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Adventure Audiobooks for Kids

Adventure Audiobooks for Kids

Are you ready to face the wilds of the Canadian wilderness alone, with only a hatchet? Steal a priceless treasure from a fire-breathing dragon? Or perhaps you’re more in the mood to train a dragon. Regardless, our adventure playlist is you and your child’s ticket to excitement.

Playlist Tags: genre: Children's audience: kids audience: middle grade audience: tweens

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The Hobbit

By J.R.R. Tolkien
Length: 4 hours 13 minutes

The original American full dramatization as broadcast on National Public Radio.

Bilbo Baggins, a gentle hobbit who loves the comforts of home, reluctantly joins a company of dwarves on a journey to recover plundered gold from a fierce dragon. It's a tale of high adventure and astonishing courage—and a magical prelude to the Lord of the Rings...

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The Land of Stories: A Grimm Warning

The Land of Stories: Book #3

By Chris Colfer
Narrated by: Chris Colfer
Length: 10 hours 33 minutes

In the third book in the New York Times bestselling series by Chris Colfer, the Brothers Grimm have a warning for the Land of Stories.

Conner Bailey thinks his fairy-tale adventures are behind him--until he discovers a mysterious clue left by the famous Brothers Grimm. With help from his classmate Bree and the outlandish Mother Goose, Conner... Read more »

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By Gary Paulsen
Narrated by: Peter Coyote
Length: 3 hours 41 minutes

13-year-old Brian Robeson learns to survive alone in the Canadian wilderness, armed with his hatchet and resourcefulness. Read more »

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Bridge to Terabithia

By Katherine Paterson
Narrated by: Robert Sean Leonard
Length: 3 hours 30 minutes

This beloved Newbery Medal-winning novel by bestselling author Katherine Paterson is a modern classic of friendship and loss.

Jess Aarons has been practicing all summer so he can be the fastest runner in the fifth grade. And he almost is, until the new girl in school, Leslie Burke, outpaces him. The two become fast friends and spend most days in...

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Treasure Island

By Robert Louis Stevenson
Narrated by: Frederick Davidson
Length: 6 hours 50 minutes

Perhaps Stevenson’s best-known work, this adventure novel set in the eighteenth century is inspired by the actual exploits of pirate Captain Kidd and the search for his buried treasure. For pure imaginative delight, Treasure Island is unsurpassed. From the moment young Jim Hawkins meets the blind pirate Pew at the Admiral Benbow inn, to the...

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How to Train Your Dragon

How to Train Your Dragon: Book #1

By Cressida Cowell
Narrated by: David Tennant
Length: 3 hours 30 minutes

Read the New York Times bestselling book that inspired the hit movies!

Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III, the quiet and thoughtful son of the Chief of the Hairy Hooligans, tries to pass the important initiation test of his Viking clan by catching and training a dragon. Can Hiccup do it without being torn limb from limb?

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The Snow Queen

By Hans Christian Andersen
Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
Length: 1 hours 20 minutes

Hans Christian Andersen's beloved tale The Snow Queen is an enchanting story of the bond of love and friendship between young playmates Kai and Gerda. When a small shard of a wicked troll's broken mirror lodges in Kai's eye and heart, he loses his joyfulness and sees only the world's imperfections. With his heart turned to ice, the Snow Queen... Read more »

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