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  • James Gardner

    Bring together the inner happiness brought by meditation and the external pleasure of ASMR (Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response). We specify that the interpretation of this title is intentionally whispered, to correspond to the principles of the ASMR. This album of meditation and relaxation techniques is read by Katie Haigh in a soft whisper that will ensure to trigger the frisson of ASMR and its healing properties, so that you feel perfectly relaxed, brain-thrillingly good, and finally let go of stress and anxieties. ASMR and meditation have both been linked to decrease in anxiety, sleeping disorders and panic attacks; the six meditation techniques presented in this bundle will teach you...read more

  • Beatrix Potter

    Beatrix Potter is the world-renowned author of the Tale of Peter Rabbit, a cautionary tale told in such a charming and lively way that it soon became a nursery classic and is now one of the most widely read books of all time. Beatrix Potter's efficient and simple writing is a delight for children and grown-ups alike. This album is a compilation of her best tales, recorded by Katie Haigh: The Tale of Peter Rabbit; The Tale of Benjamin Bunny; The Tale of the Flupsy Bunnies; The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle; The Story of Miss Moppet; The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher; The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes; The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck, a farmyard tale; The Tale of Two Bad...read more

  • William Shakespeare

    Have you ever been to a King Lear performance with the impression of not having understood everything? It's normal. Shakespeare's plays are the most beautiful of the theatrical repertoire, but you can not go to a Shakespeare play if you do not have a minimum prepared this show: understand the issues, characters, context, cultural references or historical is indispensable. The same is true if you intend to read a play by William Shakespeare: our summaries will help you better understand what you have read. The list of the 9 Shakespeare masterpieces with summaries to listen : Hamlet, Prince of Denmark ; Romeo and Juliet ; King Lear ; The Merchant of Venice ; Macbeth ; Othello ; As you like it...read more

  • Robert Southey

    'The Story of Pretty Goldilocks' is a French tale written by the Countess d'Aulnoy. Well-known for her elegant and charming stories, the Countess is remembered today as the one who actually coined the term 'fairy tale'. Goldilocks is a princess so beautiful that a King falls in love with her at the mere sight of her picture; he then sends a prince to bring her back to him, so as to marry her. But the Prince, who goes by the name of Charming, will be the one winning the heart of the damsel despite himself. What follows is a tale of loyalty and perseverance; it will inspire little children around the world and teach them about the value of affection. This tale will make for a perfect bedtime...read more

  • Rudolf Erich Raspe

    Marcus Aurelius was a Roman Emperor, the last of the Five Good Emperors, and one of the most important Stoic philosophers, along with the slave Epictetus. Marcus Aurelius wrote the Meditations while in a military campaign; it was a series of notes written for no one but himself in his quest for self-improvement. Stoicism is the attitude allowing one to free oneself from the unnecessary suffering that arises from anxiety about events that are beyond our control; therefore, it can be of tremendous importance in one's life. We have selected for you 100 of Marcus Aurelius' most inspiring quotes, for you to benefit from the teachings of Stoicism, alleviate your life by knowing the proper...read more

  • Hans Christian Andersen

    The Snowman is maybe one of the most touching stories by Hans Christian Andersen. It is a tale about unrequited love, and an occasion of reflection on the mysteries of existence and passion. In a small winter garden, a snowman glimpses a stove glowing by the window of the nearby house. He soon falls in love, and longs for the stove's companionship despite the warnings of his friend, the dog, who say the stove's heat would melt him. Poignant and lyrical, this tale explains how it feels to be lovesick; it is a musing on impossible liaisons, and gives the occasion of an explanation why it is that we may be drawn to someone in particular. This classic story will inspire the imagination of young...read more

  • William Shakespeare

    The Merchant of Venice is a 16th-century play by William Shakespeare in which a merchant in Venice must default on a large loan provided by a Jewish moneylender. It has been listed among Shakespeare's greatest comedies, although its tone is often dramatic. This is a detailed summary of the play, written in today's language, for all willing to acquire a greater understanding of Shakespeare's work and widen their...read more

  • Hans Christian Andersen

    Classic fairy tales and stories are an essential part of children's development. Our audiobook collection means to bring together the fairy tales, stories, myths and legends which have fed the children of many generations in the years when the imagination is awakening and craving stimulus and material to work upon. The classic stories in this compilation all have in common the use of powerful imagery, to feed children's dreams, ignite their imagination and stir healthy emotions into light; let your children discover the love of these fundamental parts of our culture and share the pleasure of narration. This compilation includes folk tales, classic tales by Charles Perrault and Hans...read more

  • L. Frank Baum

    The Drawing of the Sword, The Sword Excalibur, How the Round Table Began, The Story of Sir Balin, What Beaumains asked of the King, How Morgan Le Fay tried to kill King Arthur, The Passing of Merlin. Those 8 stories form the Arthurian literature (works about King Arthur, family, friends or enemies) are reinterpreting ancient Celtic myths as a profound spiritual fable. It recounts the arthurian fables and...read more

  • Brothers Grimm

    The is a very funny and famous folktale / fable / fairy tale featuring anthropomorphic pigs who build three houses of different materials. The story begins with the title characters being sent out into the world by their mother, to 'seek out their fortune'. The first little pig builds a house of straw, but a wolf blows it down and eats him. The second pig builds a house of furze sticks, which the wolf also blows down and eats him. Each exchange between wolf and pig features ringing proverbial phrases, namely: 'Little pig, little Pig, let me come in.' 'No, no, not by the hair on my chinny chin chin.''Then I'll huff, and I'll puff, and I'll blow your house in.' The third pig builds a house of...read more

  • Charles Perrault

    The Wolf and the Seven Little Kids is a fairy tale collected by the Brothers Grimm. A mother leaves her seven children at home while she ventures into the forest to find food. Before she leaves, she warns her young about the Big Bad Wolf who will try to sneak into the house and gobble them up. The wolf will pretend to be their mother and convince the kids to open the door. The young children will be able to recognize their true mother by her white feet and sweet voice. The mother leaves and the seven kids stay in the house. Before long, they hear a voice at the door that says "Let me in children, your mother has something for each and every one of you". His gruff voice betrays him and the...read more

  • The Brothers Grimm

    Shakespeare is regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's best dramatist. His plays have been translated into every major language, and are the most performed ever. His work contains stunningly modern insight, witty jokes and soaring passion; it is an endless source of amazement and inspiration. A Midsummer Night's Dream is one of Shakespeare's most popular works for the stage, widely performed across the world. It is a comedy about the fantastic events surrounding the marriage of the Duke of Athens. The fairies inhabiting the forest in which the play is set keep playing tricks on the actors, putting every character's true nature in a crude and funny light. This...read more

  • Brothers Grimm

    The Wolf and the Fox is a German fairy tale collected by the Brothers Grimm. The story involves a greedy, gluttonous wolf living with a fox. The wolf makes the fox do all his work and threatens to eat him if he doesn't otherwise comply. The fox, in turn, devises a scheme to rid himself of the...read more

  • Madame D'aulnoy

    The White Cat is an old French fairy tale written by the comtesse d'Aulnoy in 1698. It is a variation on an old German tale, Puddocky, and Cherry, another tale collected by the brothers Grimm in the nineteenth century. A King has three sons and sets them tasks to perform so that he can decide who gets the kingdom after his passing. The tasks are increasingly difficult, but the youngest Prince encounters the aid of a mysterious white cat, who seems to have been human at some time but will not tell its sad story... Madame d'Aulnoy is the first author credited to have used the term "fairytale", and has been a source of inspiration for Charles Perrault and countless other storytellers. This...read more

  • J. M. Gardner

    Viking Tales, 10 classic children's stories. Myths & Legends from the Land of Ice and Fire : The Sea Fight, Olaf's Fight With Havard, The Tooth Thrall, The Baby, Harald is King, Harald's Battle ; KING HALFDAN lived in Norway long ago. One morning his queen said to him: 'I had a strange dream last night. I thought that I stood in the grass before my bower. I pulled a thorn from my dress. As I held it in my fingers, it grew into a tall tree. The trunk was thick and red as blood, but the lower limbs were fair and green, and the highest ones were white. I thought that the branches of this great tree spread so far that they covered all Norway and even...read more

  • Various Authors

    Victor Hugo is one of the best-known French writers, and is part of the greatest literary figures of all time. His poetry made him famous very early, cementing his reputation as one of the greatest lyric poets when he was only 20 years old. He was also a novelist and a dramatist, and furthered the cause of Romanticism, this exalted artistic movement which toyed with Sublime and soared on the winds of emotion. The high-achieving poet was also actively involved in politics, defending the poor until his last breath; he was even forced into exile, from which he kept on writing, beloved by the masses he stood up for. When he died, it was an intense day of mourning in France, and more than two...read more

  • J. M. Gardner

    Self-esteem is an absolutely essential part of our survival. Without it, we are at risk of self-defeating behavior or unhealthily negative feelings. This series of exercises is designed to coach the mind into drastically improving self-esteem and confidence. They provide essential tools for healing, overcoming anxiety, and regaining confidence, through guided visualization and relaxation techniques. Listen to these exercises whenever you need boosting your confidence, healing after trauma or bullying, or just maintaining your self-esteem at a healthy level within a daily...read more

  • Honore de Balzac

    The unknown masterpiece, or "Le chef-d'oeuvre inconnu", is a story by French author Honore de Balzac. This short text was of tremendous importance in the world of art, for it holds a groundbreaking reflection about artistic creation: what does completion or failure mean, and how is it that technique does not guarantee either. Paul Cezanne famously said "I am Frenhofer", identifying with the old master around which the story revolves. Pablo Picasso himself was absolutely fascinated by the text, so much that he had his studio moved in the Parisian street named in the story; there, he painted his own masterpiece, Guernica. Our audiobooks are recorded by the best storytellers, for a lively and...read more

  • Hans Christian Andersen

    For ages, the ancient myths of Greece and Rome have delighted and inspired the people of the world. Great legendary heroes and mysterious gods come together in those charming stories, which will unleash imagination and all the pleasures we owe the ancient art of storytelling. This timeless selection of the richest legends will make you travel in the time and thoughts of ancient life. Enjoy the stories of Midas; Orpheus; Pandora; Pyramus and Thisbe; Philemon and Baucis; Atalanta; and...read more

  • Hans Christian Andersen

    The Ugly Duckling is a literary fairy tale by Danish poet and author Hans Christian Andersen. The story tells of a homely little bird born in a barnyard who suffers abuse from the others around him until, much to his delight (and to the surprise of others), he matures into a beautiful swan, the most beautiful bird of all. It was first published 11 November 1843, with three other tales by Andersen in Copenhagen, Denmark to great critical acclaim. The tale has been adapted to various media including opera, musical, and animated film. The tale is completely Andersen's invention and owes no debt to fairy tales or...read more