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Authors Read For You

September 6, 2018

There’s nothing like a book you loved as a child to bring back sweet memories and to inspire you to dream again! Now you can do more than just read it, you can listen to the author read their stories to you!

Do you remember when mum or dad read you an Australian classic or you escaped into the world of Charlotte’s Web reading with a torch under the sheets at night? Did you ever wonder how the author would have read the book out loud? These classic audio books are your chance to hear it straight from the source, from the writers themselves.

Classic Magic by Mem Fox | Read by Mem Fox

A selection of storytelling magic from one of Australia’s best loved authors.

Mem Fox is Australia’s most successful author of books for young children. Her first book, Possum Magic, is the highest selling picture book ever in Australia. Classic Magic, narrated by Mem, is a selection of her most popular and beloved stories.

There are ten stories here, including: • Hattie and Fox • Hunwick’s Egg • Koala Lou • Possum Magic • Sail Away • Sleepy Bears • The Goblin and the Empty Chair • Wilfred Gordon McDonald Partridge • Wombat Divine

Perfect for the young and young-at-heart.

Jackie French Reads: Diary of a Wombat and Other Stories

Five of Jackie French’s best stories together in one audiobook, ready for a new generation of listeners to enjoy.

Jackie French is an award-winning author whose books are adored by children and parents alike. She is the Australia Children’s Laureate for 2014–2015 and is Senior Australian of the Year for 2015. To celebrate these fantastic achievements, this special audiobook contains five of her most-loved children’s books including Diary of a Wombat, The Hairy Nosed Wombat Finds a New Home, Josephine Wants to Dance, Pete the Sheep and Queen Victoria’s Underpants.

Charlotte’s Webb y E. B. White| Read by E.B.White

The classic, much-loved story by E. B. White beautifully brought to life by the author himself.

Since its publication in 1952, Charlotte’s Web has become one of America’s best-loved children’s books. For fifty years, this timeless tale of how a little girl named Fern, with the help of a friendly spider, saved her pig Wilbur from the usual fate of nice fat little pigs has continued to warm the hearts of readers everywhere. Now this classic, a 1953 Newbery Honor book, comes to life in a delightful unabridged recording, read lovingly by the author himself.

Sponsored by Bolinda audio


  1. Rainey Leigh Seraphine

    This is such a wonderful idea! To hear Mem Fox read Possum Magic would have been magical when my kids were toddlers 30 odd years ago. I have been considering doing my own audio books like this and your post has made me think a little harder on it. Great to see this post!

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