Best of Children's Stories: Just So Stories, Through the Looking Glass, The Tale of Peter Rabbit, The Patchwork Girl of Oz, The Velveteen Rabbit (The Literate Listener)
Audio Cassette – 10 pages
ISBN: 188608968X / 9781886089686
The Literate Listener(tm) is happy to present their first volume of classic children's stories from timeless authors such as Beatrix Potter, Rudyard Kipling, and Lewis Carroll. With over 15 hours of listening, this audio collection is perfect for car rides, bedtime stories, and everything else in between! Give the children in your world the extraordinary gifts of storytelling and imagination, which are recreated here on 10 cassettes. Share the magic of these treasured masterpieces that truly represent the best of children's stories for every generation.
Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling Rudyard Kipling, the author of The Jungle Book and Kim, creatively explains in a dazzling manner how animals received their particular characteristics. These 12 stories delve into the answers on why elephants have such long trunks, and how leopards got their spots, etc. Born in Bombay in 1865, Kipling's true talents in writing and entertaining come alive in his Just So Stories. Length: 3:05 (12 stories)
Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll Lewis Carroll is most famous for his children's book, Alice in Wonderland. Through the Look-Glass is the sequel to Alice's adventures in a sensational and unpredictable world. In this story, Alice tries to fulfill her quest to become "Queen" by traveling through a living chessboard with talking flowers, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, the Red Queen, the White Queen, and the Knight. Tumble along with Alice through the chessboard, and see what she discovers when she lands on the last square! Length: 2:53
The Tale of Peter Rabbit and Other Stories by Beatrix Potter Join Peter Rabbit and the rest of his friends in all of their adventures and escapades! The magical animal and amphibian world of Beatrix Potter is recreated in audio format for young listeners to experience. Truly a children's classic, these stories continue to delight and charm a century after they were first written. Length: 3:07 (21 stories)
The Patchwork Girl of Oz by L. Frank Baum Help young Munchkin Ojo, the Glass Cat, and Patchwork Girl on their mission to save Unc Nunkie and the Crooked Magician's wife, who were turned into marble. Along the way, meet a variety of colorful characters and creatures, including Dorothy and the Great Wizard of Oz! Follow their adventures and mishaps in another tale in the fantastical land of Oz. Length: 5:37
The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams What the Velveteen Rabbit wants most in the world is to be real. He devotes his time to a young boy in a nursery, who is the only one that makes his wish come true. But when the Velveteen Rabbit is forced out of the boy's life, he learns that there is life outside of the nursery. But, he also realizes that the incredible bond he shares with the boy is irreplaceable.