©2008 R.L. LaFevers; (P)2009 Audible, Inc.
What an amazing voice she has! The narration is just brilliant. The story is very exciting but leaves few surprises for a 30'something such as myself but for younger listeners I think it will keep them on the edge of their seat for the whole journey from beginning to end.
yes the story is excellent and told in an intelligent way to its target audience whom many books patronize. The language and the decidedly odd heroine are a pleasure to read, but ms parrys performance is stellar I must say
Maybe the wardstone chronicles which also feature a distinctive heroine Alice, and don't talk down to the young audience
Visualize Indiana Jones as an 11 year-old girl. My 9 year-old daughter listened to it in just 2 days.
A children's author R. LaFevers is not. And trust me when I say this is meant as the most highest compliment. This book transcends the boundary of age and can entertain and educate on all levels. I highly recommend this book for those die hard Harry Potter fans and see this as the next big hit. Can't wait to get the next book.
"Delightful and precocious"
Funny, educational, absorbing
The climax where Theodosia is facing the Serpents of Chaos in the pyramid.
I like good children's books, they usually have a level of humour that adults pick up . This one is just beautiful.
"On par with Harry Potter"
The story is very engaging. The mythology and magic of ancient Egypt is brought to life. My daughter especially loved it.
"Excellent performances, some mispronounced words"
Really excellent performance, exciting to listen to, and does all the voices really well. But taking 1 star off due to some misprounced words, which was really annoying.
Great adventure for young readers and adults alike! The narration is engaging and entertaining! Can't wait to hear the rest of the books in this series!
"First in the series and I'm Hooked"
I had struggled in the past to get into the actual book but the audio version was the perfect alternative for me. The narrator voice was flawless and really brought alive the main character in my mind as the story unfolded. From a little girl voice to adult was a smooth transition. I know Theodosia now and look forward to listening to more adventures in the 2nd book and beyond. I'm hooked now.
This book has so much adventure!
The narrator also sounds really good!
Is this a series? I hope it is!
"Amazing book! Couple problems though.."
Loved this book, I finished it in 1 1/2 days and the narrator made my whole heart just jump with excitement! the only thing is, is that she got cut off a couple times, it was very minor but noticeable. 8/10!
"The Series is Addicting"
This book is the first of four. It seemed to start out slow, and I was not sold on it at all. By the end of the book I had overcome some of my early reservations, and was willing to give the rest of the series a shot. It gets progressively better, and is increasingly charming throughout! By the third book it really seemed as though the author was hitting her stride. I highly recommend it.Moreover: What gives, Audible?? Book four has been out for years, and there's no audiobook? Please, please, please get on it!
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