This is a story from the Just So Stories collection. Here is the complete and unabridged collection of Rudyard Kipling´s delightful Just So Stories, which he first told to his own children before setting them down on paper: How the Camel Got His Hump, How the Leopard Got His Spots, How the Elephant Got His Trunk, The Butterfly that Stamped, and many others. Written in the late 1800s and first published in 1902, these enchanting animals remain unforgettable, over 100 years later. To hear these magic fables by a master of children´s literature is to enjoy them. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Geoffrey Palmer. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/naxo/001070/bk_naxo_001070_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This is a story from the Thumbelina and Other Fairy Tales collection. This delightful selection is by one of the classic masters of the genre, presented in lively Naxos AudioBooks style with music and sound effects. This recording is also unique in that the story is read by the finalists of the Naxos AudioBooks/The Times Voice of the Year competition, which offered a recording opportunity to talented reader who had never studied or worked professionally. The competition produced some outstanding natural talent as this recording shows! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Michael Head. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/naxo/001018/bk_naxo_001018_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Sometimes, in your life, you may feel you will never grow up, that you will always be so small. In just a short time, you will grow big and strong. I Want To Be A Butterfly, is about a purple caterpillar, that wants to be a butterfly. She will climb up a flower further, and further until she sprouts glorious wings and flies. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Adriana Paula. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/148407/bk_acx0_148407_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The Butterfly and the Moth is a timeless story of adventure, friendship, wisdom, love, and compassion. It is also a story about personal transformation. Emma and her new friend, Leppi, travel through the countryside in search of the Princess Butterfly. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Joe Hinds. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/160862/bk_acx0_160862_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Rejected by a bitter, homophobic father with high political ambitions, and a spineless unsupportive mother, Butterfly´s greatest desire is to fly away. Born a male turned transgender, Butterfly is left to fend for herself on the cold, unforgiving streets. Using a few get-rich-quick money schemes, Butterfly finally begins to enjoy the glitter and romance of life. That is, until her biggest lie creates a hostile frenemy who shows no mercy on getting revenge. Soon, Butterfly´s troubled life tumbles violently out of control. By chance she runs into Atwater, the perfect man with the perfect plan to stabilize her otherwise twisted world. And with the lure of power and wealth beyond her imagination, Atwater entices Butterfly to undertake a role in his sheisty scams. Her acceptance will usher in what´s sure to be a tumultuous storm that neither of them can escape. Will Butterfly consent to temptation or fly away to free herself from Atwater´s devilish arms? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Mr. Gates. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/092770/bk_acx0_092770_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
How does an egg become a butterfly? Follow each step in nature´s cycle - from egg to brightly colored insect - in this fascinating book! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Intuitive. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/lrnr/000260/bk_lrnr_000260_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
5-year-old Laqesha and her parents visit a family member at a country home in Lodi, New Jersey. On that sleepy summer afternoon of their arrival, Laqesha encounters a beautiful and mysterious butterfly that shows her an enchanting place she never knew could exist. A childhood dream then metamorphoses into something of a strange curiosity when Laqesha becomes a big part of ´´Mr. Butterfly’s” life in more ways than she could ever imagine…Find out what happens in this intriguing story! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Manuel Rose, Melissa Rose. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/126006/bk_acx0_126006_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This tense story follows Captain Butterfly, Marjorie Butera, a 19-year veteran of the force. Assigned to the Internal Affairs Division, charged with finding proof of the corruption in the force, Butera´s investigation focuses on vicious Inspector Ronald Janesky. But Janesky - in line for promotion to commissioner, with a record based on illegal arrests and torturing prisoners - is apparently untouchable. Captain Butera´s fellow (male) officers fear Janesky, and despise the Butterfly as a female snitch. Only her lover, journalist Charles Rose, supports her decision to expose the crooked cop. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Peter Coleman. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/drms/001427/bk_drms_001427_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The Golden Butterfly danced in the air, beautiful and impossible, yet there before their eyes. Then The Magnificent Marko flicked his wand again. There was a shower of sparks, a bang and...The Golden Butterfly vanished.It´s 1897, and since The Magnificent Marko dramatically departed the stage, no magician has come close to performing a trick as spectacular as The Golden Butterfly. With her grandfather gone, Luciana feels that the world has lost its wonder. Then the imposing leader of the Grand Society of Magicians appears, searching for something belonging to Marko, and Luciana is drawn into a world of danger and deception. As she battles to protect her grandfather´s greatest legacy, can she distinguish reality from illusion?A dazzling tale of bravery and friendship in this fast-paced historical adventure. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Aysha Kala. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/howe/005063/bk_howe_005063_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.