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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 17
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 14

    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

    • Three Little Pigs

    • By: Mike Bennett, Joseph Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Rik Mayall
    • Length: 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    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 27
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19

    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

    • The Three Little Pigs

    • By: Joseph Jacobs
    • Narrated by: David DuChene
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16

    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

    • 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

    • Henny Penny

    • By: Joseph Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Catherine Lutz
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    The sky is falling, and Henny Penny and all her friends are running off to tell the king. Can they really trust Foxy Loxy to show them the way?

    Regular price: £0.69

    • Indian Fairy Tales

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

    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
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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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

    • 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
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    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

    • 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

    • Small Wars, Big Data

    • The Information Revolution in Modern Conflict
    • By: Eli Berman, Joseph H. Felter, Jacob N. Shapiro, and others
    • Narrated by: John McLain
    • Length: 13 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Small Wars, Big Data provides groundbreaking perspectives for how small wars can be better strategized and favorably won to the benefit of the local population.  

    Regular price: £25.69

    • 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

    • 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

    • Bedtime Stories for Sleepy Children

    • By: Joseph Jacobs, Andrew Lang, Brothers Grimm, and others
    • Narrated by: Nicki White, Matt Stewart, Bart Wolffe
    • Length: 1 hr and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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     A collection of classic children’s stories to delight and entertain your little ones at bedtime. 

    Regular price: £5.99

    • 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

    • Traditional Children's Stories

    • By: Roger William Wade, Robert Southey, Wilhelm Grimm, and others
    • Narrated by: Brenda Markwell, Robin Markwel
    • Length: 1 hr and 43 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Here's an incredible collection of traditional children's stories voiced by the wonderful Brenda and Robin Markwell. Relish in 13 brilliant retellings of tales that will captivate you from start to finish; from the delightful story of 'Goldilocks and the Three Bears', to the enchanting world of 'Aladdin and His Magic Lamp', and many more. This is a collection you don't want to miss.

    Regular price: £4.99

    • 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

    • The Three Little Pigs

    • By: Joseph Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Heidi Gregory
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    The Three Little Pigs is a classic 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 sticks respectively, but is unable to destroy the third pig's house, made of bricks.

    Regular price: £3.69

    • Fairy Tales & Nursery Rhymes

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

    A magical selection of fairytales and nursery rhymes beautifully retold to enthrall children of all ages.

    Regular price: £7.99

    • Stories and Music for Children

    • By: Beatrix Potter, Hans Christian Andersen, Joseph Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Nicki White
    • Length: 1 hr and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
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    An charming selection of classic bedtime tales and lullabies.

    Regular price: £7.99

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