Book & Cassette Live Oak Media 1997
CS ISBN 0874993830 $15.95 One cassettes
An eccentric old lady really hates pumpkins, so you can imagine her dismay when a veritable field grows in her yard. Finding them too heavy to give away, she cooks them into bread. Then she lures the townspeople in. The choice of a male narrator is puzzling because the entire story is from a woman's point of view. The narrator raises his voice to a squeaky pitch when she expresses dismay. His voice is more suited to the parts of the male townspeople who visit. There are clear page-turning signals, and the orange tape makes it easy for young children to match it to the book. A.G.H. ©AudioFile, Portland, Maine [Published: OCT/NOV 98]
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.