AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

THEY THREW US AWAY The Teddies Saga, Book 1

by | Read by Kirby Heyborne

Children Ages 8+ • 6.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2020

Narrator Kirby Heyborne offers gentle portrayals of five teddies who find themselves abandoned in a garbage dump. Blue teddy Buddy's courageous tenacity makes him well suited to be the leader of the group, and he takes it upon himself to guide the others out of the trash and back home to the toy store. Heyborne creates distinct characters ranging from Sugar, who has a childlike persona, to Horace, who must cope with terrified anxiety. Heyborne's deliberate pace immerses listeners; his impressive performance makes up for the absence of the beautiful illustrations featured in the print version of the book. Heyborne's somber execution underlines the seemingly insurmountable challenges faced by the teddies, whose biggest dream is to someday belong to a child. A.K.R. © AudioFile 2020, Portland, Maine [Published: OCTOBER 2020]

Trade Ed. • Macmillan Audio • 2020

DD ISBN 9781250759450 $19.99

Advertisement Advertisement
The latest audiobook reviews, right in your inbox.

Get our FREE Newsletter and discover a world of audiobooks.


AudioFile Newsletter

Let us recommend your next great audiobook!

No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.

If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.


Thank you for signing up.



Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×


Thank you for signing up!

Our group will review and follow up soon.

Back Home ×