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    • Anne of Green Gables (AmazonClassics Edition)

    • Written by: Lucy Maud Montgomery
    • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
    • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Eleven-year-old orphan Anne Shirley has just arrived at Green Gables, and already her guardians want to send her back. First, she’s not the boy the Cuthberts expected. Second, she talks too much. And even with her generous spirit, the redhead’s a trouble magnet. She gets the neighbor drunk and nearly poisons the pastor! Still, despite a rocky start, the fiery Anne wins over her guardians and her new community. She enjoys life at Green Gables, excels in school, and earns a coveted scholarship. But when tragedy hits, Anne must choose between her dreams and the only home she’s ever known.

    Price: CDN$ 31.27

    • The Snow Queen

    • Written by: Hans Christian Andersen
    • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
    • Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This classic tale is a fantastical fable of two dear friends - one of whom goes astray and is literally lost to the north woods, while the other undertakes an epic journey to rescue him. This charming, strange, and wonderful story is a timeless allegory about growing up and the challenges of staying true to one's self, and it served as the wintry inspiration for the blockbuster hit Frozen.

    Price: CDN$ 9.20

    • Classical Mythology: A Very Short Introduction

    • Written by: Helen Morales
    • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
    • Length: 3 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From Zeus and Europa, to Diana, Pan, and Prometheus, the myths of ancient Greece and Rome seem to exert a timeless power over us. But what do those myths represent, and why are they so enduringly fascinating? Why do they seem to be such a potent way of talking about ourselves, our origins, and our desires? This imaginative and stimulating Very Short Introduction goes beyond a simple retelling of the stories to explore the rich history and diverse interpretations of classical myths.

    Price: CDN$ 19.78

    • Sleeping Beauty and Other Classic Stories

    • Written by: Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm, Charles Perrault
    • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
    • Length: 4 hrs and 13 mins
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    Relive the tale of Sleeping Beauty, a beautiful princess hidden away, a witch's curse, her fairy godmothers, a handsome prince, and the magic of true love's kiss, in this collection of classic tales from Charles Perrault and the Brothers Grimm.

    Price: CDN$ 18.51

    • Daddy-Long-Legs

    • Written by: Jean Webster
    • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
    • Length: 4 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    First published in 1912, Daddy-Long-Legs is an epistolary novel that follows orphan Jerusha "Judy" Abbott through her college years through a series of letters written to her anonymous benefactor, whom she nicknames "Daddy-Long-Legs." As Judy learns to navigate the complex world of studies, social life, and romance, her letters convey her growth and address the increasingly complex questions that preoccupy her.

    Price: CDN$ 28.21

    • Classics: A Very Short Introduction

    • Written by: Mary Beard, John Henderson
    • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
    • Length: 4 hrs and 18 mins
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    This Very Short Introduction to classics links a haunting temple on a lonely mountainside to the glory of ancient Greece and the grandeur of Rome, and to Classics within modern culture - from Jefferson and Byron to Asterix and Ben-Hur.

    Price: CDN$ 16.12