By Arnold Lobel
Narrated by Mark Linn-Baker / 44 minutes
Winner of the Caldecott Medal
A pig flying through marshmallow clouds? A camel pirouetting through the desert? Where else could a reader find such marvelous things but in a fable? From the author-illustrator behind beloved Frog and Toad, Arnold Lobel, comes a collection of humorous, silly fables that will delight readers young and old.
“The most... Read more »
A Thousand Beginnings and Endings
By Ellen Oh & Elsie Chapman
Narrated by Kim Mai Guest & Vikas Adam / 10 hours 38 minutes
Star-crossed lovers, meddling immortals, feigned identities, battles of wits, and dire warnings: these are the stuff of fairy tale, myth, and folklore that have drawn us in for centuries. This young adult novel is an excellent choice for accelerated tween readers in grades 7 to 8, especially during homeschooling. It’s a fun way to keep your... Read more »
Grimm's Fairy Tales
Rapunzel; Cinderella; The White Snake; Little Red-Cap; The Twelve Huntsman; The Frog-King; and more
Narrated by Jim Dale, Janis Ian, Alfred Molina & Katherine Kellgren / 3 hours 38 minutes
Read by a cast of award-winning narrators, this collection contains some of the most timeless and enchanting folk and fairy tales collected by the Brothers Grimm.
The Brothers Grimm collected the original fairy tales that Americans are most familiar with today. Lyrically translated and beautifully narrated by an all-star cast, these 21 tales are... Read more »
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Just So Stories
Narrated by Jim Weiss / 3 hours 27 minutes
A dozen fables by one of the world’s great storytellers.
The twelve magical JUST SO STORIES tell, how the leopard got his spots? Why the rhinoceros has his wrinkly skin? Why is a kangaroo very fast on land? Why won't cats come when they're called? And, how one curious elephant with a nose for trouble changed the lives of all elephants... Read more »
D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths
Narrated by Paul Newman, Sidney Poitier & Kathleen Turner / 4 hours 13 minutes
Read by Paul Newman, Sidney Poitier, Kathleen Turner, and Matthew Broderick
Here are the immortals of Olympus—the gods and goddesses of ancient Greece—as freshly described as if they were alive today.
Mighty Zeus with his fistful of thunderbolts; mischievous little Hermes; grey-eyed Athena, godess of wisdom; Asclepius, the first physician; Orpheus... Read more »
Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales
Narrated by F. Murray Abraham, Edoardo Ballerini, Marisa Calin, Cynthia Darlow, Ari Fliakos, Dion Graham, January LaVoy, Jennifer Lim, Euan Morton, Robert Petkoff, Rebecca Soler & Marc Thompson / 5 hours 50 minutes
Brought to life by Academy Award®-winning actor F. Murray Abraham and an ensemble cast of narrators, and featuring original music by Michael Bacon, this collection contains Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved fairy tales, as well as a selection of lesser-known favorites.
Unlike the Brothers Grimm, who collected and retold folklore and fairy... Read more »
Beauty and the Beast
Narrated by Bellona Times / 35 minutes
Experience this tale as old as time in this enchanting audiobook! Discover how Belle meets the Beast, befriends the enchanted objects, and finds her true love.
When the beautiful and kind Belle is sent to live in the enchanted palace of the Beast, she is surprised to find a kind and thoughtful creature. As their friendship grows, the Beast... Read more »
Narrated by Rebecca Solnit / 40 minutes
In her debut children's book, Rebecca Solnit reimagines a classic fairy tale with a fresh, feminist Cinderella and new plot twists that will inspire young listeners to change the world. In this modern twist on the classic story, Cinderella, who would rather just be Ella, meets her fairy godmother, goes to a ball, and makes friends with a prince.... Read more »
Narrated by Paul Ansdell / 4 hours 26 minutes
Among the oldest stories of human civilization, Aesop's fables are a collection of extended proverbs with moral messages attributed to the Greek slave Aesop, who lived in the fifth century B.C. Children will delight in these basic human truths represented by talking animals and plants, and adults will marvel at the plainspoken language of these... Read more »
The Complete Alice in Wonderland Collection
Narrated by Pierre Moreau / 7 hours 37 minutes
This is the complete "Alice in Wonderland" audio collection of the 4 original stories written by Lewis Carroll.
"Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" (commonly shortened to "Alice in Wonderland") is an 1865 novel written by English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll. It tells of a young girl named Alice falling through... Read more »
The Jungle Book
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Narrated by Meredith Hughes / 5 hours 24 minutes
Who could have known that when Rudyard Kipling wrote these Jungle Book stories in 1893-94, they would eventually inspire the Oscar nominated song "The Bare Necessities" – one of the most recognizable tunes of all time? The adventures of the young boy, Mowgli, raised by wolves in an Indian jungle, have been praised since their publication and... Read more »