The Enchanted Wood

  • by Enid Blyton
  • Narrated by Kate Winslet
  • 4 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Enid Blyton's much loved The Faraway Tree stories read by Kate Winslet are now available as unabridged audio downloads for the first time.
The Enchanted Wood is the first wonderful story in the Faraway Tree series by the world's best-loved children's author, Enid Blyton.
When Joe, Beth and Frannie move to a new home, they discover an Enchanted Wood just outside their doorstep. Soon they find the Faraway Tree, which is the beginning of many magical adventures....
Join them and their new friends Silky the fairy, Saucepan Man and Moonface, as they discover which new land awaits them at the top of the Faraway Tree.Will they visit the Land of Treats, the Land of Spells, or the Land of Do-As-You-Please?
Come with them on an amazing adventure - there will be magic and fun at every turn.

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One Of My Favourite Chilldhood Books

Where does The Enchanted Wood rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

It is right at the top!


Who was your favorite character and why?

I love all the characters in the faraway tree. Enid wrote wonderful characters and settings that were perfect for daydreamers.


Have you listened to any of Kate Winslet’s other performances? How does this one compare?

Yes and it is just as good. Kate has a wonderful reading voice.


Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

No, but I enjoyed all the adventures and settings.


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- edel "LittleBookFairy"

Love the Story, Disappointed in Changes

I have loved this classic story since childhood and was very disappointed and confused by the unnecessary name changes that have occurred.

Why is Bessie now Beth and why is Fanny now Franny. It doesn't make sense ?

What a shame. Apart from this, the story is as good as always.

Not so sure kate winslet as the narrator however, I do think having someone famous or identifiable to that level is distracting from the story. (I think this for most famous people narrating audiobooks)
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- NV

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-12-2013
  • Publisher: Hachette Children's Books