Twelve of the best-loved children's book stories to get your little ones through the longest journeys this summer.
Worried about how to keep your little ones occupied this Summer? . . . Worry no more with this compilation of twelve of the best-loved children's stories. Two hours of audio fun to keep your children entertained on even the longest journeys - keeping at bay the dreaded question, ARE WE THERE YET ?
Featuring some of the biggest names in children's stories - Michael Morpurgo, Oliver Jeffers, Michael Bond and Jill Barklem - this collection has it all. Full of laughter, and tonnes of fun. A must-have for the Summer Holidays.
Jonathan Langley: NURSERY TALES (The Three Bears and Goldilocks) - read by Victoria Wood
Michael Bond: PADDINGTON: THE ORIGINAL STORY OF THE BEAR FROM PERU - read by Paul Vaughan
Michael Morpurgo: DOLPHIN BOY - read by Jot Davies
Jonathan Langley: NURSERY TALES (The Three Billy Goats Gruff) - read by Victoria Wood
Ian Whybrow: LITTLE WOLF AND SMELLYBREFF: WHAT'S THE TIME, LITTLE WOLF? - read by Griff Rhys Jones
Oliver Jeffers: THE INCREDIBLE BOOK EATING BOY - read by Jim Broadbent
Jonathan Langley: NURSERY TALES (Rumpelstiltskin) - read by Victoria Wood
Jenny Valentine: IGGY AND ME (And in my Suitcase I Put) - read by Charlotte Stevens
S. A. Wakefield: THE ADVENTURES OF BOTTERSNIKES AND GUMBLES (Running Down to the Beach) - read by Nicholas Osmond
Jill Barklem: BRAMBLY HEDGE: SUMMER STORY - read by John Moffatt
Jonathan Langley: NURSERY TALES (Little Red Riding Hood) - read by Victoria Wood
Michael Bond: PADDINGTON AND THE MARMALADE MAZE - read by Jim Broadbent
Copyright: PADDINGTON AND THE MARMALADE MAZE (c) 2009 Michael Bond (P) 2009 HarperCollins Publishers; DOLPHIN BOY (c) 2010 Michael Morpurgo (P) 2010 HarperCollins Publishers; IGGY AND ME (AND IN MY SUITCASE I PUT) (c) 2009 Jenny Valentine (P)2011 HarperCollins Publishers Limited; BRAMBLY HEDGE: SUMMER STORY (c) 1980 Jill Barklem (P) 2014 HarperCollins Publishers Limited; NURSERY TALES (Rumpelstiltskin, The Three Bears and Goldilocks, Little Red Riding Hood and The Three Billy Goats Gruff) (c) 2011 Jonathan Langley (P) 2011 HarperCollins Publishers Limited; THE INCREDIBLE BOOK EATING BOY (c) 2006 Oliver Jeffers (P) 2014 HarperCollins Publishers Limited; PADDINGTON: THE ORIGINAL STORY OF THE BEAR FROM PERU (c) 2007 HarperCollins Publishers Limited (P) 2010 HarperCollins Publishers Limited; THE ADVENTURES OF BOTTERSNIKES AND GUMBLES (Running Down to the Beach) (c) 2016 S. A. Wakefield (P) 2016 HarperCollins Publishers Limited; LITTLE WOLF AND SMELLYBREFF: WHAT'S THE TIME, LITTLE WOLF? (c) 1980 Ian Whybrow (P) 2013 HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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Jonathan Langley has been a freelance illustrator since 1974, working in publishing, editorial, advertising and design. He has illustrated several books for children, including Snore!, Oww! and Shoo! written by eminent children's author Michael Rosen.More about Jonathan Langley
Michael Bond was born in Newbury, Berkshire on 13 January 1926 and educated at Presentation College, Reading. He served in the Royal Air Force and the British Army before working as a cameraman for BBC TV for 19 years. In 2015, Michael was awarded a CBE for his services to children's literature, to add to the OBE he received in 1997. Michael died in 2017, leMore about Michael Bond
Michael Morpurgo Biography
Michael Morpurgo is an award-winning English author, born in St. Alban’s in 1943. After attending St. Matthias primary school in London, Michael was sent away to boarding school, which he never liked and wrote about in his novel, Butterly Lion.
Ian Whybrow's many popular successes range from picture books to novels for older children. Best known for his original humour, he has a brilliant ear for voices, and takes pride in the fact that his work reads aloud very well. 'I loved being read to as a child,' he says. 'And I loved the sense that my parents were enjoying it too. For me, that's the acMore about Ian Whybrow
Oliver Jeffers Biography
Oliver Jeffers is a Northern Irish illustrator and writer whose hand writing itself is as distinctive as his style: encompassing childhood creativity and imagination. Oliver’s works seem to emerge straight out of a lost part of us, one we see in our children and want to nurture. From his quirky illustrative work such as [u
Jenny Valentine moved house every two years when she was growing up. She has just moved house again, probably not for the last time. She worked in a wholefood shop in Primrose Hill for fifteen years where she met many extraordinary people and sold more organic loaves than there are words in her first novel. She has also worked as a teaching assistant anMore about Jenny Valentine
Jill Barklem was drawn to the natural world ever since childhood. While training as an illustrator at St Martin's School of Art, her long journeys to college gave her time to escape into the imaginary world of a colony of mice, later to be developed as the enchanting miniature world of Brambly Hedge.More about Jill Barklem