Audible offering free audiobooks for children stuck at home during pandemic

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WASHINGTON (SBG) – Parents, rejoice.

Most people are working remotely and homeschooling the kids and grandkids in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. That's why Amazon company Audible is offering free children's audiobooks to help pass the time.

"...for as long as schools are closed, we will be open," the company says in a press release. "Keeping to our founding belief that the spoken word can be inspiring and transporting in deeply intimate ways, we have created—a place where anyone, in any country, can enjoy unlimited streaming of hundreds of titles for kids and families for free."

The collection is a mix of education and entertainment titles, including classics like "Winnie the Pooh", "Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland", "Aladdin", "Jane Eyre" and "The Call of the Wild."

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