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Download A Family Christmas Audiobook (Unabridged)

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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (118 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Caroline Kennedy Narrator: Philip MadocUnspecified Jenny AgutterUnspecified Benjamin Zephaniah Publisher: Naxos AudioBooks Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: November 2007 ISBN:
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This is the audio program to play at home over Christmas or during the car journey to see relatives. Dylan Thomas, The Little Match Girl, and The Nutcracker are read by Jenny Agutter with accompanying Tchaikovsky's music - this is a must for Christmas. It contains new recordings as well as some of the finest tracks from the Naxos AudioBooks catalogue. Download and start listening now!

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Heather | 1/28/2014

    " Got this last Christmas as a gift -- read some then and am enjoying the little stories this year as well. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Jane | 1/25/2014

    " I didnt really enjoy the book.... It was more a collection of poems, song lyrics and personal memories. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Kathy | 1/13/2014

    " Perhaps the version available from Audible.com is better. I did not care for the narrator of the version available from BARD. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Liz | 12/25/2013

    " A beautiful keepsake of beloved holiday poems, prose, and short stories. I place it on my coffee table in the family room each Christmas season, and try to read a few pages as often as I can during this hectic time. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Linda Chudej | 12/23/2013

    " This book is very special indeed. Ms. Kennedy tells of the Christmases shared with her family and she gives us stories that mean something to her (and probably to most of us!) about Christmas. I cannot recommend it highly enough! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Amy | 12/19/2013

    " This combines short stories, poems, songs, Bible verses, etc., in a nice collection of Kennedy's favorites. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jennifer Salazar | 12/13/2013

    " Great collection of Christmas stories, poems & carols. One to pass onto my daughter; read her her first Little House on the Prairie excerpt from this book. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Cynthia Fry | 12/9/2013

    " A good compilation of both familiar and new to me. Good Holiday pick me up. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Judith Mills | 12/8/2013

    " A wonderful Christmas book! Have a signed edition bought at Middleburg VA. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Marlene | 3/19/2013

    " I try to read stories from this book every Christmas season. Some are enjoyable, others are not but it keeps me in the holiday spirit throughout December. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Peg | 11/10/2012

    " A lovely preparation for...or memory of...warm and loving family Christmases. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Mom | 8/30/2012

    " A good read for the Holiday Season. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Amy | 7/18/2012

    " Very interesting -- this book provides history, stories, poems and song lyrics all relating to X-Mas. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Mom - Joanne | 5/28/2012

    " The variety in the collection is just what I needed to gain perspective. Truman Capote's story of his Christmas with his cousin; Russian story of loss and butterflies and Catalonia song of the birds touched my spirit in different special ways. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Annie | 5/25/2012

    " This was a charming holiday read that was funny, sweet and inspiring. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Becky Diamond | 5/19/2012

    " A great book to read around the holidays - stories for both kids and adults! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 CYNTHIA | 4/23/2012

    " A truly heartwarming compilation of Holiday classics and family stories. Written with a underlying warmth and love of family and tradition that gives one a feeling of hope and a certainty that the human spirit will never be daunted. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Myra | 4/8/2012

    " A beautiful collection of Christmas stories from poets, authors and songwriters. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 False Millennium | 1/15/2012

    " She obviously learned from her mother in how to put together a physically attractive book (with satin ribbon marker.) As a compliation, I could see families going to this, over time, in reading favorite pieces as the holiday season evolves. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Patricia | 12/30/2011

    " This is such a great anthology! We read it nightly, as a family, during the Christmas season. I've got to purchase myself a copy! "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Melanie | 7/6/2011

    " I just could not manage to get interested in this. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Meredith | 6/13/2011

    " A collection of random poems, and xmas stories, I read certain ones that were of interest. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Linda | 5/14/2011

    " This book is very special indeed. Ms. Kennedy tells of the Christmases shared with her family and she gives us stories that mean something to her (and probably to most of us!) about Christmas. I cannot recommend it highly enough! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Elisabetta | 5/2/2011

    " If you loved Jackie O or the era of the Kennedy's this is a must read and a must own. For every holiday Jackie had the children write her a poem and Caroline passed the tradition on to her own children. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jennifer | 12/5/2010

    " Great collection of Christmas stories, poems & carols. One to pass onto my daughter; read her her first Little House on the Prairie excerpt from this book. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Peg | 8/8/2010

    " A lovely preparation for...or memory of...warm and loving family Christmases. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Meredith | 11/25/2009

    " A collection of random poems, and xmas stories, I read certain ones that were of interest. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 CYNTHIA | 1/22/2009

    " A truly heartwarming compilation of Holiday classics and family stories. Written with a underlying warmth and love of family and tradition that gives one a feeling of hope and a certainty that the human spirit will never be daunted. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Annie | 1/8/2009

    " This was a charming holiday read that was funny, sweet and inspiring. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Myra | 12/8/2008

    " A beautiful collection of Christmas stories from poets, authors and songwriters. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Heather | 11/30/2008

    " Got this last Christmas as a gift -- read some then and am enjoying the little stories this year as well. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Laurie | 3/14/2008

    " Some great short stories.
    Caroline Kennedy continues to impress. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Rita | 2/8/2008

    " This book is a collection of stories, poetry, scripture, songs and letters to and from Santa and to the author’s father, John F Kennedy. It is a unique Christmas anthology and an enjoyable read. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Mom | 1/13/2008

    " A good read for the Holiday Season. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Mom - Joanne | 12/23/2007

    " The variety in the collection is just what I needed to gain perspective. Truman Capote's story of his Christmas with his cousin; Russian story of loss and butterflies and Catalonia song of the birds touched my spirit in different special ways. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Amy | 11/29/2007

    " Very interesting -- this book provides history, stories, poems and song lyrics all relating to X-Mas. "

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About the Author
Author Caroline KennedyCaroline Kennedy is the author and editor of twelve books on American history, politics and poetry. She is the current United States Ambassador to Japan.