Imagine your child opening up a book and hearing your voice—even when you can’t be there. After all, that familiar sound and tone are as important as the beloved story itself, and on that note, Hallmark has hit on the idea of recordable books. So when mom (or dad) is at work or out of town, this is the next best thing. Grandparents, aunts and uncles, and doting godparents also can instill a sense of familiarity through “reading” to kids. Books include cherished classics, such as Goodnight Moon, Guess How Much I Love You and On the Night You Were Born, plus some Hallmark originals, including Grandpa and Me and Bright and Beautiful. The sound of your voice? Priceless.