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June is Audiobook Appreciation Month

The Children’s Book Council team is always reading and we’re always up for sharing the interesting books some of us love to dive into. Since June is Audiobook Appreciation Month, we are sharing our favorite audiobooks. Join us in celebrating Audiobook Appreciation Month and let us know on social media what you’re reading this June!

Sommer Wissner

A Series of Unfortunate Events #1 Multi-Voice: The Bad Beginning, by Lemony Snicket; Narrated by Tim Curry (HarperCollins)

Dragon Pearl, by Yoon Ha Lee; Narrated by Kim Mai Guest (Disney Publishing Group / Rick Riordan Presents)

Paulina Ramirez

Thirty Talks Weird Love, written and narrated by Alessandra Narváez Varela (Cinco Puntos Press)

Laura Peraza

The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien; Narrated by Andy Serkis (HarperCollins)

The Lightning Thief: Percy Jackson and the Olympians (Book 1), by Rick Riordan; Narrated by Jesse Bernstein (Disney-Hyperion)

Brooke Pisarsky

Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place series, by Maryrose Wood; Narrated by Katherine Kellgren and Fiona Hardingham (HarperCollins / Balzer + Bray)

Shaina Birkhead

The Ramona Quimby Audio Collection, by Beverly Cleary; Narrated by Stockard Channing (HarperCollins)

Carl Lennertz

Harry Potter 1-7 Audio Collection, by J.K. Rowling; Narrated by Jim Dale (Penguin Random House)

His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass (Book 1), by Philip Pullman; Narrated by Philip Pullman, Joanna Wyatt, Rupert Degas, Alison Dowling, Douglas Blackwell, Jill Shilling, Stephen Thorne, Sean Barrett, Garrick Hagon, John O’Connor, and Susan Sheridan (Penguin Random House)

Grace Houghton

A Dog’s Life: The Autobiography of a Stray, by Ann M. Martin; Narrated by Wendy Dillon (Scholastic) 

And I Darken, by Kiersten White; Narrated by Fiona Hardingham (Penguin Random House / Ember)

Jena Groshek

Sadie, by Courtney Summers; Narrated by Rebecca Soler, Fred Berman, Dan Bittner, and Gabra Zackman (Macmillan Audio)

Happy Audiobook Appreciation Month!

List compiled by CBC’s resident holiday expert, Sommer Wissner. Check out the CBC Holiday Series on our blog.

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