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OLD WOLF
Children

OLD WOLF

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Kirby Heyborne

Children Ages 8+ • 3 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2015

A stirring performance by Kirby Heyborne complements this thought-provoking exploration of nature's complexity. Heyborne richly captures the various roles and voices of grey wolf pack members. Through a deep-toned, slow-paced narration, he conveys the age and wisdom of Nashoba, the old wolf who finds his role as pack leader challenged by Garby, a younger, angry, and aggressive wolf, whom Heyborne portrays with a stronger, faster-paced voice. Heyborne's versatility in pitch brings out the enthusiastic naïveté of 13-year-old Casey and the high, raucous cawing of Merla the raven. The emotional highs and lows in the characters' changing relationships are further expressed through Heyborne's dynamic use of volume. Overall, this is a beautifully intense and haunting listening experience. M.F. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2015, Portland, Maine [Published: SEPTEMBER 2015]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Simon & Schuster Audio • 2015

CD ISBN 9781442389953 $19.99 • Three CDs

DD ISBN 9781442389960 $14.99

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