Weekend Talking Books

An unabridged children's classic from RNIB Talking Books, every Saturday at 9am or Sunday at 3pm.


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The Water Babies by Charles Kingsley

Tom, a poor orphan, is employed by the villainous chimney-sweep, Grimes, to climb up inside flues to clear away the soot. While engaged in this dreadful task, he loses his way and emerges in the bedroom of Ellie, the young daughter of the house who mistakes him for a thief.

He runs away, and, hot and bothered, he slips into a cooling stream, falls asleep, and becomes a Water Baby.

(please note due to an issue beyond our control this is a repeat from 2017)

Tune in every Saturday at 9am or Sunday at 1pm

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The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

After the death of her parents, Mary is brought back from India as a forlorn and unwanted child to live in her uncle's house on the moors She is miserable and disagreeable, until the wonderful day she discovers a hidden door to a mysterious secret garden.

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