Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Owl and the Pussy Cat
Edward Lear read by Bernard Cribbins 2:29
2 Slowly
Samantha Bond 0:34
3 Someone
Walter de la Mare read by Eleanor Bron 0:51
4 The Fairies
Michael Maloney 2:01
5 Sing a Song of Sixpence
[traditional] read by Eleanor Bron 0:41
6 The King's Breakfast
A.A. Milne read by Bernard Cribbins 1:48
7 Teeth
Spike Milligan read by Michael Maloney 0:31
8 Oh I Wish I'd Looked After Me Teeth
Pam Ayres read by Eleanor Bron 1:45
9 The Sleepy Giant
Charles E. Carryl read by Bernard Cribbins 1:13
10 Jim Who... Was Eaten by a Lion
Hilaire Belloc read by Samantha Bond 2:24
11 The Camel's Complaint
Charles E. Carryl read by Michael Maloney 2:00
12 The Hump
Rudyard Kipling read by Bernard Cribbins 1:31
13 Happiness
A.A. Milne read by Samantha Bond 0:21
14 Good and Bad Children
Robert Louis Stevenson read by Eleanor Bron 1:03
15 Disobedience
A.A. Milne read by Bernard Cribbins 1:44
16 The World's Most Popular Mother
Samantha Bond 1:08
17 The Trouble With My Sister
Brian Patten read by Michael Maloney 1:10
18 I Know Someone Who Can
Michael Rosen read by Bernard Cribbins 1:49
19 The Adventures of Isabel
Ogden Nash read by Eleanor Bron 2:14
20 Matilda
Hilaire Belloc read by Bernard Cribbins 2:11
21 The Day I Got My Finger Stuck Up My Nose
Brian Patten read by Michael Maloney 0:57
22 Timothy Winters
Charles Causley read by Eleanor Bron 1:37
23 First Day at School
Roger McGough read by Samantha Bond 1:33
24 Please Mrs Butler
Bernard Cribbins & Eleanor Bron 0:47
25 Don't
Michael Rosen read by Michael Maloney 0:48
26 Homework, Oh Homework
Samantha Bond 0:40
27 What Shall We Do With the Grumpy Teacher
Eleanor Bron & Bernard Cribbins 1:44
28 The ABC
Spike Milligan read by Bernard Cribbins 1:24
29 In the Summer
Thomas Hood read by Michael Maloney 2:28
30 Bed in Summer
Robert Louis Stevenson read by Samantha Bond 0:41
31 The Star
Jane Taylor read by Eleanor Bron 1:11
32 Wynken Blynken and Nod
Eugene Field read by Bernard Cribbins 2:01
33 I Like to Stay Up
Grace Nichols read by Eleanor Bron 0:37
34 Kate's Unicorn
Adrian Henri read by Eleanor Bron 1:13
35 Nightening
Michael Maloney 0:45
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 On the Ning Nang Nong
Spike Milligan read by Michael Maloney 1:27
2 Triolet (I Wish I Were a Jelly Fish)
Gilbert Keith Chesterton read by Bernard Cribbins 0:24
3 I Saw a Ship A-Sailing
[traditional] read by Eleanor Bron 0:56
4 The Jumblies
Edward Lear read by Eleanor Bron & Bernard Cribbins 3:38
5 Maggie and Milly and Molly and May
E. E. Cummings read by Samantha Bond 0:44
6 Pirate Story
Robert Louis Stevenson read by Michael Maloney 0:53
7 Duck's Ditty
Kenneth Grahame read by Eleanor Bron 0:43
8 Little Trotty Wagtail
John Clare read by Samantha Bond 0:50
9 A Boy's Song
James Hogg read by Michael Maloney 1:12
10 Us Two
A.A. Milne read by Bernard Cribbins 1:44
11 The Grass House
Shirley Hughes read by Samantha Bond 0:40
12 The Tickle Rhyme
Michael Maloney 0:16
13 Today I Saw a Little Worm
Spike Milligan read by Bernard Cribbins 0:17
14 The Pobble Who Has No Toes
Edward Lear read by Eleanor Bron 2:20
15 The Microbe
Hilaire Belloc read by Samantha Bond 0:43
16 The African Lion
A. E. Housman read by Bernard Cribbins 0:51
17 Poor Old Lady
[traditional] read by Michael Maloney 2:38
18 The Bear
Samantha Bond 1:21
19 Jabberwocky
Lewis Carroll read by Bernard Cribbins 2:09
20 Don't Call Alligator Longmouth
Michael Maloney 0:40
21 Sand
Eleanor Bron 0:29
22 The Tale of Custard the Dragon
Ogden Nash read by Samantha Bond 2:56
23 Song of Mr Toad
Kenneth Grahame read by Bernard Cribbins 1:03
24 What Way Does the Wind Come?
Dorothy Wordsworth read by Eleanor Bron 2:39
25 The Land of Story Books
Robert Louis Stevenson read by Michael Maloney 1:19
26 The Dong with a Luminous Nose
Edward Lear read by Bernard Cribbins 5:42
27 Windy Nights
Robert Louis Stevenson read by Samantha Bond 0:38
28 The Cat's Protection League
Roger McGough read by Bernard Cribbins 0:59
29 Aliens Stole My Underpants
Brian Moses read by Michael Maloney 1:16
30 Rain
Spike Milligan read by Bernard Cribbins 0:20
31 Waiting at the Window
A.A. Milne read by Samantha Bond 1:05
32 Days
Brian Moses read by Eleanor Bron 0:43
33 The More it Snows
A.A. Milne read by Bernard Cribbins 0:35
34 The Computer's First Christmas Card
Edwin Morgan read by Eleanor Bron 0:37
35 Talking Turkeys!!
Benjamin Zephaniah read by Michael Maloney 2:10
36 A Child's Calendar
George Mackay Brown read by Samantha Bond, Eleanor Bron, Bernard Cribbins & Michael Maloney 2:51

Credits

CD 1

spoken vocals:
Eleanor Bron (tracks 3, 5, 8, 14, 19, 22, 24, 27, 31, 33–34)
Bernard Cribbins (tracks 1, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 20, 27–28, 32)
Michael Maloney (tracks 4, 7, 11, 17, 21, 25, 29, 35)
Samantha Bond (tracks 2, 10, 13, 16, 23, 26, 30)
writer:
Edward Lear (1871) (track 1)
is the basis for:
recording of:

CD 2

spoken vocals:
Eleanor Bron (tracks 3–4, 7, 14, 21, 24, 32, 34, 36)
Bernard Cribbins (tracks 2, 4, 10, 13, 16, 19, 23, 26, 28, 30, 33, 36)
Michael Maloney (tracks 1, 6, 9, 12, 17, 20, 25, 29, 35–36)
Samantha Bond (tracks 5, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 27, 31, 36)

Release

ASIN:UK: 0563536659 [info]