Winner of the Book of the Year Award at the Children’s Books Ireland Awards 2018.Winner of Young Adult Book of the Year Award at the Irish Book Awards 2017.Winner of the Irish Times Ticket Readers’ Choice for Best Young Adult Fiction 2017.A collection of 13 dark, feminist retellings of traditional fairy tales that follow in the tradition of Angela Carter; stories from Cinderella to Rumpelstiltskin, tales of mermaids and monsters, are given a unique witchy makeover. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Aoife McMahon. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/051611/bk_adbl_051611_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Maine, 1905: historian Frances Schmidt travels north in hopes of reading lawyer Garrett Hathaway's collection of books about mermen and mermaids. Ready to charm a crotchety old man, she's surprised to find a handsome young music-lover. But while Garrett seems more than willing to be her friend, he shies from getting any closer. Garrett is hiding a terrible secret - no one knows that he is a merman. When he touches salt water, he sprouts gills and a blue, scaly tail. Despite his growing love for Frances, he is certain that she will see him as a monster if she ever learns the truth. Can Frances change his mind? Or is she in over her head? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Anna Starr. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/032264/bk_acx0_032264_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A funny chapter book series for kids ages 9-12Michelle loves everything about her home under the sea. She and her mermaid friends can play for hours, swimming among the fish and the coral.But her mother is the queen and Michelle is about to be crowned a princess - a fact that she is not entirely happy about, because it means she'll be destined to stay inside the Coral Palace. She wants adventure and she's heard rumors about another world - another kind of creature - living above the sea. Creature called humans.What happens when a young mermaid leaves the safety of her home for waters unknown?If you like magic, kid's fairy tales, and stories with heart, you'll love The Mermaids of Eldoris series!This bundle set includes Books 1-6:#1 Michelle#2 Trina#3 Kira#4 Avery#5 Bethany#6 Morgan 1. Language: English. Narrator: Gwendolyn Druyor. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/172853/bk_acx0_172853_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Karim and Whitney were normal kids until they met Zimmah, a wicked djinn with a twisted sense of humor. Whether they’re caught in a candypunk war between the Cupcake and Brownie Kingdoms, an epic battle between Unicorns and Mermaids, or a surprise invasion of San Francisco, the action never stops and the stakes couldn’t be higher. Can Karim and Whitney survive jello buildings, butterfly-spewing volcanoes, and dozens of evil djinns to save the world? Can they save their own parents? This is the collection readers have been wishing for! All three books of the Zimmah Chronicles trilogy, together at last, plus the never-before-released bonus tale, Dinosaurs vs. Robots. This omnibus is sure to be treasured by readers of all ages, whether they're experiencing Karim and Whitney’s amazing adventures for the first time or are faithful fans eager to devour the saga all over again. Get this action packed page turner today! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Eric Michael Summerer. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/073692/bk_acx0_073692_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A gently entertaining and charming fairy story that also deals cleverly with a young child's real problems and emotions. Connie is not a child who likes books. So she's not too pleased when she's sent to stay with her eccentric author aunt. But then Connie meets Ruby - a book fairy - in the dusty old library. Ruby is in trouble: she has broken fairy law by trying to take something - a piece of jewellery - back to fairyland through the gateway of a fairy-dust-sprinkled book. And now the jewellery has disappeared, and Ruby can't get back home! Can Connie help Ruby find the missing jewellery before the doorway to fairyland is closed forever? Gwyneth Rees is half Welsh and half English and was brought up in Scotland. She is a child and adolescent psychiatrist and has worked in various places, including Birmingham and London. The author of Mermaids, The Mum Hunt, My Mum's from Planet Pluto and Fairy Dust, Gwyneth is now writing full time. She lives in London with two cats. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Sophie Ward. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/020583/bk_adbl_020583_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.