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Box of Ogres
Sit down with your child and listen to stories read by Leicester City Council Libraries staff.
Entertain your little monsters with books for children read by Leicester City Council's library staff Paul Gobey, Anita Kumari and Jyoti Shanghavi
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BBC Leicester joins in the fun with five great stories for little people read by three of Leicester City Libraries' finest readers.

Just click on the book cover for a video of the books being read by Paul Gobey, Anita Kumari and Jyoti Shanghavi.

Watch The Grufalo by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler
The Grufalo by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
The Gruffalo
Life in the jungle can be scary, especially when there are creatures lurking around like The Gruffalo!
Read by Jyoti Shanghavi

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(56k)




Clay Boy by Mirra Ginsburg and Jos A Smith
Clay Boy by Mirra Ginsburg and by Jos A Smith.
Clay Boy
A clay boy causes lots of problems for a quiet village when it goes on an eating spree - what will stop the pot porker?

Read by Paul Gobey

Watch the story (56k)





A Box of Ogres
They're a hungry bunch!

A Box of Ogres
In a A Box of Ogres a bored boy gets more than he bargained for when he's sent shopping by his mum.

Find out what happens when the ogres are let loose in the kitchen. Will they gobble Johnny up? The story is by Tim Healey and Charles Fuge and is read by Anita Kumari.

Watch the story (56k)

Watch The Witch's Children by Ursula Jones and Russell Ayto
The Witch's Children by Ursula Jones and Russell Ayto

The Witch's Children
The witch's children are brilliant at doing magic; the only problem is that though they've learned to do spells, they haven't yet learned to undo them. Find out what happens next...
Written by Ursula Jones
Illustrated by Russell Ayto

Read by Jyoti Shanghavi

Watch the story (56k)

Watch Monkey Puzzle by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler
Monkey Puzzle by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

Monkey Puzzle
A young monkey has lost its mum! It searches the jungle trying to find her...
Written by Julia Donaldson
Illustrated by Axel Scheffler

Read by Jyoti Shanghavi

Watch the story (56k)
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