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  • Samuel Jones

    Seventy years ago the musical fable Peter and the Wolf unexpectedly took the world by storm. Written and composed by the Russian Serge Prokofiev, this droll story for narrator and orchestra has sold millions of recordings in countless versions, narrated by great performers from Sir John Gielgud to Sting. The only problem up until now has been that Peter and the Wolf – composed specifically for children, and featuring a narrator with orchestra - is practically the only piece of its kind. The vast audience that loves “Peter” has not been able to find a similarly enchanting musical story. But now all that will change! The Shoe Bird has arrived! In The Shoe Bird...read more

  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Following Brilliance Audio’s recent Grammy-nominated musical-audiobook for children, The Shoebird, starring the inimitable Jim Dale, another popular children’s title is being released just in time for the holidays: Peter and the Wolf. This beloved fairy tale, with music by Sergei Prokofiev, tells of how the courageous Peter and his animal friends — the bird, the duck, and the cat — set out to capture a ravenous wolf. Generations of children have been charmed by this enchanting work, and Brilliance Audio is proud to introduce its own version with multi-Grammy Award-winner Jim Dale as narrator. To delight the millions of Jim’s fans, his reading of Peter and the...read more

  • The Brothers Grimm

    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 selected from The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales and presented just as Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm originally set them down: bold, primal, just frightening enough, and endlessly engaging. Stories include: Rapunzel, read by Katherine Kellgren Cinderella, read by January LaVoy Little Red-Cap, read by Simon Vance Little Briar-Rose,...read more

  • David B. Coe

    2019 Audie Winner – Best Original Work 2018 SOVAS Voice Arts Award – Best Voiceover in Children's Audiobook 2018 SOVAS Voice Arts Award – Outstanding Production in Audiobook 2018 Parents Choice Award – Silver Honor for Audiobook SPIN - THE AUDIOBOOK MUSICAL: A witty musical re-imagining of Grimm’s fairy tale, Rumpelstiltskin, created by musical theatre veterans, narrated by Jim Dale, and featuring a cast of Broadway musical stars. The story takes place in a Nice Little Kingdom, and ignites when a foolish miller brags that his daughter, Jane, can spin straw into gold.  Since she cannot perform such a miracle, Jane desperately enlists the powers of a...read more

  • Khristine Hvam

    2020 Audie Awards® Finalist - Audio Drama 2019 SOVAS Voice Arts Award—Best Voiceover in Children's Audiobook 2019 SOVAS Voice Arts Award—Outstanding Production in Audiobook Puss in Boots, a fractured fairytale musical, is a tale of conquering fears, finding your truth, discovering your strengths, and standing for what you believe in, with lots of fun along the way. With 11 original songs, this classic fairytale is transformed into a hilarious adventure that will have the listener feeling like they're front row center at a Broadway show. Narrated by Jim Dale and a full cast, and written and created by the award-winning team behind Spin: The Rumpelstiltskin Musical,...read more

  • Nancy Tillman

    First published in 1823, 'A Visit From St. Nicholas' has long been a Christmas tradition for families everywhere. Now experience Clement Moore's classic poem as read by the incomparable Jim Dale. 'Twas the night before Christmas, when all thro' the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    Alice was beginning to get very tired of sitting by her sister on the river bank, and of having nothing to do...when suddenly a White Rabbit with pink eyes ran by her. Alice did not think it so very strange to hear the Rabbit say to itself, "Oh dear! Oh dear! I shall be too late!" But when the Rabbit actually took a watch out of its waistcoat pocket and then hurried on, she started to wonder! Running after the strange fellow, she was just in time to see it pop down a large rabbit-hole. Down jumped Alice after it (never considering how in the world she was to get out again) and she tumbled into a curious world inhabited by the Mad Hatter, the Ugly Duchess, the Mock Turtle, the Cheshire Cat,...read more

  • John Stephens

    'A strong . . . new trilogy, invoking just a little Harry Potter and Series of Unfortunate Events along the way.'—Realms of Fantasy Siblings Kate, Michael, and Emma have been in one orphanage after another for the last ten years, passed along like lost baggage.   Yet these unwanted children are more remarkable than they could possibly imagine. Ripped from their parents as babies, they are being protected from a horrible evil of devastating power, an evil they know nothing about.   Until now.   Before long, Kate, Michael, and Emma are on a journey through time to dangerous and secret corners of the world . . . a journey of allies and enemies,...read more

  • Erin Morgenstern

    The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience full of breathtaking amazements. It is called Le Cirque des Rêves, and it is only open at night. But behind the scenes, a fierce competition is underway—a duel between two young magicians, Celia and Marco, who have been trained since childhood expressly for this purpose by their mercurial instructors. Unbeknownst to them, this is a game in which only one can be left standing, and the circus is but the stage for a remarkable battle of imagination and will. Despite themselves, however,...read more

  • John Stephens

    It's been six months since Kate, Michael, and Emma confronted the Dire Magnus, but the trail to their long-missing parents remains cold. Then Michael and Emma find a man who saw them ten years ago—three days after they disappeared. He knows about a map of a distant land, a place shrouded in mystery that may lead them to their parents. Meanwhile, Kate's connection to the Book of Time is growing stronger and stronger, until a dangerous trick gets her stuck in the past, searching for a friend to help her. Only a perilous quest and a daring risk will help the children to harness the power of the Books of Beginning. But will it be enough to save...read more

  • Charles Dickens

    "Bah Humbug!" That's how Ebeneezer Scrooge feels about Christmas--until the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future decide to show the crotchety old miser the error of his ways. Together they travel through time, revisiting all the people who have played an important role in Scrooge's life. And as their journey concludes, Scrooge is reminded of what it means to have love in his heart, and what the true spirit of Christmas is all about. A timeless story the whole family will...read more

  • Dave Barry

    In an evocative and fast-paced adventure on the high seas and on a faraway island an orphan boy named Peter and his mysterious new friend, Molly, overcome bands of pirates and thieves in their quest to keep a fantastical secret safe and save the world from evil. Bestselling authors Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson have turned back the clock and revealed a wonderful story that precedes J. M. Barrie’s beloved Peter Pan. Peter and the Starcatchers is brimming with richly developed characters from the scary but somehow familiar Black Stache and the ferocious Mister Grin to the sweet but sophisticated Molly and the fearless Peter. Riveting adventure takes listeners on a journey from a harsh...read more

  • Nancy Tillman

    A celebration of the most magical holiday of the year, by the incomparable bestselling author Nancy Tillman. Bells jingle, sleds dash through the snow, trees are topped with sparkling stars, and children everywhere dream of candy canes and presents. But the best gift of all-the most magical gift of the season-is when we spend Christmas with those we love. Once again, this New York Times-bestselling author and artist has created a special, beautiful story that families will want to share year after...read more

  • James Herriot

    Children have always found a delightful friend in James Herriot. His award-winning stories for young readers bring the farmyard world of Herriot's Yorkshire to vibrant life. Featuring a host of adorable animals and colorful townsfolk, each of the stories is narrated by the country vet himself, with all of the warmth, caring, and good humor that have made James Herriot beloved the world over. Here, in James Herriot's Treasury for Children, we find all of his books for children collected in one beautiful volume. From the springtime frolic of Oscar, Cat-About-Town to the yuletide warmth of The Christmas Day Kitten, these stories-radiantly illustrated by Peter Barrett and Ruth Brown-are...read more

  • David Benedictus

    It was in 1928, on the publication of The House at Pooh Corner, when Christopher Robin said good-bye to Winnie-the-Pooh and his friends in the Hundred Acre Wood. Now they are all back in new adventures, for the first time approved by the Trustees of the Pooh Properties. This is a companion volume that truly captures the style of A. A. Milne—a worthy sequel to The House at Pooh...read more

  • Charlie Fletcher

    A city has many lives and layers. London has more than most. Not all the layers are underground, and not all the lives belong to the living. A twelve-year-old boy named George Chapman is about to find this out the hard way. On a school trip he's punished for something he didn't do. In a tiny act of rebellion, he lashes out at a small carving on the wall - unexpectedly breaking it off. And then something horrible does happen: a stone Pterodactyl unpeels form the wall and starts chasing him. George is already running before his mind starts trying to tell him this is...read more

  • Charlie Fletcher

    The battle between the statues and gargoyles of London rages on in the conclusion to the international...read more

  • Charlie Fletcher

    The war between the statues of London rages on as George Chapman must complete three challenges to save his own...read more

  • Roger Hargreaves

    They're back! Rediscover the zaniest characters you've ever met in this bestselling series which has sold millions worldwide. Bright and charming, with easily recognizable characters, Mr. Men and Little Miss audiobooks are easy enough for young listeners, witty enough for humor-prone adults, and highly collectible for one and all.  This collection includes: Mr. Men: 12 Days of Christmas Mr. Men: A Christmas Carol Mr. Men: The Night Before Christmas Little Miss Christmas Mr....read more

  • Roger Hargreaves

    They're back! Rediscover the zaniest characters you've ever met in this bestselling series which has sold millions worldwide. Bright and charming, with easily recognizable characters, Little Miss audiobooks are easy enough for young listeners, witty enough for humor-prone adults, and highly collectible for one and all.  This collection includes: Little Miss Sunshine Little Miss Bossy Little Miss Naughty Little Miss Helpful Little Miss Curious Little Miss Birthday Little Miss Stubborn Little Miss Fun Little Miss Busy Little Miss...read more