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Brought to you by Penguin.

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl, read by Chris O'Dowd.

Boggis is an enormously fat chicken farmer who only eats boiled chickens smothered in fat.

Bunce is a duck-and-goose farmer whose dinner gives him a beastly temper.

Bean is a turkey-and-apple farmer who only drinks gallons of strong cider.

Mr Fox is so clever that every evening he creeps down into the valley and helps himself to food from their farms - and those ghastly farmers can't catch him!

Now the farmers have hatched a plan to BANG-BANG-BANG shoot Mr Fox dead! But, just when they think Mr Fox can't possibly escape, he makes a fantastic plan of his own.

©2014 Roald Dahl (P)2014 Penguin Books Limited

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Kids love it. We love it

Forget the Hollywood version. This is a great story read totally engagingly by Chris O'Dowd.

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simply fantastic

a nice story for the family and a personal favorite of mine. I'm glad I bought it.

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Fantastic Storytelling!

This is another really enjoyable story from Roald Dahl that I read when I was at school (many years ago), but have revisited now via an audio book.

Dahl is a master storyteller, and this is up there with his other classic children's titles. There are moments of great humour and excitement as Mr Fox does battle with the three mean farmers who are after him and his family.

Narration by Chris O'Dowd was also entertaining. Highly recommended for those young and those wishing to revisit their youth.

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Excellence book

The narration was fantastic and I learnt features of animals to write in my stories.

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fantastic book read brilliantly.

this is a great listen and you won't regret it. Simply brilliant. All the different voices done by Chris are amazing

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Worth the download for a 4 year old

My 4 year old thoroughly enjoyed the storyline. Narration was entertaining. Pity it was such a short story though

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Fantastic Fantastic Fantastic

What more can be said of the mesmerising amazing magic he weaves! Fantastic Mr Dahl!

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Great fun listen

Just the perfect thing to listen to on a Sunday afternoon when you want something delightful to play in the background.

Chris O'Dowd does a brilliant job with the different voices, and the sound effects are fantastic, especially listen out for the one where the tail gets thrown away, had to replay that a number of times.

Yes it's a children's book, but there's a lot for adults to enjoy too.

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Fantastic

A great book to listen to at the side of the pool, enjoyed it so much I am going to buy the book to read to the grandkids

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A RATHER FOXY STORY!!!!!!

I would recommend this book to anyone who likes adventure stories


I liked the drama



BY ISSABELLA.B😍😘😇😂😝

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  • 10-03-21

Fantastic narration

The star of this audiobook is the narration. Fantastic range of accents and tone - i wish Chris O’Dawd had more on audible. The story is good too, one of the shorter ones of Roald Dahl, some of the language is (typically Roald Dahl) undesirable, if I could change anything it would be to remove some of the name calling etc. I wish there was more morale to the story as a whole too, but it’s cute and there is adventure and good speed to it.

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  • Xiqian Wang
  • 08-02-21

Marvelous performance!

Oh my oh! Cuuuuuutest performance I’ve heard in years! Refreshing little story, perfect for a cozy afternoon

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  • Anonymous User
  • 30-10-18

Fastastic Audio Book

It is one of our favorite narrator and we read couple books narrated by him. He haa never disappointed and gives live to the story! This time, wonderful.!

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  • Michelle
  • 16-02-18

Brilliant, just brilliant.

Loved it and Roy from the IT crowd. Perfect combo! I originally saw the film adaption, but needed a new bed time book (to calm my mind). This was perfect, except for a few loud moments from the farmers haha! The book is more soothing and the narrator keeps it easy to follow by doing different voices. I thoroughly enjoy the book. Sad that it is so shirt though!

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  • Kwon
  • 10-01-18

good

O thik it was very very very good for me and others.I think please read