Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare audiobook E. (Edith) NESBIT (1858 - 1924) Edith Nesbit, the author of Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare, felt passionately that young children should enjoy Shakespeare's great works. She set about to retell his plays in a language that children would not only understand, but delight in. This is a marvelous introduction to the works of Shakespeare that ALL will enjoy. (Summary by Laura) Genre(s): Children's Fiction, General Fiction Language: English (FULL Read more [...]
Five Children and It audiobook E. (Edith) NESBIT (1858 - 1924) This delightful novel begins when a family of five children moves from London to the English countryside. While playing in a gravel pit soon after the move, they discover an ancient and rather grumpy sand-fairy known as the Psammead, who agrees to grant one wish of theirs per day. The children's wishes send them on adventure after adventure, but rarely turn out as expected. (Summary by Kara) Genre(s): Children's Fiction, Action & Read more [...]
The Book of Dragons audiobook E. (Edith) NESBIT (1858 - 1924) A dragon who flies out of a magical book; one whose purr quiets a fussy baby; another who eats an entire pack of tame hunting-hippopotomuses: These eight dragon tales are filled with the imaginative wit of children's author Edith Nesbit. (Summary by Laurie Anne Walden) Genre(s): Children's Fiction, Myths, Legends & Fairy Tales Language: English (FULL Audiobook)   Read more [...]