Audiobooks - a fun way for kids to enjoy books

“Are we there yet?” Long car rides can be especially boring for young children. Audiobooks are a great solution and a fantastic way to engage your kids without screens. Audiobooks can be found on all good streaming services.

“Are we there yet?” Long car rides can be especially boring for young children. Audiobooks are a great solution and a fantastic way to engage your kids without screens. Audiobooks can be found on all good streaming services.



We've handpicked popular audiobooks for kids from Audible (AmazonTM)

1. Famous Five Series - Enid Blyton

Follow the adventures of The Famous Five, a group of courageous young children and their dog Tim. These books have been a cult classic since 1942. With 21 books in the series, your children will never be bored - there’s always an adventure ready and waiting!

2. The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame

The Wind in the Willows is a magical children’s tale as old as time - 100 years to be exact. Mole, Ratty, Badger and Toad go on magical adventures through the willows in the Thames Valley.

3. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - Frank L. Baum

The Wizard of Oz will tantalise your children’s imagination as they journey through the land of Oz. Dorothy and her dog Toto are swept away from their Kansas home by a cyclone and find themselves in the Land of Oz.

4. Matilda - Roald Dahl

Kate Winslet narrates this classic Roald Dahl tale. Follow the journey of Matilda who loses herself in books and discovers she has a telekinetic gift. This telekinetic power helps Matilda and her favourite teacher Ms Honey overcome the evil headmistress, Miss Trunchbull.

5. The Harry Potter Series - J.K. Rowling

The Harry Potter series is a tale most children know from either reading the books or watching the movies. If your children are too young to venture down this path or would like to listen to Harry, Ron and Hermione’s escapades, the audiobooks could be the answer.