Digital Download Harper Audio 2012
DD ISBN 9780062120717 $18.99
Library Ed. Listening Library 2012
CD ISBN 9780449010464 $55.00 Eight CDs
DD ISBN multiple sources
Twins Emily and Erno Utz go on the run when they realize that an evil breakfast cereal company has been running experiments on them, their foster father, and a host of magical creatures. While Oliver Wyman provides a straightforward delivery of the narrative, he creates a range of accents for the dialogue of this fast-paced, utterly hilarious story. Portraying the children, Wyman reads in high-pitched, even tones, reserving an extra squeaky voice for super genius Emily. Their housekeeper, a gentle giant named Biggs, has a deep, booming voice. Wyman handles the magical creatures with ease, including a leprechaun with an Irish brogue and a rabbit-man with a jittery, slurred voice. Wyman brings this fun-filled adventure to life without letting it go over-the-top. E.N. © AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine [Published: MARCH 2012]
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