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50 Classic Children Short Stories

Volume 1
Narrated by: Nicole Miller
Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
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Publisher's Summary

This Audiobook contains the following works:

  • Tom Tit Tot,
  • Three Sillies,
  • The Rose-Tree,
  • The Old Woman and her Pig,
  • How Jack went to Seek his Fortune,
  • Mr. Vinegar,
  • Nix Nought Nothing,
  • Jack Hannaford,
  • Binnorie,
  • Mouse and Mouser,
  • Cap o' Rushes,
  • Teeny-Tiny,
  • Jack and the Beanstalk,
  • The Story of the Three Little Pigs,
  • The Master and his Pupil,
  • Titty Mouse and Tatty Mouse,
  • Jack and his Golden Snuff-Box,
  • The Story of the Three Bears,
  • Jack the Giant-Killer,
  • Henny-Penny,
  • Childe Rowland,
  • Molly Whuppie,
  • The Red Ettin,
  • The Golden Arm,
  • The History of Tom Thumb,
  • Mr. Fox,
  • Lazy Jack,
  • Johnny-Cake,
  • Earl Mar's Daughter,
  • Mr. Miacca,
  • The Adventures of Aladdin by The Brothers Grimm,
  • The Ant and the Grasshopper by Aesop,
  • Cinderella by The Brothers Grimm,
  • The Elves and the Shoemaker,
  • The Emperor's New Clothes by Hans Christian Andersen,
  • Five Little Pigs by Joseph Martin Kronheim,
  • Hansel and Gretel by The Brothers Grimm,
  • The Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Andersen,
  • The Little Red Hen,
  • Little Red Riding Hood,
  • Rapunzel by The Brothers Grimm,
  • Snow White,
  • The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter,
  • The Three Little Pigs,
  • Thumbelina,
  • The Tortoise and the Hare by Aesop,
  • The Ugly Duckling by Hans Christian Andersen,
  • The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams,
  • The Reluctant Dragon by Kenneth Grahame (Part 1),
  • The Reluctant Dragon by Kenneth Grahame (Part 2),
  • The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen (Part 1),
  • The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen (Part 2).
©2019 Joseph jacobs (P)2019 NTMC
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it's pretty violent for a children's book.

murder, dismemberment, canablismism. I'm only on story 6. don't let the young ones listen as the fall asleep.

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Disappointed

displeased with narrator and with stories. I feel that I should appreciate these more, coming from such names as Hans Christian Anderson and The Brothers Grimm, but I found it very difficult to finish.

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poor quality but the kids love it

some of the voices and wording is odd and a little hard to understand. there were a few repeated lines and even a cough at one point but the price was excellent the kids listen to it over and over again.

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not age appropriate

our 4 children aged 9-12 found the few stories we started to read, quite disturbing. I'm glad they're not desensitized.

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narration isnt good

I'm sorry. I try to say something nice but it's really hard. this narrator just doesnt seem to understand punctuation or ups and downs of a conversation. I'm sure the stories are good - however I dont know because we cant seem to listen past the first half of the first story.

it's a very hard listen for us. its supposed to be a kids story - its doesnt let on of being the case.

I'm trying to find out how to get it off my phone compleletly

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  • ccapman670
  • 2019-08-10

Under a dollar for a bunch of classic stories

Great classic stories! Three little pigs, Jack and his beanstalk, Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella and many more. All easy to understand and perfect for my little cousins. They love listening to them before bed. Not sure why the negative review, these are all classics and the few that might be scary you don't have to listen to with your kids until they are older.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 2020-02-06

Very violent.

Violent stories read in a soft voice. For example, a mother tells daughter she will part her hair using an axe. Then she kills her daughter, cuts out her heart and liver and turns them into a stew that she gives to the girls father. No lesson or morals, just terrible stories. Not comfortable having my child listen to these.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 2020-01-22

Sick to my stomach

I downloaded this to listen on my car ride to work with my son. He’s 4 months old. And they are stories about chopping off children’s heads and such. Not happy. I must have missed the part where it explained what these books talked about.

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  • Angelo
  • 2019-08-10

Great Buy - Great Stories!

What a bargain! So many great stories for a low price. The cover is quite nice too!

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  • Sheryl
  • 2020-01-14

Disappointed.

So sad. The narrator was coughing in the middle of the story. but it was only .66cent so not complaining about the price. just because this is for kids doesn't mean it should be pour quality.

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  • Jeff Ashcraft
  • 2020-01-08

Disappointed

I should have been wary because of the price. Some of these stories don’t seem appropriate for children and the narrator repeats herself & even coughs while reading one story.

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  • David Squire
  • 2019-12-12

short adult storys?

nice violent childrens storys. gave my kid nightmares should have screened this but didnt because it said "childrens storys" fml thanks

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  • E.S.
  • 2019-08-23

Terrible on so many levels. Please don't buy this

Wow. I paid 66 cents - you get what you pay for. Inappropriate themes for kids. Colloquialism/phrases being used but strangely without the accent you would expect. Grammar is beyond poor... stuff I would not want my kid repeating. How no one went back to the drawing board with this one is beyond me.

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  • E. Clemmer
  • 2019-08-29

Was this even edited?

Good old fairytales from my childhood, but wow! The narrator coughs in a few stories. There are whole parts repeated in a number of stories. Guess I got my $.66 worth!

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  • Barry Ashford
  • 2019-09-20

Not for children

Stories often include death dismemberment and other implications some might find inappropriate for children stories.

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