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    • Animal Farm [Dramatised]

    • Written by: George Orwell
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig
    • Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Animal Farm - the history of a revolution that went wrong - is George Orwell's brilliant satire on the corrupting influence of power. Mr Jones of Manor Farm is so lazy and drunken that one day he forgets to feed his livestock. The ensuing rebellion under the leadership of the pigs Napoleon and Snowball leads to the animals taking over the farm. Vowing to eliminate the terrible inequities of the farmyard, the renamed Animal Farm is organised to benefit all who walk on four legs. But as time passes, the ideals of the rebellion are corrupted, then forgotten. And something new and unexpected emerges....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A must-to-read novel

    • By Shima on 2018-10-05

    Price: CDN$ 14.33

    • Revolting Rhymes & Dirty Beasts

    • Written by: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Stephen Mangan, Tamsin Greig, Miriam Margolyes
    • Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Master storyteller Roald Dahl adds his own darkly comic twists to six favorite tales, complete with rambunctious rhymes and hilarious surprise endings. Roald Dahl's inimitable style and humor shine in this collection of poems about mischievous and mysterious animals.

    Price: CDN$ 14.82

    • Warhorses of Letters: Complete Series 1-3

    • The Poignant BBC Radio 4 Comedy
    • Written by: Marie Phillips
    • Narrated by: Daniel Rigby, full cast, Stephen Fry, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 45 mins
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    Stephen Fry, Daniel Rigby and Tamsin Greig star in all three series of the poignant BBC Radio 4 comedy drama. Warhorses of Letters is the world's finest and best-loved equine, military, epistolary romance, comprising the newly discovered love letters between two horses united by passion but cruelly divided by conflict.

    Price: CDN$ 17.18

    • The Minister of Chance

    • Written by: Dan Freeman
    • Narrated by: Sylvester McCoy, Jenny Agutter, Jed Brophy, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
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    Winner of Best Audio Drama, BBC Audio Drama Awards, 2013. Winner of Speculative Fiction, Parsec Award, 2013. The Minister of Chance is a wildly exciting, picaresque fantasy adventure and a brilliant, Swiftian satire on politics and religion.

    Price: CDN$ 12.29

    • Rapunzel and Other Stories

    • Written by: Audible Studios
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig, Stephen Mangan
    • Length: 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Magical retellings of four classic fairy tales. In "Rapunzel" read by Tamsin Greig, beautiful Rapunzel has been imprisoned by an evil enchantress. Every day, she sits at the window of her high tower, and sings as she lets down her long hair. Then one day, a prince comes riding by.... In "The Tinder Box" read by Stephen Mangan, a wizened old woman promises a soldier riches beyond his wildest dreams. All she wants in return is a small tinderbox - but is there more to the tinderbox than meets the eye?

    Price: CDN$ 5.04

    • The Little Mermaid

    • Written by: Hans Christian Andersen
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Little Mermaid lives in a beautiful underwater city. But on her first trip to the world above the ocean, she meets a handsome human Prince, and falls in love... A magical retelling of the classic fairy tale, read by Tamsin Greig.

    Price: CDN$ 3.13

    • The Little Match Girl

    • Written by: Hans Christian Andersen
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    It is bitterly cold, and the Little Match Girl is walking the icy streets in bare feet, trying to sell just one box of matches so she can go home and get warm. But no one wants to buy.... A magical retelling of the classic tale, read by Tamsin Greig.

    Price: CDN$ 0.99

    • Cinderella

    • Written by: Audible Studios
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig
    • Length: 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Poor orphan girl Cinderella longs to go to the grand royal ball, but her cruel stepmother and stepsisters won't allow it. Can her fairy godmother help make her dreams come true? A magical retelling of the classic tale, read by Tamsin Greig.

    Price: CDN$ 3.57

    • Hubert Horatio: How to Raise Your Grown-Ups

    • Written by: Lauren Child
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig
    • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Bobton-Trent seniors certainly know how to make the most of their extravagant wealth - socialising, doing things, buying things and generally being more than a little bit...irresponsible.... Luckily for them, their son, Hubert Horatio, is an exceptionally intelligent, talented and sensible child. Unluckily for Hubert, this tends to mean that a lot of his spare time is spent steering his rather unruly set of grown-ups out of trouble.

    Price: CDN$ 9.56

    • Darkness over Germany

    • A Warning from History
    • Written by: Amy Buller
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig
    • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this powerful audiobook, first published in 1943, Amy Buller recounts the hopes and fears of Germans engulfed in the rise of fascism during the 1930s. During the years leading up to the outbreak of war, Buller defied her critics and social norms by leading delegations of British intelligentsia to Germany to learn about and confront the appeal of the Nazis. 

    Price: CDN$ 25.96

    • Pinocchio and Other Stories

    • Written by: Audible Studios
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig, Stephen Mangan
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Magical retellings of three classic fairy tales, read by Tamsin Greig and Stephen Mangan. "Pinocchio": When Geppetto makes a wooden puppet of a little boy, he is astonished when the puppet comes to life! But Pinocchio dreams of being a real boy.... "The Princess and the Pea": The King and Queen have made all the plans for their son's Royal Wedding, but the Prince still hasn't chosen a bride. Will he ever find a wife who is a princess through and through? "Tom Thumb": A woodcutter and his wife are desperate for a child - even one as small as his father's thumb.

    Price: CDN$ 5.29

    • The Baby Twins

    • Princess Poppy
    • Written by: Janey Louise Jones
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Poppy is so excited that her mum is going to have twins and she can't wait for them to be born. But when the babies come at last, things don't turn out quite as Poppy expected and her life is turned upside own! Will Poppy learn to get used to life with the twins and realize that whatever happens she is still Mum's little princess?

    Price: CDN$ 8.20

    • That's Mine, This is Yours

    • A BBC Radio 4 dramatisation
    • Written by: Peter Souter
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings, Tamsin Greig, Eleanor Butters
    • Length: 43 mins
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    Sam and Juliet are to divorce. We join them as they meet to divide up their possessions in the house they've shared ever since they married. As they discuss what belongs to whom we learn all we need to know about their characters, what drew them together and what has driven them apart. We'll also learn if there is still some hope for them, even on the eve of their separation. The early signs are not good. They seem to have drifted apart and to have very little in common. Their differences, once endearing, are now overwhelming....

    Price: CDN$ 10.99

    • Friends Together

    • Princess Poppy
    • Written by: Janey Louise Jones
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    There's a new girl in Honeypot Hill and she and Poppy instantly become friends. They're getting on really well – Abigail's so talented, she plays the piano and the violin – until Poppy starts showing off . . . Will Poppy be brave enough to admit to Abigail that she got a bit carried away, and will she realize that everyone is good at different things and that there’s no need to be jealous of your friends, so that she can be a true princess?

    Price: CDN$ 8.20

    • Thumbelina

    • Written by: Hans Christian Andersen
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A poor peasant woman wishes for a child: but when a sorceress gives her a brown bulb, it grows a flower - and inside is tiny, perfect Thumbelina! A magical retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's classic tale, read by Tamsin Greig.

    Price: CDN$ 3.40

    • The Little Mermaid and Other Stories

    • Written by: Hans Christian Andersen
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig, Stephen Mangan
    • Length: 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Magical retellings of four classic fairy tales.

    "The Little Mermaid", read by Tamsin Greig: The youngest child of the Mer King lives in a beautiful underwater city. "Rumpelstiltskin", read by Stephen Mangan: A beautiful miller's daughter is locked away by the King and told she will never see her family again unless she spins straw into gold. "The Snow Queen", read by Stephen Mangan: Sebastian and Anna are best friends who do everything together. "The Little Match Girl", read by Tamsin Greig: It is bitterly cold, and the Little Match Girl is walking the icy streets in bare feet, trying to sell just one box of matches.

    Price: CDN$ 4.71

    • Playground Princess

    • Princess Poppy
    • Written by: Janey Louise Jones
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig
    • Length: 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Poppy and Honey play together every break time until the day when Poppy decides to join the Blossom Tree Club. She simply can’t wait to be one of the gang but Honey is not so keen, she is perfectly happy playing fairy princesses with Poppy. Things soon go wrong when the club members start picking on Honey and when they not only break the blossom tree but smash the school green house during Poppy's induction into the club.

    Price: CDN$ 8.20

    • Get Well Soon

    • Princess Poppy
    • Written by: Janey Lousie Jones
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig
    • Length: 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When Grandpa gets ill Poppy can’t think about anything else because she is so worried about him. She is missing him such a lot that she can’t even concentrate on practicing for her gym club competition which is most unlike her as she is usually desperate to do the best that she can. When Poppy visits him in hospital she hardly recognizes Grandpa because he's looking so pale and thin, but when she sees his familiar stripey pyjamas and starts chatting away to him about what she's been up to.

    Price: CDN$ 8.20

    • Rapunzel

    • Written by: The Brothers Grimm
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig
    • Length: 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Beautiful Rapunzel has been imprisoned by an evil enchantress. Every day, she sits at the window of her high tower, and sings as she lets down her long hair. Then one day, a prince comes riding by.... A magical retelling of the classic fairy tale, read by Tamsin Greig.

    Price: CDN$ 3.40

    • The Elves and the Shoemaker

    • Written by: The Brothers Grimm
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The shoemaker can only afford the leather to make one more pair of shoes. He cuts the leather and lays it on his workbench - and the next morning, there are two perfectly-finished shoes! But who can have made them? A magical retelling of the classic tale, read by Tamsin Greig.

    Price: CDN$ 1.13

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