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Publisher's Summary

Timeless Tales for Kids is an enchanting compilation of children's classic stories read by an all-star cast.

Olivia Colman reads E. Nesbit's classic novel The Railway Children, a masterpiece in children's fiction wonderfully evoking a bygone age, packed with fun, excitement and adventure.

Bill Nighy reads a much-loved children's classic, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, which continues to delight young and old with its enchanting tale of witches, flying monkeys and magical shoes.

Dominic Cooper reads Dickens' classic tale Oliver Twist. Dickens' timeless novel transports readers to a Victorian England filled with frightened orphans, grim workhouses and gangs of thieving children.

Gemma Arterton reads Lewis Carroll's all-time classic, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Alice meets characters like the Queen of Hearts, the Mad Hatter and the Cheshire Cat in a story that has delighted and entranced readers for more than a hundred years.

Full story listing:

  • Alistair McGowan reads The Jungle Book
  • Olivia Colman reads The Railway Children
  • Bill Nighy reads The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
  • Luke Evans reads Treasure Island
  • Russell Tovey reads Black Beauty
  • Elizabeth McGovern reads Little Women
  • Dominic Cooper reads Oliver Twist
  • Jenna-Louise Coleman reads The Secret Garden
  • Gemma Arterton reads Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
  • Gemma Arterton reads Alice Through the Looking-Glass.

Public Domain (P)2018 Audible, Ltd

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Simply amazing!!!

I loved this book a lot!!!
“The Secret Garden “ was the best one!!
Others follow it .
“Treasure Island “ was quite scary!!

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  • T L Waldron
  • 27-12-19

Needs Chapter names

Lazy publishers who don’t name audible chapters deserve one star reviews. I’m sure the stories are great but I hate having to guess which chapter is which book. Sort it out. This is not rocket science!

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  • Mairi
  • 25-06-20

You don't know which book you're on as no headings

Great performers but we can't really use this book. My daughter only likes certain books (is scared by others at night) but there is no way of knowing when one book ends and another begins - let alone chapter starts and endings! Given this is what Audible does - makes audio books - you'd have thought they could sort this one out! Same problem with many of their kids collections.

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  • Andy McHugh
  • 27-03-19

Fab

My son listens to stories to go to bed and he really enjoyed listening to these stories

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  • João Azoia
  • 01-03-21

Great book

Fabulous narrators and my child loved the stories in the books. Highly recommended for an 8 yo

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  • Mrs A
  • 17-01-21

Irritating lack of chapter titles!

The narrator's are great, stories are great but the into and not being able to see which story you want is seriously irritating!

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  • LVN
  • 27-11-20

terrible chapter naming

The stories titles are not listed in the contents to allow you to choose the tale to play!!!

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  • MJL
  • 09-01-19

Stupid

Brill! I love it I really like treasure island


I hope the author sends more books out


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