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Best audio books for pre-schoolers?

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LucyLucas Tue 30-Apr-13 17:51:21

Oh, and Arabella. My naughty little sister, a must.

LucyLucas Tue 30-Apr-13 17:50:21

Anything read by Stephen Fry. My dc find these the most enthralling and he does really good voices. When they are older, Harry Potter is a must (read by Stephen Fry). Like Stephen Fry because he does all the voices himself (like dh) and it's not dramatized. All exactly like the books.
Winnie the Pooh?

ArabellaBeaumaris Mon 22-Apr-13 11:42:09

My naughty little sister
Horrid Henry
Julia Donaldson
Sheep pig

Are ones my 4 yo enjoys.

jamaisjedors Mon 22-Apr-13 11:39:47

Little Princess (for boys and girls), Kipper (narrated by Dawn French).

Mog (as pp).

LoveSewingBee Fri 12-Apr-13 22:15:10

Winnie the Witch
Thomas the Tank Engine
Winnie the Pooh
Mr Majeika
Roald Dahl
Stories for five year olds
Stories for four year olds
Princess Poppy
Pippi Longstocking
The Billionaire Boy
Gangsta Granny

freetrait Thu 11-Apr-13 20:53:24

Winnie the Pooh (Stephen Fry narrates), The Enormous Crocodile, Stephen Fry again smile. Tiddler (Julia Donaldson), The Owl who was Afraid of the Dark, Pugwash aloft and Pugwash and the ghost ship. Winnie Under the Sea (Winnie the Witch). And Snow White (Disney)- if you can put up with the American accent the language is old fashioned and great and there is dramatic musical accompaniment.

There are loads out there now. Enjoy!

mum2jakie Thu 11-Apr-13 16:03:40

Roald Dahl's 'Revolting Rhymes' and 'Dirty Beasts' (on a single CD) should appeal to your age group. (Mine are 2, 5 and 10 and all three enjoyed listening to them.)

babybythesea Mon 08-Apr-13 14:42:13

We have a set of Julia Donaldson ones - Squash and a Squeeze, Room on the Broom etc. From Amazon = my dd (age 4) loves them.

She also listens to The Tiger Who came to Tea.

The younger ones might like Alfie -

And Dogger, also by Shirley Hughes (there's one read by the chap who plays Lewis from the Morse series - his name escapes me at the moment - Kevin something?)
And she's just started to enjoy this one - The Owl who was Afraid of the Dark.

Periwinkle007 Mon 08-Apr-13 10:39:36

oh and we have one of Mog stories to which is great

Periwinkle007 Mon 08-Apr-13 10:39:13

We have a Large Family CD - came with the set of 5 books, that one is nice. short stories though so ideal on a trip to the shops but on a long journey will make you want to throw it out of the window.

We got given a set of Beatrix Potter ones which are a bit heavy going for my 2 (4 and 5) but some kids might really like them.

This is the Bear, we have that as well.

If I was to go and buy some I would probably look for Paddington, Wombles or anything by Julia Donaldson because I know my children would like the stories.

Kyrptonite Mon 08-Apr-13 09:38:04

Thinking of getting some audio books for the DCs to listen to. Does anyone have any suggestions for a 2, 4 and almost 6 year old please?

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