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    • Children of the Noisy Village

    • By: Astrid Lindgren
    • Narrated by: Catherine Byers
    • Length: 2 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
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      4 out of 5 stars 24
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    A charming story about the everyday life of six children living on the three neighboring farms that everybody calls "noisy village" because of its "high spirits".

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Surprisingly engaging

    • By Christine on 02-04-13

    Regular price: £3.29

    • Shadow Kiss

    • Vampire Academy, Book 3
    • By: Richelle Mead
    • Narrated by: Khristine Hvam
    • Length: 11 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 160
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 105
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107

    Hathaway is this close to graduation. Since Mason's death, Rose hasn't been feeling quite right. She has dark flashbacks in the middle of practice, can't concentrate in class, and has terrifying dreams about Lissa. But Rose has an even bigger secret . . . .She's in love with Dimitri. And this time, it's way more than a crush.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • shadow kiss

    • By Nadia on 26-06-10

    Regular price: £18.79

    • Who Was Leonardo da Vinci?

    • By: Roberta Edwards
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 11
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Leonardo da Vinci was a gifted painter, talented musician, and dedicated scientist and inventor, designing flying machines, submarines, and even helicopters. Yet he had a hard time finishing things, a problem anyone can relate to. Only 13 paintings are known to be his; as for the illustrated encyclopedia he intended to create, all that he left were thousands of disorganized notebook pages. Here is an accessible portrait of a fascinating man who lived at a fascinating time - Italy during the Renaissance.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My son really loved this!

    • By Leigh UK on 14-12-16

    Regular price: £2.89

    • Who Was Charles Darwin?

    • By: Deborah Hopkinson
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    As a young boy, Charles Darwin hated school and was often scolded forconducting "useless" experiments. Yet his passion for the natural world was so strong that he suffered through terrible seasickness during his five-year voyage aboard The Beagle. Darwin collected new creatures from the coasts of Africa, South America, and the Galapagos Islands, and expanded his groundbreaking ideas that would change people's understanding of the natural world.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • loved it<br />.

    • By Raman on 19-06-16

    Regular price: £1.99

    • Who Was Anne Frank?

    • By: Ann Abramson
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    In her amazing diary, Anne Frank revealed the challenges and dreams common for any young girl. But Hitler brought her childhood to an end and forced her and her family into hiding. Who Was Anne Frank? looks closely at Anne's life before the secret annex, what life was like in hiding, and the legacy of her diary.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Nice overview

    • By Amazon Customer on 21-11-16

    Regular price: £1.99

    • Who Was Amelia Earhart?

    • By: Kate Boehm Jerome
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Amelia Earhart was a woman of many "firsts." In 1932, she became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. In 1935, she also became the first woman to fly across the Pacific. From her early years to her mysterious 1937 disappearance while attempting a flight around the world, readers will find Amelia Earhart's life a fascinating story.

    Regular price: £1.99

    • Who Was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart?

    • By: Yona Zeldis McDonough
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Born in Austria in 1756, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart composed his first piece of music, a minuet, when he was just five years old! Soon after, he was performing for kings and emperors. Although he died at the young age of 35, Mozart left a legacy of more than 600 works. This fascinating biography charts the musician's extraordinary career and personal life while painting a vivid cultural history of 18th-century Europe.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I loved it. Very interesting !

    • By panka33 on 11-08-17

    Regular price: £1.99

    • Out of the Pocket

    • By: Bill Konigsberg
    • Narrated by: Joshua Swanson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Star quarterback Bobby Framingham, one of the most talented high school football players in California, knows he's different from his teammates. They're like brothers, but they don't know one essential thing: Bobby is gay. Can he still be one of the guys and be honest about who he is? When he's outed against his will by a student reporter, Bobby must find a way to earn back his teammates' trust and accept that his path to success might be more public, and more difficult, than he'd hoped.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An enjoyable listen

    • By Michael on 30-01-13

    Regular price: £8.79

    • Who Was Albert Einstein?

    • By: Jess Brallier
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Everyone has heard of Albert Einstein-but what exactly did he do? How much do kids really know about Albert Einstein besides the funny hair and genius label? For instance, do they know that he was expelled from school as a kid? Finally, here's the story of Albert Einstein's life, told in a fun, engaging way that clearly explores the world he lived in and changed.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful and informative.

    • By Rayman61 on 03-04-15

    Regular price: £3.29

    • Who Was King Tut?

    • By: Roberta Edwards
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    Ever since Howard Carter uncovered King Tutankhamun's tomb in 1922, the young pharaoh has become a symbol of the wealth and mystery of ancient Egypt. Now, a two-and-a-half-year-long museum exhibit of Tut's treasures is touring major cities in the U.S., drawing record crowds. This audiobook explains the life and times of this ancient Egyptian ruler, covering the story of the tomb's discovery, as well as myths and so-called mummy curses.

    Regular price: £2.89

    • William Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale

    • By: Bruce Coville
    • Narrated by: A. C. Fellner
    • Length: 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "There is a disease that can twist men's hearts and make them mad, and the name of that disease is jealousy." So begins this engaging retelling of one of William Shakespeare's last plays - a fascinating and unique combination of intensity and whimsy. When King Leontes unfairly accuses his wife of infidelity, he sets off a terrible chain of events. But this is not one of Shakespeare's tragedies. It's a romance, and one with a healthy dose of fancy and surprise.

    Regular price: £2.89

    • They Had a Dream

    • By: Jules Archer
    • Narrated by: Roscoe Orman
    • Length: 8 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    Traces the evolution of the civil rights movement and its impact on history through biographical sketches of four prominent, influential African Americans -Frederick Douglass, Marcus Garvey, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Malcolm X.

    Regular price: £19.39

    • Not So Jolly Roger

    • Time Warp Trio, Book 2
    • By: Jon Scieszka
    • Narrated by: Bryan Kennedy
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Everyone's favorite time-travelers are back. This time, on a desert island, the boys meet Blackbeard the pirate, who captures them and takes them to his ship.

    Regular price: £1.99

    • Who Was Daniel Boone?

    • By: Sydelle Kramer
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Called the "Great Pathfinder", Daniel Boone is most famous for opening up the West to settlers through Kentucky. A symbol of America's pioneering spirit Boone was a skilled outdoorsman and an avid reader although he never attended school. Sydelle Kramer skillfully recounts Boone's many adventures such as the day he rescued his own daughter from kidnappers

    Regular price: £3.39

    • Who Was Helen Keller?

    • By: Gare Thompson
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    At age two, Helen Keller became deaf and blind. She lived in a world of silence and darkness and she spent the rest of her life struggling to break through it. But with the help of teacher Annie Sullivan, Helen learned to read, write, and do many amazing things. This inspiring biography is perfect for young middle-grade readers.

    Regular price: £3.39

    • Who Was Queen Elizabeth?

    • By: June Eding
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    The life of Queen Elizabeth I was dramatic and dangerous: cast out of her father's court at the age of three and imprisoned at 19, Elizabeth was crowned queen in 1558, when she was only 25. A tough, intelligent woman who spoke five languages, Elizabeth ruled for over 40 years and led England through one of its most prosperous periods in history.

    Regular price: £1.99

    • Jim and the Beanstalk

    • By: Raymond Briggs
    • Narrated by: Pierce Cravens
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Jim woke up early one morning to find a plant that was very like a beanstalk growing outside his window. Climbing to the top of the beanstalk, he found a castle and a giant, but with very modern problems that only Jim could help solve.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Don't download...

    • By katie on 04-05-14

    Regular price: £0.99

    • If I Built a Car

    • By: Chris Van Dusen
    • Narrated by: Pierce Cravens
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    If I built a car, it'd be totally new! Here are a few of the things that I'd do...Young Jack is giving an eye-opening tour of the car he'd like to build. There's a snack bar, a pool, and even a robot named Robert to act as chauffeur. With Jack's soaring imagination in the driver's seat, we're deep-sea diving one minute and flying high above traffic the next in this whimsical, tantalizing take on the car of the future.

    Regular price: £0.99

    • Who was Martin Luther King, Jr.?

    • By: Bonnie Bader
    • Narrated by: Peter Jay Fernandez
    • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was only 25 when he helped organize the Montgomery Bus Boycott and was soon organizing black people across the country in support of the right to vote, desegregation, and other basic civil rights. Maintaining nonviolent and peaceful tactics even when his life was threatened, King was also an advocate for the poor and spoke out against racial and economic injustice until his death - from an assassin's bullet - in 1968.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great

    • By Sandra. A on 07-06-16

    Regular price: £7.69

    • Who Was Marco Polo?

    • By: Joan Holub
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Marco Polo was 17 when he set out for China...and 41 when he came back! More than 700 years ago, Marco Polo traveled from the medieval city of Venice to the fabled kingdom of the great Kublai Khan, seeing new sights and riches that no Westerner had ever before witnessed. But did Marco Polo experience the things he wrote about...or was it all made-up?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very interesting book!

    • By panka33 on 20-02-18

    Regular price: £2.89

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