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Famously Funny: A Collection of Beloved Stories and Poems


Laugh your way through literature with these hilarious stories and poems. Adapted and narrated by Jim Weiss, this collection will delight and amuse the whole family.

Product Overview

Prepare to laugh out loud! Jim Weiss has adapted some of the funniest stories and poems from the world’s wittiest authors for a recording that will delight your whole family. You’ll meet an astonishing array of characters from Andersen’s vain Emperor and coddled Princess, through the famed trickster, Anansi, to the outrageous creations of Alice’s Lewis Carrol and more. Literature has never been more fun than in this hilarious collection from around the world.

“Few storytellers can match Jim Weiss’ skill at a broad range of voices and intelligent choice(s) of stories.”—Sacramento Bee

Track List

  1. Preface
  2. The Real Princess (a.k.a. The Princess and the Pea)
  3. Father William
  4. Anansi the Mighty
  5. The Yak
  6. The Emperor’s New Clothes
  7. Jabberwocky
  8. The Tiger, the Brahman, and the Jackal
  9. The Duck and the Kangaroo

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