ugly Duckling, and The Little Mermaid

    • By: Beatrix Potter, Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm, and others
    • Narrated by: Tina Marie Shuster
    • Length: 2 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    This collection of bedtime stories for children includes the following stories: The Tale of Peter Rabbit, Hansel and Gretel, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Rapunzel, Jabberwocky, Jack and the Beanstalk, The Ugly Duckling, and The Little Mermaid

    Regular price: £6.39

    • The Three Little Pigs

    • By: Joseph Jacobs
    • Narrated by: David DuChene
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17

    The classic tale of three little pigs who venture out into the big, wide world and build themselves houses of straw, sticks, and bricks. But when the big bad wolf comes to call, will these little porkers let him in? Not by the hair of their chinny-chin-chins!

    Regular price: £0.69

    • Children’s Short Story Collection

    • The Three Little Pigs, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Little Red Riding Hood, and Many More
    • By: Wilhelm Grimm, Jacob Grimm, Hans Christian Andersen, and others
    • Narrated by: Carol Mintz
    • Length: 1 hr and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This Children’s Short Story Collection contains many short stories great for kids of all ages.

    Regular price: £6.39

    • 5 Minute Short Stories for Children

    • By: Beatrix Potter, Hans Christian Andersen, Joseph Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Nicki White
    • Length: 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      1 out of 5 stars 1

    An entertaining collection of short stories perfect for bedtime.

    Regular price: £5.99

    • Celtic Fairy Tales

    • Traditional Stories from Ireland, Wales and Scotland
    • By: Joseph Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    The definitive collection of traditional Celtic fairy tales. Joseph Jacobs' 1892 anthology of the most enduring folklore from Ireland, Wales, Scotland, and Cornwall is a delight for both young and old. Leprechauns, giants, witches, princesses, castles, and sea monsters all abound in this compendium of the best mythology Britain and Ireland have to offer.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Poor choice of narrator

    • By Peter on 15-09-15

    Regular price: £15.99

    • 50 Contes Pour Enfants

    • Aladin, La Belle au Bois Dormant, Le Petit Chaperon Rouge, Hansel et Gretel...
    • By: Charles Perrault, Hans Christian Andersen, Charles Dickens, and others
    • Narrated by: PatonJean
    • Length: 7 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    7 heures d'écoute pour redécouvrir et faire découvrir aux enfants 50 des plus beaux contes de notre enfance : "Aladin ou la lampe merveilleuse", "Charles Perrault - La Belle au bois dormant", "Charles Perrault - Le chat botté", "Charles Perrault - Le petit Chaperon rouge", "Charles Perrault - Le Petit Poucet", "La nuit de Noël", "La tuque percée (conte traditionnel canadien)", "Hans Christian Andersen - La petite fille aux allumettes", "Hans Christian Andersen - La petite sirène", "Hans Christian Andersen - La princesse au petit pois", "Hans Christian Andersen - La tirelire".

    Regular price: £0.89

    • Goldilocks and the Three Bears

    • and Other Children's Favorites
    • By: Joseph Jacobs, Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm, and others
    • Narrated by: Jenny Day, Blair Mellow, Shawn Ryskamp
    • Length: 42 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    A fun and charming collection of children's classics narrated with charming enthusiasm. Featuring the beloved tales of "Goldilocks and the Three Bears", the story of "The Cat and the Mouse", L. Frank Baum's "The Story of Little Miss Muffet", and the hilarious tale of "How Jack Went to Seek His Fortune".

    Regular price: £3.39

    • Stories of the Sea

    • Great Maritime Mysteries and Adventures
    • By: W. W. Jacobs, J. G. Lockhart, Joseph Conrad, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A riveting collection of stories of ships, sailors, adventures on the high seas and maritime mysteries. The Tale by Joseph Conrad. The Saloon Passenger by E. W. Hornung. The Terrible Story of the "Mary Russell" by J. G. Lockhart. Marooned by J. G. Lockhart. A Rash Experiment by W. W. Jacobs. The Mystery of the Mary Celeste by J. G. Lockhart. Smoked Skipper by W. W. Jacobs. The Flying Dutchman by J. G. Lockhart. The Cabin Passenger by W. W. Jacobs. The Ship that saw a Ghost by Frank Norris.

    Regular price: £15.99

    • Bedtime Music and Stories for Children

    • By: Joseph Jacobs, Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated by: Nicki White, Bart Wolffe, Emma Topping
    • Length: 1 hr and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    A selection of gentle lullabies and classic children's stories to listen to at bedtime.

    Regular price: £7.99

    • The Three Little Pigs

    • By: Joseph Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Kathryn Leech
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    The Three Little Pigs is a fable about three pigs who build three houses of different materials. A big bad wolf blows down the first two pigs' houses, made of straw and wood respectively, but is unable to destroy the third pig's house, made of bricks. 

    Regular price: £3.69

    • Fifty Classic Horror Stories

    • By: E. F. Benson, W. W. Jacobs, W. F. Harvey, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 25 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Fifty of the greatest classic horror stories ever written: 1. "The Beast with Five Fingers" by W. F. Harvey 2. "The Well" by W. W. Jacobs 3. "The Nightmare Room" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 4. "The End of a Show" by Barry Pain 5. "Bagnell Terrace" by E. F. Benson 6. "Fingers of a Hand" by H. D. Everett 7. "The Interruption" by W. W. Jacobs 8. "Gavon’s Eve" by E. F. Benson 9. "The Ring of Thoth" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 10. "Moon’s Gibbet" by Egerton Castle 11. "The Mystery of Sasassa Valley" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • The Narrator from Hell

    • By AnnG on 19-12-15

    Regular price: £89.99

    • The Best of British Short Stories

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle, Robert Louis Stevenson, Stacy Aumonier, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 20 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    A fascinating collection of tales from some of Great Britain's finest classic authors.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • bad narration

    • By Mr. A. Moore on 14-07-18

    Regular price: £49.99

    • The Three Billy Goats Gruff and Other Stories

    • The Story Mouse, Volume 4
    • By: Alan Smith, Charles Perrault, Robert Southey, and others
    • Narrated by: Alan Smith
    • Length: 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    The Three Billy Goats Gruff and Other Stories is a fun, colourful collection of traditional tales that's a must for younger listeners. From the curiosity of Goldilocks to the resourcefulness of the Three Little Pigs, these stories have been told for generations and are perfect for any young child's audio library.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Nostalgia

    • By Valerie on 27-04-10

    Regular price: £4.99

    • Indian Fairy Tales

    • By: Joseph Jacobs (editor)
    • Narrated by: Kevin Stillwell
    • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    India is often reputed to be the home of the fairy tale. Here are some of the best from the sub-continent, from the Jatakas to the folktales of Kashmir. You'll hear stories about the evil magician Punchkin, the magic fiddle, and more.

    Regular price: £19.39

    • Bedtime Stories for Children

    • By: Charles Perrault, The Brothers Grimm, Joseph Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Bart Wolffe
    • Length: 2 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A magical collection of short stories to entertain children and ease the bedtime routine including “Sleeping Beauty” by Charles Perrault, “Hansel and Gretel” by The Brothers Grimm and “Jack and the Beanstalk” and “Dick Whittington” by Joseph Jacobs.

    Regular price: £9.99

    • Jack and the Beanstalk and Other Children's Favorites

    • By: Joseph Jacobs, L. Frank Baum
    • Narrated by: Blair Mellow, Catherine Lutz, James Mio, and others
    • Length: 51 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    A charming collection of whimsical children's favorites narrated with wit, warmth, and wonder. Featuring the mischievous story of "Jack and the Beanstalk", the tongue-twisting "Henny Penny", the lethargic "Lazy Jack", and the scrambled "Humpty Dumpty".

    Regular price: £3.29

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