AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

WHERE MICE MEET THE SEA

by | Read by Jeffrey Hedquist

Children Ages 6+ • 13 mins • Unabridged • © 2022

In a soothing voice, Jeffrey Hedquist narrates a story based on the Maine author's own life. Listeners meet amiable Woody, a skilled boat builder who works by the sea. Sound effects--for example, the cries of seagulls and the sizzle of frying pancakes--are irresistible. When Woody finds a hole in his flour sack, he becomes angry and sets a trap. His sadness and regret are palpable when he discovers he trapped a mouse. To cope, Woody boards his boat to contemplate a better solution. Hedquist deftly conveys how Woody is calmed and inspired by the gentle sea as he decides to design a compassionate "trap" that allows one to free the mouse. This inspired listen shows children that even the lives of small creatures have value. S.G.B. © AudioFile 2024, Portland, Maine [Published: JUNE 2024]

Digital Download • GoKerPlunk • 2024

DD ISBN $3.95

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

Get our FREE Newsletter and discover a world of audiobooks.

envelope

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.

×

Thanks!

Thank you for contacting us!

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

Back Home ×

Thanks!

Thank you for signing up!

Our group will review and follow up soon.

Back Home ×