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by | Read by Norm Lee

Children Ages 4-6 • 15 min. • Unabridged • © 2006

In a story aimed at bedtime fears, a young monster named Bobo is scared of the boy who hides under his bed. Norm Lee takes a book that's difficult to read, with its combination of text and dialogue balloons, and does an excellent job with it-his voice grows louder, then softer; higher, then lower; speeds up, then slows down as Bobo's emotions shift from fear to courage to determination to confront the boy, and happiness at finding a friend. Although readers can follow the story without the book, they lose a large sense of the alternate world and the overall themes without the award-winning illustrations. Kudos to Norm Lee--a tough job well done. W.L.S. © AudioFile 2007, Portland, Maine [Published: FEB/ MAR 07]



Library Ed. • Recorded Books • 2006

CS ISBN 1419354620 $12.75 • One cassettes

CD ISBN 1419367455 $12.75 • One CDs

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