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The Orange Fairy Book: The Frog and the Lion Fairy Audiobook, by Madame d’Aulnoy Extended Sample Click for printable size audiobook cover
Author: Madame d’Aulnoy Narrator: Luke Daniels Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Series: The Going Public … in Shorts Series Release Date: June 2013 ISBN: 9781481535717
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From 1889 to 1910, Scottish author and journalist Andrew Lang collected more than four hundred fairy tales from sources throughout the world. Organized into twelve volumes, he distinguished each by the color of the book cover. The books were immensely popular and helped change the public notion that fairy tales were unsuitable for young readers.

Included in this audiobook is “The Frog and the Lion Fairy” from The Orange Fairy Book. Originally written by Madame d’Aulnoy, this is the story of a queen who is kidnapped by the wicked Fairy Lioness. She fears that her husband, the king, will never know of what becomes of her. The one day, she rescues a small frog who is much more than he seems …

Proceeds from sale of this title go to Reach Out and Read, an innovative literacy advocacy organization.

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About the Author

Madame d’Aulnoy (1650–1705) was a French writer best known for her fairy tales. Among her stories are “The Story of Pretty Goldilocks,” “Princess Mayblossom,” “The White Doe,” and “The Little Good Mouse.” Many of her stories have been anthologized, most notably by Andrew Lang in his fairy book volumes.

About the Narrator

Luke Daniels, winner of sixteen AudioFile Earphones Awards and a finalist for the Audie Award for best narration, is a narrator whose many audiobook credits range from action and suspense to young-adult fiction. His background is in classical theater and film, and he has performed at repertory theaters around the country.