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A-List Cast Narrates Lost Dr. Seuss Stories

A cast of A Listers will narrate THE BIPPOLO SEED AND OTHER STORIES, a collection of rare stories by Dr. Seuss originally published in magazines between 1950 and 1951–a literary “buried treasure” discovered by Seuss scholar and collector Charles D. Cohen.


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So You Think You’re a Narrator!

Yes, I’m clever, I know–I played off the television series, So You Think You Can Dance.
Anyway, every day I hear from people who think they can do voice-over work. So test your skills! Drop by Random House Audio booth #1515 at Comic-Con San Diego from July 21-24 and test your skills.  Pick up a mini [...]


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2011 YALSA Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults!

The American Library Association’s YALSA (the Young Adult Library Services Association) committee has announced their 2011 picks for Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults. Each year the committee selects titles that they think are excellent recordings for listeners ages 12-18. Check out these great listens for teens, you can view the full list here.


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Tell us your most memorable Judy Blume moment and you could win an iPod Touch and a personal message from Judy herself!

To celebrate the release of five Blume classic audiobooks (Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret, Freckle Juice & The One in the Middle Is the Green Kangaroo, Starring Sally J. Freedman as Herself, Deenie and Iggie’s House) for the first time on CD, we’re giving away a grand prize of an 8GB iPod Touch, a $200 audiobook collection and a personal message from Judy Blume to the writer of the best journal entry, as selected by Judy herself.


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ALSC names 2011 Notable Children’s Recordings

The American Library Association’s Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) committee has named their 2011 Notable Children’s Recordings, recommending these Listening Library audiobooks as exemplary listens for children.


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Listening Library’s THE TRUE MEANING OF SMEKDAY wins the American Library Association’s ODYSSEY AWARD!

The American Library Association has named THE TRUE MEANING OF SMEKDAY by Adam Rex, read by Bahni Turpin, as the 2011 Odyssey Award winner, honoring excellence in children’s and young adult audiobooks.


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Author Cornelia Funke and narrator Elliot Hill on tour for RECKLESS

Join Cornelia and special guests Lionel Wigram and Elliot Hill LIVE Tuesday, September 14th at 1:30 pm EST for the worldwide launch of Reckless, featuring a special musical performance by Adam Watts. Watch live at .


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We’re off to hear the Wizard!

The final download of Lend Your Voice’s “community sourced” audiobook of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is almost here! Beginning August 25, you’ll be able to download and listen to the complete audiobook at www.firstbook.org.


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Thank you to all our Lend Your Voice narrators!

We wanted to extend a big thank you to all the volunteer narrators who lent their voices to our “community sourced” audiobook of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum. The finished audiobook will be available at www.firstbook.org, with all proceeds going to First Book, a children’s literacy organization that provides books to underprivileged children and their communities.


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