I bought this audio book for my son when he was ten and he has listened to it and listened to it and listened to it. We have the Treasure Hunt too, bu..Show More »t this is his favourite. As a result of all this listening Seb was able to impress his science teacher by explaining what a binary star system is. No great reader (or writer) audio books give him the pleasure of reading without any pain, and if he can be educated at the same time, as with this book, so much the better. Being able to spout forth at school about the stars has given him much needed confidence and sparked a desire for learning. If only all learning was this easy and enjoyable.
I got this for my grandson aged 9 who is an excellent reader. he had had the abridged edition through Kids Geographic. he was glued to his MP3 player...Show More » he found it funny and entertaining. Had a quick listen myself and it well read and lots of fun and informative.