The Most Riveting Family Audiobooks | Travel + Leisure | Travel + LeisureContributing editor Peter Jon Lindberg asked his mother, Judith Lindberg—a children's librarian in Dover, New Hampshire, for 27 years—to suggest the absolute best, most riveting audiobooks to take on your next trip. Look for these picks in your bookstore or library, or order them. Most are unabridged, so the spell can last for days. You may end up sneaking them out yourself for the morning commute. A favorite writer for boys—both bookworms and reluctant readers. Actor Peter Coyote drives home the drama in this tale of a year-old city kid who survives a plane crash in the Canadian wilderness and lives for two months using only his wits and, you guessed it, a hatchet. You know the story: that indomitable trio a bull terrier, a yellow Lab, and a Siamese cat treks across the countryside, going up against bobcats, bears, and the forces of nature.
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Unless you live on Alcatraz. The Chronicles of Narnia bring the fictional kingdom of Narnia to life! Length: 3 hours 3 minutes. After that the books are still ok and the reader is still wonderful but the first book is hard to match.
Another really fun series on audio lovely British accents. No matter how hard he tries, he can't seem to stay out of trouble. The Roman Mysteries audiobooks will inspire wanderlust to visit Rome and its ruins. Her aunt is a vet for magical creatures.
It really captures the diversity of the characters while bringing a really strong Goonies feel. Browse our favorite children's audiobooks for long txpe. Maybe that's because I was like the scrawny wimpy kid in my school when I was growing up. The world of The Green Ember contains all of the classic fantasy elements: heirs battling for the throne, pernicious enemies. Liz Mays says.
It's Jason from Carltonaut's Travel Tips. Long road trips can be fun. They can also make you question why you thought confining your kids into a set spot for hours on end was a good idea. We've also listened to some audiobooks that were terrible. A good audiobook about more than the story. The narrator makes a big difference. Some are very engaging.