Keep Your Kids Reading this Summer with Audiobooks!

Did you know that 85% of what we learn, we learn by listening*? And that 45% of our day, on average, is spent listening*? That is how important audio is, so why not include audiobooks in your children’s daily routine? Audiobooks are a great way to enjoy a family road trip, listen to required reading for school, or both!

Here are some listening suggestions to get you started:

Ages 3+:

The Mr. Men Collection
Author: Roger Hargreaves
Read By: Jim Dale
They're back. Rediscover the zaniest characters you've ever met in this bestselling series which has sold millions worldwide. Bright and charming, with easily recognizable characters, Mr. Men audiobooks are easy enough for young listeners, witty enough for humor-prone adults, and highly collectible for one and all.
What Pet Should I Get? and One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish
What Pet Should I Get.

This new book by Dr. Seuss about making up one’s mind is the literary equivalent of buried treasure. What happens when a brother and sister visit a pet store to pick a pet. Naturally, they can’t choose just one.
The Cat In the Hat and Other Dr. Seuss Favorites
11 complete stories at a great price.

Featuring.

The Cat in the Hat read by Kelsey Grammer
Horton Hears a Who read by Dustin Hoffman
How the Grinch Stole Christmas read by Walter Matthau
Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are.

Ages 6+:

Three-Ring Rascals, Books 1-2
Author: Kate Klise
Read By: Various
This audiobook collection includes.

Three-Ring Rascals, Book 1. The Show Must Go On.

When Sir Sidney, a kindly old circus owner, becomes too tired to travel with his show, he places a Help Wanted ad in the newspaper. Enter Barnabas Brambles.
A to Z Mysteries: The Vampire's Vacation
Author: Ron Roy
Read By: David Pittu
When Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose follow a pale, dark-haired stranger into Ellie’s Diner, he vanishes. But Ellie has a cut on her neck . . . or could it be a bite. Could there really be a vampire in Green Lawn. And could Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose be his next victims.
Magic Tree House Collection: Books 1-8
Books 1-8 of the New York Times bestselling Magic Tree House series plus an interview with Mary Pope Osborne.

Meet Jack and Annie.

Jack and his younger sister, Annie, are just regular kids. But when they discover a tree house in the woods, something magical happens.

Ages 8+:

D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths

Read by Paul Newman, Sidney Poitier, Kathleen Turner, and Matthew Broderick

Here are the immortals of Olympus—the gods and goddesses of ancient Greece—as freshly described as if they were alive today.

Mighty Zeus with his fistful of thunderbolts; mischievous little Hermes; grey-eyed Athena, godess of wisdom; Asclepius, the first physician; Orpheus and his beloved Euridice; Helios the sun, crossing the heavens in his fiery chariot.

Matilda
Author: Roald Dahl
Read By: Kate Winslet
“Roald Dahl sometimes shared a tonal kinship with Ogden Nash, and he could demonstrate a verbal inventiveness nearly Seussian…[His] stories work better in audio than in print.” –The New York Times

“The Trunchbull” is no match for Matilda.
Anne of Green Gables
Listen to the timeless classic about the beloved Anne Shirley, a red-haired orphan with a fiery spirit, before the new NETFLIX series premieres. This audiobook includes a foreword by Margaret Atwood, author of The Handmaid’s Tale, celebrating the 100th anniversary of this children’s favorite.

Agest 10+:

Grimm's Fairy Tales
Read by a cast of award-winning narrators, this collection contains some of the most timeless and enchanting folk and fairy tales collected by the Brothers Grimm.

The Brothers Grimm collected the original fairy tales that Americans are most familiar with today.
Percy Jackson's Greek Heroes

Who cut off  Medusa’s head. Who was raised by a she-bear. Who tamed Pegasus. And whatever happened to that Golden Fleece.

It takes a demigod to know the answers, and Percy Jackson can fill you in on all the daring deeds of  Perseus, Atalanta, Bellerophon, and the rest of the major Greek heroes.

Fish in a Tree
The author of the beloved One for the Murphys gives listeners an emotionally-charged, uplifting novel that will speak to anyone who’s ever thought there was something wrong with them because they didn’t fit in.
 
“Everybody is smart in different ways.

For more ideas, visit Tryaudiobooks.com/family-travel.

*Hoskisson & Tompkins, 1991