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Whether you’re an audiobook aficionado with super-savvy sonic skills, or still a rookie relying on your five-year-olds for tech advice, you are going to LOVE our handpicked selection of audiobooks for children and their grown-ups. Turn up the volume and have a wander around the site to get started.

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Featured Audiobooks

Millions of young readers have loved the World’s Worst Children tales – now they will revel in this delightfully dreadful collection of the most gruesome grown-ups ever: The World’s Worst Teachers. From the phenomenally bestselling David Walliams and illustrated in glorious colour by the artistic genius, Tony Ross.
From the author of bestselling and Carnegie-nominated debut Boy Underwater comes another moving, hilarious novel of friendship and family secrets, which shows that people are people, no matter where they’re from.
The brand new, laugh-out-loud story of a boy, a rabbit, and a lot of bad luck, from the one and only Judith Kerr, creator of The Tiger Who Came to Tea and Mog the Forgetful Cat… Lovingly and hilariously narrated by the incredible talent of David Walliams!

New to Audiobooks?

Did you know that our children’s books – even picture books! – are also available as audiobooks? It’s easy to download your favourites and listen in the car, on the plane, or on a lazy Sunday afternoon together, or even build it into your child’s bedtime routine. Here’s our guide on how to get started and get everyone listening!

Audio 101: How to get started with audiobooks

Good news everyone – audiobooks aren’t just in big, old cassette bundles anymore! You and your children can enjoy audiobooks in lots of different ways – whether you prefer listening to physical CD’s or downloading to your device. Audiobooks can even be enjoyed on a budget! There are also a… Read More

"Okay Google, open StoryCastle!"

“Okay Google, open StoryCastle!” HarperCollins Children’s Books UK is proud to present StoryCastle: a children’s audiobooks, voice-activated app on the Google Assistant. StoryCastle is a unique new listening experience for kids and families. Opening StoryCastle leads to a world of magical, classic storytelling and brings the best of our children’s audio… Read More

How Audiobooks Can Help Improve Children's Literacy

Listen up parents – audiobooks aren’t just a great way to entertain the kids on long journeys; research also shows they’re brilliant in improving your child’s reading skills and a great way to get reluctant readers more immersed in stories. In her article ‘Listen and learn: why audiobooks are great… Read More

Free Audiobooks Apps for Mobile, iPad, and Other Devices

Audiobooks are amazing, especially for developing readers. They help with pacing, proper intonation and correct pronunciation whilst immersing children in stories. They are brilliant for reluctant readers too because they don’t provide the barrier of difficult text. Many old recordings are now being revamped with celebrity narrators and amazing music… Read More

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