Now Hear This: 10 Engaging Audiobooks for Preschoolers

by Jennifer Ridgway

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Audiobooks can be a great learning tool for preschoolers. Some parents may wonder, however, why they should use audiobooks when they can just as easily read to their children. While not a replacement for reading a book aloud, audiobooks provide many benefits of their own, helping kids to expand their imagination and strengthen their listening, pronunciation, and comprehension skills.

There are a lot of places you can find audiobooks for kids, including the library, bookstore, and online. Audiobook publishers take their work seriously, creating amazing productions that feature engaging narrators and performances. Below are a few great audiobooks for preschoolers to start your journey.

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in 2015 and updated in 2020.