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All We Want For Christmas: Audio books for special family moments

December 4, 2018

One of the best ways to share a special Christmas moment with the family is to enjoy listening to a Christmas story together. The perfect accompaniment while decorating the tree, wrapping gifts, preparing food for guests or on a long drive to visit friends and family. Whatever way you are spending the season, listening to a mix of classic stories that you may have read during your childhood – such as Enid Blyton’s collection of Christmas tales or a new, funny and quirky story such as Can Dr Proctor Save Christmas by best-selling author Jo Nesbo – is a great way to keep little people entertained.

Christmas Stories for Kids by ABC | Read by Mark Mitchell, Jane Clifton, Kym Lardner and Sophie Lee

All the excitement and fun of Christmas is brilliantly portrayed on this CD of stories and song, full of the joy and spirit of the festive season.

From the much-loved Eloise at Christmastime brilliantly told by actress Sophie Lee to the rollicking Crisis on Christmas Eve humorously read by Mark Mitchell, children will love this special collection.

Join Kym Lardner and friends telling a beautiful version of the traditional Christmas nativity story and actor Jane Clifton as she sings A Bellbird in a Flame Tree: The Twelve Days of Christmas. Christmas Stories for Kids is brimming with the happiness of this special season.

1. Eloise at Christmastime by Kay Thompson. Used by kind permission of Laurence Pollinger. 2. Crisis on Christmas Eve by Roland Harvey and Scott Riddle. 3. Christmas Nativity Story. Adaptation by Kym Lardner. 4. A Bellbird in a Flame Tree: The Twelve Days of Christmas © Kilmeny Niland.

Christmas Stories and Carols by Various Authors | Read by Derek Griffiths and Katy Ashworth

A seasonal mix of popular stories and well-known carols for the whole family to listen to at Christmas.

Take a sleigh ride to the Snow Queen’s palace, a trip on a donkey to Bethlehem or sing along with Good King Wenceslas in Christmas Stories and Carols. With an approximate running time of 70 minutes, these well-known Christmas stories and carols, read and sung by popular Children’s TV presenters Derek Griffiths and Katy Ashworth, will bring festive cheer to every family. Added sound effects and music will keep children listening again and again, at home or in the car.

Can Doctor Proctor Save Christmas? by Jo Nesbo | Read by Stanley McGeagh

Can Doctor Proctor, Nilly, and Lisa save Christmas in this fart-tastically funny adventure from worldwide bestselling author Jo Nesbø?

When the king of Norway sells the rights to Christmas to Mr Thrane, it looks like the holidays aren’t going to be very merry. Mr Thrane says that the only people who can celebrate are those who buy 10,000 crowns worth of presents from his department store. For anyone who doesn’t – or can’t – spend that much, it’s no tree, no presents, no carols and no Christmas pudding.

Doctor Proctor, Nilly and Lisa aren’t going to take this sitting down! They’re going to find Santa and save Christmas. All they need is a sleigh, flying reindeer, some time travel soap and, of course, some fart powder!

Hetty Feather’s Christmas by Jacqueline Wilson | Read by Katy Sobey

Cosy up for Christmas with this festive story, starring everyone’s favourite Victorian foundling, Hetty Feather!

An unexpected gift leads to trouble for Hetty on Christmas Day at the Foundling Hospital, and the dreaded Matron Bottomly is delighted to have an excuse to exclude Hetty from the festive celebrations. Poor Hetty is distraught – but just when it seems that all is lost, a dear friend arrives to whisk her away for a Christmas unlike any other …

Full of friendship, fun and festive cheer, Hetty Feather’s Christmas is the perfect stocking-filler for every Jacqueline Wilson fan!

Enid Blyton’s Christmas Stories by Enid Blyton | Read by Jilly Bond

In this collection there is mystery and magic, laughter and mischief, the joy of shared times and plenty of delicious food – many of the ingredients that have been delighting Enid Blyton’s fans for more than seventy years.

A Christmas Adventure by Emily Bearn | Read by Bill Wallis

Christmas is nearing, and for two little mice called Tumtum and Nutmeg, it is a very busy time of year …

It’s winter at Rose cottage and Christmas is fast approaching. But for Arthur and Lucy Mildew they hold out little hope of receiving any presents. Tumtum and Nutmeg have other ideas, however. Setting out for the home of Mr Toymouse, Tumtum and Nutmeg hope that he can spare a toy car and a box of magic tricks for Arthur and Lucy.

But the crotchety old Toymouse who hoards his wonderful collection of toys doesn’t believe in sharing, and when the Nutmouses appear at his front door they are in for a nasty surprise. Once again, General Marchmouse and his brother officers must ride to the rescue and save the day. But can they get the Nutmouses out of this tight scrape and will Arthur and Lucy get their presents in time for Chrismas morning?

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