40 favorite audiobooks for kidsEmboldened from a putterbike race victory against his arch-nemesis, young sunling Gustafer Yellowgold heads to Earth to cure his ultra-rare case of Ice-Cream-Cone-Heart. From my career working with kidlit to my 33 years spent living in Minnesota to my undying love of quirky alternative rock, I had more than a little bit of an inkling that this story about a Sunling would resonate with me. Sure enough, I loved it. The coming-of-age themes serve as a narrative undercurrent for a lively, playful, imaginative tale, making it one of those rare "all ages" listens that works equally well for hip parents and their kids. When Kristy Thomas has the great idea to form a baby-sitters club - a chance to earn money and spend time with her friends, all while doing something they each love to do - she has no idea how much the club will change everything. Crank calls, uncontrollable toddlers, wild pets, untruthful clients Kristy and her co-founders, Mary Anne, Claudia, and Stacey, are sure they can handle anything.
The 20 Best Audio Books for Kids
Audiobooks can be a great learning tool for preschoolers. Some parents may wonder, however, why they should use audiobooks when they can just as easily read to their children. While not a replacement for reading a book aloud, audiobooks provide many benefits of their own, helping kids to expand their imagination and strengthen their listening, pronunciation, and comprehension skills. There are a lot of places you can find audiobooks for kids, including the library, bookstore, and online. Below are a few great stories to start your journey. This is a great example of how an audiobook can turn a printed book into something altogether different. Hollings uses different voices to bring each of the animals to life.
Keep your family well read
What's with the ads? By Where's Toto? We spend a lot of time in the car driving my oldest to dance. Twice a week she goes early enough that I have to bring the two youngest along on what is a 45 minute to 1 hour round trip. I've been thinking about playing Audio books for the little guys but I want something that's going to last most of the trip, not be too annoying for me or oldest DD and will hopefully keep their attention. You can check out www.