In the jungle of Southern India the Seeonee Wolf-Pack has a new cub. He is not a wolf - he is Mowgli, a human child, but he knows nothing of the world of men. He lives and hunts with his brothers the wolves. Baloo the bear and Bagheera the panther are his friends and teachers. And Shere Khan, the man-eating tiger, is his enemy. Kipling’s famous story of Mowgli’s adventures in the jungle has been loved by young and old for more than a hundred years. An Oxford Bookworms Library reader for learners of English. 1. Language: English. Narrator: David Shaw-Parker. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/oxfr/000046de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
I like work. I find it interesting . . . I can sit and look at it for hours. ’With ideas like this, perhaps it is not a good idea to spend a holiday taking a boat trip up the River Thames. But this is what the three friends - and Montmorency the dog - decide to do. It is the sort of holiday that is fun to remember afterwards, but not so much fun to wake up to early on a cold, wet morning. This famous book has made people laugh all over the world for a hundred years . . . and they are still laughing. An Oxford Bookworms Library reader for learners of English, adapted from the Jerome K. Jerome original by Diane Mowat. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Charles Collingwood. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/oxfr/000072de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
What does the name ´´Agatha Christie´´ mean? To many people, it means a book about a murder mystery - a ´´whodunnit´´. ´´I´m reading an Agatha Christie,´´ people say. ´´I´m not sure who the murderer is. I think it´s….´´ But they are usually wrong, because it is not easy to guess the murderer´s name before the end of the book. But who was Agatha Christie? What was she like? Was her life quiet and unexciting, or was it full of interest and adventure?Was there a mystery in her life, too? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Clare Wille. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/oxfr/000029de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
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One day, a farmer tells a farm boy to take everything out of an old building and throw it away. ´´It’s all rubbish,´´ he says.In the middle of all the rubbish, the boy finds a beautiful old piano. He has never played before, but now, when his fingers touch the piano, he begins to play. He closes his eyes and the music comes to him - and the music moves his fingers. When he opens his eyes again, he knows that his life is changed for ever. An Oxford Bookworms Library reader for learners of English. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Judy Bennett. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/oxfr/000051de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
When a large plane is hijacked, the Prime Minister looks at the list of passengers and suddenly becomes very, very frightened. There is a name on the list that the Prime Minister knows very well - too well. There is someone on that plane who will soon be dead - if the hijackers can find out who he is! And there isn’t much time. One man lies dead on the runway. In a few minutes the hijackers will use their guns again. And the Prime Minister knows who they are going to kill. An Oxford Bookworms Library reader for learners of English. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Eve Karpf. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/oxfr/000064de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
All they could hear was the wind, and the waves crashing on to the rocks. All they could see was the night. They could not see the ship, broken in two. They could not see the people holding on to the dark wet rock, slowly dying of cold. And they could not hear the cries for help - only the wind. How could they save the people on the rock? Was their wooden boat stronger than the iron ship? Were a man and his daughter stronger than the great waves that broke the ship in two? The Forfarshire was wrecked off the north-east coast of England in 1838. This is the true story of Grace Darling - a girl who became a famous heroine on that stormy night.An Oxford Bookworms Library reader for learners of English. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Nigel Bourne. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/oxfr/000042de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.