Audiobook Review – Anne of Green Gables

 We seem to have been in the car a lot lately. Luckily, we have had Anne of Green Gables with us, and she has made it a pleasure.  We listened to unabridged versions which I downloaded from Audible (I have listed them below) but there are several versions on itunes or free from Librivox. Anne […]

Podcasts and Audio

We don’t tend to listen to a lot of radio in our house – but we love to listen to stuff on CD in the car.  I already have posted about audiobooks, but we also like to download other ‘listens’. Here are some of our favorites: Radio Children is a free UK podcast. Sound quality is […]

Audiobook Review – Trollogy!

 Despite rolling their eyes every time I mention my website (OK, so I may have mentioned it quite a lot!), the children keep asking ‘have you told everyone about Trollogy! yet?’  Trollogy! is by Steve Barlow and Steve Skidmore, and is actually the third book in the Tales of the Dark Forest series (the first being […]


As a home educating family, we listen to lots of audiobooks.  We sometimes rent these from the library, but often I download books I think the children will be interested in, and burn them to CD.  A great place to look (although the website leaves a lot to be desired!) is Audiobooks for Free.  The […]

The Wind Singer

We went away for the weekend this week and grabbed some audiobooks from the library before we went. The one we decided on was The Wind Singer  by William Nicholson (read by Samuel West). It was thrilling! I thought it may be too old for my 7 year old – suggested ages for the book […]

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Anne of the Island
Anne of Green Gables

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Myths and Legends retold by Anthony Horowitz

From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

ASK Magazine

Recommended Resources :

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Teach your child to read in 100 Easy Lessons

The Pre-schoolers Busy Book

Doing the Days

My Review

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