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Use the links below to listen to free full-length audio books online. These links are from the "World Book Day" website.
A glittering magical adventure about a girl, a bear and some very special shoes from the bestselling creators of What the Ladybird Heard and Sugarlump and the Unicorn.
When Josephine leaves the shoe shop after buying some new running shoes, she hears an unusual sound – Click-click! Click-click! A bear with a backpack is following her! Luckily for Josephine, her new shoes are anything but ordinary – these are magic shoes. But can they help her escape the bear when there’s a mountain, a bog and even a lake in her way?
Suggested age group: 4-6 years
You are about to hear the true story of FATHER CHRISTMAS . . .
If you believe that some things are impossible, you should walk away right now. (Because this story is FULL of impossible things.)
Are you still there? Good.
Then let us begin . . .
Suggested age group: In the words of the author, “Everyone from 6 to Yoda”.
Atticus Grammatticus Cattypuss Claw, the world’s greatest POLICE cat, is back. When the kittens at the local cats’ home are wrongly suspected of a knitting crime spree, Inspector Cheddar is baffled. Atticus must step in to find the real culprits. In an adventure that takes him from Littleton-on-Sea to the sands of the Egyptian desert, Atticus has to use all his tabby talents to keep one paw ahead of Ginger Biscuit and Jimmy Magpie and his gang. Can Atticus reach the lost city of cats and save the priceless treasure from the villains before it’s too late?
Suggested age group: 7-9 years
Nobody knows it yet, but the people of Earth are in big, big trouble. Like – HUGE trouble. Oh, come on, where’s your imagination? Double what you’re thinking!
It involves a shadowy figure, an enormous tower, some sinister monsters, an army of huge clanking and thundering metal oddballs, and people who are just like you… but not like you at all.
So now you have a decision to make: read this book and discover a secret that will change your life FOREVER or run away screaming while you can…
Suggested age group: 7+
IF YOU HAD SECRET MAGICAL POWERS, HOW WOULD YOU KNOW?
After the Worldquake, Effie knows about magic – time in her grandfather’s library has made sure of that. But there’s still much she has to learn. About the Otherworld. And about the Diberi, a secret organisation with plans to destroy the entire universe.
Effie and her school-friends are the only ones who can stop them … and time is running out.
Suggested age group: 9-11