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Summary

The magical new audiobook in the best-selling fantasy adventure series The Land of Roar.

A series that celebrates the power of imagination and finding the greatest adventures in the most ordinary of places - perfect for fans of Narnia, Jumanji and How to Train Your Dragon.

Twins Arthur and Rose can’t wait to go back to Roar, the fantasy world they get to through their grandad’s attic. Roar is a land of dragons, mermaids, unicorns, ninja wizards and where anything they can imagine can be real.

But when they return there’s no time for exploring, because a message arrives from their scarecrow enemy, Crowky.

What’s in the box?

The box would always contain the things that scared the twins most - and if Crowky gets hold of it, Roar could be in more danger than ever.

Soon they find themselves on another thrilling adventure, accompanied by old friends and new faces and seeing parts of Roar they'd almost forgotten. But will they get to the box before Crowky does? And if it opens, what will they see?

Jenny McLachlan is the author of several acclaimed teen novels including Flirty Dancing, Stargazing for Beginners and Truly, Wildly, Deeply. Before Jenny became a writer, she was head of English in a secondary school; she now loves visiting schools as an author and delivering funny and inspiring talks and workshops. When Jenny isn’t thinking about stories or writing stories, she enjoys living by the seaside, cycling and running over the South Downs. The Land of Roar series is Jenny’s middle-grade debut.

©2020 Jenny McLachlan (P)2020 W. F. Howes

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"This funny, captivating story is filled with the painful pangs of growing up and the transporting qualities of imagination." (Guardian)

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grandson loves these books!

Actually mad rush to brush teeth get into bed so can have extra chapter!

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Amazing book

I love this book so much rose and Arthur are very good characters it's amazing how it involves twins and a fantasy works BEST BOOK EVER!

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It's for children but silly narration

The story itself seems fairly fun, but couldn't finish listening to this because the narrator seems to think that narrating for children means you have to speak in a silly, baby-ish and condescending way. It should be narrated for children, not two year olds...

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Great story

A lovely, imaginative story and good narration, except I wish somebody had told him how to pronounce archipelago. It’s really irritating as the word appears several times in the story.

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a gripping tale

a fun, almost magical and imaginative story that proceeds the excellent land if roar, fully recommend

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WOW!!!

I loved this book because of the Amazing plot and truly the best narrator ever! would definitely recommend

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The narrator made the book awful

If you can imagine a grown man attempting to talk like a three year old - cringeworthy and embarrassing, then this will give you a clear idea of the listening experience. The author and story were ok but the narrator awful voice killed it.

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Great Story! 👍

The story was great! I loved listening to all 3 stories. 👏👏 Definitely recommend!

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THIS WAS AMAZING

I loved this book it was absolutely amazing and I was absolutely absorbed in it; I couldn't stop listening!!!!


Amazing!! I recommend this if your thinking about buying it :D