Summer holidays + travel = bored and restless little ones. Avoid meltdown by stocking up on some fantastic children’s audiobooks so they can be captivated by a story whether you’re home, away or on the move. This is our edit of the best 15 children’s audiobooks, all available to download from Audible on Amazon.
The World’s Worst Children; download on Amazon - free when you start your Audible trialIn this latest book from David Walliams there are 10 cautionary tales and a hilariously dreadful cast of characters, all read with mischief and gusto by the author himself.
Rastamouse: Da Big Carnival fi da likkle ones! Download on Amazon - free when you start your Audible trialRastamouse, Scratchy and Zoomer set off on a big and very funny adventure that sees Da Easy Crew and their mates perform at a special carnival for ‘likkle ones’.
Beatrix Potter: The Complete Tales; download on Amazon - free when you start your audible trialEvery tiny tot should have this in their collection. The Complete Tales of Beatrix Potter in one audiobook, complete and unabridged. The 23 tales take in Peter Rabbit, Squirrel Nutkin, The Flopsy Bunnies, Mrs Tiggy-Winkle, Jemima Puddle-Duck and many more.
Peppa Pig: Once Upon a Time; download on Amazon - free when you start your Audible trialThis is a lovely collection of 10 newly recorded audio stories based on Peppa Pig, including The Big Tale of Little Peppa, George's New Dinosaur and The Story of Prince George.
The Complete Just So Stories; download on Amazon - free when you start your Audible trialIt may take the whole summer to work through them but this complete collection of Rudyard Kipling's classic fables, read by Johnny Morris, will keep little ones enthralled. Choose from The Beginning of the Armadillos, The Cat that Walked by Himself, The Butterfly that Stamped and more.
The Elmer Treasury; download on Amazon - free when you start your Audible trialLovable Elmer the Colourful Patchwork Elephant has been a nursery favourite for 25 years and is a bestseller all over the world. This audiobook is packed with his charming adventures.
The Snail and the Whale; Download from Amazon from £3.65What happens when a tiny snail hitches a lift on the tail of a whale and travels the globe? They see icebergs, volcanoes, sharks and penguins but then disaster strikes and the whale is beached in a bay. That’s when the tiny snail saves the day. Yay!
The Wheels on the Bus; download on Amazon - free when you start your Audible trialOh, those playgroup songs. Fun at the time but then they play on a loop in your head all day. Kids will love this extensive collection of all-time favourites. Good luck on those long roadtrips!
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