Trade Ed. Listening Library 2012
CD ISBN 9780307583345 $30.00 Four CDs
DD ISBN 9780307583352 $15.00
Library Ed. Listening Library 2012
CD ISBN 9780307583369 $30.00 Four CDs
DD ISBN 9780307583376 $39.00
Elliot Hill delivers a wistful, atmospheric ghost tale set in Salisbury, England. Twelve-year-old Jon Hartgill displays a truculent attitude as he adjusts to boarding school. But Jon's priorities change when a murderous ghost attacks him. To save himself, Jon seeks help from the ghost of William Longspee, half-brother of Richard the Lionheart. Hill's phrasing adds clarity to a rich historical narrative. And his sad tone contributes to the overall somber mood. The production concludes with an author's note narrated by Funke herself. She directs listeners to a PDF that includes further information on the story's historical background. C.A. 2013 Odyssey Honor © AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine [Published: JUNE 2012]
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