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Audiobooks by David Baddiel

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  1. Unsettled Ground Audiobook Unsettled Ground
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  2. King of Rabbits Audiobook King of Rabbits
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  3. Find You First Audiobook Find You First
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  4. Just Work: Get it Done, Fast and Fair Audiobook Just Work: Get it Done, Fast and Fair
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  5. The World at My Feet Audiobook The World at My Feet
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  6. Tap to Tidy: Organising, Crafting & Creating Happiness in a Messy World Audiobook Tap to Tidy: Organising, Crafting & Creating Happiness in a Messy World
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  7. Many Different Kinds of Love: A story of life, death and the NHS Audiobook Many Different Kinds of Love: A story of life, death and the NHS
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  8. Evolve Your Brain: The Science of Changing Your Mind Audiobook Evolve Your Brain: The Science of Changing Your Mind
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  9. A Touch of Ruin Audiobook A Touch of Ruin
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  10. A History of What Comes Next: The captivating speculative fiction for fans of The Man in the High Ca Audiobook A History of What Comes Next: The captivating speculative fiction for fans of The Man in the High Ca
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Jews Don’t Count Audiobook

Jews Don’t Count

Author: David Baddiel Narrator: David Baddiel Release Date: February 2021

How identity politics failed one particular identity. ‘Jews Don’t Count is a supreme piece of reasoning and passionate, yet controlled, argument. From his first sentence, the energy, force and conviction of Baddiel’s writing and thinking will transfix you…as readable as an airport thriller…a masterpiece.’ STEPHEN FRY Jews Don’t Count is a book for people who consider themselves on the right side of history. People fighting the good fight against homophobia, disablism, transphobia and, particularly, racism. People, possibly, like you. It is the comedian and writer David Baddiel’s contention that one type of racism has been left out of this fight. In his unique combination of close reasoning, polemic, personal experience and jokes, Baddiel argues that those who think of themselves as on the right side of history have often ignored the history of anti-Semitism. He outlines why and how, in a time of intensely heightened awareness of minorities, Jews don’t count as a real minority: and why they should.

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David Baddiel Tries to Understand: Series 1-4 Audiobook

David Baddiel Tries to Understand: Series 1-4

Author: David Baddiel Narrator: David Baddiel Release Date: February 2021

David Baddiel attempts to unravel an array of life's conundrums, as suggested by the public on Twitter. In each episode he speaks to experts and the general public to make sense of common, yet little understood, subjects and impart his new-found knowledge on each topic in under 15 minutes. From the global economy to electricity, much loved comedian David Baddiel gets to the heart of issues that dominate random shower musings and dinner party debates. He attempts to understand areas including fracking, rugby, hacking, The Constitution, fashion and even the modern-day enigma, The Kardashians. Where do fossil fuels really come from? How do Bitcoins work? What does the International Monetary Fund actually do? Why is all my data stored in The Cloud? And when does a cry become a sob? Join Baddiel in his quest to understand these puzzling topics, and the world.

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Future Friend Audiobook

Future Friend

From million-copy bestselling author David Baddiel comes a laugh-out-loud and inspiring new adventure for all readers of 8 and up that is ahead of its time – 1,001 years ahead, to be precise… The year is 3020. Pip@256X#YY.3_7 is lonely and bored: she goes to virtual school on her G-Glasses, she only has a talking cat and parrot to hang out with, and she can’t even leave her LivingSpace due to the extreme heat and floods outside. Until the day that Pip explores a glowing ring in a lab and finds herself in a warehouse, in 2019. Where she meets boy-inventor Rahul – who is also lonely and bored. Together, Rahul and Pip are no longer lonely. But they have a whole load of new problems, including hiding talking animals from Rahul’s parents, and finding a way back to the future. Plus – just maybe – saving the world… Future Friend is a terrifically entertaining time-slip adventure that combines action, laugh-out-loud humour and the importance of friendship, in a story that asks the question – what would happen if your best friend came from the future?

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On the Road: Stories to Make a Journey Fly By: That Time I Got Kidnapped, The Taylor Turbochaser, Th Audiobook

On the Road: Stories to Make a Journey Fly By: That Time I Got Kidnapped, The Taylor Turbochaser, Th

Thrilling adventures and hilarious capers from three brilliant children’s authors in one audiobook collection. THAT TIME I GOT KIDNAPPED When fourteen-year-old Jacob misses his connecting flight in Chicago, he tries to complete his journey to LA by Greyhound bus. But on board he meets American teenager Jennifer, who is carrying a mysterious package and being chased by an enigmatic pursuer known only as ‘the Cowboy’… And she needs a partner in crime. The unlikely pair soon find themselves on the road-trip of a lifetime – a funny, filmic, page-turning adventure. THE KID WHO CAME FROM SPACE A small village in the wilds of Northumberland is rocked by the disappearance of twelve-year-old Tammy. Only her twin brother, Ethan, knows she is safe – and the extraordinary truth of where she is. It is a secret he must keep, or risk never seeing her again. But that doesn’t mean he’s going to give up. A remarkable story of sibling connection, friendship and interstellar adventure. THE TAYLOR TURBOCHASER The Taylor TurboChaser is a road-trip rollercoaster… with a twist. At its heart is the unforgettable Amy Taylor. Amy loves cars, and dreams of being a driver. But there’s a major catch: her slow old wheelchair with its broken wheel. When Amy finally gets a new electric one, it’s exciting… at first. But standard engines only have so much power. And that’s where Rahul comes in – Amy’s best friend and genius inventor. Soon Rahul turns a wheelchair into… a supercar! And so the Taylor TurboChaser is born. But when it all goes suddenly wrong Amy is going to have to hit the road – and drive…

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Brilliant Bestsellers by Baddiel (3-book Audio Collection): The Parent Agency, AniMalcolm, Head Kid Audiobook

Brilliant Bestsellers by Baddiel (3-book Audio Collection): The Parent Agency, AniMalcolm, Head Kid

Author: David Baddiel Narrator: Aysha Kala, David Rintoul, Morwenna Banks, Nneke Okoye, Paul Panting Release Date: June 2020

Three brilliantly funny stories from the bestselling author David Baddiel. THE PARENT AGENCY The Parent Agency is an epic wish-fulfilment adventure for every child – and for the child in everyone. ANIMALCOLM A laugh-out-loud adventure for every child who ever wondered what it might be like to be a bit of an animal… HEAD KID Head Kid tells the story of Ryan Ward, the maestro of practical jokes. The new head teacher, Mr Carter, arrives. A man so strict even the teachers are scared of him. So imagine his surprise – and Ryan’s – when they swap bodies.

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The Taylor Turbochaser Audiobook

The Taylor Turbochaser

It's the latest Brilliant Blockbuster from bestselling Baddiel! A non-stop thrill-ride adventure that will have readers young and old racing to the finishing line. The Taylor TurboChaser is a road-trip rollercoaster... with a twist.   At its heart is the unforgettable Amy Taylor. Amy loves cars, and dreams of being a driver. But there's a major catch: her slow old wheelchair with its broken wheel. When Amy finally gets a new electric one, it's exciting... at first.   But standard engines only have so much power. And that's where Rahul comes in - Amy's best friend and genius inventor. Soon Rahul turns a wheelchair into... a supercar!   And so the Taylor TurboChaser is born. But when it all goes suddenly wrong Amy is going to have to hit the road - and drive...

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Head Kid Audiobook

Head Kid

Author: David Baddiel Narrator: Aysha Kala, David Rintoul, Morwenna Banks, Nneka Okoye, Paul Panting Release Date: September 2018

Performed by David Baddiel, Morwenna Banks, Paul Panting, David Rintoul, Nneka Okoye and Aysha Kala. Head Kid tells the story of Ryan Ward, the school prankster at Bracket Wood School and a body swap that involves Ryan swapping bodies with his new head teacher, the strict no nonsense Mr Carter. Strictest head ÷ naughtiest boy = chaos. Perfect for family listening, this multi cast recording brings David Baddiel's 'Head Kid' to life showcasing each and every character from David's world including characters from previous books! Bracket Wood is about to be visited by OFFHEAD, the school inspectors. But there's one big problem: Ryan Ward. The maestro of practical jokes, Ryan has played so many tricks that in the end the Head Teacher just walks out. And then the new Head Teacher, Mr Carter, arrives. A man so strict even the teachers are scared of him. So imagine his surprise - and Ryan's - when they swap bodies. Now Ryan is Head Teacher - and his mortal enemy is one of his pupils. It's every naughty kid's dream! But soon Bracket Wood School is in a total mess - and only its worst ever pupil can fix it...

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Birthday Boy Audiobook

Birthday Boy

Author: David Baddiel Narrator: David Baddiel Release Date: September 2017

A hilarious rollercoaster ride of pure entertainment for 9+ readers everywhere, Birthday Boy is the new Baddiel Blockbuster: featuring David's inimitable and award-winning combination of wish-fulfilment, heart and hilarity, all brought to life by regular collaborator Jim Field's witty, stylish illustrations. What if it was every day? This is the story of Sam Green, who really, really, really loves birthdays. He loves the special breakfasts in bed. The presents. The themed parties. Blowing out the candles on his cake. Everything. He is so excited about his 11th birthday, in fact, that he wishes it was his birthday every day. So, at first, it's quite exciting when his birthday happens again the next morning. And again. And again. And again... But it's not long before things start to go wrong. Soon, disaster strikes, threatening something Sam loves even more than birthdays. Sometimes you have to be careful what you wish for...

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AniMalcolm Audiobook

AniMalcolm

Author: David Baddiel Narrator: David Baddiel Release Date: September 2016

From David Baddiel, the brightest new star of children's books and winner of the LOLLIES award, comes a laugh-out-loud adventure for every child who ever wondered what it might be like to be a bit of an animal... Malcolm doesn't like animals. Which is a problem because his family love them. Their house is full of pets. What the house is NOT full of is stuff Malcolm likes. Such as the laptop he wanted for his birthday. The only bright spot on the horizon is the Year Six school trip, which Malcolm never thought his parents would pay for. And yet there he is, on the bus, heading to... oh no. A farm. Over the next days, Malcolm changes. He learns a lot about animals. More, in many ways, than he would like. He learns what it's really like to be an animal. A whole series of animals, in fact... It does make him think differently. And speak differently. And eat differently. And, um, smell differently. But will he end up the same as before? Because sometimes the hardest thing to become is... yourself.

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The Parent Agency Audiobook

The Parent Agency

Author: David Baddiel Narrator: David Baddiel Release Date: May 2016

A boy travels to an alternate world where kids get to choose their own parents in this zany, internationally bestselling adventure, which combines the be-careful-what-you-wish-for humor of The Chocolate Touch with the classic appeal of Roald Dahl. Barry Bennett is sick of his parents. They're boring, they're too strict, and it's their fault his name is Barry. So he makes a wish for better ones-and is whisked away to the Parent Agency, where kids get to pick out their perfect parents. For Barry, this seems like a dream come true. But as he's about to discover, choosing a new mom and dad isn't as simple as it sounds... The Parent Agency is the first children's book by British author and comedian David Baddiel.

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The Boy Who Could Do What He Liked Audiobook

The Boy Who Could Do What He Liked

Author: David Baddiel Narrator: David Baddiel Release Date: February 2016

LET'S CELEBRATE WORLD BOOK DAY 2016 with 'The Boy Who Could Do What He Liked', written and recorded by the author David Baddiel, especially for World Book Day on March 3rd 2016. This is the first audiobook to be produced for World Book Day - it's a hugely entertaining and touching story of a boy called Alfie who likes to keep to strict routines and schedules. It's all rules, rules and more rules in Alfie's life.When a new babysitter arrives called Mrs Stokes to look after Alfie he begins to realise that rules aren't everything and perhaps the mysterious Mrs Stokes is no ordinary baby sitter!Includes wonderful music and sound effects - a jam packed listen with plenty of laughs along the way.Does everything get hilariously out of control? Yes.Does Alfie learns a valuable lesson? Nah. This isn't that kind of story...

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The Parent Agency Audiobook

The Parent Agency

Author: David Baddiel Narrator: David Baddiel Release Date: October 2014

A brilliantly funny, gripping novel – and The bestselling hardback children’s debut of 2014 – from a born storyteller, The Parent Agency is an epic wish-fulfilment adventure for every child – and for the child in everyone. Barry said, a third time, “I wish I had better parents!” And then suddenly the entire room started to shake… Barry Bennett hates being called Barry. In fact it’s number 2 on the list of things he blames his parents for, along with 1) ‘being boring’ and 3) ‘always being tired’. But there is a world, not far from this one, where parents don’t have children. That’s far too random for something so big and important. In this world, children are allowed to choose their parents. For Barry Bennett, this world seems like a dream come true. Only things turn out to be not quite that simple…

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