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Stories 4 Cool Kids [Audiobook, CD] [Audio CD]

Sharri McGarry
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)
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Book Description

1 May 2005
14 original stories for children aged 4 - 9 years. Follow the antics of Hans the Robot, who is trying to understand his new world, the boy who takes a crocodile to school and a mum from Mars! Sharri's versatile voice brings these fascinating characters to life in a charming audio-CD that will delight children over and over again. A Must-Have for the bedtime collection.

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Product details

  • Audio CD
  • Publisher: Dancing Leaf (1 May 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0955258308
  • ISBN-13: 978-0955258305
  • Product Dimensions: 13.8 x 12.4 x 1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 167,438 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Following on from the success of 'Stories 4 Cool Kids'... a fascinating box of seven stories for children aged 5 - 10 years.
Diverting distraction for bedtimes and travelling!
Original stories developed to capture your child's imagination. This is a CD that will help flex your child's mind and amuse them time after time.

From the Author

"Tell us one of YOUR stories, Mum!" my children say. "Tell us the one where Christopher catches a burglar! Or when our car goes through a time tunnel to the Fire of London! Or the one where …" The teller of stories has a sacred trust – a power to entertain, to inspire, to share emotions, to educate. A good storyteller can calm a child's mind, can open a portal of imagination and possibilities, can educate in a picture format. Fairy tales and folk tales have, of course, a part to play in children's education. However, I have chosen to update these tales, to create stories that speak to the child of today in a way that the old stories can not now do, to provide stories that my children prefer.

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
37 of 38 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Stories 4 Cool Kids by Sharri McGarry 10 Jan 2007
By Leaf
Format:Audio CD
I bought this cd for my granddaughter who is six years old. Her mother tells me that she loves it, and plays it again and again. It has also been enjoyed by her twin brother. It is highly recommended.
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Highly recommended 3 Aug 2008
Format:Audio CD
Imaginative, educational and entertaining. My 8 year old niece and 5 year old nephew adored this audio-book. Fantastic stuff!
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9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great CD! 5 Nov 2008
Format:Audio CD
My kids (4 and 7) love it, they won't get out of the car until it's finished!, they simply love it, can't wait for more of your CDs.
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15 of 17 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Weak 1 Feb 2009
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
The stories are weak and lack substance and are not that well told either. Probably ok for very young children as the stories are very short and simple. For any children used to longer stories - with a real "story" to tell - this will be a poor substitute. My 6-year old was bored after hearing it just a couple of times. On the plus side - the stories are at least original - although maybe that's part of the reason for the poor quality!! It's cheap enough - but there are superior audio CD's out there which represent better value for money.
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36 of 42 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Lovely Stories 26 Jun 2006
By AB
Format:Audio CD
My daughter loves this CD and plays it over and over again. Lovely simple stories told really well by someone obviously who knows how to connect with kids.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant Audio Story CD 2 Jan 2010
Format:Audio CD
I purchased this cd over a year ago and I would highly recommend. My children age 5 and 7 love it. My boy (5) has listened to it almost every night since being purchased. Totally top purchase. HIghly recommend
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1.0 out of 5 stars Not enjoyable 1 April 2014
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
Both the children (8&6) and I thought this was disappointing. The stories were very poor and the reading style and voice were difficult to listen too. We actually turned it off half way through as we couldn't stand the voice anymore!
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Children 9 and 6 love it
Again not a compressive review but the children love this CD they put it on at night and are usually asleep quickly after it starts. Read more
Published 12 months ago by PK
5.0 out of 5 stars Talking book
Present for my 5 yr daughter and she loves it, she has different audio books but often requests this one and has her favourites. Would recommend
Published 18 months ago by Lucy Greensmith
4.0 out of 5 stars Kids Love It
My two kids, 3 and 4, love this CD.
There are only 2 stories they don't really like and the others keep them in bed as twinkle twinkle doesn't seem to cut it anymore! Read more
Published on 19 Jun 2012 by jessiejess
4.0 out of 5 stars Unusual stories for younger kids
I liked most of the stories on this disc, but there were two stories which just didn't sit comfortably with me - one about a ghost which the children in the story send back through... Read more
Published on 15 July 2011 by L. Wylie
2.0 out of 5 stars Really annoying voice!
I can't BEAR the voice on this CD. My children like the stories well enough, but I can hardly listen to her. It's like she's too slow, or without the right expression. Read more
Published on 16 Feb 2010 by Mrs. C. D'A Harrison
1.0 out of 5 stars WORST AUDIO BOOK EVER
Terrible terrible book. Wooden narration, poor stories - significantly better value audio books out there.
Published on 13 May 2008 by Book reviewer
2.0 out of 5 stars Why kids cant write !!!
STORIES 4 ................'4' SURELY THEY MEAN 'FOR' COOL KIDS ....

NEXT THEY WILL SAY 'U' BUY IT IF 'U' WANT YOUR KIDS TO BE COOL! Read more
Published on 5 Sep 2007 by DJEJRobin
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