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THE WAR DIARIES OF ALISTAIR FURY Exam Fever

by | Read by Robert Llewellyn

Children Ages 8+ • 3.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2004

The fury of Alistair Fury is unlimited because he must take his exams without having studied. He's so unprepared that he thinks Shakespeare invented the globe. Worse, he tells others that his granny died and his parents are divorcing. And his warring aunt and uncle write notes to communicate with each another. Who but the offbeat Jamie Rix could create these characters, portrayed with gusto by narrator Robert Llewellyn? Rix uses lots of wordplay and "groaner" humor such as, "there's a sense of humor failure," which Llewellyn energetically delivers. Despite its zaniness, kids will identify with Alistair and get some comfort for pretest jitters. S.G.B. © AudioFile 2007, Portland, Maine [Published: APR/ MAY 07]

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Formats

Library Ed. • BBC Audiobooks America • 2006

CD ISBN 9780754067887 $29.95 • Three CDs

DD ISBN $22.89

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