Dick King-Smith

Clever Duck & The Swoose (Unabridged)

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CLEVER DUCK. Damaris the Duck has had enough of the farmyard pigs with their insults and pompous behaviour. So she sends them on a voyage of bruises, bellyaches and pignapping they won't forget...

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Lexile: 
NC870L
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00:53
Clever Duck & The Swoose (Unabridged)

The Merman (Unabridged)

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While on holiday on the Northern coast of Scotland, Zeta notices that one of the seals is actually a merman. They become friends, and Marinus teaches Zeta all sorts of things, including how to overcome her fear of water.

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Lexile: 
790L
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01:32
The Merman (Unabridged)

The Queen's Nose (Unabridged)

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Harmony Parker thought animals much nicer than people, and saw everyone she knew as some non-human species. Her father, for example, was most definitely a bald-headed Sea Lion, her mother a tubby, fussy Pouter Pigeon, and her tiresome older sister a Siamese cat.

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02:03
The Queen's Nose (Unabridged)

The Witch of Blackberry Bottom (Unabridged)

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Miss Slade is a recluse who lives in a caravan with lots of animals. A group of children befriend her and she begins to mingle again. After an accident the children's parents take her to hospital and her home is robbed with amazing results.

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01:41
The Witch of Blackberry Bottom (Unabridged)

Sophie Hits Six (Unabridged)

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Sophie's cat, Tom, has surprised them all by producing four kittens. There are more animals to come in the year that Sophie hits six, finds a new farming ally, and makes a triumphant entrance into the sporting arena. A charming story about Sophie, her animals, and her life on the farm.

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01:10
Sophie Hits Six (Unabridged)

The Crowstarver (Unabridged)

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From the moment he's left as a foundling in a lambing-pen on Outoverdown Farm, Spider Sparrow is surrounded by animals. Adopted by the kindly shepherd and his wife, Spider comes to know all the farm creatures, including the crows he must scare away from the wheat. Every animal he meets trusts him, and Spider loves them all.

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03:26
The Crowstarver (Unabridged)

Ace (Unabridged)

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Farmer Tubbs takes a real shine to one particular pig, so much so that he can't bear to send him to market with the other young pigs. Soon Ace is befriended by the farmyard animals including Nanny the goat and Clarence, the cunning white cat. Together they help Ace to find his place in the farmhouse, ousting Megan, the farmer's aristocratic corgi, from her queenly seat - the best parlour char.

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Lexile: 
850L
Length: 
02:21
Ace (Unabridged)

The Invisible Dog (Unabridged)

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The story of a girl who tries to satisfy her yearning for a dog by introducing an imaginary Great Dane called Henry to the house. Her wish comes true and she is allowed a real Henry - but there's more than a hint that old Mrs Garrow, with her cackling laugh and black cat, may have been involved.

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Lexile: 
700L
Length: 
00:46
The Invisible Dog (Unabridged)

Find the White Horse (Unabridged)

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Lubber the dog and Squintum the cat join forces with a racing pigeon and a pretty young Irish setter to search for Lubber's home. All he can remember is that he lives in a cottage below a hillside on which is carved a white horse.

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02:49
Find the White Horse (Unabridged)

The Cuckoo Child (Unabridged)

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At the zoo, Jack steals an ostrich egg that's about to be fed to a snake, brings it home to his family's farm, and persuades a pair of geese to be its foster parents.

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Lexile: 
960L
Length: 
02:16
The Cuckoo Child (Unabridged)

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