There was once a little green airplane named Andrew. Not only is Andrew the Airplane smart, but he´s also great at his job. Nobody could fly like Andrew the Airplane, but now the newer and bigger planes don´t think Andrew is good enough to keep up with them. They tease Andrew and tell him that he´s far too small to be a good plane. They say that he´s too old to fly in the air and deliver packages. The other planes start to get more deliveries than Andrew because they are bigger and can travel longer distances. Unfortunately for Andrew, he´s stored away in the plane hangar while the other planes become more popular. No one remembers that Andrew the Airplane is great in the air and the world moves on. Packages get delivered and poor old Andrew the Airplane is left alone. Well, until your child comes along and encourages him by building his self-esteem and showing Andrew how important and special he really is. One day a very large storm hits and manages to split the runway in half. None of the newer and bigger planes can use the runway because now it´s too small. The nearby town´s electricity has gone out and the people living there need fresh supplies. But with most of the planes being far too large, how can the supplies be delivered using such a small runway? Will Andrew the Airplane be able to prove that he has what it takes to deliver the supplies to the stranded townspeople, or are the big planes right, and is Andrew just far too small to be of any help? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Charles D. Baker. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/047932/bk_acx0_047932_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In September 2000, a young programmer comes home from a desert festival to learn that his grandfather has died and that he has to return to Thebes - a town which is so isolated that its inhabitants have their own language - in order to clean out the house where his family lived for five generations. While he´s there, he runs into Yesim, a Turkish American woman whom he loved as a child, and begins a romance in which past and present are dangerously confused. At the same time, he remembers San Francisco in the wild years of the internet boom, and mourns the loss of Swan, a madman who may have been the only person to understand what was happening to the city, and to the world. La Farge´s ambitious new work considers large worlds and small ones, love, memory, family, flying machines, dance music, and the end of the world. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Charles Carroll. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/high/000617/bk_high_000617_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
God made all the places you can travel to by air. The lesson that God is everywhere is something that young and old alike can understand. Airplanes, Airplanes, Airplanes takes listeners on a trip to see all the wonderful things God has created. Come enjoy the glory that is the work of God´s hands. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Amanda DeWeese. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/tate/000279/bk_tate_000279_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The Yellow Yellow Airplane is the story about a little airplane who is afraid. This children´s story is a fun-filled adventure every child will enjoy listening to. The owner and his son, Zack, built the small plane, and it´s time to give it a test flight. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Donald Eugene Kinsley. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/048466/bk_acx0_048466_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Only two people were in a position to experience all the events leading up to the first flight of a viable airplane, and here in three short essays they report how it came about.The idea of powered flight was so new that there were not even accepted methods of measuring the forces at play on a machine in-flight. The Wright brothers had to develop their own testing methods and conduct experimentation before they finally began to design something theoretically capable of the feat. Most vexing of all was the problem of control – how to conduct a controlled turn when the forces are unbalanced. Without boring you with calculations they explain how they tested different wing shapes and control vanes and then verified them in hundreds of flights in a glider. Finally, in December, 1903, they achieved their milestone: ´´the flight lasted only 12 seconds, but it was nevertheless the first flight in the history of the world in which a machine carrying a man had raised itself by its own power into the air in full flight, had sailed forward without reduction of speed, and had finally landed at a point as high as that from which it started.´´ 1. Language: English. Narrator: Mark F. Smith. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/mike/000034/bk_mike_000034_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Help your child discover how to color the world with magic while their little hands discover the beauty God has surrounded us with. Author Pamela Sorensen has created a fresh canvas of possibilities for every young child. Find out how much fun coloring can be in Help Me Draw a Rainbow/Help Me Draw an Airplane. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Pamela Sorensen. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/tate/000476/bk_tate_000476_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Every wonder how a vehicle weighing several tons can soar through the sky? This audiobook explains briefly why airplanes are able to fly and notes certain historical milestones in the field of aeronautics. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Sonia Manzano. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/000392/bk_adbl_000392_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A crash landing at a remote island airstrip...a scary encounter with an octopus...green ants that defend their tree by attacking anyone who touches it...a mysterious lava-tube cave with hikers´ flashlights floating like fireflies down into its blackness...fruit bats noisily lobbing mangos onto your cabin´s tin roof...the beauties - and dangers - of the crocodile-infested Kakadu National Park...a rugby match in Northern Territory (and why Aussie girls never root for their teams)... In this colorful and remarkable book, written by a colorful and remarkable woman pilot, you´ll find the most enjoyable way to discover Australia - by flying a light airplane to its places of greatest interest while watching the exotic landscape unroll beneath you: vistas of giant paisley patterned earth, caused by underlying salt strata; stunning views of red landscapes, uplifted and contorted during the earth´s primordial boil; the enormously long white beaches of Western Australia, lonesome and edged by brilliant aquas; and the Indian Ocean to the south, marked by hundreds of miles of cliffs (whales breed there.... You could get lucky). You don´t have to be a pilot to enjoy this book. The author also wrote it for nonflyers, in nontechnical terms, to let you see amazing things that pilots experience from their very special perspective. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Michelee Morgan Cabot. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/045352/bk_acx0_045352_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends exercising when you´re on a long flight. Good advice, but sometimes it´s difficult to exercise when there are carts in the aisles, tray tables are down, or your neighbor is sleeping. Here´s the solution: just load this 13-minute Personalizing Pilates: Airplane Seat> workout onto your audio device and do the easy-to-follow exercises right in your seat.The exercises help to strengthen your lower back and promote circulation in your legs so that you´ll arrive at your destination feeling refreshed, not jet-lagged with swollen ankles! The Personalizing Pilates: Airplane Seat workout program includes two files to help you. In the workout, Sherry Lowe-Bernie´s voice guides you through easy-to-follow, gentle exercises that focus on mobilizing your spine and encouraging circulation in your legs.This workout was created by and is taught by Sherry Lowe-Bernie, owner of Personalizing Pilates. Sherry is a PMA Certified Pilates Teacher, which means that you are working with one of the best Pilates teachers you can find. Sherry has over 10 years experience teaching Pilates and over 25 years teaching fitness. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Sherry Lowe-Bernie. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/sp/pila/000007/sp_pila_000007_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Everyone loves airplanes - especially kids! In this lively, fast-paced audiobook, you’ll find 51 fabulous facts about planes from all over the world. Jet planes! Military fighters! Biplanes! Seaplanes! Learn about: How fast the fastest plane in the world flies What makes your ears pop when flying The Wright brothers’ first flight What keeps a glider aloft Landing gear…altimeters...and… Why planes stay UP in the sky! All sorts of amazing facts about airplanes and aviation! It’s all here! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Steve Anderson. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/015991/bk_acx0_015991_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.