The world’s largest producer of downloadable audiobooks, Audible, has allowed unlimited streaming of hundreds of titles for kids and families for free.
Statement issued on Audible.com reads that the offer will remain active for as long as schools remain closed due to coronavirus pandemic. “Kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids”, the statement reads.
The stories were hand-picked by Audible editors and offer a mix of education, entertainment, and general-interest titles, from the classic to the contemporary, with a focus on stories that are suitable for children. The collection includes favorites like Winnie the Pooh, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Aladdin, Jane Eyre and The Call of the Wild.
Listeners in any country can access the site from their computers, tablets and smartphones and enjoy selections in six languages - English, Spanish, French, Italian, German and Japanese. There is no log in and no need to be an Audible member.