Free audiobooks to homeschool and entertain kids now available on Audible

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In a supportive gesture to bored kids and parents struggling to homeschool, free audiobooks are now being given away by Audible on their stories page. 

Offering over 300 free audiobooks in six languages, parents are sure to find a wealth of homeschool material available throughout the stories website. Of course, it's not just homeschool books that are available here - there's plenty to entertain also. All this is completely free, and Audible has stated: "For as long as schools are closed, we're open" - which means everything should be available for the foreseeable future.

Categories that are currently free include littlest listeners, elementary, tween, teen, and literary classics - and include such titles as Winnie-the-Pooh, Beatrix Potter, and Alice in Wonderland. The six languages that are currently available are - English, Spanish, French, German, Italian and Chinese Mandarin.

To check out what's on offer simply head to the Audible stories page - sign up isn't currently needed to access these free audiobooks, and you can listen on whatever device you please - laptops, mobiles, and tablets are all catered for.

Other great free Amazon offers

Audible 30-day free trial

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Audible is currently offering a 30-day free trial over on their official site. This is perfect if the free kid's stories have piqued your interest but you'd prefer the adult genres.

If you're an avid audiobook listener but more into the adult genres then you can still capitalise on Audibles' excellent 30-day free trial - a great proposition if you're cooped up inside and want to indulge your imagination for free.

Audible was rated our best audiobook site in 2020, where we praised its vast selection of titles, excellent multi-device support and wonderful array of exclusive titles. Currently there are over 200,000 books on their store page, ranging from the hottest new releases to old-school literary classics - both for fiction and non-fiction. There's something for everyone on Audible, whether you're brushing up on your history, learning how to bake the perfect cake, or catching up on your favorite wizard's adventures.

If you're not into audiobooks, then Amazon has some other great free offers across the whole Prime range. If you're a real bookworm for example, then you could check out Kindle Unlimited - where you can get access to over a million books absolutely free for two months. Maybe you're more into blasting out some tunes as part of the lockdown catharsis, head on over to Amazon Music Unlimited and get unrestricted, ad-free tunes free for three months


Amazon Kindle Unlimited | Free for two months
Kindle Unlimited has over a million books, magazines, and audiobooks in its vast library - and you can get full access for two months absolutely free right now. You don't even need a Kindle for full access - download books right onto your PC, Mac, iOS or Android devices to enjoy full offline reading. Note - This deal is only eligible for new customers only.


Amazon Music Unlimited | Free three month trial
How many songs can you listen to in three months? We bet you can't get through 50 million, even with ad-free streaming and unlimited skips. All this and full Alexa support and you still won't have to pay a penny. In Australia? you can still pick up a 30 day trial.


Free Prime Video | 30-day free trial
There's never been a better time to catch up on some award-winning, exclusive shows and movies with this free trial from Prime Video. Unlimited access won't cost you a penny and you can cancel your subscription at any time, no strings attached.

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