Airbox pak Harper Audio 1996
CS ISBN 0898458838 $11.95 One cassettes
[Editors Note: The following is a combined review with CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY.]--Keep these readings by Roald Dahl of these favorite tales alongside E.B. White's reading of CHARLOTTE'S WEB. This is not a performance but the author sharing his books with the listener. His distinctive voice, with a slight lisp, reflects his thorough understanding and delight in the characters. With the current film, James is now a movie star, but the incentive to read or listen to these stories is only increased by this attention. More of Dahl's stories, THE WITCHES, DANNY THE CHAMPION OF THE WORLD and MATILDA are also available from Harper Children's--though we miss Dahl's narrative. R.F.W. ©AudioFile, Portland, Maine [Published: JUN 96]
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