Showing results by narrator "Kivlighan de Montebello"

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    • Lost Children Archive

    • By: Valeria Luiselli
    • Narrated by: Valeria Luiselli, Kivlighan de Montebello
    • Length: 11 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    A family in New York packs the car and sets out on a road trip. A mother, a father, a boy and a girl, they head southwest, to the Apacheria, the regions of the US which used to be Mexico. They drive for hours through desert and mountains. They stop at diners when they’re hungry and sleep in motels when it gets dark. The little girl tells surreal knock knock jokes and makes them all laugh. The little boy educates them all and corrects them when they’re wrong. The mother and the father are barely speaking to each other.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Lose Yourself In This Life Story

    • By DaveD on 17-04-19

    Regular price: £11.99

    • Only Child

    • By: Rhiannon Navin
    • Narrated by: Kivlighan De Montebello
    • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50

    Huddled in a cloakroom with his classmates and teacher, six-year-old Zach can hear shots ringing through the corridors of his school. A gunman has entered the building and, in a matter of minutes, will have taken 19 lives. In the aftermath of the shooting, the close-knit community and its families are devastated. Everyone deals with the tragedy differently. Zach's father absents himself; his mother pursues a quest for justice - while Zach retreats into his super-secret hideout and loses himself in a world of books and drawing.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • very powerful and emotive

    • By Moarando-san on 15-03-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Dry

    • By: Neal Shusterman, Jarrod Shusterman
    • Narrated by: Neal Shusterman, Jarrod Schusterman, Jenni Barber, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    The drought - or the Tap-Out, as everyone calls it - has been going on for a while now. Everyone’s lives have become an endless list of don’ts: don’t water the lawn, don’t fill up your pool, don’t take long showers. Until the taps run dry. Suddenly, Alyssa’s quiet suburban street spirals into a warzone of desperation; neighbors and families turned against each other on the hunt for water. And when her parents don’t return and her life - and the life of her brother - is threatened, Alyssa has to make impossible choices if she’s going to survive.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Dry

    • By Kerrie-Jo C. on 26-01-19

    Regular price: £20.79

    • We're All Wonders

    • By: R J Palacio
    • Narrated by: Kivlighan de Montebello
    • Length: 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Penguin presents the audio edition of We're All Wonders by R J Palacio, read by Kivlighan de Montebello. I know I can't change the way I look. But maybe, just maybe, people can change the way they see.... In this short story, listeners experience what it's like to live in Auggie's world - a world in which he feels like any other kid, but he's not always seen that way. We're All Wonders taps in to every child's longing to belong and to be seen for who they truly are.

    Regular price: £0.99

    • See You in the Cosmos

    • By: Jack Cheng
    • Narrated by: Brittany Pressley, Graham Halstead, Jason Culp, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    All 11-year old Alex wants is to launch his iPod into space. With a series of audio recordings, he will show other lifeforms out in the cosmos what life on Earth, his Earth, is really like. But for a boy with a long-dead dad, a troubled mum, and a mostly-not-around brother, Alex struggles with the big questions. Where do I come from? Who's out there? And, above all, how can I be brave?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A wonderful audiobook!

    • By emma on 29-06-17

    Regular price: £19.99