Listen free for 30 days

£7.99/month after 30 days. Cancel anytime

Summary

Abandoned at Chipchase’s Travelling Circus as a baby, Louie dreams of becoming a showstopper, a tightrope walker--The Girl Who Walked on Air--she just needs to be given a chance. And the circus needs her, too--Wellbeloved’s rival show is stealing their crowds.

Reluctantly Mr. Chipchase lets Louie perform. She is a sensation and gets an offer from the sinister Mr. Wellbeloved to perform...over Niagara Falls.

Soon Louie’s bravery is tested not just on the highwire but in confronting her past and the shady characters in the world of the circus....

©2015 Emma Carroll (P)2015 Oakhill Publishing

Critic reviews

"An adventure of old-fashioned charm." ( The Sunday Times)
"Engaging and entertaining." ( Independent on Sunday)
"With just the right amount of suspense, danger and intrigue and a few near death experiences thrown in for good measure this book will keep you hooked as you let your imagination take flight." ( We Love This Book)
"This one ticks all the boxes--Emma Carroll is an author to watch." ( Books for Keeps)
"Historical fiction fans will love Emma Carroll's The Girl Who Walked on Air...a brilliant follow up to Frost Hollow Hall." ( Sunday Express)
"Filled with thrills, intrigue and learning the value of friendship and determination, this book is perfect for captivating the imagination of a developing reader." ( Mumsnet)

What listeners say about The Girl Who Walked on Air

Average customer ratings
Overall
  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    23
  • 4 Stars
    1
  • 3 Stars
    0
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    1
Performance
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    16
  • 4 Stars
    3
  • 3 Stars
    0
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    1
Story
  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    17
  • 4 Stars
    2
  • 3 Stars
    0
  • 2 Stars
    1
  • 1 Stars
    0

Reviews - Please select the tabs below to change the source of reviews.

Sort by:
Filter by:
  • Overall
    1 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    1 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    2 out of 5 stars

Horrible

On chapter 11 my daughter found it so very upsetting and she cried I do not recommend

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Amazing.

Superb! Gripping and full of sparkle. I loved every last drop. Also the narrator was excellent! She really brought it to life. Thank you audible!

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Brilliant book

This book is the best book that my daughter has ever listened to, Thank you!

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Sensational.

I just loved it. I was listening to it last night but I couldn't get to sleep it was so exciting!

The only thing is that the characters weren't quite as I had imagined them in my head.