Narrator Theo Solomon delightfully introduces the English village of Merlington and its fish-loving inhabitants. Martina Minnow rescues abandoned William, who has tentacles for hair and crab claws for hands. Solomon delivers endless lessons about fish, stories about the town's 17 competitive fishmongers, and the residents' suspicions about William and the Minnow family. In addition to deftly conveying Marina's steadfast attitude toward William, Solomon's standout portrayal is that of homebound Granny Minnow, who supplies clues as Marina and William search for the mysterious fisherman who saved William as a baby. Audio is the ideal format for a heartwarming tale that emphasizes accepting those who are different. S.G.B. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2021, Portland, Maine [Published: OCTOBER 2021]
Trade Ed. Bolinda Audio 2021
CD ISBN 9781867558217 $39.99 Five CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9781867558422 $29.99 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 978-1867550891 $32.33
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