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THE BOY IN THE BISCUIT TIN

by | Read by Ruth Sillers

Children Ages 8+ • 2.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2007

When Ibby visits her cousins, she’s shocked by the mayhem that ensues. Cousins Alex and Francis discover a magic set and learn to conjure—with real results! The magic takes on a life of its own as Ruth Sillers animates the high jinks. Sillers expresses Ibby's worry, Alex's bossiness, and Francis's heedless bravado using a mix of techniques. Sillers displays excellent control of vocal emphasis, pacing changes, and pitch in her reading. Despite the hilarity, Sillers manages to control her rowdy characters, creating a tale reminiscent of classic British fantasy. While American listeners may find some of the Briticisms challenging, a strong narration and a universally inviting story make this audio irresistible. C.A. © AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine [Published: SEPTEMBER 2009]

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Formats

Library Ed. • BBC Audiobooks America • 2008

CD ISBN 978-1-4056-5488-3 $21.95 • Two CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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