It is the fact the listening is the good habit rather than the reading as far as teaching environments of kids is concerned. They are prone to listen anything carefully rather than reading. They are capable to concentrate on listening. If you have to teach some complex things to the kids, you have to do a little bit extra effort. In spite of that, you can't be sure that kids are learning thoroughly. But in case of audio book, you can easily and conveniently teach them and they will able to learn the things in a funny and entertaining way. That's one of the big advantages of these kinds of books.
Although, elder people having traditional mindset are not recommended audio for teaching perspective, however these things are said by the people who have not used audio book so far. The people who have used the audio books, you can ask their feedback. They are very positive and enthusiastic about this modern style of readings. As far as kids are concerned, it's a boon for the parents who need not to pay extra attention and time for their kids when they just come to the home after their exhaustive work schedule in the office. One of the other advantages of these books is that they come with music and effective sound effects. So, kids always find them funny and interesting to listen anytime.
Cost is also an important factor as far as comparison of physical books and audio books are concerned. Physical books or paperback edition of books are very expansive in comparison to the same version of audio books. So, parents can save their hard earned money in buying these books. Physical books can be damaged along with the time which is not possible in case of audio books. These books come in the form of CD, audio tape along with many others which can be listened anytime anywhere which is not possible in case of physical books.
In this modern edge, audio can be stored in the mobile and listened while walking, running, doing exercises along with many other physical activities. Thus, it provides multitasking facilities to kids as they can be involved in more than one activity at a time. Listening power of kids can be increased by audio. Moreover, they can improve their communication skills in terms of vocabulary and pronunciations as these books are narrated by professional speakers.