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RETURN TO THE HUNDRED ACRE WOOD

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Jim Dale

Children Ages 6+ • 3 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2009

Listeners who settle in to hear these new Winnie-the-Pooh stories will find good friends, good food (including lots of honey, of course), and good adventures. David Benedictus, who dramatized A.A. Milne’s Pooh stories for audio, succeeds admirably in staying faithful to the spirit of the originals. Jim Dale is a marvel. Without relying on any of his voices from the Harry Potter series, he nonetheless populates an entire small wood: His Rabbit gets a Scottish accent; his Piglet squeaks; his Eeyore is appropriately gloomy. Dale even sings Pooh’s “hums,” the rhyming songs he makes up. The whole is an utterly charming audio production that evokes the feeling of never-ending childhood summers. J.M.D. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine [Published: NOVEMBER 2009]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Penguin Audio • 2009

CD ISBN 9780143145073 $19.95 • Three CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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