Blue Jay the Pirate has a beak for treasure and finds it upon taking aboard a rare goose egg. When it cracks open, the high-skies adventures begin. Dan John Miller is no greenhorn to narration. Setting a fast but comprehensible pace from the start, he invites the listener to join the crew as they hatch a plot to save themselves, their ship, and a village of sparrows from a murder of crows. Miller enhances the enjoyment of this imaginative tale with his large flock of accents, which distinguish robin from rook, banta goose from bluebird, star-nosed mole from snapping turtle. While it’s regrettable that Nash's illustrations are lost, Miller's theatrical treatment of this story makes for jolly good fun. M.M.O. © AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine [Published: OCTOBER 2012]
Trade Ed. Brilliance Audio/ Candlewick 2012
CD ISBN 978-1-4692-0618-9 $22.99 Five CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9781469206486 $19.99 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 978-1-4692-0678-3 $14.99
Library Ed. Brilliance Audio/ Candlewick 2012
CD ISBN 978-1-4692-0633-2 $54.97 Five CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9781469206639 $39.97 One MP3-CDs
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