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The Mabel's Fables BE A GOOD LISTENER Booklist for Babies to Age Four

Even the youngest children love to hear rhyming, singsong voices. Here are many of Mabel's favourites that you will see in our bookstore. From Mother Goose to Dr Seuss, to concept books and the earliest stories that every child loves to hear over and over and over again.......

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Mary Engelbreit's Mother Goose

One-Hundred Best Loved Verses

By Mary Engelbreit
Narrated by: Lynn Redgrave
Length: 36 minutes

New York Times bestseller!

From the warm and colorful imagination of Mary Engelbreit comes a Mother Goose book bursting with warmth and humor.

This delightful treasury includes everyone’s favorite time-honored characters—Little Bo-Peep, Humpty Dumpty, Old King Cole, Jack and Jill, and many, many more. With one hundred rhymes in all,  this... Read more »

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Pinkalicious Audio Collection

By Victoria Kann & Elizabeth Kann
Narrated by: Kathleen McInerney & Eliana Shaskan
Length: 59 minutes

Pink, pink, pink. More than anything, Pinkaclious loves pink. Enjoy this audio collection filled with stories about your favorite pink-loving character, Pinkalicious.

Princess of Pink Treasury:

Pinkalicious: School Rules
Pinkalicious and the Pink Drink
Pinkalicious: Pink Around the Rink
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Fancy Nancy

By Jane O'Connor & Robin Preiss Glasser
Narrated by: Chloe Hennessee
Length: 5 minutes


From the dazzling duo of Jane O’Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser, welcome Fancy Nancy! This is the bestseller that launched the beloved Fancy Nancy series.

Meet Nancy, who believes that more is ALWAYS better when it comes to being fancy. From the top of her tiara down to her sparkly studded shoes, Nancy is... Read more »

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Chu's Day

By Neil Gaiman
Narrated by: Neil Gaiman
Length: 2 minutes

A New York Times bestselling picture book from Newbery Medal–winning author Neil Gaiman and acclaimed illustrator Adam Rex!

Chu is a little panda with a big sneeze. When Chu sneezes, bad things happen. But as Chu and his parents visit the library, the diner, and the circus, will anyone hear Chu when he starts to feel a familiar tickle in his... Read more »

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Pete the Cat: Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star

By James Dean
Narrated by: Lewis Grosso
Length: 2 minutes

New York Times bestselling artist and author James Dean turns the classic nighttime song "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" into the perfect song for Pete the Cat to rock out to before bedtime.

Pete the Cat fans, new and old, will love singing along with Pete in this groovy rendition of this favorite children's bedtime song. Read more »

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The Llama Llama Audiobook Collection

Llama Llama Misses Mama; Llama Llama Time to Share; Llama Llama and the Bully Goat; Llama Llama Holiday Drama; Llama Llama Nighty-Night; and 3 more!
Llama Llama

By Anna Dewdney
Narrated by: Anna Dewdney
Length: 19 minutes

This audio collection includes:

It’s Llama Llama’s first day of preschool! And Llama Llama’s mama makes sure he’s ready. They meet the teachers. See the other children. Look at all the books and games. But then it’s time for Mama to leave. And suddenly Llama Llama isn’t so excited anymore. Will Mama Llama come back?

Of... Read more »

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By Matt de la Peña
Narrated by: Matt de la Peña
Length: 4 minutes


"[A] poetic reckoning of the importance of love in a child's life . . . eloquent and moving."People

"Everything that can be called love -- from shared joy to comfort in the darkness -- is gathered in the pages of this reassuring, refreshingly honest picture book."The New York Times Book Review, Editors' Choice /... Read more »

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Blueberries for Sal

By Robert McCloskey
Narrated by: Melba Sibrel
Length: 9 minutes

What happens when Sal and her mother meet a mother bear and her cub? A Caldecott Honor Book!

Kuplink, kuplank, kuplunk! Sal and her mother a picking blueberries to can for the winter. But when Sal wanders to the other side of Blueberry Hill, she discovers a mama bear preparing for her own long winter.  Meanwhile Sal's mother is being followed by... Read more »

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Social Purpose Annual Report

Social Purpose Annual Report

As we look to the future as a Social Purpose Corporation, we’re committed to serving readers and independent bookstores. Read our 2020 Annual Report to see an overview of the year.

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Make Way for Ducklings

By Robert McCloskey
Narrated by: Melba Sibrel
Length: 10 minutes

Mrs. Mallard was sure that the pond in the Boston Public Gardens would be a perfect place for her and her eight ducklings to live.  The problem was how to get them there through the busy streets of Boston.  But with a little help from the Boston police, Mrs. Mallard and Jack, Kack, Lack, Nack, Ouack, Pack, and Quack arive safely at their new... Read more »

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Tomie dePaola's Mother Goose

By Tomie dePaola
Narrated by: Allyson Johnson
Length: 1 hours 11 minutes

Presenting a delightful collection of children's favorite Mother Goose rhymes by Tomie dePaola. Young listeners and their parents will enjoy meeting up with familiar friends, including Old King Cole, Little Bo-Peep, Jack and Jill, and many more in an audiobook that is sure to be a story-hour favorite. Read more »

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The Three Snow Bears

By Jan Brett
Narrated by: Eve Bianco
Length: 5 minutes

Aloo-ki glances up from fishing and sees her sled dogs floating off on an ice floe. She races after them and comes upon an igloo. Being a curious girl, she goes inside only to find no one home. That's because the polar bear family who lives there is out walking while their breakfast cools off. Aloo-ki eats some soup, tries on their boots, and... Read more »

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Uni the Unicorn

Uni the Unicorn

By Amy Krouse Rosenthal
Narrated by: Paris Rosenthal
Length: 4 minutes

Amy Krouse Rosenthal's New York Times bestselling story of friendship, unicorns, and the power of believing!
Uni is just like all the other unicorns . . . except for one thing: she believes that little girls are REAL. This magical story by Amy Krouse Rosenthal (author of I Wish You More) illuminates Uni’s not-so-fantastical dream and... Read more »

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Danny And The Dinosaur

By Syd Hoff
Narrated by: Ruis Woertendyke
Length: 8 minutes

This is the story of a boy's friendship with a dinosaur and how they spend one happy day together. Read more »

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How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night?

By Jane Yolen
Narrated by: Jane Yolen
Length: 3 minutes

Few words pack a lot of punch in this delightful story about bedtime rituals. There will be no pouting or shouting or moping or moaning when the lights go out because dinosaur kids everywhere will want to see this production again and again. Read more »

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Curious George Rides A Bike

By H. A. Rey
Narrated by: David de Vries
Length: 11 minutes

Fans of the ingenious little monkey will not be disappointed as he embarks on a wild series of adventures in a traveling circus. Read more »

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I Stink

By Kate McMullan
Narrated by: Andy Richter
Length: 6 minutes

Ever wonder what it's like to be a garbage truck? Live through a raucous and stinky night in the life of a New York City garbage truck. What fun it is to keep the city clean, by eating a special recipe of alphabet soup! Read more »

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Pig Pig Grows Up

By David McPhail
Length: 6 minutes

Pig Pig does not want to grow up. He is a big pig, but he loves all things he had when he was little - a crib, high chair, stroller. His mother tries very hard to make him grow up, but Pig Pig refuses. And then one day Pig Pig surprises everyone - especially himself. Read more »

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Tale of Peter Rabbit

By Beatrix Potter
Length: 7 minutes

The tale of a mischievous rabbit and his nerve-wracking encounter with Mr. McGregor. Read more »

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Dr. Seuss's ABC

By Dr. Seuss
Narrated by: Jason Alexander
Length: 5 minutes

Arguably the most entertaining alphabet book ever written, this classic Beginner Book by Dr. Seuss is perfect for children learning their ABCs. Featuring a fantastic cast of zany characters—from Aunt Annie’s alligator to the Zizzer-Zazzer-Zuzz, with a lazy lion licking a lollipop and an ostrich oiling an orange owl—Dr. Seuss’s ABC is a... Read more »

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Oh, The Places You'll Go!

By Dr. Seuss
Narrated by: John Lithgow
Length: 7 minutes

"Don't be fooled by the title of this seriocomic ode to success; it's not 'Climb Every Mountain,' kid version. All journeys face perils, whether from indecision, from loneliness, or worst of all, from too much waiting. Seuss' familiar pajama-clad hero is up to the challenge, and his odyssey is captured vividly in busy two-page spreads evoking... Read more »

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