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A Great Place to Find Children’s Audiobooks

By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: November 2, 2009

Audiobooks have the power to turn a disastrous car trip into an enjoyable family moment. They can even help lure a restless sleeper into dreamland. But, did you know that audiobooks can actually help improve listening and comprehension skills. They’re also a great tool for introducing readers to new authors, and helping reluctant readers connect to a story by providing a different sensory experience. The trick is finding a quality story with a quality narrator. Some of our favorite audiobooks are narrated by actors, such as: Gwyneth Paltrow, John Lithgow, and Meryl Streep.

A great place to look for audiobooks is audible.com. They have a HUGE selection of the best books for kids and young adults. You can browse by Bestsellers, New Releases, Customer Favorites, Animal Stories, Biographies & History, Classics, Fables, Fictions, Mysteries, Nonfiction, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, and more.

Does your family have a favorite audiobook? A favorite narrator? My family enjoys The Velveteen Rabbit read by Meryl Streep. If you love fables and true classics, I suggest checking out the audiobooks from Rabbit Ears Entertainment.

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Bianca Schulze is the founder of The Children’s Book Review. She is a reader, reviewer, mother and children’s book lover. She also has a decade’s worth of experience working with children in the great outdoors. Combined with her love of books and experience as a children’s specialist bookseller, the goal is to share her passion for children’s literature to grow readers. Born and raised in Sydney, Australia, she now lives with her husband and three children near Boulder, Colorado.

Comments
  • How about this site for original children’s stories in audio format?

    http://nightlightstories.blogspot.com

    November 3, 2009
  • Great site to find what’s out there for children audiobooks

    November 19, 2009

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