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    • The Poets' Corner

    • The One-and-Only Poetry Book for the Whole Family
    • By: John Lithgow
    • Narrated by: Morgan Freeman, Susan Sarandon, Helen Mirren, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41

    John Lithgow has compiled an outstanding collection of memorable poems and has gathered his famous friends to read them. The wide variety of carefully selected poetry in this audiobook provides the perfect introduction to reel in those who are new to poetry, and for poetry lovers to experience beloved verses in a fresh, vivid way. Lithgow offers insightful and sometimes poignant commentary to accompany each poem. His essential criterion is that "each poem's light shines more brightly when read aloud".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • a great selection but could do with more poetry

    • By DecUK on 14-10-18

    Regular price: £16.09

    • The Tale of Kitty-in-Boots and Other Stories

    • By: Beatrix Potter
    • Narrated by: Helen Mirren, Anna Friel
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    'A serious, well-behaved young black cat who leads a daring double life defeating vile villains.' When Miss Kitty sneaks out to go hunting in her beautiful boots, she gets herself into all sorts of scrapes, but on this particular night she meets the foxiest hunter of them all - Mr. Tod! This utterly entertaining tale is filled with mistaken identities, devious villains and even an appearance by Peter Rabbit.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not keen on the narration

    • By Anonymous User on 21-12-16

    Regular price: £9.99

    • The Cat Who Came Indoors

    • A Story from Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales
    • By: Nelson Mandela (editor), Hugh Tracey
    • Narrated by: Helen Mirren
    • Length: 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    There are quite a number of stories explaining how dogs were tamed, but this Shona story from Zimbabwe, originally told to the musicologist and folklorist Hugh Tracey in the Karanga tongue, explains how cats became cherished inhabitants of human homes.

    Regular price: £2.19

    • The Mother Who Turned to Dust

    • A Story from Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales
    • By: Nelson Mandela (editor), Vusi Mahlasela (composer)
    • Narrated by: Helen Mirren
    • Length: 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales is an audiobook benefiting children orphaned and impacted by HIV/AIDS in South Africa.

    Regular price: £2.19