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by | Read by Joshua Swanson

Young Adult Young Adult • 2.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2011

It's a delight to hear Paulsen himself introduce us to the character that "came" to him and sparked both LIAR, LIAR and FLAT BROKE. Narrator Joshua Swanson delivers an authentic first-person voice for Kevin Spencer, the 14-year-old who uses ever-escalating lies as his "superpower." Swanson has a sly, wry, young-sounding voice that makes Kevin's cocky teen attitude palatable. The kid only tells people what he thinks they really want to hear. There's a sharp jab of truth in his cynical observations and a funny story about friendship, family, and science projects gone wrong. Kevin eventually discovers the downside of lying, which—let’s face it—is what we really want to hear. Narrator and character share a charisma that sells what might otherwise sound cynical and makes us cheer when we finally stumble across "accidental truth." M.M.C. © AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine [Published: DECEMBER 2011]



Trade Ed. • Brilliance Audio • 2011

CD ISBN 978-1-4558-0145-9 $14.99 • Two CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4558-0147-3 $14.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 978-1-4558-0149-7 $14.99


Library Ed. • Brilliance Audio • 2011

CD ISBN 978-1-4558-0146-6 $39.97 • Two CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4558-0148-0 $39.97 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 978-1-4558-0150-3 $39.97

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