My family reads this every year at Christmas. We each take turns reading a chapter aloud the few days beforehand. When I can't be with them I love listening to this version. Ms. Stritch does a great job capturing the characters.
The reading on this book is AWFUL! I love this story and have been reading it since I was a child, but I HATED the reading of it here, I stopped listening after about 20 minutes because I simply couldn't stand the narrator. Very sad, because this is such a fabulous and sweet Christmas story. Please find a better version audible. I wish I could get my money back for this!!
the story is excellent, the narrator is awful.
it was just annoying to listen too. It's an old lady reading this book, when it's WRITTEN from the perspective of a child.. it makes NO sense.
I read this story so many times. It's a fun happy great family read. I use this at work with sick kids. It was a great holiday pick me up for me and them.
This is a darling story with lots of laughs. The narrator is wonderful! Our family has voted this a new Christmas tradition at our home. It's nice to have a story that points back to the true spirit of Christmas...even if it takes the Herdman's to remind us.
Reading The Best Christmas Pageant Ever has been a regular feature in our home for many years. This year we had to travel during the holidays and so purchased the audio version for the drive. Elaine Stritch gives a good performance as narrator and, as much as we could hear, does the story justice. No doubt, you caught the