When you hear the words “The Middle Ages,” do you picture a knight in armor atop a fiery steed, a stone castle fortified with drawbridge and moat, or an immense cathedral towering above a medieval town? The Middle Ages were all of these and more: a widely diverse cavalcade that lasted for nine or ten centuries, from the fall of Rome to the birth of the Renaissance, and covered many nations.
The Reluctant Dragon
Can a brave knight, a misunderstood dragon, and a clever boy find a way to win a fight without actually fighting? Enjoy Jim Weiss’ new unabridged audio performance of this beloved story by Kenneth Grahame (author of The Wind in the Willows) that includes a brand-new song, “The Waltz of the Dragon.”
Ten Thousand Stars: A Cornucopia of Best-Loved Poems, Vol. 2
Beloved storyteller Jim Weiss performs “thrilling, engaging poetry for listeners from middle school age through adults. Hear poems by, and learn about he lives of poets from three centuries and three continents.
Heroes, Horses, and Harvest Moons:A Cornucopia of Best-Loved Poems, Volume I
Classic poems about nature, bravery, love, and the wild journeys of the imagination, all performed by Jim Weiss. MP3 or CD, 70 minutes.
Giants! A Colossal Collection of Tales and Tunes
A big recording full of big surprises, mixing favorite classics, original songs and the very best folktales for listeners of all sizes. Expect giant grins all around.
Transports the listener to the magical world of the Arabian Nights.
Makes Hercules, King Midas, and Perseus and Medusa understandable to children, with strong emphasis on character over violence.
A Christmas Carol and Other Favorites
Dickens’ beloved story of miserly Scrooge, ghostly visitors and human compassion. The 0. Henry and Bret Harte masterpieces make holiday literature year-round favorites on this masterful recording.
Famously Funny: A Collection of Beloved Stories and Poems
Prepare to laugh out loud! Jim Weiss has mixed together some of the funniest stories and poems from the world’s wittiest authors for a recording that will delight the entire family.
American Tall Tales
These uproarious American folk stories will have you laughing out loud and pondering.
Features delightful tellings of Aesop’s Fables, plus lively tales from Grimm, Chaucer and others.
Listeners of all ages can drift into Sweet Dreams with these remarkably restful visualizations.
Acclaimed bedtime recording with six vignettes that take the listener into scenes which bring about feelings of safety and love.
Tell Me A Story! A Treasury of Classics
Younger children will be absolutely transported, and older children and adults will laugh just as hard at this frolicking collection of time-tested favorite stories.
Uncle Wiggly’s Storybook
These charming modern classics offer gentle lessons amid laughter as the clever, courteous rabbit ingeniously helps his animal and human friends.