Kids have always loved a good story, especially those that describe magical places far, far away. And stories about animals and clever maidens can keep them fascinated for hours. In her Tell Me a Story series, Amy Friedman has created more 1000 of the most memorable tales ever told. This disc set has 21 of these, read by stage and screen's most talented actors, and accompanied with original music by renowned composer Laura Hall. If you're looking for a new way to entertain your kids with clever, wise, amusing tales that make them think, Tell Me a Story will be a hit. You can listen to the stories again and again--great for car trips. The CDs have been awarded Parents' Choice Gold Medal for Storytelling (2009 for Women of Wonder), Parents' Choice Silver Honors Award for story telling (Animal Magic and Timeless Folktales), the National Association of Parenting Publications Gold Medals (for all three), World Story telling Awards, and rave reviews from everyone--Midwest Book Review, Booklist, Cool Mom Picks, and hundreds more. In this package you'll find stories from the U.S., Cambodia, Ethiopia, China, Scotland, Nigeria, Japan, Eastern and Western Europe, England, Australia, Canada, Guatemala, Czechoslovakia...told by dynamic story tellers like comedians Paula Poundstone and Wendy Hammers, Tony winner Charlayne Woodard, Oscar and Emmy winner Len Cariou and many more.