Random House Audio Listening Library

The Making of a Community Sourced Audiobook

At this year’s American Library Association Annual Conference in Washington, DC, Random House Audio, OverDrive and First Book partnered to produce a “community-sourced” audiobook of L. Frank Baum’s classic, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. More than 300 volunteer narrators completed the recording, one paragraph at a time. The finished production is now available for download at www.firstbook.org, for a small suggested donation. All the proceeds will benefit First Book’s efforts to promote child literacy.

Check out Random House Audio’s Blog post for more information.



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