Category Archives: Children’s

An Audio-Book Review: The Cat in the Hat and This and That

The Cat in the Hat and other Dr. Seuss Favorites By Dr. Seuss Published by Listening Library Read by Kelsey Grammer, John Cleese, John Lithgow, Billy Crystal, Dustin Hoffman, Ted Danson, Walter Matthau and Mercedes McCambridge   The Books: I … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: Just Out for an Afternoon Swim

How to Ride a Dragon’s Storm By Cressida Cowell Published by Hachette Children’s Books Read by David Tenant   The Book: So… I am still listening to the How to Train Your Dragon series of which this is book #7. … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: Eat That!

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll Published by Librivox Read by Kristen McQuillin, Brad Bush, Roger W. Barnett, miette, Mark Bradford, Raza Shah, Kara Shallenberg, MarinaMechanical, R. Francis Smith and Chris George   The Book: Last week I reviewed … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: Drink This!

Alice’s Adventures Under Ground By Lewis Carroll Published by Librivox Read by Phil Chenovert   The Book: This is actually an early draft of the better known Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. From what I understand, the hand-written manuscript of this … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: Harry Potter and the Two Readers

The Harry Potter Series By J. K. Rowling American edition published by Listening Library Read by Jim Dale British edition published by Cover to Cover Read by Stephen Fry   The Books:   This is one I’ve been meaning to … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: Huh! Santa Drank Lion’s Milk?

The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus By L. Frank Baum Two readings published by Librivox Read by Kristin LeMoine and jedopi (respectively) The Book: I expected more of this tale although in retrospect I think I was expecting too … Continue reading

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An Audiobook Review: Feed the Birds a Spoonful of Sugar

  Mary Poppins Mary Poppins Returns by P. L. Travers Published by Blackstone Audio Read by Sophie Thompson   The Books: Is there anyone these days who has heard of Mary Poppins and not seen the now-classic Disney Movie? I’m … Continue reading

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