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  • Various

    This collection of 10 bedtime stories will help your child drift into a peaceful sleep, by concluding his day with delightful adventures, important teachings and symbolic imagery for enlightening dreams. Classic children's stories and fairy tales are an essential part of any kid'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. This compilation, specially designed for small children, includes folk tales, classic tales by Charles Perrault and Hans Christian Andersen, and stories from the...read more

  • Various Authors

    Classic tales and stories are an fundamental part of children's development, as they awaken imagination and bring essential teachings. These stories inspire children through important archetypes and symbolic imagery; they will bring them into a journey in fantastic worlds, full of possibilities and wonders. This specially designed compilation includes classic folk tales, famous stories by Hans Christian Andersen and fairy tales: The Brave Tin Soldier; The Tale of Peter Rabbit; Tom Thumb; The Story of Peter Pan, by James Barrie; The Nightingale; The Snow Man; Hansel and Gretel; The Three Little Pigs; The Frog Prince; and Blue Beard, by Charles Perrault. Here is an opportunity to offer your...read more

  • Various Authors

    Creativity is one seemingly mysterious force, which we long to understand and develop. We have selected for you 100 quotes from the greatest thinkers, artists and creators, for you to get strength and inspiration in your own life. Nourish yourself with the experience and reflection of the greatest authors: Nietzsche, Flaubert, Hemingway, Henry David Thoreau, Picasso, Banksy and so many others. Each one of them will give you food for thought, boosting your creative powers and providing you with a new understanding of the act of creation from an artistic and philosophical point of view. Develop your understanding and boost your creativity with the help of the best minds...read more

  • Various Authors

    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

  • Homer

    Two major epic poems came from ancient Greece and had the power to shape our culture for centuries. They are both attributed to the blind poet Homer, and are called Iliad and Odyssey. The Odyssey is the story of the Greek hero Odysseus, or Ulysses, who began a journey home after the fall of Troy. It will take him ten years of marvelous and terrible encounters before he finally reaches his native city, where everyone assumed he was dead. There will he find his wife Penelope, famously weaving and unweaving a never-ending tapestry while obnoxious suitors are competing for her hand. Once again, Odysseus will have to outsmart his opponents in order to be reunited with his family. The Iliad and...read more

  • William Shakespeare

    The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, is a tragedy by William Shakespeare. Hamlet is Shakespeare's longest play and among the most powerful and influential tragedies in English literature, with a story capable of "seemingly endless retelling and adaptation by others." The play seems to have been one of Shakespeare's most popular works during his lifetime and still ranks among his most-performed. It has inspired writers from Goethe and Dickens to Joyce and Murdoch, and has been described as "the world's most filmed story after Cinderella". The protagonist of Hamlet is Prince Hamlet of Denmark, son of the recently deceased King Hamlet, and nephew of King Claudius, his father's brother and...read more

  • Marcus Aurelius

    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

  • Unknown

    The Three Little Pigs 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...read more

  • Various Authors

    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

  • Various Authors

    Classic tales and stories are an fundamental part of children's development, as they awaken imagination and bring essential teachings. These stories inspire children through important archetypes and symbolic imagery; they will bring them into a journey in fantastic worlds, full of possibilities and wonders. This specially designed compilation includes classic folk tales, famous stories by Hans Christian Andersen and fairy tales: The Brave Tin Soldier; The Tale of Peter Rabbit; Tom Thumb; The Story of Peter Pan, by James Barrie; The Nightingale; The Snow Man; Hansel and Gretel; The Three Little Pigs; The Frog Prince; and Blue Beard, by Charles Perrault. Here is an opportunity to offer your...read more

  • J. M. Gardner

    This collection brings together the best tales and stories for little boys. It includes folk tales, classic tales by Charles Perrault and Hans Christian Andersen, stories from Danmark, France, Italy, England, and the Arabian Nights; all these stories from around the world respond to boys' desire for exploration, feed their imagination, and help them develop their intelligence with timeless wisdom from every country. Enjoy the best tales and stories for boys, narrated in a warm and lively way: The Brave Tin Soldier, by Andersen; The Master Cat or Puss in Boots, by Charles Perrault; The Three Little Pigs; The Snow Man, a rare tale by Hans Christian Andersen; Blue Beard, by Charles Perrault;...read more

  • Charles Perrault

    Hansel and Gretel is a well-known fairy tale of German origin, recorded by the Brothers Grimm and published in 1812. Hansel and Gretel are young children whose father is a woodcutter. When a great famine settles over the land, the woodcutter's abusive second wife decides to take the children into the woods and abandon them there so that she and her husband will not starve to death, because the children eat too much. The woodcutter opposes the plan but finally and reluctantly submits to his wife's scheme. They are unaware that in the children's bedroom, Hansel and Gretel have overheard them. After the parents have gone to bed, Hansel sneaks out of the house and gathers as many white pebbles...read more

  • William Shakespeare

    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. Romeo and Juliet is perhaps his most famous and beloved; this heartbreaking tale of impossible love has marked every generation since its publication, and it is an essential part of Western culture. This lively adaptation is a convenient summary meant to bring to you Shakespeare's magic in an actual, clear and precise way; recorded by the greatest storytellers, it will...read more

  • Various Authors

    This collection of 10 bedtime stories will help your child drift into a peaceful sleep, by concluding his day with delightful adventures, important teachings and symbolic imagery for enlightening dreams. Classic children's stories and fairy tales are an essential part of any kid'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. This compilation, specially designed for small children, includes folk tales, classic tales by Charles Perrault and Hans Christian Andersen, and stories from the...read more

  • Charles Perrault

    "Cinderella", or "The Little Glass Slipper" (French: Cendrillon or La Petite Pantoufle de verre), is a very famous European folk tale. Once upon a time, there was a wealthy widower who married a proud and haughty woman as his second wife. She had two daughters, who were equally vain and selfish. By his first wife, he'd had a beautiful young daughter, a girl of unparalleled goodness and sweet temper. The stepmother and her daughters forced the first daughter into servitude, where she was made to work day and night doing menial chores. One day, the Prince invited all the young ladies in the land to a ball, planning to choose a wife from amongst them. The two stepsisters gleefully planned...read more

  • Beatrix Potter

    The Tale of Peter Rabbit is a story written by British author Beatrix Potter, for the five-year-old son of her governess. It is a cautionary tale, warning children about the consequences of disobeying their parents' instructions; but it is told in such a charming and efficient way that it soon became a nursery classic. Peter Rabbit is now one of the most widely read books of all time, and has been translated into 36 languages for the delight and instruction of children all around the world. Beatrix Potter's efficient and simple writing is a delight for children and grown-ups alike; recorded in a warm and lively voice, Peter's story will make for a perfect bedtime story, or entertain your...read more

  • Charles Perrault

    Little Red Riding Hood is a famous fairy tale about a young girl's encounter with a wolf. The story has been changed considerably in its history and subject to numerous modern adaptations and readings. The Little Red Riding Hood story is among the most popular fairy tales in the world. Once upon a time there was a little girl. Her grandmother gave her red riding hood and the girl loves it so much she have worn it all the time. So everybody started to call her Little Red Riding Hood. One day mother told the girl her grandmother fare ill. Because she lived alone deep in the wood, she would probably be happy to get some food. Than mother gave a basket with food and bottle of wine to the...read more

  • Jeanne Marie Leprince de Beaumont

    Beauty and the Beast (French: La Belle et la BĂȘte) is a very famous traditional fairy tale written by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont. A wealthy widowed merchant lives in a mansion with his three daughters. All are equal in beauty, but the youngest, Beauty, is kind and pure of heart; while the two elders, in contrast, are wicked, selfish, vain and secretly taunt and treat Beauty more like a servant than a sister. The merchant eventually loses all of his wealth in a tempest at sea. One day, the merchant becomes lost in a forest. Seeking shelter, he enters a dazzling palace. A hidden figure opens the giant doors and silently invites him in. The merchant finds tables inside laden with food...read more

  • Folklore

    It is as great an offence against a child to starve his mind as to starve his body. The Astorg 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. Discover 3 classic short stories for kids and children of all ages, taken from the myths and legends of Native American Indians: The Maiden who loved a Fish; The White Canoe; The Star Wife. We are in dire need for a greater understanding of Native American cultures, and these stories provide the food for thought necessary for greater...read more

  • Gautama Buddha

    Gautama Buddha is also known as Siddharta Gautama, or simply the Buddha, which means "Awakened" or "Enlightened". Born a prince, he chose a path of ascetism only to realize that it was as profound an illusion as self-indulgence. He achieved Enlightenment after 49 days of meditation; his awakening led him to discover the cause of suffering and the ways to eliminate it. These discoveries founded Buddhism, and his Four Noble Truths still form the heart of its teachings. We have selected for you 100 of Buddha's most influent quotes, to lead you towards a more awakened life, free from suffering and deeply...read more