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A Gentleman in Moscow

766 ratings

Summary

From the New York Times best-selling author of Rules of Civility, a novel about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel — a beautifully transporting novel.  The mega best seller with more than two million listeners, soon to be a major television series “Perhaps the ultimate quarantine read . . . A Gentleman in Moscow is about the importance of community; the distance of a kind act; and resilience. It's a manual for getting through the days to come.” (O, The Oprah Magazine) In 1922, Count Alexander Rostov is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal, and is sentenced to house arrest in the Metropol, a grand hotel across the street from the Kremlin. Rostov, an indomitable man of erudition and wit, has never worked a day in his life, and must now live in an attic room while some of the most tumultuous decades in Russian history are unfolding outside the hotel’s doors. Unexpectedly, his reduced circumstances provide him entry into a much larger world of emotional discovery.  Brimming with humor, a glittering cast of characters, and one beautifully rendered scene after another, this singular novel casts a spell as it relates the count’s endeavor to gain a deeper understanding of what it means to be a man of purpose.

©2016 Amor Towles (P)2016 Penguin Audio

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Boundaries, Updated and Expanded Edition

158 ratings

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Boundaries is the book that's helped more than four million people learn when to say yes and know how to say no in order to take control of their lives. Does your life feel like it's out of control? Perhaps you feel like you have to say yes to everyone's requests. Maybe you find yourself readily taking responsibility for others' feelings and problems. Or perhaps you focus so much on being loving and unselfish that you've forgotten your own limits and limitations. Or maybe it's all of the above. In the New York Times best seller, Boundaries, Drs. Henry Cloud and John Townsend help you learn when to say yes and know how to say no in order to take control of your life and set healthy, biblical boundaries with your spouse, children, friends, parents, co-workers, and even yourself. Now updated and expanded for the digital age, this book continues to help millions of people around the world answer these tough questions: Can I set limits and still be a loving person? What are legitimate boundaries? How do I effectively manage my digital life so that it doesn't control me? What if someone is upset or hurt by my boundaries? How do I answer someone who wants my time, love, energy, or money? Why do I feel guilty or afraid when I consider setting boundaries? How do boundaries relate to mutual submission within marriage? Aren’t boundaries selfish? You don’t have to let your life spiral out of control. Discover how boundaries make life better today! Plus, check out the Boundaries family collection of books dedicated to key areas of life - dating, marriage, raising kids, parenting teens, and leadership. Workbooks and Spanish editions are also available.

©2008 Henry Cloud (P)2017 Zondervan

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Rebel Fleet

108 ratings

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They hunt us. They bomb our worlds for target practice. A star cluster in the constellation of Orion rotates once every 1,000 years. Those who rule there have an ancient tradition: When each cycle ends, they train their fleets by spilling the blood of lesser beings. The enemy fleets are coming again. In response, the Rebel Worlds gather their starships to face the terrifying threat, and this time humanity is asked to stand with them. The last time they considered Earth, Vikings in longboats were raiding English coastlines. Today, we're less primitive. Today, we're a target. One man is chosen to command Earth's single ship in the Rebel Fleet. When the war breaks out, Leo Blake must win it...or die trying. "Classic B. V. Larson. This book grabs you by the plasma cannon and won't let go. Fast adventure, fast action - and I loved the space-battles!" - S. Arthur

©2016 B. V. Larson (P)2016 Audible, Inc.

Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
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The Adventure Collection

22 ratings

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This set includes five tales of extraordinary heroism, marvelous intrigue, and exceptional courage that have inspired and amazed people for generations. Gulliver’s Travels is Jonathan Swift’s comic tale of an Englishman who journeys to four fantastical and exotic lands filled with unforgettable characters, from the pint-size Lilliputians to the giant Brobdingnagians. The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood takes us to Sherwood Forest, where the brigand and his band of “merry men” rob from the rich to give to the poor — to the consternation of the Sheriff of Nottingham. The Jungle Book transports readers into a wondrous world where danger lurks behind every drooping vine and the law of the jungle is the key to survival. Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island follows young Jim Hawkins as he learns the ways of the buccaneer from a group of seafaring miscreants, including the nefarious peg leg, Long John Silver. White Fang by Jack London recreates the forbidding world of the Yukon Gold Rush, where a wild dog must endure violence, hardship, and bitter cold on his journey from savagery to civilization.

Public Domain (P)2013 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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You Can Be a Stock Market Genius

19 ratings

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A comprehensive and practical guide to the stock market from a successful fund manager - filled with case studies, important background information, and all the tools you’ll need to become a stock market genius. Fund manager Joel Greenblatt has been beating the Dow (with returns of 50 percent a year) for more than a decade. And now, in this highly accessible guide, he’s going to show you how to do it, too. You’re about to discover investment opportunities that portfolio managers, business-school professors, and top investment experts regularly miss - uncharted areas where the individual investor has a huge advantage over the Wall Street wizards. Here is your personal treasure map to special situations in which big profits are possible, including: Spin-offs Restructurings Merger securities Rights offerings Recapitalizations Bankruptcies Risk Arbitrage

©2010 Joel Greenblatt (P)2018 Simon & Schuster

Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
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The Jungle Book: The Mowgli Stories

8 ratings

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Winner of the 2016 Audie Award for Best Audio Drama Winner of the 2016 Audie Award for Excellence in Production The magical storytelling and unforgettable characters in Bev Doyle and Richard Kurti's audio adaptation of this children's classic have been brought to life by many well-known voices from film, TV, radio and comedy. Audible recommends an audience age of eight years plus for this title. This is an Audible Original Podcast. Free for members. You can download all 9 episodes to your Library now.

©1894 Rudyard Kipling (P)2015 Audible, Ltd.

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Space Team: Sting of the Mustard Mines

7 ratings

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Having journeyed through time in order to restore peace to the galaxy, Cal Carver and Space Team are a little dismayed to find out they may have inadvertently made things even worse...whoops.  Captured by an unfamiliar alien species, the crew is banished to a life of slavery in the Mustard Mines of Moktar, where they come face to face with the sinister Manacle - a terrying new enemy whose diabolical agenda is worse than any they have encountered before.  With the clock ticking and thousands of lives at stake, Space Team must race across the galaxy, stop Manacle's evil scheme, and save the day once more.  But first, they have to escape.... Featuring space gnomes, sand stomachs, and the sexiest facial paralysis in history, Space Team: Sting of the Mustard Mines is the 10th explosive adventure in the Space Team series, and the perfect jumping-on point for new listeners.

©2018 Barry J. Hutchison (P)2019 Barry J. Hutchison

Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
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Kim

6 ratings

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Set in the days of the British Raj, Kipling's finest novel is the exciting and touching tale of an Irish orphan-boy who has lived free in the streets of Lahore before setting out, with a Tibetan Lama, on a spiritual quest. Kim later enrolls in the Indian Service and simultaneously embarks on an espionage mission of supreme importance. A thrilling climax in the Himalayas occurs when the two quests become entangled. Kim's search for identity is staged within one of the most magnificent and affectionate portrayals of Indian culture in literature.

Public Domain (P)2009 Naxos Audiobooks

Narrator: Madhav Sharma
Length: 13 hrs and 19 mins
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Kim

4 ratings

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Exclusively from Audible  Kipling's masterpiece Kim is his final and most famous work and one of the first and greatest espionage stories ever written. It explores the life of Kimball O'Hara, an Irish orphan who spends his childhood as a vagrant in Lahore. When he befriends an aged Tibetan lama his life is transformed as he is requested to accompany him on a mysterious quest to find the legendary River of the Arrow and achieve Enlightenment. The pilgrimage will take them across the vast continent, across rivers, and up the Himalayas.  While Kim wishes to take part in the imperialistic Great Game, learning espionage from the British secret service, he feels spiritually bound to the lama. Kim has a difficult choice to make: his companion or his country?  A rich and colourful depiction of India's exotic landscape and culture in the imperialistic world of the late 19th century, this audiobook celebrates their friendship and explores a young man's quest for identity.  Rudyard Kipling was an English journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist who was the first English language author to win the Nobel Prize in Literature. Some of his most memorable works include The Jungle Book and Just So Stories.  In 1998 Kim was ranked at Number 78 on the Modern Library's list of the 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century. In 2003 it was listed on the BBC's The Big Read poll of the UK's 'best-loved novel'.  Narrator Biography  A Cambridge graduate who trained at RADA under the direction of Sir Laurence Olivier, Sam Dastor has long featured on screen and stage. He is best known for The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004) and for twice portraying Gandhi in both Lord Mountbatten: The Last Viceroy (1986), and Jinnah (1998).Sam Dastor has starred in many West End productions with roles such as Ariel in The Tempest, and Orlando in As You Like It. His most recent work has included starring on stage at the Wolsey Theatre in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2016). He has narrated a large catalogue of audiobooks including V.S. Naipaul’s A House for Mr Biswas.

Public Domain (P)2014 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Sam Dastor
Length: 11 hrs and 54 mins
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How the Camel Got His Hump, Also Includes How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin

3 ratings

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This playful tale is one of the best known of Rudyard Kipling’s Just So stories. In this one, pride and arrogance prove to be the downfall of a lazy camel. Rabbit Ears stories open a door to the world of great literature. These are timeless and beloved stories that have delighted generations, and continue to offer powerful lessons for today's audiences. Listeners of all ages will explore faraway lands and cultures through folktales. You will walk alongside heroes of long ago legends. And discover master storytellers such as Beatrix Potter, Hans Christian Andersen, and Rudyard Kipling. Get the entire Rabbit Ears library!

Public Domain (P)2016 Rabbit Ears Entertainment, LLC

Narrator: Jack Nicholson
Length: 23 mins
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The Jungle Book

2 ratings

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The complete collection of Kipling's classic tales. Includes "Mowgli's Brothers", "Hunting-Song of the Seeonee Pack", "Kaa's Hunting", "Road-Song of the Bandar-Log", "Tiger! Tiger!", "Mowgli's Song", "The White Seal", "Lukannon", "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi", "Darzee's Chant", "Toomai of the Elephants", "Shiv and the Grasshopper", "Her Majesty's Servants", and "Parade Song of the Camp Animals".

Public Domain (P)2015 Trout Lake Media

Narrator: Peter Batchelor
Length: 5 hrs and 2 mins
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The Elephant's Child

2 ratings

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Rudyard Kipling's story of how the elephant got its trunk has always delighted children with its playful use of language and sense of high adventure. Never has there been a more satisfying rendering of Kipling's most beloved "Just So" story, which explains what the world was like "in the beginning of years when the world was new and all..." Ages five and up. Narrated by Jack Nicholson with musical accompaniment by Bobby McFerrin.

©2012 Rabbit Ears Entertainment, LLC (P)2016 Rabbit Ears Entertainment, LLC

Narrator: Jack Nicholson
Length: 25 mins
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The World's Best Classic Short Stories

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A glittering collection of some of the world's finest short stories, including: 'The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe 'The Necklace by Guy de Maupassant 'The Mezzotint' by M. R. James 'The Phantom Rickshaw' by Rudyard Kipling 'The Withered Arm' by Thomas Hardy 'The Model Millionaire' by Oscar Wilde 'The Monkey’s Paw' by W. W. Jacobs 'An Uncomfortable Bed' by Guy de Maupassant 'The Mortal Immortal' by Mary Shelley 'The Black Cat' by Edgar Allan Poe 'Sredni Vashtar' by Saki 'The Nose' by Nicolai Gogol 'Regret' by Kate Chopin 'One Thousand Dollars' by O. Henry 'The Fly' by Katherine Mansfield 'A Descent into the Maelström' by Edgar Allan Poe 'The Sphinx Without a Secret' by Oscar Wilde 'The Inconsiderate' Waiter by J. M. Barrie 'The Black Poodle' by F. Anstey 'The Quest' by Saki 'The Three Strangers' by Thomas Hardy 'Oil of Dog' by Ambrose Bierce 'The Oval Portrait' by Edgar Allan Poe 'Markheim' by Robert Louis Stevenson 'Fear' by Guy de Maupassant 'The Belated Russian Passport' by Mark Twain 'The Changeling' by W. W. Jacobs 'The Pit and the Pendulum' by Edgar Allan Poe 'The Eyes of the Panther' by Ambrose Bierce 'The Dead' by James Joyce 'The Secret Sharer' by Joseph Conrad 'The Story of an Hour' by Kate Chopin 'The Telltale Heart' by Edgar Allan Poe 'My Favorite Murder' by Ambrose Bierce 'The Premature Burial' by Edgar Allan Poe 'Tobermory' by Saki 'Memoirs of a Yellow Dog' by O. Henry.

Public Domain (P)2013 Red Door Audiobooks

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The Jungle Book

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The Jungle Book is a collection of stories, originally published in magazines in the late 1800s, that involve animals with anthropomorphic characteristics to convey moral lessons. The most famous of these stories involves a young Indian boy named Mowgli who was raised by wolves in the Indian jungle. He and his friends - Baloo, a sloth bear; and Bagheera, a black panther - go on many adventures, culminating in a fight with the jungle's bully, the tiger Shere Khan. Containing other famous stories such as "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi" and "Toomai of the Elephants", this collection of Rudyard Kipling's most famous stories encompasses his time living in India and the wonders of the Indian jungle.

Public Domain (P)2016 Dreamscape Media, LLC

Narrator: Gildart Jackson
Length: 5 hrs and 59 mins
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The Jungle Book

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Penguin presents the audio edition of a Puffin Classic: The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling, read by Rhashan Stone.

Saved from the jaws of the evil tiger Shere Khan, young Mowgli is adopted by a wolf pack and taught the law of the jungle by lovable old Baloo the bear and Bhageera the panther. The adventures of Rikki-Tikki-Tavi the snake-fighting mongoose, little Toomai and the elephant's secret dance, and Kotick the white seal are all part of Mowgli's extraordinary journey with his animal friends.

Public Domain (P)2018 Penguin Books Ltd

Narrator: Rhashan Stone
Length: 5 hrs
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Rikki Tikki Tavi

1 rating

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A young mongoose protects his human family from two murderous cobras. English Nobel laureate Kipling's best story from The Jungle Book collection, "Rikki Tikki Tavi" has been adapted many times to film and television.

Public Domain (P)2012 Trout Lake Media

Narrator: Curtis Sisco
Length: 35 mins
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Riki-Tiki-Tavi

1 rating

Summary

This is a selection from The Jungle Book, in which a mongoose saves the day.

Public Domain (P)1980 Jimcin Recordings

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How the Leopard Got His Spots

1 rating

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In the yellow hues of the African plains, hunting was easy for the leopard, whose light coat served as camouflage. When all the animals moved away, the hungry leopard had to follow them to the striped, splotchy, spotted forest. But he didn't stand a chance of survival unless, of course, he acquired spots himself. Actor Danny Glover narrates this inspired adaptation of the Rudyard Kipling classic, which comes alive with rich language and subtle humor as well as the gentle sounds of South African a cappella harmonies performed by Ladysmith Black Mambazo. Ages five and up. Part of the award-winning Rabbit Ears series, Storybook Classics.

©1988 Rabbit Ears Entertainment, LLC (P)2016 Rabbit Ears Entertainment, LLC

Narrator: Danny Glover
Length: 27 mins
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The Second Jungle Book

1 rating

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Sequel to The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling. First published in 1895, it features five stories about Mowgli and three unrelated stories.

Public Domain (P)2016 Trout Lake Media

Narrator: Peter Batchelor
Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
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The Jungle Book I & II

1 rating

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Children everywhere have read and loved Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book—and continue to do so. Here Blackstone offers this collection of moral fables in its entirety. Tales of Mowgli, the boy raised by animals in the exotic jungles of India; Rikkitikkitavi, a courageous young mongoose who battles the sinister black cobra Nag; Toomai, the boy who works with elephants; and more will delight listeners both young and old. These classic stories brim with adventure and thrills as the lively characters fend off ferocious tigers and deadly snakes, slip through the jungle to watch elephants dance, and seek refuge from dangerous hunters.

Public Domain (P)2011 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

Narrator: Ralph Cosham
Length: 11 hrs and 8 mins
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Timeless Tales for Kids

1 rating

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Timeless Tales for Kids is an enchanting compilation of children's classic stories read by an all-star cast. Olivia Colman reads E. Nesbit's classic novel The Railway Children, a masterpiece in children's fiction wonderfully evoking a bygone age, packed with fun, excitement and adventure. Bill Nighy reads a much-loved children's classic, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, which continues to delight young and old with its enchanting tale of witches, flying monkeys and magical shoes. Dominic Cooper reads Dickens' classic tale Oliver Twist. Dickens' timeless novel transports readers to a Victorian England filled with frightened orphans, grim workhouses and gangs of thieving children. Gemma Arterton reads Lewis Carroll's all-time classic, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Alice meets characters like the Queen of Hearts, the Mad Hatter and the Cheshire Cat in a story that has delighted and entranced readers for more than a hundred years. Full story listing: Alistair McGowan reads The Jungle Book Olivia Colman reads The Railway Children Bill Nighy reads The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Luke Evans reads Treasure Island Russell Tovey reads Black Beauty Elizabeth McGovern reads Little Women Dominic Cooper reads Oliver Twist Jenna-Louise Coleman reads The Secret Garden Gemma Arterton reads Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Gemma Arterton reads Alice Through the Looking-Glass.

Public Domain (P)2018 Audible, Ltd

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The Big Book of Bedtime Stories

1 rating

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An enchanting collection of classic stories and rhymes for younger listeners. Warning - you may be tempted to stay up all night listening!"The Land of Storybooks", "Gold Tree and Silver Tree", "The Elephant's Child", "The Owl and the Pussy Cat", "How Beauty Contrived to Get Square with the Beast", "The Enchanted Pig", "The Beginning of the Armadillos", "The Embarrassing Episode of Little Miss Muffet", "The Frog Who Would a-Wooing Go", "The Cat That Walked by Himself", "Jack and his Comrades", "The Pied Piper of Hamelin", "Fair Brown and Trembling", "The Storyteller", "The Frog Princess", "The Magic Fishbone", "The Nettle Spinner", and "How Little Red Riding Hood Contrived to Be Eaten".

Public Domain (P)2011 Red Door Audiobooks

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The World's Favourite Poetry

Summary

Helen Hayes, Raymond Massey and Thomas Mitchell read a selection of the world's finest poetry from the greats including Keats, Browning, Kipling and Gray.

©2008 Saland Publishing (P)2008 Saland Publishing

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The Second Jungle Book

Summary

A continuation of The Jungle Book, these further adventures of Mowgli the man-cub and his animal companions are sure to delight listeners of all ages. Vibrant and crackling with intensity, these stories present Akela the wolf; Baloo the brown bear; Shere Khan, the boastful Bengal tiger who is Mowgli’s enemy; Kaa the python; Bagheera the black panther; and Rikki-tikki-tavi the mongoose, among others. Kipling vividly describes the jungle world and its peculiar animals, richly evoking an Edenic environment. As Mowgli learns the Law of the Jungle among the animals, he matures into self-sufficiency and wisdom.

Public Domain (P)2011 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

Narrator: Ralph Cosham
Length: 6 hrs and 18 mins
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The Second Jungle Book

Summary

The second books of stories continues the adventures of Mowlgi, the Jungle Boy, and contains the following stories: "How Fear Came", "The Miracle of Purun Bhagat", "Letting in the Jungle", "The Undertakers", "The King's Ankus", "Quiquern", "Red Dog", and "The Spring Running".

Public Domain (P)1982 Jimcin Recordings

Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
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The Second Jungle Book

Summary

The jungle boy Mowgli's adventures continue, culminating in his finding his mother and being forced to decide between a life in civilization or a life in the jungle. Interspersed are three stories: "The Miracle of Purun Bhagat", "The Undertakers" and "Quiquern".

Public Domain (P)2010 Audio Book Contractors, LLC

Narrator: Flo Gibson
Length: 6 hrs and 49 mins
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The Second Jungle Book

Summary

The Second Jungle Book is the sequel to Rudyard Kipling's acclaimed collection of stories about the Indian jungle. These new stories were published a year after the original and mostly focus on the same characters, including Mowgli, Baloo, and Beeghera. Similar to his first collection of fables, this sequel also contains a poem at the end of every story, showcasing Rudyard's knowledge of the politics of the time as well as his passion for the Indian jungle.

Public Domain (P)2016 Dreamscape Media, LLC

Narrator: Gildart Jackson
Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins
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The Second Jungle Book

Summary

Sequel to The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling. First published in 1895, it features five stories about Mowgli and three unrelated stories.

Public Domain (P)2016 Trout Lake Media

Narrator: Alan Munro
Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
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The Man Who Would Be King and Other Stories

Summary

In a remote part of 19th-century Afghanistan, two British adventurers pursue their ambition to rule an empire. Using betrayal, threats, and guns, they win the respect of a primitive tribe and become worshipped as gods until one day they draw blood, and the game is up. "The Man Who Would Be King" is an action-packed tale about the pitfalls of colonialism and the temptations and evils of power. This volume also includes the stories "The Phantom Rickshaw", "The Strange Ride of Morrowbie Jukes", "The Mark of the Beast" and many more.

Public Domain (P)2015 Naxos AudioBooks

Narrator: Sean Barrett
Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
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The Just So Stories

Summary

'In the high and far off times...' begins Rudyard Kipling's 'How the Elephant Got His Trunk', and off we are taken by one of the most supreme storytellers into a world where children’s questions are turned neatly on their heads and questions are provided which, far from stopping the stream of enquiries, only serve to make it gush faster. These astonishingly funny and remarkably clever tales were first conceived for Kipling's eldest daughter, Josephine, who died in the influenza outbreak of 1899 and follow directly from the tale told to Mowgli in the second Jungle Book (1895) of 'How the Tiger Got His Stripes'. They have become some of the most popular children’s works. Even when Kipling's other writing was undergoing a vicious backlash against a fairly obvious affection for the British Colonial system, 'The Just So Stories' remained firmly untouched by the swingeing criticism. And quite rightly, they are glorious. Children love the innovatively mistaken narrator and Kipling's gently wicked undermining of the voice of authority, a line which leads directly to the children's books of such modern writers as Roald Dahl. Parents love the provoking of enquiry, which Kipling believed to be the greatest tool with which a child should be equipped. The rest of us just love the beauty of the writing and the fact that these stories remain extremely funny.

Public Domain (P)2008 Silksoundbooks Limited

Narrator: Art Malik
Length: 3 hrs and 20 mins
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The Jungle Books

Summary

Kiplings' tales of Mowgli and his exciting life in the Indian jungle have been loved by children and adults alike ever since their publication in 1895. Mowgli the 'man-cub' must learn to fend for himself against terrible foes like Shere Khan the tiger, but he can always call upon his friends Baloo the Bear, Bagheera the Black Panther, and Kaa the Rock Python from whom he learns the Law of the jungle.

(P)1995 NAXOS AudioBooks Ltd,; ©1995 NAXOS AudioBooks Ltd.

Narrator: Madhav Sharma
Length: 3 hrs and 45 mins
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The Jungle Book: The Mowgli Stories

Summary

This book contains the first three short stories from Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book. These stories tell the exciting adventures of Mowgli - a boy raised by wolves in the jungles of India.

©2015 Skylark Publishing Company (P)2015 Skylark Publishing Company

Narrator: Chandler Craig
Length: 2 hrs and 27 mins
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The Jungle Book and Other Stories

Summary

In these classic fables, animals from India show kindness, generosity, braveness and other positive qualities. Rudyard Kipling's stories, written for his little girl, are as fresh and vibrant today as when they were published in 1894. Includes: The Jungle Book, Kaa's Hunting, Tiger! Tiger!, The White Seal, Rikki-Tikki-Tavi, Toomai of the Elephants, and Her Majesty's Servants.

Public Domain (P)2017 Suzie Althens

Narrator: Suzie Althens
Length: 5 hrs and 27 mins
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The Jungle Book (AmazonClassics Edition)

Summary

Orphaned as a baby, human-boy Mowgli is adopted by wolves, befriended by Baloo the bear, and educated in the wonders and dangers of the Indian jungle. But the adventures of The Jungle Book don't end with the young man-cub and his unusual new family. Through tales of Kotick the White Seal, Rikki-tikki-tavi the mongoose, and others, listeners learn about courage and survival, rules and order, principles and morals, coming-of-age, and the thrill of self-discovery. Rudyard Kipling's fables reflect both his childhood in India and his vivid imagination, while exploring the relationship between civilization and the wild. AmazonClassics brings you timeless works from the masters of storytelling. Ideal for anyone who wants to hear a great work for the first time or rediscover an old favorite, these new editions open the door to literature's most unforgettable characters and beloved worlds. Revised edition: Previously published as The Jungle Book, this edition of The Jungle Book (AmazonClassics Edition) includes editorial revisions.

Public Domain (P)2017 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

Narrator: Michael Page
Length: 5 hrs and 10 mins
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The Jungle Book

Summary

One of the most beloved classics in children's literature, Kipling's masterpiece follows Mowgli, the boy raised by wolves, and his animal friends as they fight for survival in the Indian jungle. Young listeners will love the wise bear Baloo and Bagheera the black panther; shiver at the vicious tiger Shere Khan; laugh at the silly monkeys; and feel compassion for the grown-up Mowgli - who must finally acknowledge his own humanity. Retold from the original by Lisa Church. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2008 Lisa Church (adaptation) (P)2020 Oasis Audio

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The Jungle Book

Summary

Besides the boy Mowgli, the characters are animals, or rather, human archetypes in animal form. The stories, set in a forest in India, have themes like abandonment followed by fostering, law and freedom, respect and obedience.

Public Domain (P)2019 Woodkeep Audio

Narrator: Gil Anders
Length: 5 hrs and 12 mins
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The Jungle Book

Summary

Do you want to listen to The Jungle Book? If so then keep reading.... Orphaned as a baby, human boy Mowgli is adopted by wolves, befriended by Baloo the bear, and educated in the wonders and dangers of the Indian jungle. But the adventures of The Jungle Book don’t end with the young man-cub and his unusual new family. Through tales of Kotick the White Seal, Rikki-tikki-tavi the mongoose, and others, listeners learn about courage and survival, rules and order, principles and morals, coming-of-age, and the thrill of self-discovery.   Rudyard Kipling’s fables reflect both his childhood in India and his vivid imagination, while exploring the relationship between civilization and the wild.   What are you waiting for The Jungle Book is one click away, select the "Download” button in the top right corner NOW!

Public Domain (P)2020 Native Publishing House

Narrator: Samantha Novak
Length: 5 hrs and 7 mins
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The Jungle Book

Summary

It was seven o'clock on a very warm evening in the Seeonee hills when Father Wolf woke up from his day's rest, scratched himself, yawned, and spread out his paws, one after the other, to get rid of the sleepy feeling in their tips. Mother Wolf lay with her big gray nose dropped across her four tumbling, squealing cubs, and the moon shone into the mouth of the cave where they all lived.

Public Domain (P)2015 LGT Audio

Narrator: Clay Lomakayu
Length: 5 hrs and 36 mins
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The Jungle Book

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When young little Mowgli's parents are run out of their camp by a formidable Bengal tiger, the toddler scampers to safety alone in the cave of a Seeonee wolf pack. Thereafter forest animals succor Mowgli, and through his wits and their kindness, he reaches adulthood. Paradox exists in this paradise, but nowhere more forcefully than in the Bengal Tiger, Shere Khan. In the contest that must occur between Shere Khan and Mowgli, which will triumph: the human intelligence of Mowgli, or the deep, instinctive cunning of the wily striped cat? Kipling, who was forced to learn the art of self-preservation at a foster home and boarding school, believed in following the "Law of the Jungle". Part silly, part serious, these delightful stories convey Kipling's message in a way that children and adults alike will appreciate time and time again.

(P)2006 Tantor Media, Inc.

Narrator: Rebecca Burns
Length: 4 hrs and 36 mins
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The Jungle Book

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The Jungle Book is a series of fables written about wild animals and a boy named Mowgli. Most of the short stories in the collection are about Mowgli, who wanders off into the Indian jungle while being pursued by a vicious tiger, Shere Khan. Shere Khan is lame and cannot catch Mowgli on his first attempt. As fate would have it, a mother and father grey wolf adopt Mowgli as one of their own before Shere Khan can strike again. Mowgli grows up in the jungle, learning the ways of the animals and believing that he is a wolf as well. He makes friends with a bear and a panther and learns to speak their languages, all the while, Shere Khan is plotting his revenge on what he believes to be stolen goods.

Public Domain (P)2016 A.R.N. Publications

Narrator: Benjamin May
Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
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The Jungle Book

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Raised by wolves, young Mowgli is taught the law of the jungle by his animal friends: Old Baloo the wise brown bear, and Bagheera, the sleek, black Panther. Slowly, Mowgli learns the language and ways of the jungle animals and his childhood seems quite idyllic. But looming in the darkness of the jungle is the cunning and sinister tiger, Shere Khan, who silently watches Mowgli, awaiting his moment to pounce. Some of the stories included are:"Mowgli's Brothers", "Kaa's Hunting", "Tiger Tiger", "The White Seal", "Riki-Tiki-Tavi", "Toomai of the Elephants", and "Servants of the Queen".

Public Domain (P)1980 Jimcin Recordings

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The Jungle Book

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The first collection of Kipling's classic tales. Includes "Mowgli's Brothers", "Hunting-Song of the Seeonee Pack", "Kaa's Hunting", "Road-Song of the Bandar-Log", "Tiger! Tiger!", "Mowgli's Song", "The White Seal", "Lukannon", "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi", "Darzee's Chant", "Toomai of the Elephants", "Shiv and the Grasshopper", "Her Majesty's Servants", and "Parade Song of the Camp Animals".

Public Domain (P)2015 Trout Lake Media

Narrator: Alan Munro
Length: 5 hrs and 47 mins
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The Jungle Book

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The Jungle Book is a collection of amazing stories written by the famous Rudyard Kipling. The timeless stories enjoyed by both children and adults alike were first published in magazines in 1893-94 and reveal much of Kipling’s India, the country of his birth and where he spent the first six years of his life. The tales in the book are fables where the main characters are animals that teach timeless moral lessons. The verses of The Law of the Jungle, for example, lay down rules for the safety of individuals, families and communities. Kipling put in them nearly everything he knew or "heard or dreamed about the Indian jungle." Other readers have interpreted the work as allegories of the politics and society of the time. The best-known of them are the three stories revolving around the adventures of an abandoned 'man cub' Mowgli who is raised by wolves in the Indian jungle. The most famous of the other stories are probably “Rikki-Tikki-Tavi”, the story of a heroic mongoose, and “Tommai of the Elephants”, the tale of a young elephant-handler. Kotick, The White Seal seeking for his people a haven where they would be safe from hunters, has been considered a metaphor for Zionism, then in its beginning. As with much of Kipling's work, each of the stories is preceded by a piece of verse, and succeeded by another.

Public Domain (P)2010 Hudson Audio Publishing

Narrator: Charles Minx
Length: 5 hrs and 26 mins
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Storytime for Car Journeys

Summary

An engrossing collection of eight short stories to entertain children of all ages, especially perfect for long car journeys.

©2019 Lark Audiobooks (P)2019 Lark Audiobooks

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Short Stories by Rudyard Kipling

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Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936) was an English poet, short-story writer, and novelist chiefly remembered for his tales and poems of British soldiers in India, and for his tales for children. This collection includes some of Kipling's most beloved short stories, including 'Rikki-Tikki-Tavi', 'The Man Who Would Be King', and 'Georgie Porgie'.

©2012 Saland Publishing (P)2012 Saland Publishing

Length: 3 hrs and 5 mins
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Rudyard Kipling Collection

Summary

This audiobook contains Rudyard Kipling's complete works. The Man Who Would Be King The Jungle Book The Second Jungle Book Captains Courageous Kim Just So Stories Abaft the Funnel

Public Domain (P)2020 Rollo Bixio

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Rikki-Tikki-Tavi

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Five tales which range from the jungles of India to the frozen emptiness of the North... In all of them, Kipling's extraordinary powers of description and ability to identify with human aspiration and animal survival are vividly shown. Rikki-Tikki-Tavi must battle with Nag, the cobra, in his territory; Toomai has a unique glimpse of the elephant world, Kotick, the White Seal, searches for sanctuary, while Kotuko has to find food for his starving Eskimo village. Above all, Kipling's love of life in all its variety shines through. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

©1998 NAXOS AudioBooks Ltd. (P)1998 NAXOS AudioBooks Ltd.

Narrator: Madhav Sharma
Length: 2 hrs and 33 mins
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Poetry, Prose & Verse

Summary

Robert Speaight, Anthony Quayle, and others read a selection of poetry by William Blake, Rudyard Kipling, John Gay, and D. H. Lawrence.

©2008 Saland Publishing (P)2008 Saland Publishing

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Plain Tales from the Hills

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Rudyard Kipling's short stories of life in the British Raj began in 1888 as journalistic snippets written to supplement his more serious factual output when he was employed as the assistant editor, at the meagre age of 20, of the Lahori-based Civil and Military Gazette. A child of the British colonial system, Kipling had been born in India, brought up by a Hindustani-speaking ayah, and then sent, rather brutally, back to England for his school years but returned to the India he loved almost as soon as he was legally allowed to. These wry, evocative and extremely witty stories of the British at play in the hills of Simla, escaping the fire of the Indian high summer, have had their share of controversy. Kipling's love for the society he was born into and worked with shines out of the tales with the heat of the Indian sun. But his enthusiasm has often been taken to be an endorsement of the English colonial system - George Orwell called him the 'prophet of British Imperialism', and he did indeed revel in the eccentricities and peculiarities of the expatriate community. But his tone is undeniably ironic. Mrs. Hauksbee, one of the most enduring of Kipling's characters encountered in these tales, is every inch the haughty tigress of a colonial memsahib before whom we are meant to cower and to whose brilliant manipulations we are meant to succumb. However, we are also supposed to laugh at her. She's very funny. In these tales India is a character of her own, one to be warily watched by those clinging staunchly to a sense of their own very distant culture.

Public Domain (P)2007 Silksoundbooks Limited

Length: 7 hrs and 2 mins
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Mowgli (Movie Tie-In)

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Rudyard Kipling’s best-loved book is now the basis for the Netflix film Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle starring Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Benedict Cumberbatch, Freida Pinto, and Rohan Chand. The story of Mowgli, the abandoned "man-cub" who is brought up by wolves in the jungles of Central India, is one of the greatest literary myths ever created. As he embarks on a series of thrilling escapades, Mowgli encounters such unforgettable creatures as the bear Baloo, the graceful black panther Bagheera, and Shere Khan, the tiger with the blazing eyes. Other animal stories in The Jungle Books range from the dramatic battle between good and evil in "Rikki-tikki-tav" to the macabre comedy "The Undertakers". With The Jungle Books, Rudyard Kipling drew on ancient beast fables, Buddhist philosophy, and memories of his Anglo-Indian childhood to create a rich, symbolic portrait of man and nature and an eternal classic of childhood. Narrated by Ralph Lister with (in order of appearance): John Lee Scott Brick Paul Boehmer Dominic Hoffman Nicholas Guy Smith Shirshir Kurup Deepti Gupta Steve West Ann Marie Lee Rebecca Lowman

Public Domain (P)2018 Penguin Audio

Length: 14 hrs and 8 mins
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Mitternachtsstories von Lovecraft, Kipling u. v. a.

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Von 1973 bis 1990 strahlte Sender Freies Berlin (SFB) die beliebte Hörfunksendung "Nur für starke Nerven" (ab 1987 unter dem Namen "Die Mitternachtsstory") aus. Der Schauspieler Friedrich Schönfelder las darin Grusel- und Kriminalgeschichten für Erwachsene zur guten Nacht vor. Bezeichnenderweise schlug er selbst 1972 der Unterhaltungsabteilung des SFB vor, eine Sendereihe zu starten, in der von ihm redaktionell ausgewählte Gruselgeschichten zu Gehör kommen sollten. Namhafte Autoren, von denen Geschichten zum Vortrag kamen, waren Ray Bradbury, H.P. Lovecraft, Robert Bloch, E. A. Poe oder auch zeitgenössische deutschsprachige AutorInnen. Die Sendereihe umfasste mehr als 500 Folgen. Friedrich Schoenfelder konnte in mehr als 140 TV- und Kinofilmen, in mehr als 50 Hörspielen und als Synchronsprecher seine schauspielerische Leistung als distinguierter Gentleman aber auch als Charakterdarsteller unter Beweis stellen. In dieser Folge liest Friedrich Schoenfelder die Geschichten "Der Geistliche" von H.P. Lovecraft, Am Rande des Abgrunds" von Rudyard Kipling, "Das Federkissen" von Horacio Quiroga, "Raupen" von Edward F. Benson und "Sinn für Humor" von Damon Runyon.

©gemeinfrei (P)1975 / 1976 / 1977 Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg (rbb)

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Le livre de la Jungle

Summary

Mowgli, le "petit homme", a hanté notre enfance. Il est sorti des pages du

Livre de la Jungle pour nous prendre par la main et nous entraîner dans ses hautes terres de liberté. C'est grâce à lui que nous avons surpris les conversations, participé aux chasses, aux jeux, aux angoisses, aux farces, des singes, des loups, serpents, chacals... et de Rikki-tikki-tavi, la mangouste... et de Bagheera la belle panthère noire. Revenu chez lui, il est couronné roi des éléphants et épouse sa cousine Céleste...

©2014 Éponymes (P)2014 Éponymes

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Le livre de la Jungle

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Le Livre de la Jungle est un recueil de nouvelles de Rudyard Kipling dont chacune raconte une histoire qui se passe dans la jungle, forêt de l'Inde où vivent des animaux sauvages typiques du pays, ainsi que des hommes. Les nouvelles se succèdent dans un ordre qui n'est pas nécessairement chronologique, et permettent de découvrir par différents côtés la destinée de Mowgli petit d'homme, son éducation, la vie sociale du monde des animaux, et les lois de la Jungle auxquelles tous sont soumis, les hommes aussi. Les histoires ne se déroulent pas toutes dans la jungle indienne. Les Frères de Mowgli (avec Mowgli) ; La Chasse de Kaa (avec Mowgli) ; Au tigre ! Au tigre ! (avec Mowgli) ; Le Phoque blanc ; Rikki-tikki-tavi ; Toomai des Éléphants ; Service de la Reine.

©2020 Compagnie du Savoir (P)2020 Compagnie du Savoir

Narrator: Stella Garnier
Length: 5 hrs and 42 mins
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Kim

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Rudyard Kipling's classic adventure story, Kim, tells the tale of an Irish soldier's orphan son, who roams the back alleys and bazaars of British-ruled India. The young urchin learns the rules and language of the dirty streets, until he discovers his father's old army regiment. Suddenly, Kim abandons his former life and native customs, buys expensive European clothing, and begins a new career as a secret agent. Both an exciting adventure and a detailed look at a spy's inner conflicts, Kim is one of Kipling's most important and popular novels.

Public Domain (P)1988 Recorded Books

Narrator: Margaret Hilton
Length: 13 hrs and 17 mins
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Just So Stories

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Samuel West reads ten of Rudyard Kipling’s famous tales, as broadcast on BBC Radio 4.

"How the Whale Got His Throat", "How the Leopard Got His Spots", "The Beginning of the Armadillos", "How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin", "The Cat That Walked By Himself", "How the Camel Got His Hump", "The Crab That Played With The Sea", "The Sing-Song of Old Man Kangaroo", "The Butterfly That Stamped", "The Elephant’s Child".

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 as part of Just So Science, these charming tales are sure to delight listeners of all ages.

©2015 BBC Worldwide Ltd (P)2015 BBC Worldwide Ltd

Narrator: Samuel West
Length: 2 hrs and 3 mins
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Just So Stories

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Just So Stories is a collection of contemporary children's stories by Rudyard Kipling. Many of the stories are fictitious explanations for natural occurrences, including the stories How the Whale Got His Throat and How the Camel Got His Hump. These stories will keep children entertained for hours.

©2016 A.R.N. Publications (P)2016 A.R.N. Publications

Narrator: Benjamin May
Length: 2 hrs and 44 mins
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If-

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"If-" is a timeless classic, a masterpiece about keeping your balance in a topsy-turvy world and maintaining personal integrity. A phenomenal poem by English Nobel laureate Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), written circa 1895 as a tribute to Leander Starr Jameson, it is a literary example of Victorian-era stoicism. Among other nuggets, it advocates the idea of not allowing your successes to go to your head or allowing your failures to go to your heart. A great stabilizer for everyone. It contains truly sage advice needed now more than ever!  The poem is written in the form of paternal advice to the poet's son, John. A succinct yet tremendously potent body of work. A must-have for every library.

Public Domain (P)2021 Serenity Audiobooks

Narrator: René Ruiz, Sam Kusi
Length: 1 min
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If

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This short poem should be required listening between father and son. Here are profound bits of wisdom and common sense that can help any young boy strive to be more of a man. Reimagined here as something akin to cowboy poetry, the poem is performed by Glenn Hascall.

Public Domain (P)2014 Glenn Hascall

Narrator: Glenn Hascall
Length: 2 mins
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How the Rhinocerous Got His Skin

Summary

This playful tale, in which a Parsee man seeks revenge on the nasty piggish rhino, is among the best known of Rudyard Kipling's Just So stories. Jack Nicholson narrates the story. It comes packaged with a second Just So story, also narrated by Jack Nicholson: How the Camel Got His Hump. Both audiobooks are accompanied by whimsical music performed by Bobby McFerrin. Ages five and up will enjoy listening to both stories, which are part of the award-winning Rabbit Ears series, Storybook Classics. Jack Nicholson's narration is pitch perfect and Bobby McFerrin's score is playful as only he can be!

©1989 Rabbit Ears Entertainment, LLC (P)2016 Rabbit Ears Entertainment, LLC

Narrator: Jack Nicholson
Length: 23 mins
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How the Elephant Got Its Trunk and Other Wild Animal Stories

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“In the High and Far-Off Times…there was one Elephant - a new Elephant - an Elephant's Child - who was full of 'satiable curiosity, and that means he asked ever so many questions....” Rudyard Kipling's famous Just So Stories provides imaginative answers to the many questions children ask about the world and the animals we share it with. In this magical audio recording, iconic actress and wildlife conservationist Virginia McKenna OBE brings the best beloved of Kipling's stories to a brand new audience. The reading is followed by a fascinating hour-long interview in which McKenna talks with Alison Larkin about her life, her work rescuing wild animals, the Born Free Foundation, and how children of all ages can help make a difference. She also reads a few poems of her own inspired by animals she has known! Just So Stories included are "How the Elephant Got Its Trunk", "The Cat That Walked by Himself", "How the Whale Got His Throat", "How the Camel Got His Hump", "How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin", "How the Leopard Got His Spots", "The Sing-Song of Old Man Kangaroo", "The Beginning of Armadillos", "The Crab That Played with the Sea", and "The Butterfly That Stamped", and from the Jungle Book, "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi". About Virginia McKenna Virginia McKenna starred in the multi-award-winning Born Free, in which she and her husband Bill Travers depicted the story of conservationists George and Joy Adamson and their reintroduction of Elsa, the orphaned lion cub, into the wild. That film, and all it still stands for, changed their lives.

Public Domain (P)2018 Alison Larkin Presents

Length: 4 hrs and 2 mins
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Heroes and Heroines from Classic Tales

Summary

Exciting excerpts from some of the best classic stories for younger listeners, presented with classical music and, often, sound effects, to bring the characters vividly to life. Here is Mowgli, Anne of Green Gables, Peter Pan, Pinocchio, Odysseus, the monster wolf Fenrir, and Tom Sawyer getting in and out of scrapes. Before each excerpt is an introduction, setting the scene.

(P)1998 NAXOS AudioBooks Ltd.; ©1998 NAXOS AudioBooks Ltd.

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Doug Bradley's Spinechillers, Volume Six

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Welcome to Doug Bradley's Spinechillers, Volume Six, part of the world's largest collection of high-quality, classic horror audiobooks. Are you ready for our latest installment of enthralling horror masterpieces? Good, then we'll begin with Doug's well researched and passionate introduction to the authors and stories in this volume. This is closely followed by his literary majesty, Edgar Allan Poe, with the well-known and classic tale "The Pit and the Pendulum", a visceral account of a man's torment in the prisons of Toledo, during the Spanish Inquisition. Waking in a world of sensory deprivation and disorientation, Poe takes us through every spinechilling detail of terror as the prisoner seeks to evade his captors inventive attempts to end his life. Catch your breath before an English storytelling legend, Rudyard Kipling's "The Mark of the Beast", which will take you along a mist-bound trail for a soldier's tale of the British Empire stationed in colonial India - and werewolves. Then, we are proud to unveil our first guest reader, none other than the original - and in our terrified imaginations, the only - Mr Freddy Kreuger himself, Robert Englund. His first Spinechiller reading mesmerizes as he brings us "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge", Ambrose Bierce's famous American Civil War tale. He paints a tantalizingly clear picture of a man's execution and his fantastical escape. Next up is H. P. Lovecraft's "The Rats in the Walls", a wonderfully chilling story of a descendent's gruesome discovery of the true evil of his family's ancestry. Volume Six comes to a close with a poem by John Milton Hayes, inspired by the work of Kipling. "The Green Eye of the Little Yellow God" is well known for its opening and gives an overall feel of ironic justice. So stoke those logs, dim the lights, sit back, and relax as the masters of classic horror fill your imagination with tales conjured from beyond our mortal coil.

©2010 Renegade Arts Entertainment Ltd (P)2010 Renegade Arts Entertainment Ltd

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Das Dschungelbuch

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Dschungel, das klingt irgendwie nach Tigerschleichen, Affentanz und Trommelmusik. Es ist ein tolles und gewaltiges Fleckchen Erde, in dem es duftet und klingt und wo immer etwas los ist. Mogly, der als Junge im Dschungel aufgewachsen ist, erlebt im warmen, immergrünen Wald der freundlichen und gefährlichen Tiere manches Abenteuer. Seine Geschichte ist ganz berühmt, weil sie so spannend und so gut ist. Woran man das erkennt? Nun, beim Hören wirst du Mogly und seine Freunde lebendig vor dir sehen.

©2020 All Ears GmbH (P)2020 All Ears GmbH

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Classic Tales of Mystery

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Sixteen classic stories: Who Killed Zebedee? by Wilkie Collins Read by Sean Barrett A Mysterious Case by Anna Katharine Green Read by Liza RossThe Limitations of Pambe Serang by Rudyard Kipling Read by Sean BarrettThe Crooked Man by Arthur Conan Doyle Read by Stephen ThorneThe Sapient Monkey by Headon Hill Read by Paul Panting Vendetta by Guy de Maupassant Read by Liza Ross The Worst Crime in the World by G. K. Chesterton Read by Stephen Thorne The Episode of the Mexican Seer by Grant Allen Read by Stephen GreifThe Black Narcissus by Fred M. White Read by Sean Barrett Death in the Wings by Bram Stoker Read by Hayward MorseAn Alpine Divorce by Robert Barr Read by Sean Barrett The Squire’s Story by Elizabeth Gaskell Read by Hayward Morse A Personal Magnet by O. Henry Read by Garrick Hagon The Terrible Old Man by H. P. Lovecraft Read by Garrick Hagon Murder by Arnold Bennett Read by Paul Panting The Case of Lady Sannox by Arthur Conan Doyle Read by Hayward Morse

©2010 The Story Circle Ltd (P)2014 The Story Circle Ltd

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Classic Poems for Boys

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Classic Poems for Boys comprises a delightfully varied set of over 20 poems for 5- to 10-year olds. From rousing favorites like Felicia Dorothea Hemans’ "Casabianca" and John Keats’ "A Song About Myself", to dreamy, thoughtful poems by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Rudyard Kipling, this is a collection to be treasured.

Public Domain (P)2012 Naxos AudioBooks

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Adventures in Far-Off Places

Summary

At the turn of the century, the short story form gained enormous popularity. As readers looked for diversion and entertainment, they found the attraction of a good tale irresistible - especially when the action was packed into a few pages instead of a hundred. Here are three timeless stories that will whisk you into exotic lands and unforgettable adventures. Against the frozen Alaskan landscape of "To Build a Fire", a miner struggles to survive the splintering whiteness of sub-zero temperatures. "Isle of Voices" captures the Hawaii of old, where magic transports a young man to an island of powerful spirits. "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi" pits a mongoose against a cobra in the steamy beauty of an Indian garden. Recorded Books’ award-winning narrators turn these three adventure stories into absorbing audio productions. Listen as their dramatic performances bring out the full richness of far-off lands and breathtaking challenges.

Public Domain (P)1998 Recorded Books, LLC

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