New Year, New Club Cards!
Happy New Year, listeners! It’s 2022, and what better way to kick off the next chapter than with your February Club Card choices? This month, we’ve got the perfect selection of stories, music and more to get you and your family smooth-sailing through the post-holiday season. Happy listening!
This Month’s Picks
This month’s exclusive Yoto Club Cards are charming childhood tales that are sure to become family favorites.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Stories
Our first new release is Eric Carle's all-time household classic, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, brought to life with four other stories in this beautiful audio collection. Complete with sound effects and music, this collection also includes a special read-along version of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, read by Eric Carle himself.
Our second new release is a tender tale about friendship, love, life and death. When humble pig Wilbur is threatened by the chopping block, it’s up to a spider called Charlotte and a little girl called Fern to save him! Narrated by a full cast including Meryl Streep, January LaVoy, Kirby Heyborne and more, this classic tale is bound to be a hit in your household.
This Month’s Swaps
As always, you can swap out these Cards for something else if you wish. We’ve got eight options to choose from, from beautiful celebrations and classic stories to football heroes and musical jams.
First up, we’ve got a collection of songs that the whole family can enjoy. Beatles Songs is the perfect child-friendly collection of the most popular hits from The Beatles throughout history. From ‘Hey Jude’ to ‘Yellow Submarine’, show your kids what great music really sounds like, and boogie the day away together!
Things That Go
This sound effects Card is perfect for vehicle lovers! Hear a jumbo jet take off, take a ride as a passenger on a speedy motorcycle, or feel the buzz as a Formula 1 racing car speeds past at 200 miles per hour down the straight. Featuring 9 tracks, this Card is packed with all the very best things that go.
The Story of Babar, the Little Elephant
Music by Francis Poulenc, Words by Jean de Brunhoff (based on a story by Cécile de Brunhoff)
This tale of an adventurous elephant will continue to enchant young listeners for generations to come. Set to a beautiful background of classical music, this charming French classic tells the story of baby elephant Babar as he journeys from tragedy to triumph.
Disney Classics: 101 Dalmatians
Immerse young listeners in this paw-tastic adventure! After the evil Cruella De Vil steals a litter of Dalmatians, a young couple and their dogs set off to find them. Will Pongo and Perdita rescue the 101 Dalmatians before it’s too late? An upbeat, lively retelling of the classic Disney tale.
Winnie the Pooh: The Complete BBC Collection
A charming treat for all the family, this swap tells the story of a certain honey-loving bear! Narrated by Alan Bennet, join Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore, Christopher Robin and the rest of the gang on their many adventures in the Hundred Acre Wood.
97 ½ Jokes for Big Kids
Get ready for 97 and a half jokes for big kids, told by kids, just for you. We’ve got animal jokes, school jokes, body jokes, knock knock jokes, music jokes, weather jokes, nature jokes, space jokes, sports jokes, food jokes - so many jokes! This ridiculous, rib-tickling Card is sure to leave you with the giggles.
Tales from the Greek legends
One for mythology fans! Narrated by actor Benjamin Soames, this Card guides listeners through the famous myths of Ancient Greece, beginning with the creation of the world and the origin of Zeus, on through the journeys and battles of some of the more well-loved heroes and demigods. A great introduction to the classic stories of the Ancient Greeks.
The Jungle Book (BBC Children’s Classics)
For our next swap, we’ve got a full-cast adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s famous animal tale. Complete with jungle sounds and music, follow the adventures of Mowgli as he is rescued from the formidable tiger Shere Khan and adopted by a wolf pack! Starring Eartha Kitt as Kaa, Freddie Jones as Baloo, Jonathan Hyde as Bagheera and Nisha Nayar as Mowgli.
We hope you enjoy your Club options this month, and we’ll be back in mid-February with a whole new selection of Cards to choose from. Happy listening!