INCOMING: 2022 and January Club Cards!
Hang in there! We’re halfway through the festive season, and to give you a little boost, we’ve got a treat in store: your January Yoto Club Card selection! With brand new and original content, we’re sure you’ll find something to help make your family’s transition into the new year a little smoother. Happy picking!
This Month’s Picks
A Sick Day for Amos McGee
Philip C. Stead
For our first Club pick, we’ve got an award-winning tale all about friendship. Every day, Amos McGee spends time with each of his animal friends at the zoo. But when Amos is too sick to make it to the zoo, his animal friends decide it's time they returned the favor!
Horrible Histories: Measly Middle Ages
Terry Deary, Nick Baker
Next up, we’ve got a first-class ticket to the measly Middle Ages! Your little listener will joke with jesters, meet kings and queens, find out why chickens walked around with shaved bottoms and discover what ten-year-old treacle was used for.
This Month’s Swaps
The Snail and the Whale
First up, we have a charming tale about a snail and a whale, perfect for younger listeners. When a tiny snail who longs to see the world hitches a ride on the tail of a giant whale, they embark on an amazing adventure. But when disaster strikes, it’s the snail who saves the day! Complete with the original audiobook, read-along version and a song.
Rainbow Collections Lullaby
The Rainbow Collections
Our second swap is this beautiful, soothing collection of 18 night-time songs for children. Featuring classic tunes like ‘Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star’, ‘Somewhere Over The Rainbow’ ‘Silent Night’ and more, this Card will help your little ones drift off to peaceful sleep night after night.
Disney Classics: Aladdin
For our third swap, we have this breathtaking retelling of Disney’s Aladdin. When street urchin Aladdin frees a genie from a lamp, he finds his wishes granted - but the evil Jafar has other plans. At only 34 minutes, this Card makes the perfect Disney introduction for younger listeners.
This swap needs little introduction - it’s Roald Dahl’s The Twits! A beloved (and gross!) children’s classic, listen along as mean old Mr and Mrs Twit have a series of pranks played on them by the Muggle-Wump monkeys.
Beezus and Ramona
Next up, we have a timeless classic about sisterhood featuring the boisterous, beloved Ramona Quimby and her older sister Beezus. Can Beezus find the patience to handle her little sister before Ramona turns her birthday into a complete disaster?
The Human Body: Ladybird Audio Adventures
Perfect for science lovers, our next swap is all about what goes on inside our bodies - complete with fun sound and musical effects! Join adventurers Otto and Missy as they discover incredible facts about the human body, from what makes us sneeze to what exactly kneecaps are.
Classic Poems for Children
Filled with timeless rhymes from beloved British poets and authors, this Card is bound to be a hit. Featuring names such as A.A. Milne, Lewis Carrol, Kenneth Grahame and more, this collection of 36 children’s poems makes an ideal introduction to the inspiring world of poetry.
And finally, relive the excitement of the action-packed film with this junior novel retelling of Marvel’s Thor. Join one of Earth’s finest defenders as he battles to save mankind in this complete origin story! Perfect for slightly older Marvel fans.
We hope you enjoy your Club options this month, and we’ll be back in mid-January with a whole new selection of Cards to choose from. Happy listening!