Great Audiobooks for Kids

Got a long road trip coming up? An audiobook may be just the thing to keep kids entertained -- and parents, too. Audiobooks also are a perfect treat for a sick day or a private listening experience anytime. So get out your earbuds or headphones or just blast a book through your speakers. We've gathered a list of books we know have excellent audio versions, some read by the authors themselves. Check 'em out and tune in!

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Book Poster Image
Classic morality tale is wildly entertaining.
By Roald Dahl
(2005)
(1964)
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Ivy + Bean, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Friendship tale a sure hit with kids starting chapter books.
By Annie Barrows
(2007)
(2007)
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Magic Tree House Series Book Poster Image
Fun, educational chapter books have something for everyone.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(2012)
(1992)
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Mr. Popper's Penguins Book Poster Image
1939 Newbery Honor book is both tender and funny.
By Richard Atwater, Florence Atwater
(2007)
(2007)
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Charlotte's Web Book Poster Image
Gentle, much-loved barnyard classic delights all ages.
By E.B. White
(2006)
(1952)
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Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures Book Poster Image
Funny, poignant tale of cynical girl, superpowered squirrel.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2013)
(2013)
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Book Poster Image
Magical start of the fantastic boy-wizard series.
By J. K. Rowling
(2005)
(1998)
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The Boundless Book Poster Image
Gripping historical adventure aboard a gigantic train.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2014)
(2014)
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Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale of Mystery Book Poster Image
Farcical, highly readable vampire rabbit tale.
By James Howe
(2003)
(1979)
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The Hobbit Book Poster Image
Brilliantly written, inventive pre-LOTR tale.
By J.R.R. Tolkien
(2011)
(1937)
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The Lightning Thief: Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Greek myths meet fast-paced adventure in boy-demigod tale.
By Rick Riordan
(2005)
(2005)
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The Secret Garden Book Poster Image
Beautiful classic filled with magic and realism.
By Frances Hodgson Burnett
(2004)
(1911)
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Brown Girl Dreaming Book Poster Image
Captivating poems depict coming-of-age in tumultuous 1960s.
By Jacqueline Woodson
(2014)
(2014)
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The Golden Compass: His Dark Materials, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Nail-biting, violent fantasy has elements of mystery.
By Philip Pullman
(2005)
(1998)
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The Red Pyramid: The Kane Chronicles, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Percy Jackson author tackles more complex Egyptology.
By Rick Riordan
(2010)
(2010)
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Wonder Book Poster Image
Moving tale of facially different boy with inner beauty.
By R.J. Palacio
(2012)
(2012)
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Hatchet Book Poster Image
Hold on tight for an intense tale of survival.
By Gary Paulsen
(2006)
(1987)
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Egg & Spoon Book Poster Image
A beautifully written, wildly imaginative modern fairy tale.
By Gregory Maguire
(2014)
(2014)
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